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First Friday Closing: Temporary Art Installation / Betsabeé Romero and Arizona Artists

May 5, 2017 // 6:30 pm - May 6, 2017 // 8:00 pm


*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 installationDuring 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.

About the artist:

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.


May 5, 2017 // 6:30 pm
May 6, 2017 // 8:00 pm


Growhouse 2.0
AZ ArtWorker, a program of the Arizona Commission on the Arts
CALA Alliance


Growhouse 2.0
1025 N. 2nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States