Tuesday, 24. January 2017, Austin, Tequila & Art: Gerardo Arellano

from 24. January 2017 - 19:00 till 21:00
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Join us Tuesday, January 24th for an evening of tequila and art, featuring local artist, Gerardo Arellano.

Azuñia Tequila will be on hand sampling their organic tequila portfoilo and we'll have $5 margarita specials from 7-9PM.

We invite you to enjoy a margarita with Gerardo, ask him about his style/inspirations, and acquire some of his latest work. Check out some of his art here:

http://gerardoarellanoart.tumblr.com/

https://www.etsy.com/people/gerardoarellano

https://www.instagram.com/gerardo__arellano/

ARTIST BIO

Born in Torreon, Coahuila Mexico in 1980, his family moved to Monclova Coahuila and after finishing his studies in Production and Major in Fine Arts at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey Mexico, moved to Austin TX and opened his studio in 2006.

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Gerardo Arellano is an artist working and living in East Austin. He has developed a unique expressionist form of art that carries the border culture into a postmodern vision. He established himself on the Austin art scene in 2006 at art hubs, galleries, Museums, Festivals and event spaces. He works with other local and international artists, curating shows encouraging Austin music, businesses and arts. He has exhibited in Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, Houston, Seattle, Denver, Marfa, Washington D.C., Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico. This past May, a series of commissioned portraits were displayed at the Cross Lines exhibit curated by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center in Washington DC. The Austin’s Mexican American Cultural Center recently titled him “Emerging Artist of 2016” by The Mexican American Cultural Center in Austin TX.

He is recently working curating the exhibit tour for “Border Wave” a contemporary art collection of artists from the border cities in Texas, produced by the Museo Arte Contemporaneo Ciudad Acuna and the Mexican Consulate in NYC, Chicago, LA and Phoenix.
His creative services had been contracted by X Games, Red Bull, SXSW, Latin Works, Montejo Beer, Verts Kebap, Texas Folklife, Interior Design Magazine, Sons & Brothers, Weiss Architects, Red Rider Studios, Triple Z Threadz, Limbo Jewelry, Pachanga Fest, Nine Dot Arts Denver, House Pizzeria, BIRDS, Jerry’s Artarama, Lichas Cantina, Hotel Vegas, Takoba, Tito’s Vodka, Tequila Republic, Austin Simply Fit, Origin Magazine, St Edwards University, Lamberts BBQ, Sahara Lounge, Flamingo Cantina, NPR Alt Latino, Money Chicha , La Santa Cecilia, Chicano Batman, Las Cafeteras, Austin Vida, Pinata Protest, Bombasta Barrio Big Band and Los Tigres del Norte.

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