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Oct 18 2018

From Graffiti to the Polls

October 18, 2018

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center

Join us for an outdoor open art studio* with Gloria “Gloe” Talamantes to design your own voting graffiti in preparation for the Illinois Midterm Elections 2018. Get the opportunity to co-create and showcase why voting is important through spray paint. Contribute your creativity by using art templates!

Your artwork can be distributed throughout campus and displayed throughout your neighborhood. If you are a U.S. citizen and resident of Illinois, you are in luck – you can register online until October 21, 2018. UIC Student Leadership and Civic Engagement will join us and host a Ballot Party to help the campus community select their candidates for the Nov 6 Election.

When: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Time: 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Where: Latino Cultural Center - Lecture Center B2

FREE refreshments and admission

[PDF] From Graffiti to the Polls

*While supplies last

Gloria is a Chicago based artist who grew up in Little Village. She is a Columbia creative writing alumna. For Talamantes both her Mexican and Graffiti cultures have been an integral part of her life. She continues to honor and elevate these through her work.

This program is sponsored by the UIC Student Leadership and Civic Engagement

For more info, please call 312-996-3095.

All audiences are welcome to join us at this program. Captioning and ASL Interpretation services can be available by contacting the number above 5 business days before program.


Jocelyn Munguia Chavez

Date posted

Oct 9, 2018

Date updated

Apr 14, 2020