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.
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...
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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 Notes: October Update

Production Notes: October Update

Visiting Scott Williams, Digital Archivist at Artpace San Antonio This month we’ve been meeting with Scott Williams, the Digital Archivist at Artpace San Antonio to search for videos and photographs of Chuck during his exhibitions at Artpace. Chuck had a Window Works exhibition in 1996, a Hudson (Show)Room exhibition in 1999, and was an International...
Tía Chuck Successfully Funded!

Tía Chuck Successfully Funded!

Photo Credit: Jannette Morales We’ve received seventy-two individual donations on Hatchfund, surpassing our $17,900 Target Goal by over 14%! Thank you to all our generous donors who are helping to make this film possible! It means so much to us to have the support of the San Antonio community for this film. We are thrilled...
Production Notes: July Update

Production Notes: July Update

Chuck and Patricia, photo courtesy of Patricia Marcus. The last few weeks have been very productive on this project. We conducted interviews with artist Chris Sauter, writer Anjali Gupta, Chuck’s sister Patricia Marcus, and artist and curator Michele Monseau. We knew Chris Sauter was comfortable speaking on camera since we interviewed him for a short...
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" featured in MOSAIC Documentary

“Chuck” featured in MOSAIC Documentary

Mark and I produced a short documentary film following the work of MOSAIC, a free after-school arts program for high school youth hosted by Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum. One of the projects featured in the film was the printing of “Chuck”, a woodcut by Alex Rubio printed at Stone Metal Press with the help...
Sala Galla, Sala Diaz at The Gallagher

Sala Galla, Sala Diaz at The Gallagher

We attended the Sala Galla on Saturday, June 1st at The Gallagher. Sala Galla was a fundraising event held for Sala Diaz, an artist-run non-profit space and the Casa Chuck Arts Residency Program. The Gallagher was the perfect venue for the event. Guests enjoyed dinner next to the San Geronimo Creek with a beautiful reception...