Word on the Street: Meet San Antonio Artist Gerardo Q. Garcia-keep Chicano Art Traditions Alive

We caught up w/ San Antonio’s Gerardo Quetzatl Garcia at Restencia Book store in Austin, Texas where he was part of book signing for the release of a new chapbook titled ‘Children of the Desert Mountain’  an event at in at Austin where he talked to us about murals, tattoos and art and its relationship to traditional Chicano traditions.  He talks to us about how is father inspired some of his work and how his parents came out of the Chicano Theater network in San Antonio during the 70s.  He also speaks on the adjustments he had to make going from doing murals to inking up bodies.

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