Tejano Art Exhibit Continues at TAMIU

Tejano Photo Exhibit
at TAMIU thru March 1

Award-winning photographer Penny De Los Santos is featured in a new art exhibit, "The Tejano Project," at Texas A&M International University's Center for the Fine and Performing Arts' Gallery.

The exhibit continues through March 1. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

A Laredo native, De Los Santos' photographs focus on the Texas border, including images of the Martha Washington Celebration Ball debutantes and other images of the area. Her work was featured in the November 2006 edition of National Geographic.

She has also been published in Time Magazine, Sports Illustrated Magazine, Mother Jones Magazine, Latina Magazine, Texas Monthly Magazine, U.S. News & World Report Magazine, Paris Match Magazine and the books “America 24-7,” “Game Face” and “A Day in the Life of the American Woman.”

Please call the College of Arts and Sciences, department of fine and performing arts, at 326.2654 for Gallery hours or to make an appointment to view the exhibit.

For more information, please contact Alma Haertlein, assistant professor of art, at almah@tamiu.edu, 326.3041 or visit offices in CFPA, room 208A.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu