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Comfort Women in Comfort History

Description: Book about the history of notable women in Comfort, Texas. The book discusses female school teachers, journalists, religious leaders, free thinkers, artists, authors, and other women who made significant contributions to the establishment of the city of Comfort.
Date: 2008
Creator: Stewart, Mike & Stewart, Anne
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

[Pamphlet: Creando Fuerza: Cambio y Permanencia]

Description: Pamphlet advertising Creando Fuerza: Cambio y Permanencia, an exhibition hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibition's opening reception occurred on November 22, 2008. Information regarding The Serie Project, The Ernesto De Soto Collection, and a list of participating member organizations is also included.
Date: 2008
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: La Caja Museo Contemporáneo de Arte]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "La Caja Museo Contemporáneo de Arte [The Box Contemporary Museum of Art]". The front cover of the pamphlet features the title of the exhibition along with the Mexic-Arte Museum logo and a painting of wooden shapes by Xavier Esqueda. The inside of the pamphlet includes a photograph of the exhibition, a list of the participating artists, and information about the exhibition and the opening reception. The back of the pamphlet includes sponsors and postage information.
Date: 2008
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard: 25th Annual Día de los Muertos]

Description: Postcard that advertises an annual exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "25th Annual Día de los Muertos." The front of the postcard features the title of the exhibition, photographs from previous celebrations, and the logo of the Mexic-Arte Museum. The reverse side of the postcard includes information about the celebration, a procession, and a community altar exhibition. The dates, times, registration, and admissions information are included for these events. Postage and sponsor information is also included.
Date: 2008
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Sylvia Orozco at Award Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of Sylvia Orozco receiving an "Ohtli" award presented by the Mexican Consulate in Austin, Texas. Orozco, left, wears a green sleeveless dress. An unnamed woman, right, wears a colorful dress. The woman speaks into a microphone. A banner hanging on the right reads: "Estados Unidos Mexicanos. Consulado General de Mexico. Austin."
Date: 2007
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Sylvia Orozco Receiving Award from Mexican Consulate]

Description: Photograph of Sylvia Orozco receiving an "Ohtli" award presented by the Mexican Consulate in Austin, Texas. Orozco, left, wears a green sleeveless dress. An unnamed woman, right, wears a colorful dress. She hands Orozco a framed certificate. A banner on the right reads: "Estados Unidos Mexicana. Consulado General de Mexico. Austin."
Date: 2007
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Visitors and Map of Mexico]

Description: Photograph of visitors at an exhibition titled From Revolution to Renaissance: Mexican Art from the Aaron Collection. The exhibition was hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The visitors stand in front of an illustrated map of Mexico. Four individuals are young adult females, while the remaining two are middle aged.
Date: 2007
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Guide: "Young Latino Artists 11, Juventud Desenfrenada" Exhibition]

Description: Guidebook that complements an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Young Latino Artists 11, Juventud Desenfrenada [Youth Overdrive]". The cover of the guidebook features the title "YLA11" in a triple-lined typeface along with the rest of the title in a rounded uppercase typeface. The title is framed by rounded squares with a different icon in each. The inside cover of the book contains a list of sponsors and contributors along with the dates of the exhibition. The first page reiterates the title and highlights the curator of the exhibition as well as the museum logo. Page three features a "Foreword" introductory passage by the executive director. Pages four through nine details the nature, meaning, and highlights of the exhibition. The rest of the guide primarily consists of profiles of contributing artists. Each artist profile includes the name of the artist as the title, the artist's hometown as a subtitle, a photograph of a highlighted piece of artwork, and a couple of paragraphs of biographical and professional information. There is a "List of Works" at the back of the guidebook along with a list of museum staff and board of directors. The back cover of the guidebook features the logos from sponsors as well as the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Date: 2006
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: "Los Hílos De Oaxaca, an Exhibition on Traditional Textiles" Family Guide]

