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Mirando_al_sur2009_20
Guest House, Guyana Digital Inkjet Print 13 X 19 Inches
Mirando Al Sur
Curated by: Dolores Mercado

685 North Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642
October 16th, 2009 - November 12th, 2009
Opening: October 16th, 2009 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.womanmade.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Other (outside main areas)
EMAIL:  
gallery@womanmade.org
PHONE:  
312.738.0400
OPEN HOURS:  
Wed-Fri 11-6; Sat-Sun: 12-4
TAGS:  
mixed-media, photography, digital, abstract, sculpture
COST:  
Open to public/Free

DESCRIPTION

Latin America’s diverse places, histories and cultures, and the artwork informed by them, are the inspiration for this vibrant exhibition. Forty-two women from varied backgrounds, not all of Latin American decent, but all influenced by Latin America, will share the gallery space to exhibit their creations in various media, from painting, drawing, sculpture, and photography to assemblages and video work.

Juror(s): Dolores Mercado
Dolores Mercado is an artist, curator, and arts educator. Mercado studied at UNAM, La Esmeralda in Mexico City, and the University of Guadalajara. Her recent curatorial projects include Quilt Me A Story: Nuestros Relatos (Immigration Stories) and Women Artists of Modern Mexico: Frida’s Contemporaries. Her exhibition, Rostros y Crónicas / Women of Juarez, opens in October 2009. Currently, she is Associate Curator and Associate Director of Education at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago.

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