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SALVAGE Art & Fashion Show ~ First Street Studios ~ Boyle Heights

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Face by Mike Gonzalez (Plastic bottles, Alum., Cans)

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The First Street Studios was packed 2 Saturday nights back for the opening of the SALVAGE Art show, featuring works made with salvaged and recyclable materials. The show runs through April 26th and its closing reception will feature a Fashion Show. For more information, see flyer at the end of this small sampling of truly eclectic creations.

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El Tatuaje by Hugo Martinez Tecloatl (Mixed Media on wood)

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Insects by Al Sanchez - Cans, Jewelry, Wire and Paper (Detail)

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Ofelia Esparza's Mobile (detail)

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Ofelia Esparza.

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Earth Dreamcatcher by Rosanna Esparza and Edward Escamilla (detail).

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Dreamcatchers Edward Escamilla and Rosanna Esparza.

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Jim Marquez championing his "East LA Collage" book and contributions to LA's Premiere Arts Publication: Citizen LA.

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To reach the outdoor area where live music and food were served, you had to cross through a gallery of works by mostly unidentified artists. I found out this gold print was by Francisco Alvarez, one of First Street Studios' co-owner, because I asked!

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One of Ramon's many works featured in the gallery.

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Unidentified embrace.

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Earth Dreamcatcher at work.

frankiely has a blog. 

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