Artist Talk
Pável Acevedo
September 28 from 1230-130pm 

Pável Acevedo was born in Oaxaca, Mexico in 1984In 2010, Acevedo relocated to Riverside, California.  He began working in communities of color and using his work as a tool for activism, addressing issues surrounding immigration, social justice, and education.  

Acevedo travels the US giving printmaking workshops at locations including KALA Art Institute, Berkeley, CA; New Grounds/Remarque Print Shop, Albuquerque, NM; Horned Toad Prints, El Paso, TX; and College of the Canyons Art Gallery, Santa Clarita, CA. As an art educator he also collaborates as part of the I Learn America program, working with high school students in Los Angeles, Washington DC, and Maryland. Currently, Acevedo has been awarded as a 2019-2020 Fellowship Artist from KALA Art Institute, Berkeley, CA and is an “Artist in Residency” at Self Help Graphics for 2020. 

Acevedo has been commissioned to paint murals in Southern California at institutions such as the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA; La Sierra University, Riverside, CA; City of Riverside Parks and Recreations, Riverside, CA; the Riverside Arts Council, Sacramento, CA; and as part of We Rise LA, Los Angeles, CA. Acevedo is included in public and private collections, and has exhibited across the US and Mexico at Rufino Tamayo WorskhopOaxaca, Mexico; Casa de la CiudadOaxacaMexico; Museo de Los Pintores Oaxaquenos, OaxacaMexico; Arte CocodriloOaxaca, Mexico; Plan B, Oaxaca, Mexico; Riverside Art MuseumRiverside, CA; Mission Cultural CenterSan Francisco, CA; El Paso Museum of ArtEl Paso, TX; The Mexic-Arte MuseumAustin, TX; Comalito CollectiveVallejo, CA; and College of the CanyonsSanta Clarita, CA.

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