Passion for the craft of movie/video production and making beautiful images is the center of everything, but to experience the world through travel and meaningful relationships is truly the nucleus that life and creativity revolves around.
José Guadalupe Garza was born along the US/Mexico border. He is a conceptual artist, educator, and military veteran working across various mediums. His practice examines how Latinx histories are continually constructed and reconstructed in American popular culture. Garza borrows from films, music, literary works, and the science fiction genre to create reimagined narratives that include appropriated images, recorded music, reenactments, experimental photography, improvisation, ad hoc libraries, presentations, curated screenings and exhibitions, and ready-made objects.
My main interest performance art and performative strategies through multiple media, seeking to engage the audience through proximity and the discourse of the materials. I address Venezuela’s social, politic, and economic fabrics, the burden of Catholicism’s culture in Latin American society, and the awareness of our own death, as a path to make sense out of existence
Shine In All Shades Empowerment Coloring Book Series pays homage to diversity of women of our world, specifically women of color. Shining a light on the full spectrum of black and brown women - I hand-drew, designed and self-published this creative wellness tool filled with affirmations and illustrations celebrating and empowering us!
I am a Dominican emerging artist working primarily in acrylics. I appreciate the newness of unexplored expression and the bold engagement of artist variance. My artwork is fed with layers of color, textures, and mystery that portrays the feelings and emotions I had while creating my pieces. My work mainly consist of Dominican-Taino Symbolism, Abstract, and Zentangle style.
Visual Artist / Art Curator / Art Educator
Miriam Ruiz is an art educator, artist, and curator.
She currently manages school and community programming at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis and is a curator for the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
A self taught artist who enjoys working in many mediums including paint, collage, photography, mixed media, floral, jewelry and portrait art. Eleanor has taught arts and crafts to children in preschool and after school programs. Commissioned artwork is available.
Britt is a writer recently turned videographer. They are currently studying short documentary style filmmaking and hope to connect with fellow latinx videographers and artists of all mediums to expand their skills. Britt is passionate about the queer, trans people of color community (QTPOC) and aspires to share their stories through video.
One of a kind skateboards! Good for the wall or streets.
Fabio José Rodríguez
Currently an art instructor at De Soto High School in De Soto, Missouri, Fabio is also following his career as a professional artist, exhibiting at a national and international level. Throughout the years he has been more focused on artivism in order to help out my Latinx, African American, and Native American communities.
Julia is a 1st generation Latina immigrant, currently living in Saint Louis, Missouri. She started delving into photography in 2010. The lens in which she works through is shaped by her experiences as a public health professional and licensed clinical social worker. She sees relationships between significant moments and the candid, natural beauty that surrounds us every day.
Connie Flores is a Xicana visual designer raised in Houston, TX. She completed her BFA in Communication Designer at Syracuse University. Currently working as a Designer at Brand Almanac and freelancing in the Greater St. Louis area, she is eager to collaborate with other creatives to find suitable approaches at the intersection of design and social justice.
If it's on a computer, she's probably done it. Isabel has been working in IT, Marketing, and Creative fields for over 19 years. Her portrait photography has been featured in both online and print publications.