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Rosemary Meza-DesPlas

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La Gancha 1, 2011 Watercolor on Aquaboard 8" X 10"
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La Gancha #2, 2011 Watercolor on Aquaboard 8" X 10"
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Personages, 2011 Hand-sewn Human Hair 13" X 10"
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44, 2010 Watercolor on Hand Made Mexican Paper 41" X 53"
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But....Fischl, 2010 Watercolor on Canvas 19" X 17"
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You've Come a long Way Baby, 2012 Hand-sewn Human Hair on Canvas 12" X 15"
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La Gancha #3, 2011 Hand-sewn Human Hair on Canvas 10" X 12"
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Lonely Girls, 2011 Watercolor on Aquaboard 5" X 5"
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Got To Move, 2011 Hand-sewn Human Hair and Watercolor on Canvas 13" X 10"
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Hit'em Up Style, 2011 Watercolor and Hand-sewn Human Hair on Canvas 13" X 10"
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The Good Body, 2010 Hand-sewn Human Hair on Canvas 30 1/2" X 15"
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24, 2010 Watercolor on Hand Made Mexican Paper 41" X 53"
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Hannah & Selma, 2010 Watercolor and Hand-sewn Human Hair on Canvas 25" X 30"
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Breast Men: Freud & Fischl, 2010 Watercolor on Canvas 20" X 16"
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Undesired, 2010 Watercolor on Paper 22" X 30"
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La Gancha #3, 2011 Hand-sewn Human Hair on Canvas 13" X 10" © Mezaland
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Get Christie Love, 2012 Watercolor on Aquaboard 8" X 8" © Mezaland
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Jiggle, Jiggle, Jiggle, 2012 Hand-sewn Human Hair on Canvas 13" X 13" © Mezaland
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Death of the Sweetheart, 2012 Watercolor on Aquaboard 11" X 14" © Mezaland
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Smith, Wesson & Dangerous Curves, 2012 Watercolor on Canvas With Hand-sewn Human Hair 13.75" X 11 © Mezaland
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The Day Iris Dement Went Crazy, 2012 Watercolor on Aquaboard 10" X 8" © Mezaland
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I Shot Farrah's Hair, 2012 Watercolor on Canvas and Hand-sewn Human Hair 12" X 15" © Mezaland
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You Can't Get a Man with a Gun, 2012 Hand-sewn Human Hair on Canvas With Watercolor 20" X 16" © Mezaland
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Sexy Doesn't Make a Sound, 2012 Watercolor on Canvas With Hand-sewn Human Hair 10" X 13" © Mezaland
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Cry, Die or Just Make Pies, 2013 Hand-sewn Human Hair on Canvas 15" X 12" © Mezaland
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Waiting for Fussy Boy, 2013 Watercolor on Aquaboard 12" X 12" © Mezaland
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Shoot at Blue Sky, 2012 Vinyl Appliques, Micron Pen, Machine-sewn Fabric Variable, 48" Diameter © Mezaland
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Die By The Drop, 2013 Watercolor and Hand-sewn Human Hair on Canvas 10" X 8" © Mezaland
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I Look Like a Woman, I Cut Like a Buffalo, 2013 Watercolor on Aquaboard 10" X 8" © Mezaland
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You Took My Joy, I Want It Back, 2013 Watercolor on Aquaboard 20" X 16' © Mezaland
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Two Women Walk. Into A Bar, 2014 Watercolor 21" X 17" © Rosemary Meza-DesPlas
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Peck, not Prick, 2014 Hand-sewn Human Hair 24" X 34" © Rosemary Meza-DesPlas
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Two Women Walk Into A Bar I, 2013 Conte on Wall 72" X 54" © Rosemary Meza-DesPlas
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You Drink Water, I Drink Gasoline, 2014 Watercolor and Thread 43" X 56" © Rosemary Meza-DesPlas
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One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer, 2015 Hand-sewn Human Hair, Watercolor, Thread 26" X 31" © @Mezaland
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I'm Just Waiting on a Friend, 2014 Watercolor on Aquaboard 20" X 24" © @Mezaland
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I'm Your Green Honeycreeper, Baby, 2015 Hand-sewn Human Hair, Watercolor, Fabric and Thread 26" X 31"
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I Still Ain't Got What I Want, 2015 Hand-sewn Human Hair, Vinyl Appliques, Conte 84" X 72" © yes
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You Drink Water, I Drink Gasoline, 2013 Watercolor & Thread on Handmade Mexican Paper 44" X 51" © Mezaland
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I Look Like a Woman, I Cut Like a Buffalo, 2013 Watercolor on Aquaboard 10" X 8" © Rosemary Meza-DesPlas
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Quick Facts
Lives in
Farmington, NM
Schools
University of North Texas, 1988, BFA
MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art)
Statement

           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.