The Faces to Remember at MOSH

The Faces to Remember Project is on display at The Museum of Science and History (MOSH) right now as one of its signature exhibits, running from October 2nd, 2020 to January 31st, 2021. There is also a short documentary component of the exhibit from filmmaker Eric Torres, featuring interviews of the Fil-Vets themselves and historian Shelby Thompson. “We at MOSH …

Folio Weekly Feature: Persistence, Tenacity & Commitment

The February 27th, 2019 issue of Folio Weekly’s cover story is about Agnes Lopez’s Faces to Remember Project. Writer Madeleine Peck Wagner details the origins of Lopez’s ongoing project, its historical context, and her journey as an artist in Northeast Florida. There are a couple of ways you can read the article: Photo by Amanda Rosenblatt

Exhibit Opening at the Florida School of the Arts on March 7th

Florida School of the Arts

Please join me the evening of Thursday, March 7th at 7 PM at the Florida School of the Arts, located on the campus of St. Johns River State College, for the largest exhibit to date of The Faces to Remember Project. Flaviano Diala, December 22, 1922 – January 6, 2019 Over 20 portraits will be on display — some of …

Faces to Remember Returns to (Re)Set the Table

The Faces to Remember is returning to the Yellow House Gallery this Friday, February 15th for the second edition of (Re)Set the Table, an exhibit that asks visitors to reflect on their own narratives and the lived experiences of others by asking: How do individuals and communities create their own spaces for connecting, learning, supporting, and leading? What role do we …

The Faces to Remember at the World War II in the Philippines Conference

The Bataan Legacy Historical Society invited me out to the University of San Francisco to its fourth conference on World War II in the Philippines, Resistance, Retaliation, Reconciliation & Rescission, to share The Faces to Remember Project. The conference featured a number of excellent panels, including ones about the implementation of the WWII in the Philippines lesson plans for Grade …

Agnes Lopez receives the 2018 Art Ventures Individual Artist Grant

The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida just announced its 2018 Art Ventures grant recipients and I am extremely pleased to announce that I was one of the artists selected. The Individual Artist Grants are designed to help artists in Northeast Florida reach the next level of their careers, and in my case it means that I can continue my work …

An incredible moment

Shortly before the (Re)Set the Table exhibit ended at The Yellow House Gallery, the Ganio family came to see the portrait of Patricio Ganio – including Mr. Ganio himself. Four generations of the family were represented. Mr. Ganio’s great-grandchildren and I were able to hear stories about the Bataan Death March, his time in the POW camp, and his heroism. …

See The Faces to Remember Project in person until the end of March

The preview of The Faces to Remember Project is on display until the end of March at the Yellow House Gallery. The project continues to grow and new portraits and more about each subject can be seen at the website: (www.thefacestoremember.com/portraits). EXHIBIT DATESFeb 17 – March 31 For hours, please check the website for the Yellow House Art Gallery: http://www.yellowhouseart.org/

The Faces to Remember Project at the Yellow House Art Gallery

OPENING RECEPTIONSATURDAY February 17, 6pm – 8pm Portraits from The Faces to Remember Project will be on display as part of the (Re)Set the Table exhibition at the Yellow House Art Gallery, 577 King Street, just up the street from CoRK Arts District. The reception is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. EXHIBIT DATESFeb 17 …