Albert Gonzales with his new painting “Wabi Sabi #680” [The American Dream]. [Gonzales, a Lanier H.S. graduate, grew up just blocks away from the new Say Si! Art complex] Photo by Ricardo Romo.
Former Mayor and HUD Secretary Julian Castro and his wife Erica Lira Castro visit with artists Lionel and Kathy Sosa next to the Sosa paintings. Lionel Sosa is also a graduate of Lanier H.S. and grew up in the Say Si! Neighborhood. Photo Ricardo Romo. Oct. 1. 2021
Jesus Toro Martinez next to his painting “Texas Wildflower #27.” 56x48. Oil on silk with raw materials. 2021. [Use of local basura [discarded material or trash found along local creeks] as paint medium in the work. Photo by Ricardo Romo
Several of the exhibited works at Say Si! New Building Exhibit. From left to Right: Vincent Valez; Joel Salcido; Cesar Martinez; and Vincent Valdez. The Salcido, Martinez and Valdez “Boxer” are a donation to Say Si! From Harriett and Ricardo Romo. Photo by Ricardo Romo