Lucia Martinez: I am a Chicana visual artist from the desert and la Frontera of El Paso and Cd. Juarez. I am also a translator and instructor whose works reflect the resilience of border communities. My work has been published by Mujeres De Maiz, and Voces Del Silencio. I collaborated with the poet Jessica Ruizquez and our work was published by the Girl God, Mujeres De Maiz, Sinister Wisdom, and Queers Around the World. I have exhibited my works through the United States and Mexico. Recently I did a workshop for Tumblewords Project and I have a BA in Art and Spanish from the University of Texas at El Paso.
The Border Arts: Beyond the Barriers is LIVE and available for purchase. (CLICK HERE for a short sample of what's inside.)
For the next several days we will be posting each of our contributors' bios and pictures here in the order that they appear in the anthology "Contributor Bios" page.
The aim of this publication was to showcase some of the artistic talent that often gets overlooked by some when topics of the US-Mexico border arise. The artists and writers who contributed to the Border Arts: Beyond the Barriers anthology are some of the most accomplished. These are their bios...
Gabriel H. Sanchez is an author, poet, actor, editor, and publisher from the Rio Grande Valley in south Texas, on the border with Mexico. Gabriel is the author of "Once Upon a Bad Hombre," "The X Series," "The Martian Ones: Tales of Human Folly," and "The Fluid Chicano." You can read more about him and his other projects at gabrielhugo.com or on his Facebook page: @gabrielhugoauthor.
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