Exhibition Entrance to UNWILLINGLY SAZONADO Y MORADO

UNWILLINGLY SAZONADO Y MORADO

February 17 – February 20Curator: Leigh PetersonArtists: Les-lie López and Camila Rodriguez Jimenez Les-lie López and Camila Rodriguez Jimenez operate from a paradoxical position, as they find themselves both marginalized and thrust into the spotlight. Historically, the voices of the Mexican and Colombian communities to which they belong did not have priority in the United States. But due to shifting cultural values in recent years, interest in the experiences and perspectives of these groups is growing. As artists, Les-lie and Camila feel pressure to fulfill the role of spokesperson for their cultures. However, they do not desire to be pigeonholed…

View of entrance to exhibition, with title wall at left.

Imperfect In Its Cracks: Fragments Of Memory And Identity

Fragments are the traces left behind, waiting to be reimagined and remembered. This group exhibition brings together the work of Adrian Beyer, sofi cisneros, Dora Duan, Victor Li, Pricila Modesto, Rhiannon Thomas, and Xiaoli Zhou. Identities and memories are ingrained in this body of work, as the artists reconstruct their own fragmented realities. They play with medium, ideas, and sense of self, and in doing so reflect on the faultiness of their own memories and constructions. These works all investigate the sensation of the artist breaking their world apart.  Through different subjects, media, and locations, these seven artists all magnify…

Exhibition entrance with title wall.

Inside / Outside

Inside / OutsideFebruary 10 – February 13Curator: Janelle MiniterArtists: Naava Guaraca, Eleisha McCorkle, and Tonisha McCorkle Through their artistic practices Naava Guaraca, Eleisha McCorkle, and Tonisha McCorkle investigate their lived experiences through interior and exterior spaces. Hyperaware that most spaces are not inherently designed for Black and Brown women, each artist produces works that reclaim space and assert their agency.  Naava Guaraca locates herself in the world by seeking the familiar. Although a native New Yorker, Guaraca is deeply connected to her family’s hometown in Ecuador, where she returns often. As an inhabitant of public and private spaces in North…