Julian Rodriguez Returns to the Historic Alonso with New Art Exhibit
BROWNSVILLE, August 2013 --
The Brownsville Historical Association invites the
public to experience the newest art exhibit Del Fuego: Ceramics Works by
Julian R. Rodriguez, to be featured at the Historical Alonso
Building onSaturday, September 7, 2013 at 6 p.m. This
exhibit and reception is open to the public and is FREE. This
exhibit runs through September 28, 2013.
Julian R. Rodriguez is a lecturer in the Visual Arts
department at the University of Texas at Brownsville. The South Texas
native refers to his style as Mexico-Meets-the-Far-East. Rodriguez is known
for melding traditional Asian ceramic styles with modern Mexican housewares
and art. Rodriguez is known for his many artistic platters, warmers,
molcajetes, and vases. In this exhibit, he will feature his series of
Guests will be able to meet Mr. Rodriguez during the
opening, and the artwork will be available for sale. A portion of the sale
of the artwork benefits the Brownsville Historical Association.
For more information about this exhibit, contact the
Heritage Complex at 956-541-5560 or visit us at http://www.brownsvillehistory.org/ .
The Alonso Building is located at 510 East St. Charles St. and is managed
by the Brownsville Historical Association. Visitation hours for this
exhibit are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
About Brownsville Historical Association
The Brownsville Historical Association manages the
Historic Alonso Building. BHA also manages the Brownsville Heritage Complex
which consists of: Stillman House, Brownsville Heritage Museum, and
Preservation Resource Center. In addition, BHA also manages the Old City
Cemetery Center and the Historic Market Square Research Center. The
Historic Alonso building is located at 510 E. , Brownsville, Texas 78520.
The mission of the BHA is to preserve, educate, and promote the history,
heritage, and cultural arts of Brownsville, Texas and its environs through
exhibitions, educational programs, publications, cultural events, and
Brownsville Historical Association
Ayla Jaramillo Collections Managerajaramillo@brownsvillehistory.org