Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Dia de los Muertos se celebra en Tieton, Washington

Fulgencio Lazo y Jesús Mena crearon un tapete de arena para Dia de Muertos en Mighty Tieton, cerca de Yakima, para su celebración anual. La fiesta se realizará:
El domingo, 30 de octubre, 2016
12-5 PM en Mighty Tieton.
608 Wisconsin Ave, Tieton, WA 98947

La danza de la pluma, representando a los danzantes fallecidos, está dedicado a los cuarentitres normalistas desaparecidos en Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, México, según se informa por las fuerzas policiacas y el ejército mexicano en octubre de 2014.
The Feather Dance, representing all dancers who have passed away, is dedicated to the forty-three college students missing from Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico, reportedly kidnapped by the Mexican security forces in October of 2014



Join in the 21st Anniversary of Day of the Dead @ The Seattle Art Museum

Fulgencio Lazo, Jesús Mena, Jose Orantes, Mirtha y Victor Gonzalez and volunteers created the installation for the 21st anniversary of the Day of the Dead at the Seattle Art Museum 

Sculpture and sand painting design by Fulgencio Lazo at Seattle Art Museum, October 2016
This Friday, October 28, from 7-9PM is the community celebration of Day of the Dead at Seattle Art Museum, featuring live music by Banda Gozona, refreshments by Sur 16, Dances by Grupo Cultural Oaxaqueno, and art activities. It is free and all are welcome. Copies of the 35-page color catalog Day of the Dead: Installations from the Seattle Art Museum 1995-2015 will be available for $5. For more info or to RSVP:  https://www.facebook.com/events/885761598228011/ . On view at SAM through November 4th.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Preparations have begun for Day of the Dead 2016

Fulgencio is preparing for Day of the Dead 2016, with installations at the Seattle Art Museum (SAM), Mighty Tieton (near Yakima, Washington), Seattle Center, El Centro de la Raza, and several area schools and churches. This year marks the 21st anniversary at SAM and in celebration we have produced a retrospective, 35-page, color catalog that will be available at the free community celebration:
Friday, October 28, from 7-9PM at the Seattle Art Museum, 
1300 First Avenue, Seattle, 98101 
All are welcome. For more info and to RSVP go to:

2015 Installation, Seattle Art Museum, photo by Mario Zavaleta
Front cover of Day of the Dead catalog, available at SAM




Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Recent Publications Feature Fulgencio's Work

Recently published, Encuentro de Creadores Mexicanos, features the artwork of some of Mexico's most talented artists, among them--Fulgencio. The three hundred page, hard-bound book is available from Promocion de Arte Mexicano.

Según el editorial: Esta importante recopilación ha reunido a 77 Artistas Mexicanos Contemporáneos. El arte está en constante evolución, ENCUENTRO DE CREADORES MEXICANOS nos mantiene al día sobre las propuestas visuales que sustentan el arte en nuestro país, permitiéndonos enriquecer nuestro juicio y apreciación ya sea como espectadores o como coleccionistas. Dentro de su silencio, las artes visuales revitalizan el ingenio, la imaginación y la creatividad. Este encuentro de Creadores Mexicanos está integrado por más de 330 imágenes de muy alta calidad y de gran formato, las cuales nos permiten disfrutar y comprender la magia que encierra cada una de estas obras, y conocer el mundo creativo de estos artistas.
Charlotte Yazbek                                David Zimbron                      Claudia Rodriguez
Gurtubay                                            Francisco Icaza                     Alberto Calzada
Franco Manterola                              Arnold Belkin                          Fulgencio Lazo
Benito Martinez Creel                        Eduardo Terrazas                  Antonio López
Remigio Valdez De Hoyos                Brian Nissen                           Iván Cortázar
Wolfgang Scholz                                Merry Calderoni                     Israel Nazario
Fernando Pacheco Ortiz                   Graciela Iturbide                    Ivonne Kennedy
Arturo Arvizu                                      Jaime Jose                            Jorge Obregón
Janette Betancourt                            Ramos Brtio                           Sandra Del Pilar
Leovigildo Martinez                            Richard Trumbull                   Carmen Chami
Boris Viskin                                        Rodrigo Pimentel                   Lorena Camarena
Elvira Cain                                         Noel López Carrizal               Oscar Basulto
Jose  Bayro                                        Victor Chaca                          Javier Peláez
Miriam Perez                                     Manuel Centeno                    Héctor Javier Ramírez
Arturo Marquez                                  Santiago Rebolledo                Alberto Ramírez Jurado
Astrid Sommer                                  Susana Sierra                        Aidee De León
Adelia Sayeg Seade                          Gloria Carrasco                     Wero Ramos
Rocio Coffeen                                   Beatriz Castañeda                 Xóchitl Rivera
Emilia Sirss                                       Tomas Gomez Robledo        Siegrid  Wiese
Jose Antonio Farrera                         Lourdes Almeida                    Jorge Hauss
Santiago Corral                                  Rene Freire                           Miguel Ángel Garrido
Federica Withfeld                              Cecilia Rivera                        Eduardo Moctezuma
Gabriela Garza Padilla                      Rogelio Flores                        Marielle Garcia
Rosy Calderon                                   Jorge Gonzalez Velázquez    Mar Gasca Madrigal
Mario Palacios Kaim                         Álvaro Santiago                     Paola Amador
Oscar Solís Quesada                                                                       Santiago Pani

Fulgencio is also honored to have his work on the cover of the latest Cambridge Companion to Latina/o American Literature, edited by John Morán González. This 2015 piece is titled Mercado de los sueños.










Monday, September 5, 2016

Recent Work/Obra reciente

Fulgencio is back at work in Seattle, more productive than ever, after enjoying two months in "su tierra", Oaxaca, Mexico. 






Fulgencio at work in his studio in Huayapam, Oaxaca, Mexico, Spring, 2016


Saturday, June 4, 2016

Inaugura expo colectiva en Nueva Orleans

Fue un placer conocer otra ciudad lindísima, Nueva Orleans, para la inauguración de la exposición colectiva- Mezcal y Arte Oaxaqueño organizado por Art Galleries México, Zignum Mezcal, y el Consulado de México en Nueva Orleans. La exposición va a estar abierto al público durante el mes de junio en 901 Convention Center Blvd., suite 119, New Orleans, LA 70130.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Closing Celebration for International Children's Day

Please join us at the closing celebration of Recent Works by Fulgencio Lazo Celebrating International Children's Day, April 30th, 2016, from 2-4 PM at Casa Latina, 1614 S. Jackson St., Seattle, WA 98144. You can make masks with artist Jose Orantes, a print on Fulgencio's press, and miniature sand paintings. Our friends from the Seattle World Youth Orchestra will give a demonstration as well. The event is free and open to all. Co-sponsored by the City of Seattle Office of Arts and Culture and our friends of Casa Latina.