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A closer look: Manuel Hernandez – Opening reception

FRIEDAcommunity is proud to announce Manuel Hernandez first solo show and first exhibition in Philadelphia. FRIEDAcommunity will host an opening reception on Friday 6 October, the first Friday in October, from 6pm to 8pm.

The artist was born in Iztapalapa, Mexico City, before migrating as a child to the USA.  Hernandez paints large-scale works that integrate Aztec mythology, indigenous traditions, and symbolism, with contemporary life.  The resulting paintings are shaped like hide paintings and scaled the size of fresco murals, anchoring his work in Native American graphic art traditions, and breaking away from European practices.  


100% of the sale proceeds of any artwork during the exhibition go to the artist. In return, we have asked that selected artists schedule time to engage with our community through a  workshop, a demonstration, or a discussion.


Opening reception: Friday, October 6
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Open to the public
Registration only.
Mask recommended during this event.
Sign Up: Please sign up via email


FRIEDAcommunity – A closer look: Manuel Hernandez
October6 – November 19
Tuesday – Sunday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

FRIEDA 320 Walnut Street