Past exhibitions: Bridge over chaos (Spring 2016): ‘TO ROBERT RODRIGUEZ’

Pedro HernandezGrouping of 3 Paños Envelopes*Framed size:  54,5 x 74,5 cmGraphite, colored pencil, pen and ink on stamped, franked envelopes1.  Hands and Cross, approx. 24,2 x 10,5 cm (95 x 41 inches) 2.  Indian couple, approx. 24,2 x 10,5 cm (95 x 41 inches)3.  “Betor” with rose, approx. 24,2 x 10,5 cm (95 x 41 inches)*Chicano inmates use hand-decorated envelopes in color or black and white to mail letters and paños (prisoner folk art made on a handkerchief). Demand for these envelopes can provide a profitable business for a convict skilled in drawing.Please click here for a comprehensive essay on paños by Martha V. Henry.
‘TO ROBERT RODRIGUEZ’, 1991

 

Pedro Hernandez 

Grouping of 3 Paños Envelopes* 

Framed size: 54,5 x 74,5 cm 

Graphite, colored pencil, pen and ink on stamped, franked envelopes 

1. Hands and Cross, approx. 24,2 x 10,5 cm (95 x 41 inches)  

2. Indian couple, approx. 24,2 x 10,5 cm (95 x 41 inches) 

3. “Betor” with rose, approx. 24,2 x 10,5 cm (95 x 41 inches) 

*Chicano inmates use hand-decorated envelopes in color or black and white to mail letters and paños (prisoner folk art made on a handkerchief). Demand for these envelopes can provide a profitable business for a convict skilled in drawing. 

Please click here for a comprehensive essay on paños by Martha V. Henry.