Shade Gallery welcomes Delineation from Angel Cabrales

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Shade Projects presents Delineation, the solo exhibition of Texas artist, Angel Cabrales.

Mr. Cabrales is a multi-media sculptor who is creating dynamic sculptures and interactive installations, according to a press release, which is says is inspired by a great love for science, math and engineering.

“This installation was conceptualized by the current issues on immigration in the Southwest, as well as the rest of the nation,” said Mr. Cabrales in the release.

His exhibit aims to show the metaphorical restrictions played upon our future and youth by the placement of borders in an area dependent on the free flow of cultures.

His artwork utilizes industrial design and commercialism approaching tough topics through a satirical lens, resulting in artwork that blends social and political concerns of today while beginning an important dialogue started with viewers and participants, states Shade Projects Curator, Nicole Royse, in the release.

Mr. Cabrales was traditionally trained and received his Bachelors of Fine Arts in Sculpture from Arizona State University and went on to receive his Masters of Fine Arts in Sculpture from the University of North Texas. Currently he is the Assistant Professor in Sculpture at the University of Texas at El Paso, and he is a part of the Museum and Cultural Affairs Department Board for the city of El Paso.

He has exhibited his artwork extensively in Texas and Arizona, having his work featured in both solo and group exhibitions at renown institutions and galleries. Mr. Cabrales has been exhibited at such places as the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, The Latino Cultural Center of Dallas, Brownsville Fine Arts Museum, El Paso Museum of Art, just to name a few. His work has been featured in numerous online and print publications including the El Paso Times, Huffington Post and Phoenix New Times.

The monOrchid and Shade Projects curator, Nicole Royse will host the Opening Reception for Delineation on First Friday, 6-10 p.m. Aug. 5, with the artist in attendance.

The closing reception will be held on 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19.Delineation will be on display in Shade Gallery at the monOrchid from Aug. 5-18.

For more information go to http://www.monorchid.com/.

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