Renowned Southwest artist Amado Peña is holding artist-in-residence events at Austin Community College, giving students, employees, and the community an opportunity to observe and converse with him while he works.
Events are open to the public. Peña will be on campus the following dates:
“I am passionate about art and education because of the way they’ve shaped my life,” Peña says. “I am happy to share my experiences with everyone at ACC, especially students who may not have had the opportunity to speak and work with an artist before.”
Last year, Peña donated 16 of his lithographs, valued at nearly $100,000, to ACC’s permanent collection. The art is on display at Highland Business Center.
“Amado is a great friend to ACC and a true believer in the power of education,” says Dr. Richard Rhodes, ACC president/CEO. “We are proud to display his work, and we are grateful for the work he’s doing with the ACC community.”
To learn more about Peña, visit his website.
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