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Artist Jacki Downing, a graphic design student, painted Frida Kahlo on a guitar.

An exhibition to raise awareness

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor March 22, 2023

The opening of the Women’s History Month art gallery took place Monday, March 6 at UTEP’s Union Gallery, featuring both local and UTEP artists. The event started at 6 p.m. and hosted by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program who invited musicians...

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Hank Willis Thomas: Art Bridges loan explores how American society commodifies Black male identity.

‘Art Bridges’ exhibitions at the EP Museum of Art

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor March 1, 2023

The city of El Paso is home to many famous and important historical landmarks, especially in the city’s lively downtown area. One notable spot is the El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA) in the Downtown Art District.   Founded in 1959, EPMA has had many...

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Many vivid and detailed pieces of Art can be admired at the Art gallery, displaying an endless amount of emotions put through different artists hands into their pieces or work.

Celebrating Black History Month through art

Prospector Staff Report February 24, 2023

After recieving plenty of art submissions for the “Call for Art” hosted by the The Student and Engagement Leadership Center, Black Student Union and Multi-Cultural Greek Council, an exhibit was held in the Union Gallery from Feb. 6 through Feb. 24....

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Anonymous artists, Visual Bluff, presented their work called “life is a trip.”

The ‘Full Circle’ of graffiti work in the borderland

Avery Escamilla-Wendell, Staff Reporter February 22, 2023

Borderland Jam is a yearly event hosted by different street artists in El Paso. “Full Circle” was held at the Toma Gallery, located at 210 Poplar St. The event featured work from many street artists like Anteup, Adie, Aves, Blast, Bonoe Voodoo and...

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UTEP’s Centennial Museum opened its new exhibit, “Building the Borderlands.”

UTEP’s alumni leave a mark on El Paso

Angelica Gutierrez, Contributor February 19, 2023

On Thursday Feb. 16, the Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens hosted a panel discussion with Edward Drusina, Bradley Roe and Blanca Navarrete, all distinguished alumni from UTEP’s Civil Engineering Department, as part of “Building the Borderlands:...

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The Immersive Exhibit portrays almost ten years of work from Laura Turón and shows abstract through her art.

The art of Immersive Abstractions at the Rubin Center

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter January 25, 2023

The designs are exciting and inviting presented in a space that the artist described as coming from “another world.” The artist is Laura Turón, a UTEP alumna who graduated in drawing and graphic design with a minor in painting in 2014. Since then,...

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Light up your life at the ‘illuminated’ exhibit

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter January 17, 2023

Unique patterns on plexiglass and mylar cut-outs cover the walls, decorated in bright colors from the overhead lights. Proximity-based speakers that make noises when you get close to the artwork and bright neon colors emanating from the paint are just...

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The third room of “Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience” is approximately a 40 minute experience where attendees can walk around and take their time to enjoy his work.

Van Gogh-Goghs to El Paso

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture December 19, 2022

Vincent Van Gogh is a world-renowned artist that has contributed nearly a thousand paintings to the world of art, each of which invokes various words of praise and emotion from its viewers. To better enhance how moving his work and legacy are, Paquin...

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The ‘Pasos Ajenos’ Exhibit located in the Centennial Museum portrays the social justice and inequalities in the Borderlands. From displays to videos to posters, the museum offers information of the issues occurring within our community.

Match steps and break borders at ‘Pasos Ajenos’

Alyson Rodriguez, Staff Reporter October 4, 2022

Traveling to a new country to pursue a better life is a sacrifice that many migrants are currently making in their journey to the U.S. They flee due to circumstances such as violence, environmental factors, economic opportunities and other reasons. Recently...

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The Sistine Chapel makes it to Sunland Park Mall

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor October 4, 2022

The city of El Paso is getting a new cultural kick with “Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition.” In this 90 minute experience, patrons get to experience Michelangelo’s famous work featured in the Sistine Chapel without having to go through...

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His larger statue, “The Water God” made by rebar structure, metal lathe, cement and stucco, has multiple faces to represent its nonconforming gender in order to represent mankind as well as vines representing how our history wraps around us.

Meet Ho Baron: The artist behind ‘Gods for Future Religions’

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter September 20, 2022

There are many words to describe the sculptures made by Ho Baron. Eerie, elegant, bizarre and beautiful are just a few that capture the true essence of his work. Born in Chicago in 1941, Baron moved to El Paso as a young child and considers the city...

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Sam Reveles returns to the Rubin Center with ‘Solastalgia’

Sam Reveles returns to the Rubin Center with ‘Solastalgia’

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter August 23, 2022

Bold brush strokes, changing patterns and contrasting colors are all words and phrases to describe Sam Reveles’ artworks.   Coming soon to UTEP’s Rubin Gallery, Reveles will have his artwork shown in an exciting new exhibit on campus. The opening...

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