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Reception to honor local artist

A reception to honor local artist Luis Alberto Navarro is scheduled for 6:30-8 p.m. July 10 in the Corbett Center Gallery at New Mexico State University.

's "One Man Art Show," sponsored by Union Program Council, is on display in the Corbett Center Gallery through July 19.

The exhibit features saints, famous faces, animals, Native American and Southwest styles, portraits and original designs.

Navarro, 27, has lived in Las Cruces for two years. He was born in El Salvador and raised in California. He now teaches painting to children at the Court Youth Center.

His specialties are photo-realism and contemporary art. Although Navarro works with many media, he especially enjoys acrylics, gouache and airbrushing.

For more information, call Victor Zendejas at (505) 646-3235.