Winner of the 2014 All Souls Procession Poster Art Contest!

I entered my painting All Souls Procession into 2014 All Souls Procession (ASP) Poster Art Contest. The piece was on display at the Arches Building on Toole Ave during the month of October. When I painted this piece in 2012, It was because I was inspired by all the different kinds of souls (living and dead) that come out every… Read more →

Nuestra Corazon

Arte De La Vida made eight spaces available in their store for ofrendas and invited anyone in Tucson to participate. My partner Melissa & I  decided to make a more non-traditional version of an ofrenda in honor of both of our families passed. An Ofrenda is an altar that is built during Dia de los Muertos to honor those who… Read more →

Los Antepasados

The gals at Popcycle are a second family to me, and I was so excited when they asked me to have a solo show at the store for the Dia de los Muertos season this year! I called the show Los Antepadados which means The ancestors in spanish. When I paint in dia de los muertos I love to give… Read more →

Fall/Winter 2013 Art Show Schedule:

Fall in Tucson is beautiful, inspiring and full of great events and gatherings. I have art showing at several locations over the next few months and thought I’d share them with you all, in case you’re out and about around town. Also, Check out my recent Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/Cu4D9 Tohono Chul Park Gallery “Dia De los Muertos” group show; runs through… Read more →

Dia de Los Muertos at Tohono Chul Park

My artpiece, Las Gitanas was accepted to show in Tohono Chul Park’s Dia De Los Muertos group show that runs through November 10, 2013. The opening reception was last night, Friday the 13th and it was amazing to see and meet so many folks. It was a blast! If you have time, head up to see the show and enjoy… Read more →

Youth Summer Art Camp w/Safos Dance Theater!

This summer, Safos Dance Theater hosted a Summer Art Camp for the youth in South Tucson at the House of Neighborly Services. The art camp was open to youth in South Tucson interested in learning the steps in creating a performance piece. The theme of their performance was Underage drinking Prevention. They participated in workshops that included: Lighting design, stage… Read more →

Art + Community Gardening!

This adventure began with an invitation from Katie Gannon at Tucson Clean & Beautiful how was calling upon Urban Foresters to take part in motivating the neighborhood to plant/maintain trees and a community garden! The group was made up of youth from the neighborhood and during my first day working with them I had a great time sharing a bit… Read more →

Street Art in Montevideo, Uruguay

During my time in Montevideo, Uruguay this past April 2013 we walked everywhere and I was able to see so much street art! The art all began on the drive from the airport and then we were greeted with some cool murals in the art district where we stayed. We stayed at a place called Casa Tatu and this was… Read more →

Honored by Pan Left Production for Art & Social Justice

On April 28th, 2013 Pan Left Productions honored me with their 2013 Art & Social Justice Award. I was very excited to be acknowledged with this award. There is so much going on in Arizona and much to work on changing. This award encourages me to continue with my art and work with my Tucson community for social justice. Thank… Read more →

Por El Sol in Montevideo, Uruguay

Melo Dominguez “Por El Sol” Acrylic on canvas 3.75ft x 5.8ft  March, 2013 This piece is representative of all that I strive to promote and speak about through my artwork and service projects. The Mexican free-tail bats underneath Campbell bridge inspired me; the female bats migrate from Mexico to give birth to pups here in the U.S. During my projects… Read more →