February 25, 2016
Free and open to the public
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This talk will explore the work of Master Sculptor, Manuel Palos, and will be led by the Sculptor’s daughter and apprentice, Alejandra Palos. The Artist Talk will focus on Manuel Palos’ background and his work at the Palace of Fine Arts and other San Francisco landmarks. We will delve into the development of his company, Manuel Palos Sculpture, the challenges he faced as a Mexican immigrant in San Francisco, and his vision and legacy.
Manuel Palos has more than 30 years’ experience in custom sculpture, restoration, and conservation projects. He is considered one of the nationwide leaders in architectural restoration and a Master Sculptor. Originally from Zacatecas, Mexico, he moved to San Francisco to work on restoring the Palace of Fine Arts. Since then, he has completed numerous significant projects for the City and County of San Francisco.
Alejandra Palos is a sculptor apprentice to her father, Manuel Palos, and has exhibited her work throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to her artistic endeavors, she manages Manuel Palos Sculpture. She coordinates sculpture classes and workshops in her father’s studio in both San Francisco and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.