This special evening will be filled with friendship, the sounds of mariachi, Mexican antojitos, a silent auction, and brief comments from individuals whose lives have been touched by the passion, teachings, philanthrophy and activism of Gracia Molina de Pick, who is expected to attend.
Proceeds from the event will support the design, fabrication and installation of gallery signage, a plaque, and a biographic narrative for the Gracia Molina de Pick Glass Gallery at Mesa College. The six-panel glass gallery, located in the rotunda of the Humanities, Languages and Multicultural Studies Building, will feature a series of displays. The first exhibit, dedicated to Gracia, will debut in Spring 2014.
$100 Familia Level Ticket Holders will receive a 5x7" silk screen print, of "Sacraficio," (below left), hand-signed by artist Nuvia Crisol Guerra.
$500 Viva La Raza Ticket Level Holders will recieve a special (out of print) 18x24" silk screen print (below right) of “Viva La Raza” poster, hand-signed by artists Favianna Rodriguez and Jesus Barraza.
$1,000 Corazon Ticket Level Holders will receive both prints, hand-signed by the artists.
(l) "Sacraficio" by artist Nuvia Crisol Guerra. (above) "Viva La Raza" by artists Favianna Rodriguez and Jesus Barraza.
Among the largest community colleges in California and the nation, San Diego Mesa College is a fully accredited, comprehensive two-year college serving 25,000 students and offering more than 195 associate degree and certificate programs. In January, 2015, Mesa College was among 15 California community colleges selected as a pilot site to offer a four-year baccalaureate degree. With its premier fine art and music programs, robust language and humanities offerings, and rigorous math and science curricula, Mesa ranks as San Diego’s top transfer institution. The college also serves as an important economic catalyst for the region. Its career workforce programs include the bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management, allied health fields, biopharmaceutical, multimedia, animal health technology, American Sign Language, hospitality, culinary art, fashion, architecture, interior design and more. Situated on a beautiful, suburban 104-acre mesa in the geographic center of San Diego, the college’s small classes, outstanding faculty, and reputation for quality offer an unparalleled academic experience. As an HSI and AANAPISI (Title III and Title V) eligible institution, Mesa College is committed to the success of all students, including underrepresented students, and more than 2,000 veterans and their families. www.sdmesa.edu.
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