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Click through for a sampling of the artwork at "Art Intersections," and read more about the festival on Around the Mall. (Photo by Sandra Vuong, via Flickr)
Monica Ramos has exhibited her work at 7 Dunham, Society of Illustrators, and RH Gallery. She was awarded a Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship and recognized in the 3 x 3 Illustration Annual, Student Show No. 10.

http://www.monramos.com/

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Sadie Barnette’s work deals in the cultural currency of contemporary west-coast urbanism and is unconfined to any particular medium. She has shown her work at Ever Gold Gallery, Studio Museum in Harlem, and Self Help Graphics.

http://www.sadiebarnette.com/

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kozyndan are husband-and-wife artists who work collaboratively to create highly detailed paintings and drawings for both illustration and fine art. They have shown at Narwhal Art Projects, Bold Hype Gallery, and Outré Gallery.

http://www.kozyndan.com/

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Awarded the Barclay Simpson Award in 2009, Pablo Cristi has exhibited his work at the Institute of Contemporary Art Sacramento, Campfire Gallery, and The Whitebox Studio. He is an educator and community organizer, teaching and leading youth in art and mural projects throughout the West Coast.

http://pablocristi.com/

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Mia Nakano is a photographer, videographer, editor, web-designer, teacher, consultant, printer, writer, and social change maker based out of Oakland, CA. Her work has been shown at the West Hollywood Library, UC Riverside, and the African American Cultural Center.

http://www.mianakano.com/

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Favianna Rodriguez is a transnational interdisciplinary artist and cultural organizer. In 2012 she was awarded the Emerging Leader Award by the Chicana Latina Foundation. She is the co-founder of CultureStrike and created the “Migration is Beautiful” butterfly image.

http://favianna.com/

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Lalo Alcaraz is the creator of the first nationally syndicated, politically themed Latino daily comic strip, “La Cucaracha.” His work has appeared on many media platforms including The New York Times, Village Voice, CNN, Univision, Telemundo, PBS, Al-Jazeera TV, and NPR.

http://laloalcaraz.com/

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Studio Revolt is an independent artist-run media lab that produces films, videos, installations and performance projects in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The media lab serves as a collaborative space for performance artist Anida Yoeu Ali and filmmaker Masahiro Sugano, with resident artist Kosal Khiev.

http://studio-revolt.com/

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Steve Alfaro is the VP of Creative & Digital at Voto Latino, and his work has garnered multiple awards including a Webby recognition Award. He displayed his work at the Manifest HOPE exhibit, and GOOD Magazine and the Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy highlighted his work.

http://stevealfaro.com/

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Gary Garay is a first-generation U.S.-born Mexican whose work focuses on consumerism, media, and the mixing of cultures in Los Angeles. His work has been featured at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, New Image Art Gallery, and Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery.

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Fidencio Martinez is a mixed-media artist based in Memphis, Tennessee, who uses paint and cut paper to “examine the brown body, the battleground onto which events, perceptions and laws are formed.” He is the recipient of the 2013 Jessie and Dolph Smith Emeritus Fellowship Award.

http://fidencioart.blogspot.com/

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CultureStrike is a network of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians, and other cultural workers which seeks to support national and global arts movements around immigration.

http://culturestrike.net/

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Audrey Chan is a Los Angeles-based artist, writer, and educator whose work addresses civic discourse, rhetoric, and the feminist construct of “the personal is political.”

http://audreychan.net/

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Arnoldo Vargas’ work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, from Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago to Galeria Autonoma, UNAM, in Mexico City. He is a grantee of the Michael Jordan Foundation and a recipient of the Gelman Trust Scholarship for graduate studies.

http://arnoldovargas.net/

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Ana Serrano is a first-generation Mexican American born in Los Angeles, California. A current theme of her work is drug-trafficking and the branding and acceptance of the drug lord lifestyle. She has shown her work at MACLA, Vincent Price Art Museum, and Sarratt Gallery.

http://www.anaserrano.com/

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Clement Hanami has exhibited his artwork at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Sony Pictures Studios, L.A. Artcore, Los Angeles Center of Photographic Studies, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

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Whether with beer, water, or saliva, Albert Reyes can make a sidewalk portrait that lasts only as long as the heat allows. He has exhibited his work at Fifty24SF Gallery, FFDG, and Synchronicity.

http://thealbertreyes.com/

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Ako Castuera pursues the unseen by creating things that can be seen. The sculptures, paintings and objects she makes are physical points for trajectories of thought and exploration. She has a great interest in the place stories take up in the mind, and has worked as a writer and storyboard artist on the television show Adventure Time.

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Asian-Latino Artwork "Pops Up" in Outdoor Museum

See works by Asian American and Latino artists, presented by the Smithsonian Asian-Latino Festival

On August 6-7, 2013, the work of 18 Asian American and Latino artists was projected onto the public surfaces of Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring. The "pop-up museum," called "Art Intersections," was organized by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Latino Center as part of the 2013 Asian-Latino Festival, which explores the linkages of these communities in Food, Art and Thought.

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