*This event runs from 6:30-8:00pm on May 5
Join us for the closing of Para Un Muro Ensimismado, Mexican contemporary artist Betsabeé Romero’s temporary art installation. During her Phoenix residency April 3-10, Romero collaborated with Arizona artists to create a site-specific project connecting global histories of migration and power.
Collaborating Arizona Artists: Estrella Payton, Martin Moreno, Gloria Casillas, Leonor Aispuro, Jenea Sanchez, Oliverio Balcells and Giovana Aviles.
This program is organized by CALA Alliance and AZ ArtWorker, a program of the Arizona Commission on the Arts, and in collaboration with Growhouse 2.0 and Roosevelt Row CDC. Generous support provided by the Diane & Bruce Halle Foundation and the Emily T. Hall Tremaine Foundation.
Betsabeé Romero lives and works in Mexico City. She has realized more than 30 individual exhibitions in México, the United States and Europe, and has participated in a large number of residencies and international biennials. Her work is part of important collections, including: The British Museum, Daros Collection in Switzerland, Phoenix Art Museum, Nelson & Atkins Nevada Museum of Art, World Bank in Washington D.C., Gelman (México), MOCA Los Angeles, and The Museum of Contemporary Art of Porto Alegre (Brazil). She received a Masters in Art History from UNAM, México, a Masters in Fine Arts from ENAP San Carlos, UNAM, México, a Bachelors of Arts from the Universidad Iberoamericana, México, and studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts de Paris, France.