2015 NCLR Information Release


Sports Painter Anthony “AO” Oropeza to Showcase Kansas City Royals Art at 2015 The National Council of La Raza Conference at The Kansas City Convention Center, July 11 & 12.


Kansas City, KS – July 6, 2015, AOART5 & Strong Ave. Studios are pleased to announce that Kansas City Sports Artist Anthony “AO” Oropeza will showcase pieces of his current sports paintings collection – featuring the Kansas City Royals at the 2015 National Council of La Raza Conference at The Kansas City Convention Center, July 11 & 12 from 12pm – 4pm (Sat) & 12pm – 3pm (Sun) at the Family Fun Expo with the KCMO Parks and Recreation booth.

Oropeza will also be displaying working in progress and painting on his pieces while at the conference. Attendees are welcome to view and discuss his work.

The pieces that will be featured at the conference will be Kansas City Royals greats like Salvador Perez (work in progress) , Lorenzo Cain (finished) and George Brett (finished). Other pieces on display will be the a work in progress featuring the late great Roberto Clemente.

Oropeza’s work will be featured at the Kansas City Museum (operated by the Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation) discussing and promoting baseball and softball, past and future, n the Kansas City area.

“It is a huge honor for me to be able to show a few pieces of my most recent sports art work at the (NCLR) conference. I hope locals and non-locals can see how much we love baseball and the Royals here in Kansas City.”, Oropeza said.

About the NCLR:

The National Council of La Raza (NCLR)—the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States—works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans.  Through its network of nearly 300 affiliated community-based organizations, NCLR reaches millions of Hispanics each year in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. – See more at: www.nclr.org

About AOART5 / Anthony “AO” Oropeza

AOART5, located in Kansas City, is Oropeza’s art and design studio. The studio focuses on Sports Art, Comic Book and Character Art and Web Design/Consulting.

About Anthony “AO” Oropeza

A full-time Web Development Coordinator for a local park and recreation district, AO works on various creative projects outside of his full-time employment. Along with his sports art, comic book work and web work, AO also works with various charitable organizations in the US.

About Strong Ave. Studios

Strong Ave. Studios is Oropeza’s independent bilingual comic book publishing company. The studio focuses on young readers comic books with hopes to produce small graphic novels and chapter books mostly featuring AO’s own creation – AMIGOMAN™.

About the Kansas City Convention Center

The Kansas City Convention Center is located at 301 W 13th St, Kansas City, MO 64105

Contact Information:

Anthony Oropeza
Phone: (913) 205-5093
Email: contactaoart5<@> gmail.com | contactus<@> strongavestudios.com

KCMO Parks and Recreation
Phone: (816) 513-0720

Web Sites:

www.AOART5.com     |


Facebook.com/pages/AOSportsArt     |     Twitter.com/strongavestudio


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