El Corazon Art Exhibition

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El Corazon Art Exhibition

February 11, 2006 @ 8:00 am - March 4, 2006 @ 5:00 pm

Xavier Cortada to exhibit in Texas Group Show

Bath House Cultural Center
12th Annual

Curated by Jose Vargas

February 11- March 4, 2006
Dallas, Texas


Xavier Cortada, Corazón, conte crayon on paper, 18″ x 24″, 2006.

Sacred hearts, broken hearts, hearts of love, hearts of fire.

The Bath House Cultural Center will present the Twelfth Annual El Corazón Art Exhibition, February 11-March 4, 2006. This passionate and eclectic art exhibition features diverse creations inspired by the human heart (El Corazón), a significant symbol in Mexican and Latin American art, and a significant theme in western culture. This art exhibition features the work of over 60 artists from Dallas-Fort Worth, San Antonio, Austin and Waco. The show includes a wide array of paintings, sculptures, photography, and mixed-media pieces.

This exhibition was curated by JOSE VARGAS, a Dallas art photographer who has been coordinating the annual El Corazón and La Virgen de Guadalupe art exhibitions for the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs for the last 15 years. Mr. Vargas, an active visual artist himself, has displayed his works extensively in local and regional venues. Since 2005, Mr. Vargas has held the position of Exhibition Curator at the Ice House Cultural Center, an art facility of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs.

THE ARTISTS featured in this exhibition are:

Ivonne Acero
Tina Aguilar
Rita Barnard
Grace Barraza-Vega
Larry Bell
Kelly Bochmer
Magda Bowen
Lesli Bruce
Kristine Byars
Martin Campos
Sara Cardona
Roy J. Cirigliana
Chris Cole
Xavier Cortada
Jose Cruz
Christian Dare
Andrea Davis
Tony de Carlo
Dan Dudley
Brett Dyer
Rudy Fernández
Angela Gallia
Loretta Gonzalez
Carolann Haggard
Genaro Hernández
Juan J. Hernández
David B. Hickman
Rachel Hoffman
Juli P. Hulcy
Philip Rubinor Jacobson
Judie Jensen Hatton
Eli Lorenz
Gilbert Magu Lujan
Barbara Mabli
Julia McLain-Echols
Leila Membreño de Hernandez
Bruce W. Moore
Refugia Moran
Sandra A. Moreno
Barbara A. Mulley
Marilyn Parrish
Ida Pauken
Ben Peipert
Chris Peterson
Peggy S. Pimpler
Rebecca Reagan Boatman
Shayne W. Ridenuor
Brenda Robson
Eloy J. Rodriguez
Johanna Roffino-Hulsey
Phil Roger
Rebecca Romanek Johnson
Kate Schatz
Cindy Seely
Raul Servin
Terry K. Smith
T. Stone
Sylvia Thornton
Beverly Timaeus
Diane Torres
Marilyn Waligore
Karen Weiss
Cynthia K. Wilson

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 11, 2006 (6-9 PM)

Program for Opening Reception
6 PM – Comida del Corazón – A cooking demonstration and tasting presented by Guadalupe Díaz de León

7 PM – Storytelling – “Stories of Love Gone Right and Stories of Love Gone Wrong,” presented by the Dallas Storytelling Guild.

8:30 PM – Conundrum – Produced by Kim Corbet, this concert combines free improvisation, world music, hip-hop, jazz, rock and funk.

Closing Reception: Saturday, March 4, 2006 (6-8 PM)
The art exhibition and both receptions are free and open to the public.


February 11, 2006 @ 8:00 am
March 4, 2006 @ 5:00 pm


Jose Vargas


Bath House Cultural Center
Dallas, TX United States + Google Map