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HEM Crew, graffiti artists: Israel Elizondo 'Shente' and Nestor 'Spel' Mondragon

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Courtesy of the Athenaeum Art Center
Work by cross-border graffiti artists HEM Crew in an undated photo.
Every week from July 9, 2022 until August 20, 2022.
Tuesday: 11 AM - 4 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM - 4 PM
Thursday: 11 AM - 4 PM
Friday: 11 AM - 4 PM
Athenaeum Art Center
Free
Open from 5-8 p.m. on every second Saturday for the Barrio Art Crawl; Opening reception July 9 from 5-8 p.m.

HEM Crew (Hecho en Mèxico) started in 1989 in the streets of Tijuana/San Diego with cross-border graffiti practices. Over the years, the HEM crew's talent has earned them recognition as one of the oldest and most established graffiti crews in the binational region. In addition to the urban space, HEM Crew has gained a reputable space in museums and galleries. For instance, in 2012 HEM crew retrospective was featured at CECUT Tijuana's largest Museum (Centro Cultural Tijuana.) Showcasing the first graffiti retrospective of the region.

The exhibition reception opens with a live painting event during the Barrio Art Crawl.

Opening Reception: Saturday, July 9, 2022, 5–8 p.m.

HEM WARosarito

Related links:
Athenaeum Art Center on Instagram
Shente on Instagram
Spel on Instagram

Athenaeum Art Center

1955 Julian Ave.
San Diego, California 92113
858-454-5872

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