Pictured: Memento mori, digital print by Raul Aguilar.
Please join me, and over 70 contemporary artistas at Pachanga! Galeria de la Raza's 10th Annual Art Auction on Saturday, November 19th, 2011 at 7:00 pm. Galeria is located at 2857 24th Street, San Francisco. Admissions are from $20 to $50 sliding scale. Pachanga is truly a fantastic party, this year the event has a 1970's flare. Dust off your platform shoes and dance to 1970's disco, salsa and Latin Funk. There will be an award for the best 1970's attire.
Click here for more information, and to visit the on-line catalog. Can't make it? Bidding by proxy is allowed! Register before Thursday, November 17th at 5:00 pm. All proceeds benefit Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco premier non-profit arts organization.
"Founded in 1970, the Galería is a non-profit community-based arts organization whose mission is to foster public awareness and appreciation of Chicano/Latino art and serve as a laboratory where artists can both explore contemporary issues in art, culture and civic society, and advance intercultural dialogue. To implement our mission, the Galería supports Latino artists in the visual, literary, media and performing art fields whose works explore new aesthetic possibilities for socially committed art."