Call To Artists

The Center is currently seeking portfolios, slides, and resumes (or original work, if required) from artists working on subject matter related to Latin America, in any media. At this time, the Center is particularly seeking 2-dimensional works, including sketches, paintings, photographs and the printed word, to be featured in the gallery at the Center and in a corresponding digital gallery on the Center's website.

The Center also invites submissions from artists working with video, sculpture, the spoken word and performance.

To inquire about details, please email the Center at

Please submit materials to:

Center for Latin American Studies
2334 Bowditch St. #2312
Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone: (510) 642-2088
Fax: (510) 642-3260

The work of our currently featured artists can be viewed in the gallery at the Center or on the Web in the Gallery section (link in left menu).

Call for Photographs

The Center is issuing a formal call for photos for inclusion in a new digital image library. Images should illustrate current events and issues affecting the region. Photos of historical value are also of interest. Selected photos from the digital image library may be used in CLAS research publications, web publishing and for program publicity. Photographers will receive notice if their photo is selected and will receive full credit in the publication.

If you have any questions regarding photo submissions please send an email or call us directly at 510-642-2088.

Recent Exhibition

Andrés Ovalle
"The Unknown Land"

Boy with Dog, Mixed Media on Wood

Virtual Gallery

Permanent Exhibit

"Lichens of Baja California"
Photographs by Sylvia and Stephen Sharnoff

Lichens often compete for space, like this orange Caloplaca and a gray species of Phaeophyscia, both growing on rock.

Other exhibitions

Xavier Castellanos, "Paintings - Magical Mexico"

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