Art for Girls


Iconic Female Artists

Learn more about some iconic female artists: Frida Kahlo One of the most iconic Mexican female artists is Frida Kahlo. Frida Kahlo is known for her self-portraits and of her realism, symbolism, and surrealistic art style. Kahlo was born on July 6th 1907, in Mexico City, Mexico. Her art began after she was severely injured in a… Read more


Discover Your Talents

Growing into being your own individual is a precious time. As you get older, your interests and capabilities will shift. It’s most important to take some time and get to know who you are and what brings you joy. Explore Your Interests Finding out what brings you joy may not be as hard as you… Read more

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Latina Voice Through Art

The Latina voice is not only evident in literature or music, but also through paintings. Here are five Latina artist that show the world what our experiences and culture is about! Carmen Lomas Garza: Carmen is a Mexican- American artist from Texas, through her work she seeks to depict her experiences and memories of living… Read more


Museum Review: Mexic-Arte

Over the past decade, an artist named Lance Aaron has collected artwork that dates three decades before the Mexican Revolution. Some artwork dates back as late as 1892. In 1920, Mexico made its artwork a national priority, causing a lot of artists to begin to collect and print their artwork, knowing that it could hold… Read more

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Trenzas Chicana Arts Collective

All the young Latinas in the room were mesmerized by the message these women represented. “Good Mexican daughters don’t ignite revolutions…This princess Chicana can scale walls with ease…I am a woman with no apologies,” were part of the spoken word performance presented by Griselda Munoz at the Latinitas Teen Media Academy. The poem was full… Read more


Murals: Speaking Walls

Murals have been called one of the oldest art forms.  They have been around since the era of cavemen, but the term became famous with the Mexican “muralista” art movement in the 1920’s.  Diego Rivera (husband of the infamous Frida Kahlo), José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros, a few of the most popular Mexican… Read more

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Migrant Art

Can you imagine being removed from your home, your family and the country that you call your own? That is exactly what is happening to thousands of Latino kids and teens who have lived in the U.S. as undocumented immigrants. Michelle Paez, a visual artist, has used art to give these youth a voice and… Read more

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Latinitas Virtual Art Gallery

Check out the awesome artwork of talented Latinitas! Drawing By: Yolanda, age 13 Drawing By: Valerie, age 14 Send us your best drawings, photos, and other art pieces