Artist, Anthony "AO" Oropeza to showcase a collection at May First Friday Art Show


Artist, Anthony “AO” Oropeza to showcase a collection at May First Friday Art Show: Featuring his Mother Terese Painting, Sports, Comics & More at Spyn Studios in KC Crossroads.

Kansas City, KS – April 22, 2014: AOART5 LLC & Strong Ave. Studios is pleased to announce the first 2014 Friday Art exhibition of Owner, Lead Designer and KC native, Anthony “AO” Oropeza on May 2, 2014. The venue for the exhibit will be the Spyn Studio, located at 2011 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, MO 64108. The venue is located in the KC Crossroads District and will be from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

The exhibit will feature approximately 12 pieces of work from 2014 to as far back as 1994. The collection will include sports, religion, culture, music and comic book and cartoon images.

Oropeza will be displaying one of his most cherished pieces, a 2' x 4' acrylic on wood painting of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. This will be the second showing of the religious icon and noted as one of Oropeza's finest pieces yet. Oropeza's use of color, balance and composition are very important and effective in his work. For this exhibit, his versatility, skill, technique and overall flexibility with different media will show without a doubt. Oropeza will also have a display his comic book work, including prints, sketches and original work of his bilingual comic book character superhero creation named AMIGOMAN™. Anthony “AO” Oropeza lives and creates his art in the KC metro area and has been an artist for over 30 years. His portfolio and talents keeps growing along with his reputation as a painter, designer, consultant, writer and comic book artist in the Kansas City area.

With his AMIGOMAN creation, he visits schools across the metro show students his team's work, discusses his process and explains how important school is to the life of a comic book artist, writer and creator.

Spyne Gallery (Owner: Luis Garcia) 12011 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO 64108 (816) 437-9975

Contact Information: AOART5 / Anthony “AO” Oropeza's Phone (913) 205-5093 Email:

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Comic Book Website: http:/ http://www.instagram/strongavestudios

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