Frida Siempre: Presenté

Frida Kahlo, a Mexican painter, continues to be admired by so many people around the world. Born on July 6, 1907 in Coyoacán, Mexico her life was a unique self-creation. To this day, many of us continue to be mesmerized and inspired by her paintings, her poetry, and her fashion.  To honor her spirit, the Frida Festival Committee will host Frida Siempre: Presenté Saturday, July 9th, 2016, from 6pm-11pm. This is the first annual Frida Festival is a free- family-friendly, indoor event that will take place at the Brick Marketplace located at 108 Blue Star, in San Antonio, Texas to celebrate Frida’s ongoing legacy and presence in our lives and in our art. Attendees can expect to experience a salon-style art gallery, handmade mercado, fashion, DJ, performances, a photo booth, & culinary traditions to honor the legacy of Frida Kahlo; with talents such as El Tallercito de Son SATX, Grupo Folklorico de Bendiciones, designers Agosto Cuellar and Gennifer Erika Velasquez and more!

The following artists will be exhibiting their work in a salon style gallery show in conjunction with the Frida festival happening Saturday, July 9, 2016.

Vivian R Quevedo of Estudio Morado

Olivia Luna

Giovanna Diz Zurita of Giovanna Diz Zurita Gallery

Maria Duran

Nell Rice

Audrey Ballinger

Jessica Taylor Sepulveda

Monica Delacruz-Walker of Viva

Sofia Dabalsa of Sofia Dabalsa Studios

Jeannine Leal

Liliana Ramirez

Olivia Perillo of OliviaLight creations

Masi of Kitty Masi – Murals and Original Art


Fernanda Quezada of The Colors of Me

Yolanda Rios Wurgler of Yolanda’s Studio

Alejandra Garza of Le Vent Arts

Elvia Franco

Carole Som of Catrina Dolls

Fernanda Balandra

Natalie Alvarez

Michelle Pauken

Karen Faye Alvarez

Rebecca Marie Gonzalez

Alison Sagebiel

Kayla Matta

Marisa Palacios of Marisa Palacios Art

Ashley Mireles

Leticia Tovar Onofre

Lizbeth Ortiz of East End Studio Gallery

Pat Jimenez of Mi Corazôn Artwerx

Kristel Puente of Kristel A Puente Photography

Janie McClinchie of Que Retro Arts

Mariza Gaona of Don Quixote Cafe & Press/2Funkychix

Isabel Ann Castro



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