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El Corazon de Pan Dulce (Small, 2016)

$24.00

Melanie Cervantes
8.5 x 11 inches,
3-Color, Hand pulled, Screenprint, Printed in my kitchen, San Leandro CA 2016
OPEN EDITION

El Corazon (de Pan Dulce) is my first take on the popular Loteria iconography. There are 54 uniquely designed cards in game Loteria. The Mexican game of chance holds a a special place in many my heart because I remember raucous games with 54 being played among family members both in Mexico and the U.S.

I created this piece to support the former owner of Casa Latina-Jose Ruiz's crowdsourced fundraiser, "De Corazon a Corazon", to be given to donors as a special thank you. I tied the theme of the fundraiser "corazon" to pan dulce because of the bakery at Casa Latina. I have printed an alternative edition of these prints using a new palette to make the work available for more folks.
-Cream paper with solar gold and fluorescent pink ink, 110lb/300gsm archival paper
-Brown Kraft paper with solar gold and fluorescent pink ink, 65lb/176gsm archival paper
-White paper with soft pink and blue ink, 110lb/300gsm archival paper
-White paper with fluorescent pink and blue ink, 110lb/300gsm archival paper
-Cream paper with soft pink and blue ink, 110lb/300gsm archival paper