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karime lupus

in El Paso, Tx

Choosing Art for Your Home

PRESENTED ON OCT 12, 2018
IN EL PASO @ VOL 20

Karime Lupus is a Chicana contemporary painter within the El Paso area. Born in Chihuahua, raised in Juarez she has lived most of her life now in the U.S. while exploring visual biliteracy. Tonight she shares on how to approach an artist for the acquisition of locally sourced artwork to enrich one's home or office space. To illustrate, Karime uses local examples representing the various styles and flavors of art found in our border region.

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