Description: Family guidebook that details an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Los Hílos De Oaxaca [The Threads of Oaxaca], an Exhibition on Traditional Textiles". The front cover features a large photograph of an embroidered flower as well as the exhibition title in a script typeface above. The English translation of the name is also included in uppercase letters along with the subheading "A Family Guide" and the exhibition dates. The inside cover of the guidebook includes a list of all the contributors that worked on an aspect of the exhibition. The first page features an introductory paragraph that describes the nature and meaning of the exhibition. The rest of the guide consists of headings that describe either indigenous Hispanic cultures or inspired Hispanic textile artists. Each heading is followed by passages that explain the subject further in depth and as it relates to the exhibition. There is a simple map of several tribal boundaries on pages four and five of the guide. Page 19 is dedicated to explaining ancient "Textile Techniques & Dying Methods", and is accompanied by a labelled diagram of a loom on page 18. The last two pages of the guidebook contain two interactive activities; the first is a list of relevant words that the reader is asked to find the definitions for in the guidebook. The second activity contains a box with an outline of a traditional Hispanic garment inside. The reader is asked to create a meaningful design on the garment inspired by "Huipil design". The back cover of the guidebook features several logos of various sponsors as well as a small paragraph about the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Date: 2006
Creator: Hernandez, Alberto McKelligan & Richter, Lacey
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Los Rostros del Son Jarocho by Alec Dempster]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises am exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum and the City of Austin Parks & Recreation Mexican Independence Day Celebration entitled "Los Rostros del Son Jarocho [The Faces of Son Jarocho] by Alec Dempster". The pamphlet folds out to span three panels long. The front cover consists of a large copy of an intricate linoleum carving of three stylized musicians playing guitars in a corn field. The first interior panel highlights another linoleum carving from the exhibition that depicts the profile of a musician playing a small percussion instrument. There is a a large rounded vegetable in the background. The middle panel features the Mexic-Arte Museum logo at the top followed by an invitation to the opening reception of the exhibition. Details concerning catering, entertainment, sponsorship, and RSVP information are also included. The third panel includes the title of the exhibition along with the dates, location, and a brief description of the meaning and nature of the artwork and the artist. The back of the last panel advertises the exhibition to be shown as an "Outdoor Banner Exhibition" at the Republic Square Park in Austin. There is a paragraph about the exhibition along with general information including the date, time, location, and admission. The back of the middle panel features information about the Mexic-Arte Museum and it's sponsors.
Date: 2006
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Young Latino Artists 11, Juventud Desenfrenada]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Young Latino Artists 11, Juventud Desenfrenada [Youth Overdrive]". The pamphlet folds out to span three panels long; the inside and front cover have a continuous red block on the bottom and a continuous white block on the top which makes up the background. The front cover features the title "YLA11" in a futuristic triple-lined typeface. The second half of the title along with the date of the exhibition reception and the Mexic-Arte Museum logo is also included. The three interior panels are connected by a continuous line of rounded boxes that each feature an individual icon. The first panel features the headline "YLA 11: Juventud Desenfrenada [YLA 11: Youth Overdrive]" along with a corresponding informational paragraph. The second panel includes information concerning the time and dates of the opening reception, a members' preview, and a gallery talk with the exhibition curator. There is also sponsorship information. The third panel highlights a list of the contributing "Featured Artists" along with their hometowns. The back panel advertises a separate exhibition entitled "Serie XIII" that is running simultaneously in the back gallery of the museum. Along with the title and dates of the exhibition, there is a short informative paragraph and a list of participating artists. The back of the middle panel includes general information about the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Date: 2006
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard: The 23rd Annual Día de los Muertos Exhibition and Celebration]

Description: Postcard that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "The 23rd Annual Día de los Muertos [Day of the Dead] Exhibition and Celebration". The front of the postcard features the photograph of a young girl with a painted face and wearing traditional Mexican costume along with a list of event highlights, featured artists, the title, and dates. Several sponsor logos are pictured along the bottom of the postcard. The back of the postcard includes postage information on the right-hand side, and details about the exhibition on the left. This information includes details about registration and participation the parade, admissions, workshops, and an artist tribute.
Date: 2006
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Sylvia Orozco with Title Banner for Los Rostros del Son Jarocho]

Description: Photograph of Sylvia Orozco standing next to a title banner for Los Rostros del Son Jarocho, or The Faces of Son Jarocho, an exhibition of artwork by Alec Dempster. The exhibition was hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas and ran from September 15th, 2006 to October 1st, 2006. Text on the banner reads: "Los Rostros de Son Jarocho: The Faces of Son Jarocho." A black and white illustration of a man with a guitar appears underneath the text.
Date: 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Flyer: Grandeza Mexicana, Siglos XVI - XIX Exhibition]

