The Legacy of Octavio Medellin: A Survey of His Work & Influence
Opening Reception Friday, January 22, 2016, 6 to 9 pm
Exhibition runs January 22 – March 31, 2016
On Friday, January 22nd, Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC) will kick-off their year-long 50th anniversary celebration with the Latino Cultural Center’s new exhibit honoring CAC’s founder, artist Octavio Medellin. The opening reception for The Legacy of Octavio Medellin: A Survey of His Work & Influence will not only commence the retrospective exhibit, but will also serve to launch an exciting calendar of CAC events commemorating 50 years of operation in Dallas.
The LCC’s exhibition will showcase a survey of Medellin’s artistic works and will highlight the legacy and influence he left behind, including historical and thematic subjects of his artistic output. The exhibition will also feature work of Dallas-based artists influenced by Medellin, including Marty Ray, Rob Pollock, David Hickman, and Eliseo. The exhibition runs from January 22 – March 31, 2016.
The Latino Cultural Center is a division of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. Our mission is to serve as a regional catalyst for the preservation, development, and promotion of Latino and Hispanic arts and culture. The Center’s 27,000 sq. ft. facility was designed by renowned Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta and features a 300-seat theater, two visual arts galleries, and an outdoor plaza. Its signature purple tower serves as a beacon to guide visitors to our East Dallas / Deep Ellum location. Located immediately east of downtown Dallas, the Center is one-half mile from the Dallas Arts District and conveniently located two blocks north of the DART Green Line Deep Ellum Station. Onsite free parking available. For additional information, call 214.671.0045 or visit www.dallasculture.org/latinocc. 2600 Live Oak, Dallas, TX 75204