La Paz youth pose with the artist in front of their prevention mural.
A special art exhibit and mural creating project sponsored by Arts America, the United States Information Service, the Unites States Embassy in La Paz, and Banco Santa Cruz.
During October 1997, XAVIER CORTADA, opened two exhibits: One at Museo de Historia, Universidad Autónoma “Gabriel Rene Moreno,” the Regional Museum of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, and the other at the Museo Tambo Quirquincho, the municipal museum in La Paz, Bolivia, 1997. After his departure, the exhibit continued traveling through Bolivian cultural centers, including the Binational Center in Cochabamba.
His works included paintings from the Human Condition, Community Development and Drug Abuse Series.
Compartiendo con Bolivia, 1998 Exhibit Venues:
Opening exhibit for a year-long cultural program entitled “Sucre – Plaza Mayor de la Cultura Iberoamericana”. The exhibit to coincide with a meeting of the federation of binational centers.
Then, Cortada’s exhibit travels to Tarija for the International Festival de la Cultura “Abril en Tarija”, and later to Potosí a/o Oruro for an exhibit in coordination with the Partners of the Americas.