art of manuel samaniego

buddhabellystudio

chicano art for chicanos

 

the rising of cara

 

the

 

trumpty dumbty sat on a wall

tumpty dumbty had a great fall

all the crooked senators and faux news

couldn't put dumbty together again

 

from the fabulas de samaniego

 

trumpty

 

legend has it that grandfather vato loco planted

the first pachuco on 2-2-1848,

using earth, grass, spit and just a touch

of pomade

 

from the fabulas de samaniego

 

grandfather

 

somewhere between the crown

and the desert

 

two girls

 

at the border

 

 

katie

 

katie samaniego

She looked down at me with eyes blazing and said, "she thinks

i'm mexican but i'm not, i'm indian and i'll cut her eyes out if she

touches your brother". The neighbor had told her she would

spank my brother after he had got in a fight with her son

 and called him a dirty mexican. She had told me something

that day that took me years to realize.

 

group a

 

we joined together from all over the southern california

area, centered in pomona and called ourselves the ivl's.

 

 

dA center

 

dropping off 40 pieces for pomona ca. showing in public schools and dA Center for the Arts show

 

 

other works

cat

 

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