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Carlos Hermosilla Álvarez and Colin Matthes: Echoing Concerns


Charles Allis Museum, 1801 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Carlos Hermosilla Álvarez and Colin Matthes: Echoing Concerns  opens this Thursday (March 16th) from 6-8pm at the Charles Allis Museum, Milwaukee, WI.

Carlos is an artist and humanitarian who became known as “the father of Chilean realist printmaking” and was prolific throughout the mid 20th century. Colin is a Milwaukee artist and Justseeds member making interdisciplinary work that addresses economic and environmental crisis.

There are also a few events associated with the exhibition:


Workshop with artist Colin Matthes
Thursday, April 20, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Total Essential Knowledge:
A Collaborative Graphic Communication Archive

No one is an expert in everything and everyone is an expert in something. One part workshop, one part conversation, as we share stories and learn from each other we will make drawings that archive our essential knowledge. (Fee for participants.)

Artist’s Talk with Colin Matthes
Saturday, May 6, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Carlos Hermosilla Álvarez: Repairing the World Through Art and Poetry
Thursday, April 27, 6:00 p.m.

Liliana Hermosilla Rosenthal and Joel Rosenthal will host a presentation focused on Carlos Hermosilla Álvarez, ‘the father of Chilean realist printmaking,’ his life, art, poetry and his contributions to the culture of Chile and abroad.





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