“The Power of Insanity” @ Flatbed Press & Gallery

 

 

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Known by many as ‘El Pastor,’ José Antonio Galvan founded an asylum, Vision en Accion (Vision in Action), outside of the border city of Ciudad Juarez after overcoming his own struggle with drug use and homelessness.

The asylum provides food, refuge and community to the area’s homeless, drug-addicted and mentally ill.

At Flatbed Press and Gallery through Jan. 10, “The Power of Insanity: The Paintings of  José Antonio Galvan” features art work by El Pastor and his residents. Proceeds from any sales will be gifted to the asylum.
www.flatbedpress.com

Author: Jeanne Claire van Ryzin

Jeanne Claire van Ryzin is the arts critic for the Austin American-Statesman. She writes about visual art, theater, dance, music, performance, public art, architecture and just about any combination thereof.

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