Accomplished folk artists can be seen at 110 Blue Star, San Antonio, Texas. In 1989, Richard 'Hank' Lee opened San Angel Folk Art Gallery. His collection started with a decades worth of traveling throughout the world. It's when his collection built up is when he decided to open up an art gallery. Supporting the folk art genre, he collects, curates, and showcases them for the public. Visitors can view, admire, buy plenty of folk art work when visiting S.A.
Artists in past exhibits featured (and continues today) creative and colorful individual work such as metal artist, Jeri Moe in 2010; his showcase had an art-piece entitled 'The Italian Fishes with Umbrellas.' Additionally, the subjects of gay/lesbians by Felix D'eon offers a contemporary subject which are still viewed controversial today. Yet, it plays well with audiences, literally, on the provocative, and very bold side, but surely not satirical. All artists who've exhibited or showcase their work embrace the true meaning of the folk art genre in it's true sense. Bold and colorful painter which give meaningful subjects life is such artists, Keith Davis whose work is at the art gallery. Additionally, the beautiful color beaded artwork of Haiti a new addition to the gallery is 'The Haitian Voodoo Banner Flag' collection. They're sequined with colorful beads which the talented artist depicts of images of Haitians voodoo practioners.
The New York Times, Los Angeles Magazine, and Texas Monthly have featured some of the individual collections. Additionally, television and radio broadcasts have done the same. The San Angel Folk Art has been featured in Telemundo, BBC, and Televisa networks. Naturally there's been many others, although most importantly are the artists themselves. Featuring such artists which work with symbolism, color, abstract, and various techniques and materials. The art pieces San Angel Folk Art gallery sold are collectively brought by museums besides individuals.
Moreover, the intricate folk art collection embodies various geographic folk artist's representation of their personal expressions with symbolism, relics, and aesthetic meaning. The works at the gallery has collected works from Africa, Europe, and naturally the U.S. (south and southwest), Latin America and Mexico. Visitors must see what's displayed when visiting the San Antonio area.
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