Women in the State of Grace Art Exhibition

Ventura College Santa Paula Celebrates Women's History Month

with a Women's Art Exhibition and Discussion Panel


Art Exhibition:  Women in the State of Grace


Dates:  March 17 through May 16, 2014
Gallery hours: Monday through Thursday 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM

Opening Reception: Friday, March 21 6:00-9:00 PM

  • Meet and greet all 18 artists
  • Live music by Carmen Moraza-Peralta, Lencho Moraza, and Xavier "Big X" Montes
  • Pop-up poetry by Luzmaria Espinosa and Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta
  • Appetizers will be served
  • Event is free and open to the public. Free parking

Featured Artists: Judy Baca, Juliane Backmann, Jacqueline Biaggi, Gayel Childress, Lynn Creighton, Paty Diaz, Lois Freeman-Fox, Margaret Garcia, Silvia Huerta, Pola Lopez, Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta, Isabel Martinez, Christine Morla, Angela Ortiz, Sylvia Raz, Marianne Sadowski, Cola Smith, and Jenchi Wu.

Curated by Vanessa Acosta, Founding Director of Cultural Arts Tours and Workshops.

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View photos from the opening reception

Panel Discussion: Transforming Adversities to Resounding Victories!

Thursday, April 10, 6:00-8:00 PMDame Fuerza (Give Me Strenght) by Artist, Silvia Huerta. On display at the Women in the State of Grace exhibition at VC Santa Paula through May 16, 2014

Featured Panelists:       

  • Councilwoman for the City of Oxnard, Carmen Ramirez, Esq.
  • Health Educator, Katalina Navarro
  • Motivational Speaker for the SGI Victory over Violence campaign, Dominique Fuster

Moderated by Suz Montgomery, Senior Advocate, Educator, Community Activist and Media Host of the cable show, Schmooze with Suz.            

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CantuTax Professional Tax Services, Santa Paula
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El Pescador Family Restaurant, Santa Paula
Familia Diaz Restaurant, Santa Paula
Frank's Paint and Hardware
Frida's Treasures, Oxnard
Garman's Restaurant and Irish Pub
Guerrero Insurance and Irish Pub
Santa Paula Latino Town Hall
Tlaquepaque Mexican Restaurant, Santa Paula
Ventura County Mexican American Bar Association
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