Be in a movie! Support Mission Filmmakers!

 

SF Noir Films is looking for extras for a scene at the Galeria de La Raza on Monday, July 1, 5 PM up until 11 pm latest, for their film “The Other Barrio”. The scene includes a reading by San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia.

Ages: 25 years and up.

Men all dressed in black for an artistic Noir look.

Women dressed in jewel tones, emerald green, burgundy, royal blue and reds.

Send any photo along with contact info to Nicole Lucero at:

nicole_lucero09@yahoo.com

It doesn’t have to be a professional photo, a Facebook type photo is OK.

Ghetto Frida: The Ouroboros

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I’m proud to introduce my newest print, a limited edition silkscreen Ghetto Frida artwork, printed by Jesus Barraza of Taller Tupac Amaru. Jesus took the wheel and the results are amazing.

The image itself is a nostalgia piece dedicated to 90’s culture in the Mission District.  Front and center is a bootleg Bart Simpson t-shirt, to me the most universal signifier of youth culture in the neighborhood in the early 90’s. An era where countless stores lined Mission street displaying these bootleg Bart shirts on their awnings as if they were patriotic flags. The lyrics used in the scroll are from Ahmad’s “Back in the Day” the greatest sentimental hip-hop song of all time.

You’ll be able to buy the print in-person 5:00 PM-10:00 PM Friday, June 21ist at Galeria de la Raza as part of the closing reception of their Empujando Tinto exhibit. My print will be debuting alongside new prints by Favianna Rodriguez and Vivianna Paredes.

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The Details

17.5” X 23”, Signed and numbered edition of 56. $75 each.

On sale physically at Galeria de la Raza

2857 24th Street

San Francisco, CA 94110

On sale online at rioyanez.com (starting June 25th, 2013).

Peace,

Rio

Get my new limited edition silkscreen print here!

1009528_10151996289253135_295152339_oGalería de la Raza presents

“Empujando Tinta” closing partyFriday, June 21
6pm-10pm
Free and open to the publicYour last chance to see the exhibition, buy work, and mingle with the artists before it comes down!

Join Galería for one last hurrah in honor of “Empujando Tinta” with a night of cocktails, screenprinting, and artists. Jesus Barraza of Taller Tupac Amaru has collaborated with fellow artists Rio Yañez, Vivianna Parades, and Favianna Rodriguez to each produce a limited edition piece of work, on sale the night of the closing party only. If you have had your eye on another print as apart of “Empujando Tinta,” now is your chance to purchase it and also have it signed by the artists.

Learn more about “Empujando Tinta” -
http://www.galeriadelaraza.org/eng/events/index.php?op=view&id=4151

Hope to see you all there!
Rio

Birthday in Blue

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SarahBirthdayPORTRAITI also have her yearly Birthday Mixtape available for download here: http://www.mediafire.com/?x2x39kvpey8j0by

sarahblueBDAYCDPeace and Birthdays,

Rio