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Hecho en Casa/Home Made

My next show is at Cobalt Studios in Pilsen. The show runs from Friday, June 10-Saturday, June 25, but my piece will just be happening (yes, happening, not installed) on Friday, June 17.

Hecho en Casa/ Home Made
Curated by Alberto Aguilar and Jorge Lucero

A program of events that verge on acts of domesticity. Behavior that touches upon ideas of home, the local, hospitality, homemade-ness and the personal, all within an exhibition space. This series of events will be accompanied by a collection of objects and artworks that each invited artists found to be in conversation with the ideas of “home”. These objects can be viewed during the scheduled event hours.

Participating artists:
Alberto Aguilar & Madeleine Aguilar
James Kubie
Jorge Lucero
Gwenn-Aël Lynn & Hermes Santana
Bryan Saner & Teresa Pankratz
Christopher Santiago
Vanessa Smith
Samuel Sotelo-Avila
Hui-min Tsen
Lisa Walcott

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Alum

Trinity is fifty and has an art exhibition to celebrate! Last week I installed “Light Weight” in the new Seerveld Gallery. The space fit the piece really well and electricity was available in inconspicuous ways (thank you!). I will post a new video and photo’s when I go back for the closing.

Several friends and classmates are in the show as well. Sam McCune, Faith Veenstra, Cousin Tim, and many talented designers from Cultivate Studios. It will be fun to see the show fully installed and maybe (hopefully) run into some of these people of my past.

The closing reception for the show is October 3 at 6:30.

Material Afterlife: UICA

Last Friday, the Material Afterlife exhibition opened at the UICA in Grand Rapids in which my piece, Styrofoam #6 was included. I created and critiqued this piece last semester as 7 small hanging sculptures composed of deconstructed styrofoam beads which I stitched together with black thread. For this exhibition, I combine the seven smaller sculptures into one with even more time and black thread!

The show is up through August 8. Check it out!


Styrofoam #6, 2008
styrofoam, thread