With the end of the month quickly coming up on the horizon, there are still exciting events you can take part in this month at the Chicano Park Museum and Cultural Center. On February 17 begun a new exhibit featuring the artwork of Roberto R. Pozos was installed in the CPMCC’s art gallery. Visit the new exhibit Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm.
“I would like to invite Imperial Valley and Calexico to come to visit Chicano Park, here in Barrio Logan under the bridge and see the paintings and the installation Pillars: Stories of Resilient and self Determination’ with opened the museum in October,” Pozos said.
The museum is open to the public Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm.
Lucas Cruz, President of the Chicano Park Steering Committee and Board Member of the CPMCC, and Pozos will provide a walking tour, informative and historical of the park and murals. Meet at the Kiosko at 10:30 am for this tour of the park and museum.
• Tour Chicano Park by Lucas, President of the Chicano Park Steering Committee, and Patricia Cruz, Muralista Artist
• Chicano Park Museum Tours:
“Pillars” Stories of Resilience and Self Determination’ Installation Tour by Lucas Cruz
• Walkthrough of Art Exhibit
With R.R. Pozos’s, ‘Art Journey’ Current Exhibition with
Questions and Answers
The address is 1960 National Avenue, San Diego, CA 92113 His solo show is closing on March 12, 2023.
“I am honored to be featured in this new museum with the show and with the Artist Platica presentation on February 26. This history of the museum and the park is so important to us and sharing this with my community from Imperial Valley to come” Pozos said.
In the Local Artist Gallery, adjacent to the Museum Store, there is a new exhibit featuring 20 paintings of Roberto R. Pozos.
For more than 45 years, Pozos has been creating art inspired by and grounded in his Mexican-American heritage, as well as indigenous and cultural roots ranging from paintings to muralism.
He painted a mural at the Spenser Library in Imperial Valley College that will be inaugurated on April 20, along with an Alumni Art show as part of the IVC’s 60th anniversary.
Pozos graduated from Imperial Valley College in 1981 with an Associate of Arts Degree and recognition as a member of “Who’s Who in American Junior Colleges.” In 1984, he received a B.A. from San Diego State University with a major in Graphic Communications and Art.
Pozos began his graphics design firm after graduating from SDSU and is now in his 37th year in business. Roberto’s Mexican-American heritage is found in many of the design themes he creates. As the owner and art director of Pozos Creative Communications, his talent and skills in graphic design and illustration have been called upon to develop creative solutions for a variety of clients.
For over three decades he has been the art director and graphic designer of choice for many corporations, small businesses, and community-based organizations and is active in the Chicano empowerment movement in the Southwestern California region.