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Published: 05/03/2012
CONTACT(s):
Craig Rivera 505-768-3556 crivera@cabq.gov

Traditional Hispanic Arts on Display at Centennial Summerfest

Spanish Colonial Traditional Artists to Demonstrate Work, Interact with Attendees
ALBUQUERQUE, NM-
In addition to the full schedule of live entertainment that honors Hispanic Heritage at the Centennial Summerfest on Saturday, June 16th, the Hispanic Heritage Pavilion will offer visitors the opportunity to see firsthand the creation of numerous traditional Spanish Colonial arts and interact with the artists. The Pavilion, which will be open from Noon to 6 p.m., is located adjacent to the Hispanic Heritage Stage south of Central on Third Street, will feature the following artists:

Alcario Otero, El Cerro, NM - (Master - painted bultos, retablos, gesso relief), whose work has been featured at Santa Fe Spanish Market, San Felipe de Neri Santero Market, Santa Fe Spanish Colonial Art Museum, Albuquerque Museum, Pope John Paul II Vatican Permanent Art Collection, Colorado Fine Arts (Taylor) Museum, Regis Museum (Colorado), other museums across America, and in numerous publications.

Charlie Carrillo, Santa Fe, NM (Albuquerque native) - (Master - bultos, retablos, gesso relief), a Santa Fe Spanish Market Award Winner whose art has been exhibited at San Felipe de Neri Santero Market, President Clinton's private collection, the Smithsonian Institute, Albuquerque Museum, Denver Art Museum, Regis College Collection, International Folk Art Museum, and numerous other museums throughout America, Carrillo is the author of numerous publications on New Mexico Spanish Colonial Arts.

Jimmy Trujillo, Albuquerque, NM (Old Town/Sawmill) - (Master - Encrusted Straw Art). ASanta Fe Spanish Market Award and San Felipe de Neri Santero Market Award winner, his work has been seen at Smithsonian Museum, Albuquerque Museum, American Museum of Straw Art, Denver Art Museum, Regis College Collection, International Folk Art Museum, and the Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum.

Juan Lopez, Corrales, NM (Master - filigree jeweler). His work has been exhibited at the Santa Fe Spanish Market, San Felipe de Neri Santero Market, Albuquerque Museum, Santa Fe Spanish Colonial Art Museum, Colorado Fine Arts (Taylor) Museum, and the Santa Fe Folk Art Museum.

Adán Carriaga, Albuquerque, NM (Old Town/Sawmill) - (painted bultos, retablos, gesso relief). His work has been recognized withaSanta Fe Spanish Market Bienvenidos Award and a San Felipe de Neri Santero Market Award. His work has been exhibited at Albuquerque Museum.

Jenina Carriaga Lambert, Cedar Crest, NM - (painted retablos, gesso relief). This new talented aspiring artist has shown in numerous art shows, including at the Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, Shenzen, China, and Mi Chante; Casa de Cultura, in Albuquerque.

Mark Garcia, Albuquerque, NM (South Valley) - (painted bultos, retablos). Winner of awards at bothSanta Fe Spanish Market and San Felipe de Neri Santero Market, his work has been exhibited at the Spanish Colonial Arts Museum.

María Anaya, Albuquerque, NM - (retablos), whose work has been exhibited at the Santa Fe Spanish Market. The Hispanic Heritage Pavilion will also include representation by the Mexican Consulate and the sons of the American Revolution.

Media sponsors for the Centennial Summerfest Event are Cumulus Media, KRQE News 13 and 2 KASA Fox, and the Albuquerque Journal.

Centennial Summerfest is New Mexico's largest Centennial celebration and features six different stages and pavilions along Central Avenue, a vintage car show, "100 for 100 Art Market" featuring art from throughout the state, food vendors, and a Kid's Fun Zone. The Science and Technology Center opens at Noon and closes at 6 p.m. when the Main Stage becomes the focal point for the evening. Following the opening acts, which include popular country singer Will Banister, the multiple Grammy®-winning band, "Los Lobos" will rock the stage from 8 - 9:30 p.m.
Centennial Summerfest is produced by the City of Albuquerque, Richard J. Berry, Mayor. For additional details on all special events, please visit www.ABQSummerfest.com
or call 311. TTY users call 711.
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