Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Mexican cultural event this Saturday, First Park !!

La Sirena 
27 East 3 Street (Calle 3)
NYC, 10003
12-7 daily  
Hola amigos de La Sirena .
We are having our first cultural event this Saturday, September 21st
 at First Park !! entrance on 1st  street  between 2nd and 1st ave.
There will be two amazing artists showing their work ! 
There will be a paint with nescafe workshop and live painting !! 2-5 pm
Tamales, jaritos, folk art for sale @ the first street block party !!
Come by and say hola, support the arts and enjoy !

If you can, please donate to help support the event. Gracias !   Donate 


Check out Miguel Angel Mendoza Melchor  on facebook.
He is a Oaxacan artist and he will be doing a workshop, painting with coffe, good for all ages ! See biography and paintings below.
Alicia Garcia de Leon, a Chicana artist will be showing her work and will be live painting !! 
There is no selling in the park, if you would like to buy any of their paintings please see me, Dina outside the park, we will have a table at street fair.


Miguel Angel Mendoza Melchor

Was born in the 

villa of Zaachila, Oaxaca Mexico. He is a versatile Mexican artist who

attended primary school in the city of Mexico, the secondary, and

baccalaureate in the villa of Zaachila Oaxaca in the regional education

center in Oaxaca normal.

In 1988 he emigrated to the United States played jobs as a cook at various

restaurants four years later returned to his hometown to play in high school

teaching Zaachila., Tuxtepec Oaxaca, and San Miguel Achiutla, Tlaxiaco

Oaxaca. In the latter applies his talent as a sculptor and painter, opening

an art workshop in high school Lazaro Cardenas del rio to help children

develop their skills in the beautiful world of drawing, painting, sculpture and


His love towards art began at the age of 7 years, and my first exposure

was in Bridgeport Connecticut, followed by the central library of Oaxaca,

the gallery the Benito Juarez Autonomous University of Oaxaca. Just like in

different communities of the City of Oaxaca.

His black and white works can be seen in gouache, acrylic, graphite or dry

brush technique although we see a very colorful in his works of Magic

Realism which shows part of their culture, traditions and people of the

beautiful villages of Oaxaca.

In his role as a musician was part of the trio Zaachila in the U.S., the trio

Zaachila yesterday and today in Oaxaca and is author of a large number of

songs and poems. He was part of the dance group Didjadzaa Zaachila the

village of Oaxaca and resides in Bridgeport Connecticut United States

where he teaches children to paint, draw and play guitar.

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