Gallery of Images and Process of Creating El Centro Murals

Mayan Scribe in progress in Juana Alicia’s studio

Sketch for Entryway, friezes and celing of El Centro Chicano, Juana Alicia ©2009. Pencil drawing on paper.

Sketch for ceiling, Juana Alicia ©2009. Pencil drawing on paper.

Sketch 2 for Nopal Ceiling in Progress

Black and White Sketch of Nopal on Canvas.

Color study for ceiling mural: Nopal de Resistencia. Study size: 5.6′ x 5.6′, acrylic on canvas. Juana Alicia ©2011
Color Sketch for Mayan Scribe wall, Centro Chicano de Estanfor, Juana Alicia ©2011

Initial sketch on canvas for Mayan Scribe

Evolving Sketch for Mayan Scribe, 2

Evolving Sketch for Mayan Scribe, 3

Evolving Sketch for Mayan Scribe, 3

Evolving Sketch for Mayan Scribe, 4

Evolving Sketch for Mayan Scribe, 4

Detail of scribe's hand with shell

Detail of scribe’s hand with shell

Profile of Mayan Scribe, sketch for mural, Juana Alicia ©2011

Mayan Scribe with red amate background, mural in progress for Centro Chicano, Juana Alicia ©2011Jaguar w concha in ProgressJaguar with concha in Progress, first panel of codex   Princesa Ixquic of the Popol Vuh, first panel of codex

Colonialización y esclavitud, 2nd panel of codex Esclavitud y Revolución, 2nd and 3rd panels of codex
Esclavos, 2nd panel of codex
Mercedes Sosa in progress, 3rd panel of Codex

Mercedes Sosa y Hunapú, 3rd and 4th panels of codex

Mercedes Sosa y Hunapú, 3rd and 4th panels of codex

Gemelos con Ollin, 3rd and 4th panels of codex
Gemelos con Ollin, 3rd and 4th panels of codex   Gemelos con Popol VuhGemelos con Popol Vuh
Tirso Araiza, installer, and Angelica Ceja, student, “fitting” the Mayan Scribe panel on March 2, 2012
Tirso Araiza, installer and artist, measuring panels for frieze, where codex will be installed.

Cactus Ceiling During Installation

Cactus Ceiling During Installation

Aambr Newsome Assisting Tirso Araiza and Juana Alicia at Stanford

Aambr Newsome Assisting Tirso Araiza  at Stanford

Juana Alicia Painting Ceiling

Juana Alicia Painting Ceiling

Juana Alicia retouching ceiling at Centro Chicano

Juana Alicia retouching ceiling at Centro Chicano

Tirso Araiza creating base for codex

Tirso Araiza creating base for codex

 

 

Hallway at Centro

VIEW OF HALLWAY, Centro Chicano, Stanford University. Suite of 4 murals:, CODEX DEL CENTRO (frieze), MAYAN SCRIBE, NOPAL DE RESISTENCIA (ceiling), and RAICES DE LA VOZ (frieze), Juana Alicia ©2012.