Collection: NIAD Annex Exhibition // "Memorias Grabadas", organized by Andrés Cisneros-Galindo
About the Exhibition
Andres Cisneros Galindo has worked as a printmaker for several decades and created a body of work that narrates his experiences having lived in both Mexico and California. From depictions of figures from Mesoamaerican mythology, representations of the struggle for social justice, to documentations of personalities the artist has encountered. Each work in this exhibition is embedded in ink and story, offering a look into the printmaking practice of Andres Cisneros-Galindo.
About the Organizer
Andrés Cisneros-Galindo was born in Baja, California in 1945. At age 14 he joined the studio of Hector Castellon in Tijuana, Mexico where he studied painting, drawing and sculpture. Andrés moved to the Bay Area in 1967 to pursue his passions: education and art.
He graduated from California State University, Hayward, with a degree in Early Childhood Education and completed studies in printmaking and painting in Mexico in 1978. His experience in education ranges from lecturing at a Mexican university to directing the bilingual Centro Infantil de la Raza program.
He draws much inspiration from Mexican and Indigenous iconography. Specializing in printmaking, Andrés founded Taller Sin Fronteras, a printmaking collective, in 1983 and joined the faculty of NIAD Art Center as a printmaking teacher, studio manager and artistic director. His art has been exhibited internationally.
Andrés' heritage and the diversity of his life experience, including work as a ranch hand and migrant farmer, gives him a unique perspective as an artist.
Exhibition Reception and print workshop led by Andres Cisneros-Galindo: Saturday, January 14, 1-4 PM