(Large) El Corazon de Pan Dulce (2018)


Institutional pricing (libraries, universities, for use on tv/movies etc). Contact us for invoicing or a custom listing: $110, Gold: $140

Melanie Cervantes
16" x 20" inches, Frame Ready
3-Color, Hand pulled screen print, Printed in my kitchen, San Leandro CA 2018

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.

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