San Antonio artist gets second chance to exhibit art that captures everyday life

‘Moments in Time’ can be seen at Centro Cultural Aztlan

San Antonio artist gets second chance to exhibit art that captures everyday life (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio artist is capturing every day experiences, identities, relationships and spiritual life in a new exhibit.

“I love painting these things about us. In the barrio. It’s positive images. People working. People playing. People singing. People dancing,” Joe Lopez, the artist said.

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Lopez paints about every day things happening around him. His art is now on display and is titled “Moments in Time.”

“It’s a tribute to the common man. Just regular people, doing everyday things and enjoying life,” Lopez said.

The exhibit showcasing Lopez’s work almost didn’t happen. His art exhibit was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lopez said it’s special to have his art pieces showcased at Centro Cultural Aztlan, a place that promotes Chicano/Latino art and culture, as is found along Fredrecksburg Road.

“They promote our culture and they have been doing it for years. Helping artists that don’t get that limelight,” Lopez said.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. It is open from Thursday, April 6 until April 27.

About the Authors

Tiffany Huertas is a reporter for KSAT 12 known for her in-depth storytelling and her involvement with the community.

Sal Salazar is a photojournalist at KSAT 12. Before coming to KSAT in 1998, he worked at the Fox affiliate in San Antonio. Sal started off his career back in 1995 for the ABC Affiliate in Lubbock and has covered many high-profile news events since. In his free time, he enjoys spending time at home, gaming and loves traveling with his wife.

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