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Rethinking Social Justice

Featuring Allison Miller and Alfred Quiroz

Rethinking Social Justice featuring Alfred Quiroz and Allison Miller brings together two artists that grew up in Tucson. Both artists are from minority backgrounds with art that focuses awareness on social justice issues. Allison is a woman of color and Alfred has Hispanic and Yaque heritage.  

About the Artists

Allison Miller is a public art muralist and painter, who refers to her murals as "an ode to the unique beauty of Tucson." Her most recent mural is located at McCoy Hotel. The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum commissioned her to paint a large mural along the I-10 frontage road. Her social justice artwork brings awareness to our society and people of color, from Eartha Kitt and Aretha Franklin to peaceful equal justice protest lines. In 2019, Allison Miller was awarded the prestigious Buffalo Exchange Award for Visual Artist of the Year.

Alfred Quiroz earned his MFA from the University of Arizona after obtaining degrees from the San Francisco Art Institute and Rhode Island School of Design. Quiroz is Professor Emeritus of Art at the University of Arizona where he taught for three decades. He has won national and international recognition for his social, historical, satirical, and political works.

About the Exhibit

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all 2021 exhibitions at the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery will be virtual.

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Rethinking Social Justice featuring Allison Miller and Alfred Quiroz

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