Organized by Yancy Villa Calvo.

Mexico and Memphis come together for a multimedia fusion exhibit where Aztec rhythm and classical arts will intersect through expressionism abstract paint and video. 

Video Credit: Justin Thompson, Crosstown Arts

Local artists team up with graffiti artists from around the world to turn a bare, 1/3 mile floodwall on Memphis' North Side into a colorful community focal point. Karen Golightly of Memphis funded this project on ioby.org - she hopes to make Paint Memphis an annual event, bringing color and vibrancy to a different Memphis neighborhood each year.

Video Credit: Paint Memphis

News & Media

2015 “Mexicanisimo” Radio Interview. Checking on the Arts -WKNO. Cordova, TN November

2015 “Mujer de Valor” Radio Interview. Radio Ambiente, Memphis, TN October.

2015 “Mexicanisimo” Radio Interview. Radio Mix FM. Memphis, TN November

2015 “Artists of Color Balance Group Identity With Individual Expression.” The Commercial Appeal, Memphis. TN November

2015 “Mexicanisimo” La Prensa Latina. Memphis, TN November

2015 “El Arte Mexicanisimo de Cinco Creadores Latinos” La Raza News. Memphis, TN November

2015 The New Southern online magazine. Memphis, TN. July

2015 The Hebrew Watchman, Memphis, TN. January

2014 The Hebrew Watchman, Memphis, TN. September

2014 WMC TV 5 Local Memphis. Memphis, TN May

2014 Fox 13 News, “LeBonheur Art on the Sidewalk and Chalk Art Competition. Memphis, TN May

2014 “What Shadow Are You Leaving”  Radio Interview, KWAM 990. Memphis, TN February

2013 “Yancy Villa-Calvo Works on Display at GPAC” Germantown News, Germantown, TN September

2013 “RAW features Latin Artists in Memphis.” La Prensa Latina, Memphis, TN August

2013 “Mujer de Valor (Women of Courage)” Radio interview, Radio Ambiente. Memphis, TN August

2013 “Discovering Art.” Progress magazine, West TN

2013 “Pintora mexicana presenta exposición en Bartlett.” La Raza News, Memphis, TN February

2013 “Yancy Villa-Calvo art show.” The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN

2012 WREG, Television interview, Memphis, TN

2004 “Artista mexicana.” La Prensa Latina, Memphis, TN August.

2004 “Day dawns with a vibrant motif for Villa-Calvo.” The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN. September

2004 WKNO, Checking on the Arts, radio interview, Memphis, TN. September

2003 “Una talentosa artista Hispana.” La Prensa Latina, Memphis, TN. September

2003 WREG, Television interview, Memphis, TN. September