Project:MASA (Mechicano Alliance of Space Artists) was an exhibition series of Latino artists that use cosmic iconography to comment on Meztizo issues, culture and or Chicano consciousness. Melding together the old with the new, the exhibit took both a serious and satirical look at contemporary events dealing with immigration, identity and social justice as they relate to "Chicano Space" at a national and cosmic level.

Project:MASA II video trailer

Project:MASA brought together both established and emerging artists from the East Coast, South Texas, the Southwest and the West Coast. It not only provided a platform for San Antonio-based  artists but also acted as a bridge for creative and intellectual exchange between artists and their communities. The inaugural Project:MASA-I was open call curated by Luis Valderas & Paul Karam. Project:MASA-II & III were curated by Arturo Infante Almeida-Curator to the University of Texas-San Antonio Permanent Collection.

Project:MASA Prototype Catalog Cover

The inaugural Project:MASA-I was open call curated by Luis Valderas & Paul Karam. Project:MASA-II & III were curated by Arturo Infante Almeida-Curator to the University of Texas-San Antonio Permanent Collection.

Project:MASA III video trailer

MASA2
MASA2

l-r Victor Payan, Deborah Kuetzpal Vasquez, Carlos Gomez

MASA3 Opening Night
MASA3 Opening Night

Gisha Zaballa, Luis Valderas, Martin Rodriguez

MASA2 Opening Night
MASA2 Opening Night

L-R Rolando Briseno, Dr. Ricardo Romo

NALACeros at MASA2
NALACeros at MASA2

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MASA2 Opening Night
MASA2 Opening Night

L-R Felipe Vasquez, Arturo Infante Almeida

MASA2 Opening Night
MASA2 Opening Night

L-R Malena Gonzalez-Cid, Adan Hernandez

MASA2 Opening Night
MASA2 Opening Night

L-R Cynthia Munoz, Malena Gonzales-Cid

Project:MASA Ambassadors
Project:MASA Ambassadors

Project:MASA Ambassadors Paul Karam & Luis Valderas

Project:MASA3
Project:MASA3

MASAPORTes and a Space Glove