Design Artist Citizen Site: Exploring Belonging

This summer I will be part of the exhibition Design Artist Citizen Site: Exploring Belongingwhich is a response from 20 students of the School of the Art Institute, to the topics of the American Pavillion (Dimensions of Citizenship) at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale. Project: Tejo: an Untranslatable Cultural Paradox | Opening: May 24, Cultural Flow Zone, Università Ca’Foscari, Venice, Italy. Organizers: Ann Lui and Iker Gil. 

The exhibition was coordinated by Heidi Metcalf (MArch 2019) and includes works by Adnan Faysal Altunbozar (MFA 2019), Tizzie Maria Baldenebro (MArch 2019), Cat Rose Bluemke (MFA 2018), Mary Nadia Do (BFA 2018), Andrea Hunt (MArch 2019), Ashley Margaret Hooker Jons (MArch 2019), Junxi Lu (BFA 2018), Lanye Luo (BFA 2018), Kathia Marie Muniz-Rios (MFA 2018), Axel Alexander Olson (BFA 2018), Alberto Ortega Trejo (MFA 2019), Meera Rampalli (MA 2019), Xavier Robles Armas (MFA 2019), Daniel Salamanca (MFA 2019), John Alexander Stevens (MA 2018), Kekeli Kodzo Sumah (MArch 2019), Vince Tong (MArch 2019), Karen Wang (BFA 2019), Raven Xu (BFA 2018), and Tinglei Zhang (MArch 2019).

SAIC Open Studios 2017

FRI 3 (4:30 - 9:30 PM) - SAT 4 (11:00 AM - 8:00 PM) / NOV, 2017 

Tour the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Master of Fine Arts; Master of Design in Fashion, Body and Garment; Master of Architecture; Master of Design in Designed Objects; Master of Arts in Visual and Critical Studies; and Post–Baccalaureate students’ studios. See works in progress and finished pieces in the studios plus special curatorial collaborations from more than 350 current graduate students over the course of this two-day event.

You can visit me at Mac Lean 1710 / Painting and Drawing Department. 

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SAIC (2017 - 2019)

From fall 2017 to spring 2019 I will be at School of the Art Institute of Chicago as a graduate student in the Painting and Drawing Department. My idea is to take a closer look at my ongoing practice while I understand myself as a student again. Meanwhile, two things seem to frame my latest interests: a personal statement –Non-Radical Artist, 1983– and a title –Essays on gray, beige and coffee–.

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Club de dibujo

La Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango lo invita a participar del Club de dibujo, un programa que busca fomentar el encuentro entre personas que les guste dibujar y que estén interesadas en hacer de este medio de expresión un hábito, un ejercicio para agudizar el pensamiento creativo y, por supuesto, pasar el tiempo. 

Como bien lo dice el arquitecto Germán Samper: “A dibujar, se aprende dibujando”. Y tal vez una de las maneras más populares de poder practicar el dibujo de manera intensa y constante es el uso de libretas, bitácoras o diarios. En ese sentido son muchos los artistas que han hecho de este soporte, portátil y práctico, su medio ideal para aprender a dibujar y mejorar sucesivamente.