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NUESTRA REALIDAD – OUR REALITY

Continuing its 50th anniversary celebration, Hooks-Epstein Galleries proudly presents a group exhibition featuring the work of our Latino artists. The exhibition, entitled Nuestra Realidad – Our Reality, will open on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 11:00 A.M., with a reception for the artists from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.

Nuestra Realidad – Our Reality will feature work by Hooks Epstein Gallery’s Latino artists working  in various media.  Artists will include: Jose Chardiet, Desira Garcia, Marcos Hernandez, James Matheson, Stephanie Mercado, Lorena Morales, and Lauren Salazar.

 Hooks-Epstein Galleries is a participating space for the 6th Biennial Latino Art Now! (LAN!) Conference. LAN! is a signature event of the Inter-University for Latino Research (IUPLR) consortium and hosted by the University of Houston Center for Mexican-American Studies (UH-CMAS), explores and celebrates Latino/a/x and Latin American visual artists in the United States while advancing awareness, education, scholarship and knowledge. Houston is the fifth US city to host the LAN! Conference: Sight Lines & Time Frames, which brings together artists, art historians, art professionals, curators, collectors, educators, scholars, critics, art dealers, and the public. The LAN! Conference is from April 4-6, 2019 at the University of Houston.

Founded in 1969, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Inc., is one of the Houston’s longest running art galleries. Representing established, mid-career and emerging artists, the gallery pioneered the museum area while remaining in the forefront as specialists in late 19th, 20th and 21st century representational American, European, and Latin works of art. Along with a particular emphasis on sculpture and works on paper, the gallery is also Houston’s premier resource for works in the secondary market. Many of Houston’s most prominent art collections include works acquired through Hooks-Epstein Galleries. 
 
Celebrating its 50th year of existence, the gallery has mounted many exhibitions which received national and international acclaim. The gallery has published catalogues which continue to be used as a source of information and has produced exhibitions which have traveled from the gallery to museums and other venues. 
 

Nuestra Realidad – Our Reality will continue through May 11, 2019.

Gallery hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11:00AM to 5:00PM and by appointment.

For further information, please contact Geri Hooks, Yvonne M. Garcia, or Jayni Karsan.