Unidad y Alegria; cdcb’s New Mural Celebrates Brownsville

“Unidad y Alegria” is cdcb’s new mural that celebrates the essence of life in Brownsville and the RGV. Created by Brownsville artist Cecilia Sierra and in collaboration with local artists, the mural reflects small community moments, highlighting the transformative power of art in shaping the region’s narrative.

Ghetto Superstar: Persevering Through Adversity

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

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.