Works on Paper

R con R cigarro a song that was transformed into a poem by Norma E.Cantu.
R con R cigarro, offset lithograph. Brandywine Workshop and Archive 2011

TRANSCENDENTAL TRAIN YARDS

This series of eight serigraphs selected from a set of ten, is the collaborative works by Marta Sanchez and Chicana Poet Norma E. Cantu. The suite was printed at Coronado Studio in Austin, Texas and is in collection of numerous university’s Latino Studies Programs and museums. This collaboration was created to not only highlight the Mexican experience with the train yards in America, but to also correlate the development of the visual and literary works of Chicana artists today. This serigraph edition of 50 is being sold for $4,000.00. The set of ten prints in this suite are 11 1/2″x14 1/2″

Special thanks to the Brandywine Workshop and Archive in Philadelphia,PA and the Sam Coronado Studio in Austin, Texas for the opportunity to work in their studios.

Monotypes, serigraphs, and relief prints. 

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Transcendental train yard at Ruiz Healy Gallery for book premier and signing, San Antonio,TX, 2015

“I am very pleased to have a copy of the boxed set of these wonderful prints created by Marta Sanchez. Her images convey personal reflections based on shared real life experiences with her family and the railroad industry. These meaningful experiences are not too infrequent among the waves of Latinos who arrived at the various points throughout the 20th century. If not before. These shared experiences often form the basis for artistic creativity, which transcends, as in the case of Marta’s prints and Norma’s Poetry. Into understanding of meanings and beauty in the everyday life of all.”
Gilberto Cardenas, Julian Samora Chair in Latino Studios, Assistant Provost & Director, Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame.
 

I have fifteen suites still available and am offering a 25% discount to universities and libraries interested in acquiring this suite as an educational tool for their institution. Join the collectors listed below in acquiring a suite for your community interested in poetry, art, history, and women in the arts.

St. Joseph University, Phildelphia, PA , The Benson Latin American Library at the University of Texas in Austin, The University of Texas in San Antonio, The University of Notre Dame, The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Harvard University, The National Museum of Mexican Art, Michigan State University, University of Kansas, University of Missouri, Kansas City The University of California in Los Angeles, The National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, Dr. Constance Cortez, Dr. Norma E Cantu, Dr. Peter Haney, Dr. Ricardo Romo, actor and art collector Cheech Marin.

The Chayito Cancer Fund,

Renal Cell Carcinoma is a silent killer that took my beloved sister Chayito. I am selling my drawings as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. These works are studies and demonstrations from my drawing classes. Please go to my shop to purchase these drawings and thank you in advance,

$50.00-$100.00 based on size.