Tia Chuck: A Portrait of Chuck Ramirez (Working Title) is a documentary following the life and work of the late artist Chuck Ramirez. Directed by Angela and Mark Walley. This film is currently in production.
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Production Notes: November 2017 Update

Production Notes: November 2017 Update

Portrait of Chuck Ramirez as “Tia Chuck” by Ethel Shipton, Photo Courtesy Casa Chuck Archive Hello Supporters, It’s hard to believe it’s been 7 years since we lost Chuck. It seems like so long ago, but also like it was just yesterday. We want to thank everyone who has been a part of keeping Chuck’s...
Production Notes: March 2016 Update

Production Notes: March 2016 Update

Chuck Ramirez Broom Series on display at H-E-B South Flores Market This past December H-E-B opened the South Flores Market and we were thrilled when artworks from Chuck’s 2007 Broom Series were selected for display in their new location. Dya Campos, Director of Public Affairs at H-E-B stated: “We knew we wanted to work with...
Production Notes: March Update

Production Notes: March Update

I’ve been looking forward to our monthly update for this documentary project. We’ve made some great progress and have a lot to share with you! We’ll start with a screen shot from our editing process: A Screenshot of our Editing Timeline, with Rick Frederick and Chuck the Cat Mark and I spent the majority of...
Production Notes: February Update

Production Notes: February Update

2015 has been off to a great start on this documentary. We’ve been filming interviews, collecting archive material, and editing. First, I’ll share some notes from December that occurred after our last update. Live Music at The Compound. In December we filmed a few of events significant to Chuck’s legacy. The first was a music event at...
Production Notes: December Update

Production Notes: December Update

Film Still – Interview with Mike Casey November was very busy for us on this film. We started the month by filming an interview with Mike Casey, who has been an incredible supporter of the art community in San Antonio. Mike owns the properties on the corner of S St Mary’s St & Stieren St, known...
Production on Tía Chuck Begins

Production on Tía Chuck Begins

Mark and I are thrilled to announce that we’ve begun production on Tía Chuck! To be clear, it’s more like we’re restarting production. Looking back through our production notes you can see we started filming for this documentary the day Chuck’s family and friends gathered at the compound to honor his life, November 6th, 2010. We documented...
Chuck Altar at Hot Wells

Chuck Altar at Hot Wells

We celebrated our Halloween with friends at a fundraiser for the Artist Foundation of San Antonio at the Hot Wells Hotel. We didn’t expect to see such a beautiful altar for Chuck amongst the crumbled remains of the Hot Wells structure. Under the full moon light it was exceptionally beautiful. Thanks to Jeremiah Teutsch and...