Works by internationally acclaimed Salvadoran artist Romeo Galdámez will be on show: Thursday, January 19, 2017, 5:30pm to 8pm, 1245 Waverley Street in the Historic District of Palo Alto.
"My work is not abstract or intimate, it's very sociological, visual narrative. Different elements of my exterior world appear repeatedly as part of my method, my process. I approach people and their context, their objects and events. I register this range of images that speak of a historical moment..."
Mixing playfulness and gravitas with a mastery of graphical media and technique, each Galdamez obra stands as a heroic yet humble attempt to arrange and compose meaning in a world of disparate fragments.
"Cultures are ever changing, not something static. The identities of our ancestors are becoming extinct, weʼre transforming into a new culture. This is the theme which calls us to reflect upon where weʼre going and where we are..."
"Itʼs a vision of an author that traveled the world and therefore knows that the universe is wider than his country. The citizen is part of a universe, his country is not everything..." - Romeo Galdámez
Please join us for a one-day exhibition of new and recent work Thursday January 19, 2017, 5:30pm to 8pm in the historic district of Palo Alto: 1245 Waverley Street, Palo Alto. Cocktails will be served.