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Cultural Portrait Exhibition

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STC’s Technology Campus Library showcases the ancient art of metalsmithing with a modern narrative

Exhibition reception: April 25, 2023, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The South Texas College Technology Campus Library Art Gallery showcases a University of Georgia Jewelry and Metals MFA graduate Guadalupe Navarro. He uses traditional Copper and Silversmithing techniques to create vessels, wall-hanging pieces, and sculptural objects that focus on his experience as a first-generation Mexican American. Navarro’s artwork was recently featured in a prestigious Craft in America exhibit.

Cultural Portrait flyerThere will be an exhibition reception on April 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. during the library’s annual Open House. Navarro will be present to discuss his artwork and answer questions.

The exhibit opens on February 13 and will be on view until July 21, 2023. The display and event will be at the STC Technology Campus Library Art Gallery, Building A, at 3700 W. Military Hwy. in McAllen, TX. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

The South Texas College Library Art Gallery organizes exhibitions and educational programs to engage student understanding of art, support the academic curriculum, and inspire continued education through direct engagement with artists, scholars, and original works of art.

For more information, call (956) 872-6120, email, or visit