Patricia Correia Gallery
Santa Monica, CA
May 15-June 19
Artists included: Judith F. Baca, Barbara Carrasco, Elsa Flores Alamarz, Margaret Garcia, Yolanda Gonzalez, Ester Hernandez, Elizabeth Perez, and Linda Vallejo.
“Linda Vallejo’s current paintings recall a need to integrate oneself with nature. Vallejo began with an MFA from Cal State University, Long Beach, where she studies Mayan and Aztec dance with the Flores de Aztlan Danza Troupe. Las Flores de Aztlan presented teachings and workshops thro9ugh the State of California at cultural center, universities and in traditional Native American and Chicano ceremonies. Over the past twenty years, she has participated in and supported traditional ceremony in South Dakota, California, and Arizona focusing primarily on the spirit of nature. Vallejo has served as a community volunteer for the Native American Religious Society, California Rehabilitation Center at Norco for the past thirteen years.”