Selfless Care Series

Elyse Andrews I am not a confrontational person, and these pieces were created around the time I needed to have some conversations I really did not want to have. This whole situation made me incredibly anxious, most of the year. At the same time, I had three banana plants growing in my apartment that were […]

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Twenty Who?

John Puga According to a Department of Veterans Affairs study, over 20 veterans take their own lives each day. This piece explores the hidden suffering that current and former military members deal with. Who will be the next? We may never know until it’s too late. John Puga is a San Antonio based artist who […]

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Fester

Veronica Gonzalez This piece is about the opioid crisis and how addiction can affect any individual regardless of race, religion, or class. Veronica Gonzalez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She is currently in her third year of obtaining her BFA at Southwest School of Art. She has two children and is an […]

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Everything's Fine

Veronica Gonzalez This piece is about my personal struggles with depression and anxiety.  It is about being prescribed medication to help with these struggles but when the medication is not taken it causes symptoms of withdrawal. Life continues to go on and I have to figure out how to go on being happy for my […]

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Surveillance

Izabella Flores This piece embodies the irony behind the fact that cameras and technology, tools created to assist us in our daily lives, have now become a cause for fear that our personal information and lives are constantly being watched. An odd situation to be in and a strange conversation to have. Izabella Flores is […]

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Mask

Kian Rodriguez This piece is about depression, which can spark many difficult conversations such as when you have to tell your therapist how you feel. Kian Rodriguez is a self-taught artist from New Braunfels, Texas. His preferred mediums are ink, watercolor, acrylic, and graphite. He works as an assistant dance teacher and enjoys listening to […]

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The New American Flag

John Puga In a time of mass shooting, this piece explores the current state of American gun culture. John Puga is a San Antonio based artist who has been studying photography, art, and design for over 18-years. He has a B.F.A. in Computer Graphic Arts (2012) and an M.A. in Communication Arts (2016) from the […]

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