IDENTITY, ACTIVISM, & YOUTH
using accessible media to address social issues relevant to ourselves and our communities
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 16 | 5-7PM | Murphy Gallery | University YMCA
Humanitarian designer and Chicana artist, Nancy Guevara explores identity, inequality, and immigration through a series of posters.
She includes work her students created as part of an afterschool course at Urbana High School that uses art, design, and media for social justice.
Artist Bio:Born and raised in Laredo, Texas, Nancy Guevara earned her design degree at the University of Texas. Interested in the intersection of humanitarian design and public art, social justice and education, Nancy is a Fulbright Scholar for her work in "Humanitarian Design in Mexico City." She currently lives in Urbana, IL and works at Urbana High School.
Art @ the Y is free and open to the public.
Exhibition on view in Murphy Gallery
on the first floor of the
Y through August 20th, 2013 from 9am-9pm daily!
Parking lot on 6th between Daniel & Chalmers - Free after 5pm.
Parking garage on 6th & John - Free after 5pm.
Street parking on Wright, Chalmers, & 6th Streets for 75¢ per hour.
Municipal lot on Green & 5th Streets for $1 per hour.
The Y is grateful to Dean's Graphics for their tremendous support and help on this important project!
Art @ the Y is an initiative of the University YMCA, 1001 South Wright Street, Champaign, IL 61820.