Esteban Lisa – For The First Time In The U.S.!

Dear Esteban:

Yo confieso, I confess…

that what you see

challenges me.

Your eyes jump fences,

you bemuse my senses

with strokes and colors

"Playing with Lines and Colors" (circa 1954) by Esteban Lisa

that wage war

on standard issue

life and perspective.

Quien eres tu?

Who are you?

That your sight was given,

perhaps for us,

a special lens from heaven?

Dare to find the abstract works of avant-garde, modernist artist Esteban Lisa displayed within the idyllic walls of MoLAA, The Museum of Latin American Art, in scenic Long Beach. Playing with Lines and Colors will be on exhibit for a limited period. Curated by Barbara Bloemink and Jorge Virgili, this is the first time Lisa’s abstract works have been shown in a museum in the United States!

Where: Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach.

When: February 25 through May 27, 2012. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday.

Admission: $9 and $6 for seniors and students with ID; free for children under 12.    Free and for everyone the third Sunday of the month.

Information: 562-437-1689 or www.molaa.org.

"Playing with Lines and Colors" by Esteban Lisa

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Casandra Moreno Lombera is an author, blogger, and Emmy nominated television producer who grew up in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Denver communities. In junior high school, she promised her single mother that she would get straight A’s in order to graduate early and help her relocate to Aurora, Colorado. She did… and though women and Latinas were scarcely visible in television, she dreamed of a future in broadcast journalism. From an early age, Casandra wanted children and loved to write. She began her career in television (writing and reporting on camera) at the age of 18. She also began raising two very successful children as a single mom. Throughout her career, she became an award winning, television producer/program creator (receiving both the Imagen and Golden Eagle Awards); was executive producer of both public affairs and children’s programming at KWHY-TV, Channel 22; and worked on camera hosting public affairs talk shows for many years. More distinctive opportunities came her way, however her desire to write children’s books and to blaze new trails in the publishing world became irrepressible. Her dreams today focus on empowering youth, writing (particularly about God’s love for them), and raising money for the impoverished through organizations like Hope Worldwide https://www.hopeww.org/sslpage.aspx. Throughout her life, she has been passionate about hands-on giving to the community and has received many forms of appreciation (including a congressional commendation) for her efforts. She has served on several boards including Communications Bridge Institute, training disadvantaged youth in television production; St. Anne’s, building futures for at risk teens and unwed mothers; HOPE, Hispanas Organized for Political Equality; the American Diabetes Association fund raising committee; and the Consumer Advisory Committee for the California Contractors State Licensing Board. Casandra is also a recipient of La Opinion’s 2012 Mujeres Destacadas (Exceptional Women) Award. She is completely smitten with her husband, two children, and four grand babies who inspired Light Riders. Follow her @casandratweets and @Lightersbook on Twitter. Her blog is at http://www.shewentthere.wordpress.com. Direct Contact: Lightridersbook@gmail.com
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2 Responses to Esteban Lisa – For The First Time In The U.S.!

  1. I.l. Yagual says:

    Very interesting pieces of art-lovely!

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