Revisiting Our Latin American Art Auction
Nearing our 10th anniversary as an organization, we celebrated with friends and supporters. We wish to thank Gregorio Luke, Alex Slato, Olga and Fernando Niebla, Consul Alejandra Garcia Williams, The City of Santa Ana, all of our wonderful TecMa volunteers and OCCTAC staffers for making the Latin American Art Auction a fabulous event.
Gregorio Luke and Alex Slato
Well known art world personalities Gregorio Luke and Alex Slato team up and join the auction as special guests. GREGORIO Luke provides his usual informative and entertaining narrative on the artists and their works. Alex Slato conducts the auction bringing his long experience in the Latin art world thought the U.S. and Latin America.
Alex Slato is a well known arts executive professional with a career that spans over 20 years. He is an accomplished director and professional auctioneer his capabilities have enhanced and raised the profiles of the various arts organizations he has been involved with most recently the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) where he served as Deputy Director, Associate Director and Vice President of Exhibitions and Special Projects, respectively.
In his various roles at MOLAA he helped enrich the scope, value and importance of the museum’s permanent collection, temporary exhibitions, art auction and symposium. He also strategically planned and created alliances and collaborations with other national and international museums and universities, and brought major collectors, donors, scholars and funding prospects to the museum. His accomplishments also include the organization of Latin American art fairs, art auctions and various lecture series on collecting Latin American art at national symposia. Through all these efforts he has created more opportunities for art sales and art donations to various art organizations.
He is an active board member in the following organizations: Arts Council for Long Beach - Public Arts Commission, The Alive Theater, Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts (VAEA), International Kids Fund Auction – Jackson Memorial Hospital, LatinArt.com, Agustin Cardenas Foundation, and the Latino Los Angeles Welcome Committee where he serves as Fundraising Co-Chair.
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TECMA is an all volunteer Orange County organization of professionals with close ties to a large group of graduates of top tier Mexican universities that reside and work in Orange County and is dedicated to the advancement of the Latino community in Orange County by offering educational opportunities that focus on technology, entrepreneurship and culture.