“Los Tejanos” Book Published + Museum Exhibit Organized by CauseConnect

Los Tejanos: Chicano Art from the Cheech Marin Collection presents 39 artworks by 14 artists born and/or based in Texas who are currently represented in this renowned collection.

Featured artists are Jari “Werc” AlvarezMelesio (Mel) CasasCarlos DonjuánGaspar Enríquez, Jacinto Guevara, Adán HernándezBenito HuertaCésar A. MartínezJoe Peña, Alex Rubio, Ricardo RuizMarta SánchezVincent Valdez and Andy A. Villarreal. The artists are contemporary storytellers who use their own experiences to interpret symbols and traditions in modern life, yet much of their imagery and subject matter are rooted in historical references. The exhibition was organized by Melissa Richardson Banks. The full-color art book was published by CauseConnect and is available for sale at only $25 here on this website and on Amazon.

 

 

BUY THE BOOK!
Hardcover: 80 pages
Publisher: CauseConnect LLC; First U.S. edition
Publication Date: January 31, 2018
Language: English
ISBN-10: 098911483X
ISBN-13: 978-0989114837

EXHIBIT ON VIEW

Art Museum of South Texas
January 11 through April 29, 2018
www.artmuseumofsouthtexas.org

 

CauseConnect Produces Toyota Dream Car Art Contest

TOYOTA DREAM CAR DETAILS!

ENTRY FORM
OFFICIAL RULES
PRESS RELEASE

CauseConnect is once again producing the 12th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest for youth, ages 4-15, for Toyota Financial Services during its 7th year of offering this global competition in the United States. Artworks can be submitted anytime now through Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Founded in 2004, the worldwide competition is designed to inspire creativity in youth and imagine the future of mobility. Youth are invited to create and submit a drawing of their idea of a “Dream Car “during the artwork submission period. For details, entry forms, and official rules, visit www.TFSintheCommunity.com/DreamCar.

Toyota-Dream-Car-logo-(stacked)During March 2018, nine U.S. winners will be selected to receive Toyota “Making Life Easier” cash cards ($750 for first-place Gold Winners in each of the three age categories, $500 for second-place Silver Winners, and $250 for third-place Bronze Winners). Each of the U.S. winners will also receive framed copies of their drawings, award certificates, and art supplies. In addition, their artwork will be submitted to Japan, along with entries from over 80 countries, for consideration in the World Contest. If any of their entries win, those selected will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Japan to participate in an awards ceremony in August 2018.

Public and private school teachers are also invited to request free classroom submission kits, while supplies last. Each kit contains 30 sheets of drawing paper (9″x12″) and 30 contest entry forms for students plus a set of Crayola® Colored Pencils (set of 24), Colorations® Washable Classic Markers (set of 16), a Toyota Dream Car Art Contest sticker, a teacher instruction sheet, and a $10 coupon from Discount School Supply. Click HERE to submit a request. Limit one request per teacher.

ARTWORK BY LAST YEAR’S CONTEST WINNERS & FINALISTS
FY17 U.S. Winners (9)
FY17 U.S. Finalists (35)
FY17 U.S. Semi-Finalists (90)

 

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