René Yañez is a Mexican-born painter, assemblage artist, performer, curator, and community activist. Having moved to the Bay Area in 1966, he help to found the Mission Cultural Arts Center and Galeria de la Raza, where he served as the director for 15 years. He is also one of the first people to introduce the Day of the Dead celebrations in the United States.

Past Show

Phoenix Mission

Phoenix Mission

March 5, 2016 - March 21, 2016

A pop-up exhibition curated by life-long neighborhood fixture Dogpaw Carillo and also featuring Rene Yanez, Michael Rios, Calixto Robles, David Crook, and Colin Bowring.