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Opening Celebration
Melanie Cervantes and Jesus Barraza
Strange Hope: An ephemeral exhibition celebrating new beginnings & creative economies
2/6/2009 - 4/2/2009
An exhibition celebrating the Strange Hope of an new era. 40 artists were invited to produce 8.5' x 8.5 works on paper. On opening night a one time, on-site lottery will take place which seeks to embrace our cultural affluence and welcome the advent of creative economies. Artists include pilar aguëro-esparza, raúl aguilar, juana alicia, jesus barraza, charles beronio, sylvia buettner, monica canilao, tân khánh cao, victor cartagena, melanie cervantes, jaime cortez, rudy cuellar, ali dadgar, andy díaz-hope, verónica duarte, ana t. fernández, colleen flaherty, tirso gonzález, pato hebert, giovanni higuera, jason jägel, jody jock, sahar khoury, john leaños, juan luna avin, sean mcfarland, scott mcleod, julio césar morales, michelle muennig, angélica muro, mabel negrete, txutxo pérez, johanna poethig, silvia poloto, juan carlos quintana, rigo 23, artemio rodríguez, favianna rodríguez, jenifer wofford, rené yañez, and rio yañez
  Galería Exhibitions Digital Mural Project: Lou Dematteis and Spectral Q <2009>
Strange Hope: An ephemeral exhibition celebrating new beginnings & creative economies <2009>
Exit Art @ Galería <2009>
Digital Mural Project: Artemio Rodríguez and John Jota Leaños <2009>
Dignidad Rebelde <2009>
DIGITAL MURAL PROJECT Ghetto Frida's Mission Memories <2009>
A Fall 'Wall' Party <2009>
Digital Mural Project: Juan Doe <2009>
Pablo Guardiola: Primero la Caja <2009>
Directions for Possible Realities <2009>
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Opening Celebration 
(Left to Right - Julio Morales, Jennifer Wofford, Jaime Cortez, Johanna Poethig, Raul Aguilar, John Leaños, Ana Fernandez and Pilar Aguero Esparza) Opening Celebration
(Left to Right - Andy Diaz-Hope, Veronica Duarte, Michelle Munnig and Juan Carlos Quintanna (Miju) and Pilar Aguerro-Esparza) Opening Celebration
Melanie Cervantes and Jesus Barraza Opening Celebration - preparing for the toast and lottery
(Txutxo Perez, Pato Hebert and Giovanni Higuera)
Opening Celebration
Rene and Rio Yañez Opening Celebration - preparing for the lottery
(Left to Right - Julio Morales, Pato Hebert and Ana Fernandez) <i>Piñata Head</i> <i>Untitled</i>
from the series <i>Trying to Catch Your Breath</i> <i>Boy Toy</i> <i>Vision of an Imminent Order</i>
paper, artificial turf <i>Denver Dreaming</i>
archival inkjet photographic cut Miju (Juan Carlos Quintana and Michelle Munnig)
acrylic on paper Jason Jagel
<i>Shape Up</i>
ink and gouach Giovanni Higuera
<i>My Aching Heart</i>
ink on paper
Colleen Flaherty
<i>Remend Bridges</i>
paint, spray paint, snake shedding and charcoal <i>Strange Hope</i>
feathers on paper Ali Dadgar
<i> Dirty Look</i>
mixed media on paper <i>Yes We Can</i>
mixed media, cross and paper <i>The Ghost in You</i>
linoleum block-print on paper grocery bag Juan Luna-Avin
ink, latex, pen and collage on paper <i>Obamanos</i>
archival inkjet print <i>Victory to the Intifada</i>