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SAMFA’s showcases 18 artists’ work


Conexión San Ángelo newsroom



La Catrina and her beloved Catrin paper mache Día de los Muertos creation of Isabelle and Leticia Ramos, Del Rio, Texas was among 18 artists’ exhibits on display from Sep. 22 to Nov. 27, 2022 at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts.


SAN ANGELO – The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts’ two exhibits: The Angelo State University Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition, and True Texas II: Folk and Traditional Arts from the Concho Valley to the Rio Grande, came to a close on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022.

True Texas II was made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, with exhibition support from Texas Bank, Texas Commission on the Arts, and Texas Folklife.

True Texas Arts celebrates fine craft and folk artistry from 18 makers spread across nine counties from here to Del Rio, Texas.

Among the 18 artists whose work was on display earlier this past September were: Angelo State University Faculty’s Edwin Cuenco, Randy Hall, Chris Stewart, Ben Sum, Hayun Surl, Kat Truth, John Vinklarek, Leila Yarian.

Other artists included:

Kevin Elkins, May, Brown County, Silversmith

Jeremy Balderrama, Brownwood, Brown County, Duck Call Maker

Bo McClellan, Brookesmith, Brown County, Woodturner

Gloria Barr, Rochelle, San Saba County, Landscape Painter

Wayland Dobbs, Cherokee, San Saba County, Metal Fabrication

Travis Shannon, Cherokee, San Saba County, Deer Processing and Taxidermy

Jimmy Bray, Brady, McCulloch County, Walking Cane Maker

Karlton Steffens, Brady, McCulloch County, Interpretive Designer

Voca Quilting Club, Voca, McCulloch County, Hand Quilters

Chip Edmiston, Mason, Mason County, Hatter

Charles Stuart, Mason, Mason County, Mesquite Wood Sculptor

Gene Zesch, Mason, Mason County, Woodcarver

Roxanne Fargason, Junction, Kimble County, Portrait Painter

Gary Neisemier, Junction, Kimble County, Western Gear Maker and Repair

Grady Douglass, Rocksprings, Edwards County, Leather Crafter

José Santos Gómez, Del Rio, Val Verde County, Master Instructor, La Catrina Tradition

Myles Jakubowski, Del Rio, Val Verde County, Spinning Wheel Maker

Isabelle and Leticia Ramos, Del Rio, Val Verde County, Folk Crafters ~ La Catrina Tradition


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SAMFA exhibe el trabajo de 18 artistas


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La Catrina y su amado Catrin, de papel maché, creación del Día de los Muertos de Isabelle y Leticia Ramos, Del Río, Texas, estuvo entre las exhibiciones de 18 artistas que se presentaron del 22 de septiembre al 27 de noviembre de 2022 en el Museo de Bellas Artes de San Ángelo.


SAN ÁNGELO – Las dos exposiciones del Museo de Bellas Artes de San Ángelo: La Exposición Bienal de la Facultad de Arte de la Universidad Estatal de Ángelo y True Texas II: Folk and Traditional Arts from the Concho Valley to the Rio Grande, finalizaron el domingo 27 de noviembre de 2022.

True Texas II fue posible gracias a una subvención de National Endowment for the Arts, con el apoyo de Texas Bank, Texas Commission on the Arts y Texas Folklife.

True Texas Arts celebra la artesanía fina y el arte popular de 18 creadores repartidos en nueve condados desde San Ángelo hasta Del Río, Texas.

Entre los 18 artistas cuyo trabajo estuvo en exhibición a principios de septiembre pasado se encontraban: Edwin Cuenco, Randy Hall, Chris Stewart, Ben Sum, Hayun Surl, Kat Truth, John Vinklarek, Leila Yarian, de la facultad de Angelo State University.

Otros artistas incluidos:

Kevin Elkins, May, Brown County, Silversmith

Jeremy Balderrama, Brownwood, Brown County, Duck Call Maker

Bo McClellan, Brookesmith, Brown County, Woodturner

Gloria Barr, Rochelle, San Saba County, Landscape Painter

Wayland Dobbs, Cherokee, San Saba County, Metal Fabrication

Travis Shannon, Cherokee, San Saba County, Deer Processing and Taxidermy

Jimmy Bray, Brady, McCulloch County, Walking Cane Maker

Karlton Steffens, Brady, McCulloch County, Interpretive Designer

Voca Quilting Club, Voca, McCulloch County, Hand Quilters

Chip Edmiston, Mason, Mason County, Hatter

Charles Stuart, Mason, Mason County, Mesquite Wood Sculptor

Gene Zesch, Mason, Mason County, Woodcarver

Roxanne Fargason, Junction, Kimble County, Portrait Painter

Gary Neisemier, Junction, Kimble County, Western Gear Maker and Repair

Grady Douglass, Rocksprings, Edwards County, Leather Crafter

José Santos Gómez, Del Rio, Val Verde County, Master Instructor, La Catrina Tradition

Myles Jakubowski, Del Rio, Val Verde County, Spinning Wheel Maker

Isabelle and Leticia Ramos, Del Rio, Val Verde County, Folk Crafters ~ La Catrina Tradition

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