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First Thursday Opens Show

9/26/2018, 9:53 a.m.
The 12th annual “Day of the Dead” show at Guardino Gallery is not to be missed. Each year, the gallery ...
A graphite and gouache illustration by Alicia Justice is one of featured works for a Day of the Dead-themed exhibit opening First Thursday, Sept. 27 and running through Oct. 21 at Gardino Gallery, 2939 NE. Alberta St.

The 12th annual “Day of the Dead” show at Guardino Gallery is not to be missed. Each year, the gallery at 2939 N.E. Alberta St. asks artists to interpret this Latino tradition and make it their own.

This year’s show will be the largest ever with 57 participating artists, featuring paintings, ceramics, fabric, wood, embroidery, glass and more. The show will open for Last Thursday on Sept. 27, with live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and feature Day of the Dead altars and costumes. The show will run through Oct. 21.

Chayo Wilson uses ceramics and metal for her work ‘Frieda Head.”

Chayo Wilson uses ceramics and metal for her work ‘Frieda Head.”