De Colores Art Show


The De Colores Art Show, is a celebration of Latino culture, heritage and iconography. The show was established in 1995 by Santa Paula artist and activist Xavier Montes. After 18 successful shows, Montes resigned as curator, but not before appointing highly esteemed local artist Andrea Vargas-Mendoza as his successor.  

De Colores illustrates the long history and many layers of Latino culture, including traditional and contemporary iconography, environments filled with vibrant color, a search for identity and most importantly, family. 

De Colores will be back in October 2014.  If you are interested in entering artwork for the 2014 show, please use the "Contact Us" page of our website to have your email added to our artist opportunity mailing list. You may also reference the 2013 Call to Artists below for an idea of entry requirements and subject matter (subject to change).


De Colores 2013 Call to Artists



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