19 Jun Espita Mezcaleria & Swatchroom’s Charity Art Show
Espita Mezcaleria, the newly opened Southern Mexican-inspired restaurant located in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC, co-hosted a charity art show fundraiser with Swatchroom, a multi-disciplinary design + art + fabrication firm, on Monday, May 30th. Yescka, an internationally renowned Oaxacan street artist and founder of the political art collection ASARO (Assembly of Revolutionary Artists of Oaxaca), was on hand along with fellow artist and active ASARO member, César Chávez, for this one-of-a-kind event. Yescka created the eye-catching, colorful murals at Espita Mezcaleria and Chávez design the T-shirts and menus for the restaurant, which opened in early March 2016.
On this particular evening, art enthusiasts will have the opportunity to purchase limited edition, signed prints from both highly acclaimed artists. 35 works on paper will be available, in a variety of sizes, with prices ranging from $80 to $500 each. Available prints include: “Autodefensa”, “The Last Supper a la Mexicana”, “The Rebels”, and “Punk Frida”. 100% of the sales from these prints will be donated to the charity student committee of the Raúl Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers’ College of Ayotzinapa based in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico.
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Photography by Rose Virgil