Description: Flyer that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum and Conaculta-Inah entitled "Grandeza Mexicana, Siglos XVI - XIX [The Greatness of Mexico, 16th - 19th Centuries]". The front of the flyer features the Spanish translation of the name of the exhibition across the page, with the English translation smaller below. Part of the Spanish translation is covered by a cropped photograph of a statue that depicts a woman wearing a feather headdress, a ruffled dress, and high sandals. The date of the exhibition is placed next to the woman's feet, followed by a description of the exhibition below. Information about the museum as well as the logo is at the top of the page along the black border. The back of flyer contains four short paragraphs with the headings "Education Mission", "Interdisciplinary Community-Art Based Programs", "Public Programs for Special Exhibitions", and "Special Programming".
Date: 2005
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Jorge Guajardo at Opening Reception for Grandeza Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Consul General of Mexico Jorge Guajardo at the opening reception for Grandeza Mexicana: Siglos XVI-XIX (The Greatness of Mexico: 16th-19th Centuries), an exhibition of artwork hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Guajardo speaks to a group of schoolchildren. The children stand on the right. Patrons mill around in the background.
Date: 2005
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Siete Mundos, Cerámica Veracruzana]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Siete Mundos, Cerámica Veracruzana [Seven Worlds, Veracruz Ceramics]. The pamphlet folds out to span three panels long, and all of the photographs are black and white. The cover features the two words of the Spanish title of the exhibition layered on top of each other. The English translation of the title is included in a smaller typeface below. The first panel on the inside of the pamphlet includes two pictures of worn pointed-toe boots on the left-hand side of the panel. To the right of the photographs, there is information about the opening reception, a members-only preview, and a gallery talk. The third panel includes two short paragraphs about the exhibition at the top of the panel, a list of the contributing artists and curators, and artwork credits for the pamphlet. The third panel highlights a single photograph of an installation at the exhibition. The installation consists of ceramic limbs and body parts on a dark textile surface. The back of the last panel highlights a single photograph of a sculpture of a tall, cylindrical shape. The back of the middle panel features information about the museum, including admission information, the museum logo, hours of operation, address, phone number, website, and sponsors.
Date: 2005
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[School Group at Grandeza Mexicana Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of a group of schoolchildren at Grandeza Mexicana: Siglos XVI-XIX (The Greatness of Mexico: 16th-19th Centuries), an exhibition of artwork hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The group stands in front of a title wall. Text on the wall reads: "Grandeza Mexicana. Siglos XVI-XIX. The Greatness of Mexico."
Date: 2005
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Speakers at Opening Reception for Grandeza Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of the opening reception for Grandeza Mexicana: Siglos XVI-XIX (The Greatness of Mexico: 16th-19th Centuries), an exhibition of artwork hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Sylvia Orozco, Lulu Flores, and Consul General of Mexico Jorge Guajardo stand near a podium. Sylvia Orozco stands behind the podium and speaks into a microphone. The title wall behind them reads: "Encuentro de Civilizaciones. Siglo XVI. Encounter of Civilizations. The 16th century."
Date: 2005
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Dos Maestros (Two Masters) Dr. Atl & Mardonio Magaña]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, the National Council on Art and Culture, the National Institute of Fine Arts. and the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Dos Maestros (Two Masters) Dr. Atl & Mardonio Magaña". The entire pamphlet has been printed in green tones, including the photographs. The front cover of the pamphlet accentuates the exhibition title with a photograph from the exhibition as the background. The pamphlet folds out to span three and a half panels long. The first full-sized panel features information about the exhibition, including the title, address of the museum, and the date and time of the opening reception. The middle panel presents a passage about the drawings created by Dr. Atl, while the last panel presents a passage detailing the work of Mardonio Magaña. There is a photograph of a wood sculpture of three Mexican musicians above the passage about Magaña. The background of the first and second panels is a drawing from the exhibition. The half-sized panel contains information about major supporters as well as a photograph of a wooden sculpture from the exhibition. The back of the last panel features a large photograph of Mardonio Magaña. The back of the second panel includes information about the museum. Artwork credits are included in the pamphlet.
Date: 2004
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Title Wall for Dos Maestros Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of a title wall for the Dos Maestros exhibition hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Text on the wall reads: "Dos Maestros: Two Legendary Mexican Masters." A selection of small photographs are hung on the leftmost wall.
Date: 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Flor Y Canto (Flower and Song)]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum, the Mexican Community Center of Austin, and the Consulate General of Mexico in Austin entitled "Flor Y Canto (Flower and Song)". The cover of the pamphlet includes the title and dates of the exhibition, a quote from the curator, a colorful photograph of flowers, and a graphic flower border. The pamphlet folds out to span three and a half panels long. The first full-size panel headlines information about the exhibition, including the title, dates of the opening reception and a gallery talk, and details about what the exhibition is about. The second panel features a large color photograph of an installation piece that is made of mostly blue flowers. The third panel features a large expressionistic painting of a boy with his mouth agape. Artwork credits are on the bottom of both the second and third panels. The half panel highlights major sponsors and supporters of the museum and the exhibition. The back of the last panel features a large photograph of a man sitting in a chair with an open book in his lap. Artwork credits are at the bottom of the panel. The back of the middle panel details sponsorship and museum information.
Date: 2003
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Miradas Del Arte Mexicano, A Vision of Mexican Art]

Description: Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum, the Consulate General of Mexico, and the City of Austin entitled, "Miradas Del Arte Mexicano, A Vision of Mexican Art". The entire pamphlet is printed in blue-scale, including the photographs of the paintings. The cover of the pamphlet features a gestural painting of a face as well as the exhibition title and dates. The pamphlet opens up to span three and a half panels long. The first full-size panel features information on the exhibition, including the title, the date and times of the opening reception and a members only gallery walk-through, and some background information about the purpose and works of the exhibition. The second panel features a large photograph of a painting of a man with a beard, a frilly collar, and a feather in his brimmed hat. There is artwork credits at the bottom of the page. The last panel advertises an exhibition entitled "Hecho en Juarez: An Intimate Visit to the Cuauhtemoc Market", which ran concurrent to the featured exhibition. There is a large photograph of two hands holding shrimp and artwork credits at the bottom of the panel. Above the photograph, There is a short passage that contains a quote from the artist as well as some background information. The half panel includes information about sponsorships and artwork credits. The back of the last panel features a large photograph of a painting of three gestural faces and artwork credit below. The back of the middle panel includes information about sponsorship and the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Date: 2003
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum