New Exhibit

New Exhibit

I’m happy to announce that the next exhibit for Immigrant Me is scheduled. It’ll exhibit at Ann Foxworthy Gallery, October–December 2020. The gallery is on the campus of Allan Hancock College in Santa María, CA. The gallery director, Laura-Susan Thomas is excited to...
You’re no Longer Mexican

You’re no Longer Mexican

“You’re no longer Mexican; you are pocho,” asserted Antonio in Spanish. He was a family friend who had also recently immigrated. Antonio had asked me if I was learning English. Proudly, I said yes, and added that I knew my numbers up to 100, colors,...
When is the First Time You Felt American?

When is the First Time You Felt American?

At first, America was a puzzle. I had to figure it out and find a way to fit myself into it. The pieces were made up of various aspects of life: language, customs, friendships. Because I spoke no words in English, I could not grasp where to start. So, at school, I...