Tonantzin Gallery Shop

18th Street Pilsen Open Studios - 2022

1173 W 18th St, Chicago, IL, USA

Gallery-Shop

Open to the public: October 22nd & 23rd / 12-8pm

Featured Artist: Juan Carlos Torres


CONNECTION TO PILSEN:

Tonantzin was established in 2008.  It brings to Chicago’s Pilsen art district a piece of Mexico’s artisan culture Including paintings, clothing, jewelry, books, handcrafted scents, music and live events.


ARTIST BIO/STATEMENT:

Juan Carlos Torres Gonzalez is an established muralist in Mexico City and in Chicago, committed to his passion for art and the pursuit of its meaning.  His work has been exhibited at the national Museum of Mexican Art located in the thriving Pilsen community in Chicago.  His permanent installations are included in his collections at the National Anthropology and History Institute in Mexico City, Corazón Youth center in Cicero and numerous restaurants in Chicago.