News & Updates


On View through October 22, 2017. Denver Art Museum.

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place features site-specific installations by 13 Latino artists that express experiences of contemporary life in the American West. Dynamic artworks were created by Carmen Argote (Los Angeles), Jaime Carrejo (Denver), Gabriel Dawe (Dallas), Claudio Dicochea (San Antonio), Daniela Edburg (San Miguel de Allende), Justin Favela (Las Vegas), Ana Teresa Fernández (San Francisco), Ramiro Gomez (West Hollywood), John Jota Leaños (San Francisco), Dmitri Obergfell (Denver), Ruben Ochoa (Los Angeles), Daisy Quezada (Santa Fe), and Xochi Solis (Austin).

These artists examine diverse narratives of migration and the complex layering of cultures throughout the Western United States through ideas related to labor, nostalgia, memory, visibility, and displacement. Installations incorporate mixed media, performance-based video art, digital animation, fiber constructions, painting, sculpture, and ceramics.

The High Art Of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón E Inspiración

Opens July 1, 2017. Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, California.

The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración examines the diverse and complex viewpoints of artists who visualize and celebrate the lowrider aesthetic through a selection of artwork that includes vehicles, paintings, sculptures, and art installations which present the lowrider as an object of artistic inspiration.

Join us Thursday, June 29th for the opening reception. Enjoy complimentary snacks, beer and wine, with live music. The exhibit will open to the public July 1st.

Shonky: The Aesthetics of Awkwardness
curated by John Walter

exhibition tour dates

Mac, Belfast
20 October – 14 January 2018

DCA, Dundee
10 March – 27 May 2018

Bury Art Museum and Sculpture, Bury
23 June – 15 September

Shonky: The Aesthetics of Awkwardness, a group exhibition that will bring together international artists and architects to explore the nature of visual awkwardness. Shonky is a slang term meaning corrupt or bent, shoddy or unreliable, that stands here for the hand-made, deliberately clumsy and amateurish - against the slick production values of much contemporary art.




Legit Local Latinos

we are Mitu, September 19, 2017