Category Archive: Art

CREATE 3 HANDMADE BOOKS IN 1 FUN AFTERNOON CLASS!

CREATE 3 HANDMADE BOOKS IN 1 FUN AFTERNOON CLASS!

  Saturday September 14, 2019 – CREATE 3 HANDMADE BOOKS IN 1 FUN AFTERNOON CLASS! Learn the basics of handmade bookmaking to showcase your watercolor, pen …

 

Library of Congress

Library of Congress

In 2007, Georgia Fee and Catherine Ruggles launched what would become a twelve-year commitment to emerging artists, arts writers, and critics. Beginning in LA as …

 

La Moda

La Moda

Still from “La Moda” La Moda was created for “Caught Between A Whore and an Angel,” a women’s performance exhibit at Regeneración/The PRC in Highland Park.  …

 

Entre Tinta y Lucha

Entre Tinta y Lucha

Entre Tinta y Lucha 45 Years of Self Help Graphics & Art January 31 – March 9, 2019 Exhibition opening January 31, 6-8pm California State University, Bakersfield  – Todd …

 

Festivity, 1996

Festivity, 1996

Victoria’s description on this print for the Glasgow Print Studio Collection: I am a Chicana artist that was born in Southern California,  USA, 1951. Self-identifying as …

 

Regeneración: Three Generations of Revolutionary Ideology

Regeneración: Three Generations of Revolutionary Ideology

  Regeneración: Three Generations of Revolutionary Ideology examines the transnational exchange and circulation of revolutionary and activist ideas through which political protest intersected with experimental artistic …

 

Mi Sereno

Mi Sereno

  Raul Baltazar invited Los Angeles cultural workers, friends, family and neighbors to unite at Ascot Hills Park in El Sereno for two Sundays of processions, …

 

Con la Casa a Cuestras

Con la Casa a Cuestras

“Mi historia, tu historia, nuestra historia” and “Con la casa a las espaldas: miradas migrantes” are an initiative of Proyecto Caracol. Migración y patrimonio cultural …

 

Gregorio Escalante Gallery July 2017

Gregorio Escalante Gallery July 2017

Victoria Delgadillo’s print Bolsa de Mercado was on display during the month of July 2017 at the Gregorio Escalante Gallery (in the upstairs Salon), 978 Chung King …

 

Digital Posters

Digital Posters

Ayotzinapa to Ferguson, 2016 Lola La Trailera vs La Reina del Sur, 2016 La India Maria in Bollywood, 2016 Dame Dolores, 2016 Kung Fu Raza, 2016 La Prensa, 2016

 

V-Day Protest in Ciudad Juarez, 2004

V-Day Protest in Ciudad Juarez, 2004

          Lea esta página en Español aqui (Above) V-Day Protest in Ciudad Juarez, 2004. Photo of Pink Square project by Rigo Maldonado and Shakina Nayfack. The Squares which totaled …

 

Self Help Graphics: Aztlán, the Permanent Collection, and Beyond

Self Help Graphics: Aztlán, the Permanent Collection, and Beyond

Exhibition: August 28, 2016 –January 15, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, October 6, 2016, 6 p.m. –8 p.m. Read “RAM’s Self Help Graphics Exhibition is a Political Art …

 

ChIFF, Chicano International Film Festival 2016

ChIFF, Chicano International Film Festival 2016

Saturday, September 10, 2016 Chicano International Film Festival (ChIFF) will take place at Plaza de la Raza, 3540 N. Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA  90031.  …

 

Indigenous Women and Creative Traditions: Transforming Lives through Radical Practice

Indigenous Women and Creative Traditions: Transforming Lives through Radical Practice

Indigenous Women and Creative Traditions: Transforming Lives through Radical Practice “I’m very honored to be a part of such an inspiring and important exhibition of Indigenous …

 

From Ayotzinapa to Ferguson Protest Exhibition

From Ayotzinapa to Ferguson Protest Exhibition

From Ayotzinapa to Ferguson Protest Exhibition May 1 through June 10, 2016 Self Help Graphics & Art in partnership with Social Public Art Resource Center (SPARC), the …

 

Cinema Directo

Cinema Directo

     My solo exhibit: “Cinema Directo” (February 12  to March 20, 2016) took place at Steppling Art Gallery,  San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus, 720 …

 

“The Space,” Regeneración

“The Space,” Regeneración

An historical overview of Regeneración art space (1992ish -2000) was presented for the Getty initiative Pacific Standard Time at The San Diego Museum (May 2, 2015).  …

 

Art Presentation

Art Presentation

In December 2013, I presented this film on selected portions of my art work for the Women in Americas Conference in Aix Provence, France.

