Seeds: A Collective Voice – Mural Reception / Albuquerque

Priscilla Garcia | Chilili, NM – Listen My name is Priscilla Garcia. I come from Albuquerque, New Mexico. I come from a historic neighborhood, Martinez Town. I now live in the mountains close to Chilili. I’ve known Jade for many years and she brought me into the project about a year ago. Being part of the…

Jeanette Iskat / Coruco

Yeah there’s something about New Mexico that really resonates with me. We came out here, my husband lasted about – definitely a much bigger culture shock for him, he had been in East LA his whole life- and it just didn’t work for him so we got divorced. And we’re still friends. He moved back…

Wilfred Luis Gallegos / Villanueva/Cañones

Yo soy de Villanueva. De haya soy. Nos conocimos en la construcción. En el trabajo. Éramos carpinteros los dos. A ella la pusieron en un trabajito conmigo. Y yo no traía lápiz. Por eso se enamoro por el lápiz. Y lo tengo por hay, el lápiz, fíjese. Y le escribí una carta. Y luego con…

Higinia Gallegos / Cañones

My name is Higinia Gallegos and I was born and raised in Cañones. I went to school in Gallinas, left at a young age, out to work porque there’s nothing to work here. I went out and worked, it’s not easy to go out and work for somebody else rather than to be able to…