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Latinos Unidos Meet the ARtists!
12.08.2018 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
La Retama Central Library - Corpus Christi
General Library Event


Latinos Unidos through January . Meet the ARTist, April 21, 6:30 - 8:30PM.

Dear Artist(s),

You are cordially invited to participate in Latinos Unidos Art exhibition featuring local, youth, & artists from across the country.  The exhibition will be at La Retama Central Library beginning December 6 to January 26. The purpose of this exhibition is to showcase artwork created by Latinx artists depicting what the artist wants.  Artists have artistic freedom! This exhibition will be honoring the artist and their talent. We are all different Latinos and love and respect our heritage, allowing us to produce art in different mediums and content. I look forward to seeing what you submit.  Please feel free to share with others!

Sincerely, Mayra

Rules & Criteria

Deadline to Apply: Wednesday, Nov 21

Entry Fee: $10 entry fee to the Friends of Corpus Christi Public Libraries. NO ENTRY FEE for youth artists (12 + ). My goal is to raise proceeds which will help send students from around the area and Corpus Christi to attend art camps at the La Retama Central Library and K Space Contemporary. Once you have paid, please send me proof of donation. Thank you!


To make payment, follow the steps below.

1.      Visit

2.      Look for CC Friends button on the left

3.      Click Donate

Opening Reception: December 8 | 6:30-8:30pm with live DJ, Holiday Pop-up w/ local vendors, & light refreshments

Art Submission: 1 entry only

Please include Artist Name, title, medium, size, price or NFS, contact information, and your location. 2D works must be framed & ready to hang. All mediums are welcomed (painting, printmaking, mix-media, sculpture, installations, photography, graphic design, drawing, ceramic, zine, jewelry, fashion, etc.)

***Please do not submit works bigger than 36x48inches.

***Please no overly explicit artwork or nudes


Artwork Drop-Off:


For artist(s) physically dropping artwork off:

November 27th thru Dec 1st during library hours. Library staff will be aware of artists dropping off artwork. Please write on back of artwork or leave a note with contact information.


Sunday: Closed                       Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 10am-6pm               Wednesday: 10am-6pm

Thursday: 9am-6pm                Friday: 9am-6pm

Saturday: 9am-6pm

For artist(s) mailing submissions:

Artwork must be delivered to library November 27th thru Dec 3rd.

***Please include printed return shipping label in package.


Please address like this….

La Retama Central Library

ATTN: Latinos Unidos (Mayra Zamora)

805 Comanche Street

Corpus Christi, TX    78401


Storage: Artwork selected will be placed in a locked room. Only staff members with keys and myself are allowed inside of the storage room.

Insurance: La Retama Central Library and I are not responsible for stolen or broken artwork. Each of the artwork selected will have a magnetic strip which will buzz if someone attempts to steal and walkout with the work of art.

Commission: Artist(s) receive 100% commission if artwork is sold.  I will be in charge of transaction if artwork sells.  I will notify artist(s) after submission has been sold and arrange for desired form of compensation.


Social Media Tags:

#LatinosUnidos #LatinosUnidosCC

Instagram: @corpuschristi_libraries

Facebook: La Retama Central Library

***Remember to share & repost this event on your social media sites to increase awareness of this exhibition.


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Contact us at (361) 826-7000 for more information.