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UVAL Photo Show Card 2021 01An exhibition of photographs by members of the Upper Valley Art League will open on Friday, March 12, at the Kika de la Garza Fine Arts Center Gallery.

After a hiatus due to the COVID pandemic, this year’s exhibition will showcase various styles of photography ranging from traditional, digital, and mobile created by UVAL members.

Exhibition coordinator Cyndee Galindo quotes, “It has been a difficult time to get creative. As artists, we must continue to believe in our work and keep creating photography that makes us happy. A photograph has the ability to convey stories to those that view them. We invite you to experience the emotion, mood, narrative, and messages that these photographs communicate.”

The exhibit will be on display from March 12 to April 3, at the Gallery, which is located at 921 E. 12th Street in Mission. All visitors must wear a mask and maintain social distancing while in the gallery.

The event is free and the public is welcomed to attend.

Gallery hours are Thursday/Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 10a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Upper Valley Art League is one of the oldest non-profit organizations in the Rio Grande Valley. Since its beginning in 1935, the Upper Valley Art League has been dedicated to serving the artistic needs of the Rio Grande Valley by providing art instruction, art exhibitions and a forum for artists to gather.

The Upper Valley Art League endeavors to create a space that will serve as a resource center, cultivating the artistic growth of the community by hosting exhibits of local and guest artists and offering classes and workshops in a variety of media. The organization serves ages young and old, from both sides of the border.

For additional information about UVAL, its classes, membership, events, and exhibitions, visit the website at uppervalleyartleague.org or call (956) 583-2787.

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