Día de los Muertos Altar-installations

Day of the Dead Altar Installations 2003-2018

2018 MCCLA: Dedicated to Mariee, the 18-month-old girl who died after leaving the ICE facility where she was detained and was not medically treated. In collaboration with Mara Hernandez

Opening at Dia de los Muertos, November 2nd, from 6:33pm to 10:44pm

2018 SOMARTS: Dedicated to Rene Yañez, teacher, mentor and friend. He was the Chicano artist who brought Dia de los Muertos to San Francisco more than 40 years ago, and who was always willing to help emerging artists, creating opportunities in the Arts.

Altar in collaboration with Mara Hernandez

2017 MCCLA: My heroes of the Mission district in San Francisco. Commissioned and exhibited at SF Cultural Mission Center

Here a link to see the video created by the Multimedia dpt. MCCLA


2016 SOMARTS: Altar for my father (1932-2016). Commissioned and exhibited at SOMARTS, San Francisco


Adrian inside the room-altar-installation for his father, the visual artist Luis Arias Vera 

2012 OMCA: Commissioned and exhibited at the Oakland Museum of California OMCA, dedicated to the conscientious objector and actor Lew Ayres

2003 and 2004 @ SOMARTS:

Border at SOMARTS was an altar in collaboration with Begoña Caparrós