Art

The latest art news in the Rio Grande Valley.

Six people dressed in black posing for a photo at an art exhibition.

Empowering Communities: Art & Activism in the RGV

Art is a powerful medium and can be used to aid activist movements, especially here in the RGV. Learn how community organizations are using art to explore some of the issues facing our communities.

Unidad y Alegria; cdcb’s New Mural Celebrates Brownsville

cdcb’s newest mural celebrates the essence of life in Brownsville,TX! Created by artist Cecilia Sierra and other local artists, the mural reflects small community moments, highlighting the transformative power of art in shaping the region’s narrative.

An artist named Octoabe pointing at the sky in a brown jacket in a alleyway in the RGV

Ghetto Superstar: Persevering Through Adversity

956 Artivists is a new series that explores the relationship between art and activism in the Rio Grande Valley. The first artist we interviewed is Octo, who shares some insight about his upcoming exhibition, “Ghetto Superstar,” and his mission to destigmatize growing up in poverty.

Movimiento Fellowship: Towards an Aligned Mind

“Aligned Mind” showcases art by Cielo Zuniga, Ruby Delgado, and Savannah Muñoz as part of Trucha’s Movimiento Screen Printing Fellowship. The exhibition encourages self-observation and emotional connection as a means to work through trauma to help us continue the fight for liberation with aligned minds.

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