Roberto Pozos named Calexico’s latest Distinguished Artist

Roberto Pozos (right) speaks with Calexico Brewing Co. co-founder Jose Yepez about possibly collaborating on artwork for future canned beer releases from the brewery. PHOTO JULIO MORALES

CALEXICO — A strong showing of family, friends and fans gathered Tuesday to cheer as former Calexico resident Roberto R. Pozos was honored as a Distinguished Artist by the non-profit Calexico Arts Council.

The award ceremony came as part of a weeklong solo exhibit of dozens of his paintings at the Carmen Durazo Cultural Arts Center.

Staff Writer Julio Morales can be reached at jmorales@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3415.

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