Rosemary Meza-DesPlas is a Mexican-American artist based in Farmington, NM. Ms. Meza-DesPlas’ primary medium as a painter is watercolor. In addition to painting she is also known for her hand-sewn human hair drawings. These are created on a variety of supports: mylar, canvas, and art papers. She creates installations with vinyl appliques, fabric and hand-sewn human hair.
She received her MFA in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art (Hoffberger School of Painting) and her BFA from the University of North Texas.
Rosemary Meza-DesPlas has exhibited nationally and internationally in such galleries and museums as Hoxton Arches Gallery in London, UK; Yorck Studios, Berlin,Germany; Shenyang, China, LuXun Academy of Fine Arts Art; Red Head Gallery, Toronto, Canada; Espace Kiron in Paris, France; Actuel’Art Lagalerie, Paris, France, A.I.R. Gallery, NYC, NY; Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX; ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL; Center for Latino Arts, Boston, MA; and New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM.
Rosemary Meza-DesPlas has presented academic papers at conferences: International Network for Alternative Academia, Barcelona, Spain, May 11-13; International Caucus of the Women’s Caucus for Art, Open Engagement, Pittsburgh, PA, April 17-19; Fifth International Conference on the Image, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Mod Art’13 on Beauty & Ugliness, Modern Art Conference in Istanbul, Turkey.