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CArt Gallery Seattle, WA

research, non-profit, government, publication, collective, arts-education mixed-media painting, gallery modern, photography, digital, figurative, exhibition/performance

Blanca Santander

Blanca Santander

 Image artist

  • “Altares - Day of the Dead”. Phinney Center Gallery. Seattle, Washington 2002 - 2007
  • Cinco de Mayo Art Festival. Seattle Waterfront - Pier 63. Seattle, Washington 2003
  • Second Annual Invitational Group Show presented by Isis on First Gallery. Seattle, Washington 2003
  • Bellevue Art Museum. Latino Artists in the Northwest. Bellevue, Washington 2003
  • Bank of America presents: "Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month”. Seattle, Washington 2003
  • Fiestas Patrias Celebration at the Center House - Seattle Center. Seattle, Washington 2003 – 2005
  • Kinsey Gallery – Seattle University. Exhibit titled “Remembranza”. Seattle, Washington 2004
  • New work by Blanca Santander presented by Glover Gallery. Kirkland, Washington 2004 - 2005
  • New work by Blanca Santander presented at Ballard Works. Seattle, Washington 2005
  • Latino Boeing Employees- Boeing Field. Exhibit titled “Hispanic Heritage Celebration”. Everett, Washington 2005
  • “World Art Fest Exhibit” presented at the Center House Harrison STGallery - Seattle Center. Seattle, Washington 2005
  • Latino Art exhibition presented by Tacoma Community College -The Gallery. Tacoma, Washington 2008
  • Seattle Trade and Convention Center. Exhibit titled “Latino Art in the Northwest”. Seattle, Washington 2008
  • New work by Blanca Santander. Solo Exhibit presented at Jacobs Gallery. Eugene, Oregon 2008
  • 6th Annual Juried Local Art exhibition presented by The Gallery at Tacoma Community College. Tacoma, Washington 2008
  • Mexican and Latin American Art exhibit presented at La Llorona Gallery. Chicago, Illinois 2008
  • Show titled “Small Works”. Solo show presented at C-Art Gallery. Seattle, Washington 2008
  • Public art display celebrating "Day of the dead – TAPETES" at Seattle Art Museum – SAM. Seattle, Washington 2008
  • Arte Para Todos - Art for all, Seattle City Hall sponsored by City of Seattle Employees and Latino Cultural Magazine. Seattle, Washington. August - November 2009
  • C Art Gallery presents "Passion for the Cure" to benefit the Puget Sound Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. Seattle, Washington. September 28 thru October 18 2009

Workshops - Publications - Presentations

Children’s Mask Workshop at Seattle Center. Seattle, Washington 2002

Hispanic SEAFAIR Festival poster art and design. Seattle, Washington 2005

·iestas Patrias at Seattle Center poster art and design. Seattle, Washington 2005

Boeing Hispanic Heritage exhibit poster art and design. Seattle, Washington 2005

Washington Commission on Hispanic Affair - Annual Report Cover Art. Seattle, Washington 2005 and 2006

Designing Masks Workshop at the Department of Modern Languages of the Seattle University. Seattle, Washington 2006

SAM - Day of the Dead Celebration. Installation -TAPETE ( Sand painting ) Seattle, Washington 2007 and 2008

Tacoma Art Museum - Installing TAPETES for Day of the Dead celebration. Tacoma, Washington 2007

Workshop - Mural presentation. Merced Island Middle School. Bellevue, Washington 2008

Rainier Cultural Center – Workshop – Mariposas 2008

Awards and distinctions

First place in national contest to illustrate textbooks for rural school children, sponsored by FAO Holland. Lima, Peru 1987

First place awarded in the Peruvian Central Reserve Bank Engraving Competition. Selected to create new Peruvian currency.1989 Lima, Peru.·

Second place award in the InterAmerican Photo competition.1990 Lima, Peru.

Honorable Mention. Photographic Competition titled "Images of Peru" Sponsored by Union Latina. Lima, Peru 1991

Quimbaya Award presented by Centro Cultural Hispano Americano to recognize Hispanic Americans who have contributed to the arts, education in the Northwest. Seattle, Washington 2007

Barnes and Noble tribute to the National Hispanic Heritage – Painting selected to celebrate the contributions of Latinos in the United States.· New York, New York 2009

First Place awarded by the National Hispana Leadership Institute for "Mujer Awards". Poster Artwork contest. Arlington, Virginia 2009

Collection Sold

Acquired by Sea Mar Community Health Centers. Portable Works. Seattle, Washington 2007

Recent Exhibits

Blanca Santander participated in these exhibits:

Aug, 2010 Urban Dreams & Nature Meditations
Mercer View Gallery at Mercer Island, WA
Sep, 2009 Passion for the Cure
C Art Gallery
Sep, 2009 Art for All
Cty Hall Lobby Gallery & Anne Focke Gallery
C Art Gallery
Aug, 2008 Offerings and Devotions
La Llorona Art Gallery - Chicago
Exhibited with these artists
Blanca Santander has Exhibited with these artists:

Jose Orantes
Exhibited at these venues
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