Sep 28th 2017

The Art of Political Cartoons – Printmaking Open Studio

Presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center

Join us for a hands-on printmaking* open studio led by Eric J. Garcia, creator of the controversial political cartoon series El Machete Illustrated. Participants will create artwork in the form of postcards around the interrelated topics of immigration and environmental justice.

Eric J. Garcia is known for mixing history and culture with contemporary themes. He always tries to create art that is much more than just aesthetics. Garcia has exhibited nationally, to including institutions like the National Museum of Mexican Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. He received his BFA with a minor in Chicano studies from the University of New Mexico, and his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

When: Thursday, September 28, 2017
Open Studio: 1pm-4pm
Where: LCC – Lecture Center B2

FREE admission
*While supplies last

For more info, please call (312) 996-3095 or visit us at

All audiences are welcome to join us at this program. Captioning, ASL Interpretation and Audio-Description services will be available upon request by contacting us.

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