Women Leaders of Color Honored in Mosaic Art at Austin Public Library: Mosaics of Legends to be a permanent installation – Arts


Legends Mosaics will be a permanent installation

Here’s a great reason to celebrate in Austin’s most daring book stronghold!

In collaboration with the STEM association Latinitas, Austin artists РCarmen Rangel, Santamaria lily, Litzy valdez, Lola Rodriguez, and V̩ronique C̩ci Рcreated commemorative portraits of women leaders of color: Dr Martha Cotera, (founding member of the Chicana Caucus), Dr Teresa Lozano Long (educator, philanthropist), Dr Bertha Sadler means (educator, defender of social justice), Sylvie Orozco (founder of the Mexic-Arte Museum), and Peggy vasquez (producer, journalist, advocate for social justice).

These illuminated mosaics – a permanent installation on the site – will be revealed on the East Pavilion outside the Central Library (710 W. Cesar Chavez) to Thu Oct 7 10:30 am.

To note: Rep. Gina Hinojosa will be there to talk about women’s leadership, and Austin City Council members Vanessa Fuentes and Natasha Harper Madison will present each leader and his portrait.

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