Lalo Alcaraz Live Drawing & Gallery Talk

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SDSU Downtown Gallery says
Join us for a talk and live-drawing in the gallery by acclaimed artist and SDSU alumnus, Lalo Alcaraz. The artist will talk about his work and give insight into his process. Alcaraz, has been creating work in response to the political climate surrounding Latinos in the United States for over twenty years. Inspired by the ever-growing attention of the subject, Alcaraz is one of the most prolific artists of his genre.

FREE and open to the public.

About the artist:

Lalo Alcaraz is the creator of the first nationally-syndicated, politically-themed Latino daily comic strip, “La Cucaracha,” seen in scores of newspapers including the Los Angeles Times (syndicated by Universal Press Syndicate, home of “Doonesbury” and “The Boondocks.”)

His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Village Voice, the L.A. Times, Variety, Hispanic Magazine, and Latina Magazine, among others. Alcaraz and his work have been featured on CNN, the CBS Evening News, ABC, NBC, Univision, Telemundo, PBS, Al-Jazeera TV, NPR, Air America Radio and on Spain’s Radio Nacional de España. Mi Ciudad Magazine named him “Best Latino Cartoonist in Los Angeles,” and Lalo has also been featured by Rolling Stone Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, Associated Press, Editor & Publisher and profiled extensively in the Comics Journal.

Lalo Alcaraz is currently a new faculty member at Otis College of Art & Design in Los Angeles.

For more about Lalo Alcaraz, visit his website: http://laloalcaraz.com/bio
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