Created by Zarco Guerrero, a sculptor, maskmaker and performance artist from Mesa, Az.
He has dedicated his artistic endeavors to create positive social change through the arts and adopted Cesar Chavez ideology of art as a social service.
His art includes music, poetry and theater. He is the founder of XICANINDIO ARTES (now Xico, Inc.), the CULTURAL COALITION, INC, and has been instrumental in the development of Latino Arts statewide.
He has exhibited and received international acclaim and many prestigious awards. In 1985 PBS broadcast a one hour documentary about his art entitled “The Mask of El Zarco”. He received the Japan Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Arizona Governors Arts Award, the Artistic Excellence Award from American Hispanics in Higher Education and the Esperanza Teacher of the Year Award among many others.
He also won the 2012 Zony Award for his ground breaking work as a mask maker in Childsplay?s 2011 production of “The Sun Serpent.” He is the current recipient of the Doris Duke Foundation grant to present theater to Latino communities in Arizona.
You can purchase this poster during the registration process online. If you missed this opportunity, we will be selling them at packet pick up. We will also sell on race day (if available). Posters will be sold for $20 (18″ x 24″).
All funds from each purchase sold go back to our non-profit partners!
For more information about Mark please visit his website: WWW.ZARKMASK.COM.