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.
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.