Traz Juarez

18th Street Pilsen Open Studios - 2021

2005 S Blue Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60608

FEATURED AT CITLALIN GALLERY

Open to the public: October 16th & 17th / 12-8pm


CONNECTION TO PILSEN:


I Live and work in Pilsen @ Cinespace Motion Picture Studio as Scenic Artist and Producer former Owner/Artist of Art-O-Parts Gallery on 18th St. in Pilsen since 2013. Now TRAZART PRODUCTIONS I look to Pilsen for inspiration no matter what time of day or night from the Elotero, Murals, Events, Music Blaring out peoples homes to kids playing and laughing, it always feels like home and brings a smile…


ARTIST BIO/STATEMENT:


I’m a Pilsen Based Indigenous Mexica Artist and Activist this Oxidation on Steel Series was inspired by growing up in post industrial era of South/East Chicago Harbor IN, surrounded by old Decaying Mill Remnants and Rusted Steel. In this series I am bringing to light the AIM Movement and the occupation of Wounded Knee in 1973 for Indigenous Civil Rights and in Honor and Memory of Sunka Cangi Lakota Sundance Holyman Chief Lenard Crowdog… A’ho Mitakuye Oyasin