Hunger Button Books is delighted to present A Little Piece of Happiness: Paintings of JosÃ© Arenas. This monograph features 53 of the paintings Arenas created between 2005 and 2009.
JosÃ© Arenas isÂ an Oakland, California and Brooklyn, New York based artist who spent much of his childhood traveling between Northern California and Guadalajara, Mexico. His experiences navigating cultures, past and present, is a point of investigation in his work. Themes in his imagery include migration, memory, childhood, rites of passage, and disjointed identities.
Book launch and signings are in the works. Tentative schedule includes PreNeo Press Studios in Redwood City on December 20 and a Gualala/Point Arena locale on January 8.
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