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Oscar Moreno: Irwin Scholar!

Work exhibited 5/23-6/17 in the Sesnon Gallery
Irwin Scholar and HAVC Senior Oscar Moreno working on a large-scale print block
Wed May 23, 2012, 5:00pm to Sun Jun 17, 2012, 7:00pm
Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery
Porter College

Oscar Moreno makes prints. He immersed himself in printmaking at UCSC while ruminating on the History of Art and Visual Culture and studying Education. Born in East Los Angeles, Oscar’s Mexican American heritage and religious upbringing led him to study the histories which set into motion the age of the Fifth Sun. Building on Aztec mythology and Catholic tradition, he invites viewers to indulge in historical reflection and ritual.

The Sesnon Gallery’s annual Irwin Scholarship Award exhibition showcases some of UCSC’s most promising young artists working in painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, installation, video and digital media. The William Hyde and Susan Benteen Irwin Scholarship Fund was established in 1986, generating annual merit scholarships to further the education of selected UC Santa Cruz arts students.  Come see the artowork of Oscar Moreno and the 11 other Irwin Scholars at the Irwing 2012 Exhibtion May 23-June 17 at the Sesnon Gallery. 

Opening reception: May 23rd from 5-7pm 

Award ceremony: 6pm

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