 

Scotch Tape Cinema

Scotch Tape Cinema

One afternoon in July of 2015 I took a studio class at the Echo Park Film Center on experimental film making.  This is a very …

 

Democratizing Food in Boyle Heights

Democratizing Food in Boyle Heights

From a paper written by Prof. Enrique C. Ochoa February 2014, Democratizing Food Policies: Community Activists and Reclaiming Mexicana/o Food Cultures and Health in Boyle …

 

Loteria La Victoria

Loteria La Victoria

In 2011 my friend, designer and fellow artist Leslie Gutierrez Saiz made a special birthday party game for me–Loteria!  It came complete with frijolitos and …

 

Introspection

Introspection

After having attempted every avenue available in the United States to find success, the racism that prevails appeared at the end of each path for …

 

This is why I love LA!

This is why I love LA!

I am a transplant to LA, but have lived here longer than I have lived anywhere else.  I suppose I am a native now. My …

 

Non Wearable Fashion

Non Wearable Fashion

Plastic recycled materials into a chic look Paper Dress in Downtown Pomona Gallery    

 

2014!

2014!

  2014 has already started off with a bang.  I have been extremely busy (as usual) with the woes of 2013 in a far distance.  Money …

 

Whew!

Whew!

I am still trying to catch my breathe from the past few months.  Back in my Los Angeles home base, I am looking forward to …

 

Institut des Amériques’

Institut des Amériques’

These past weeks, I have been too busy to blog. Someone noted last night, that I am like everyone in LA “keeping extremely busy to …

 

Photograph: Richard Armas

Photograph: Richard Armas

 Through an introduction by a close UCSD friend,  I became part of the Richard Armas’ photography studio clique in San Diego (1973-ish).  Ricky (to everyone) …

 

Textile Stories in Print

Textile Stories in Print

Tradition by Rocky Ormsby-Olivares I curated a print series, Communication Threads & Entwined Recollections, that will be unveiled on Sunday, June 30th at the studios of …

 

Sub/Culture

Sub/Culture

Still from “LA Woman” 2011 “Sub/Culture are video works exploring the heterogeneity of Los Angeles and the complex mix of personal, social, historical, and geographic variables …

 

Bad Girls Leave Home

Bad Girls Leave Home

  Heartfelt & Homespun, 2004, Mixed Media There is an association called Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambios Sociales (Women who are Active in Academia and Social …

 

Drive-by Artists

Drive-by Artists

Candle, watercolor. My art circle defines a Drive-by Artist as someone who invades a community or exposes a subject’s life for the sole purpose of creating …

 

Inspiration

Inspiration

Still from “La Moda”   What inspires my art, are those around me.  If you look at enough of my work, you will start to realize that …

 

LA Noir

LA Noir

In 2002 I was part of a Maestras (Female Print Master) Atelier called “Upraise of the Urban Goddess”, curated by Diane Gamboa. These series of …

 

Rebelde!

Rebelde!

Mixed Media   My first act of rebellion, according to my parents was my insistence that my clothes and shoes match.  I was 4 years old and …

 

When Art Makes You Go Mad

When Art Makes You Go Mad

A few days ago I was reading a blog on how to approach Los Angeles, from a writer that no longer lives here. The writer …

 

Silenced

Silenced

I created this watercolor painting in 1998. I painted it after my bout with a fibroid tumor that made me menstruate 3 out of 4 …

 

Take-out Poetry

Take-out Poetry

When the laundromat becomes a stage There is a series of spontaneous poetry readings happening on the northeast side of LA.  Last night I went to …

 

On Hero Worship

On Hero Worship

Self Portrait of John Valadez Last night was artist Raul Baltazar’s 40th birthday house party. His circle of friends range from 20 to 60, each in …

 

The Sound of Performance Music

The Sound of Performance Music

Click here and listen: HareKrishPies Jeninche and the Jaguars Drummer du jour , Maria Azteca , Jeninche , James Brownie It may seem like a weird thing to say, but …

 

Art Process

Art Process

September 25, 2012 Here’s how my print process begins.  Step 1 – take a picture of what I want to draw. Bolsa de Mercado Step 2,  I translate the …

 

Anarchist Book Fair 2012

Anarchist Book Fair 2012

The 4th Annual Los Angeles Anarchist Book Festival took place this year at Barnsdall Park (September 8, 2012). For the last 3 years I wanted …

 

The Zen of Curating

The Zen of Curating

  Curating an art exhibit is exciting and some days, stressful.  Merging many artists into one anything is a feat.  You’ve heard of the difficult tortured artist? …

 

Sketchbook Tour

Sketchbook Tour

sketchbooksketchbook I’m part of a nation-wide sketch book tour traveling across the US from April – November 2012.  It is being organized by Art House Co-op …

 

Peel Here Snapshot

Peel Here Snapshot

(Above) Peel Here 5, a photo from The Dirt Floor Magazine of Victoria Delgadillo’s sticker. The Dirt Floor was a leading contemporary and underground arts and …

 

Asi Es El Mundo . . . .

Asi Es El Mundo . . . .

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