MantecaHTX  Open Call Exhibitions!

During Spring of Latino Art (SOLA) and in conjunction with Latino Art Now!, three curators, Tina Hernandez, Moe Penders and Theresa Escobedo collaborated across five venues and assembled 7 exhibitions showcasing Houston Latinx creatives from the MantecaHTX registry to our Houston community. 

Congratulations to the following Latinx Houston Artists invited to exhibit in MantecaHTX's open call.

Poems, Protest, and a Dream, curator Theresa Escobedo
Exhibition Dates: March 15 - March 30 2019
Opening Reception: March 15, 2019 6-7:30 pm
Location: MECA, 1900 Kane St, HTX 77007
Artists: Violette Bule, Stephanie Concepcion Ramirez, Stephanie Gonzalez, Karen Navarro, Monica Villareal, Jazmine Zelaya
Generation One, curator Theresa Escobedo
Exhibition Dates: March 15 - April 27, 2019
Opening Reception: March 16, 2019  7-9pm
Location: The Union, 2315 Union Street HTX 77007
Artists: Darwin Arevalo, Laura Drey, Stephanie Gonzalez, Marcos Hernández, Carolina Otero
Equilibrio, curator Tina Hernandez
Exhibition Dates: March 22 - April 20, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, March 22, 6-8pm
Location: Community Artist’ Collective, 4101 San Jacinto , Suite 116 HTX
Artists: Nela Garzón, Veronica Gaona, Delilah Montoya, Carolina Borja, Diane Benavides
HUB | HTX, curator Theresa Escobedo
Exhibition Dates: March 31 - April 27 2019
Opening Reception: Sunday, March 31, 2019 1-3PM
Location: Main Street Projects 3500 Main Street HTX 77002
Artists: Debra Barrera, Luisa Duarte, Camilo Gonzalez, Pedro Morales, Eduardo Portillo, Ignacio Sanchez
El Chow: Mango Verde, curator Moe Penders
Exhibition Dates: April 3 - May 18 2019
Opening Reception: Wednesday April 3, 7-10pm
Location: Sabine Street Studios, 1907 Sabine Street, HTX
Artists: Francis Almendárez, Mishi Bloom (Michelle Sanchez), Violette Bule, Leticia Contreras, Farrah Fang, Junior Fernandez, Ángel Lartigue, S Rodriguez El, Charli Sol, Ariel Rivera
DJ MLE Emily Areta
Migration Nation, curator Tina Hernandez
Exhibition Dates: April 5 - April 27 2019
Opening Reception: April 5, 2019 6-7:30 pm
Location: MECA 1900 Kane St, HTX 77007
Artists: Diane Benavides, Felipe Contreras, Laura Drey, Veronica Gaona, Gabriela Magana, Cinthia Rincon

Exhibition for “Yo Soy un Hombre Sincero”
Exhibition Dates: May 3 - May 30 2019
Opening Reception: May 3, 2019 6-7:30 pm
Location: MECA 1900 Kane St, HTX 77007
Artists: TBA


Calling All Houston-Area Latinx Artists To Post Your Profile!

Steps to create an Artist Profile:

At the Home page, click on Artist Sign Up and click on the Sign Up button
Create a Listing (Artist) at the EDIT LISTING page 

  1. At the “Edit Listing” page enter your artist name, categories,  description of your practice,  email address, and artist statement. (Optional: social media links, video URL, SEO content box, address/ location)
  2. At the Photo Gallery sidebar, click CHOOSE FILE and browse/drop 5 JPGs of available/ready to present works of art.
  3. Once 5 images are loaded onto the Photo Gallery content area, click the blue pencil that is next to the uploaded image.  
  4. An Image Cropping & Description box pops up.  At the “Image Title" enter the following for each image: Title, medium, dimension, date
  5. You can also submit video by clicking ADD VIDEO and then paste a URL link to video. Can also add a brief description
  6. To attach an additional file, click CHOOSE FILE  and browse to open a Resume or CV document file.  Type Resume in the text box.
  7. Once satisfied with all the content, click the “SAVE” button on the bottom of the page…  AND THE LISTING GOES  LIVE ON MantecaHTX WEBSITE
  8. At the DASHBOARD you can preview the listing by clicking PREVIEW.
  9. ALL CONTENT CAN BE CHANGED AT ANYTIME BY CLICKING THE ARTIST LOGIN box at the header. This will take you back to the dashboard. Click EDIT to change listing content.  SAVE all your changes.