Ricardo Avila

Chalk the Block 2018

16 October 2018

Chalk the Block is a three-day-long public arts festival in El Paso, TX, that usually takes place in the first weekend of October. It features many artists, live performances, and vendors. I have been attending this event every year, for about eight years now, because of the many great opportunities for taking beautiful pictures. Nevertheless, this year was my first time participating as a chalk artist.

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Entangled: A Painting Collaboration

19 September 2018

This is a little art project I worked on in collaboration with my girlfriend @yuejiaoxian during the stress-free days before the start of the semester. She wanted to draw a whale, while I was partial toward something with a little more tentacles, so we settled on combining both ideas.

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Manayunk Arts Festival

28 July 2018

For my first blog post, I want to share some street pictures that I took at the Manayunk Arts Festival in Philadelphia. I am currently staying in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania for an internship, and this was one of my first times exploring the city of Philadelphia.

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