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Project Unveiling and Community Reception: Betsabeé Romero

April 9, 2017 // 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Join us for a community reception and project unveiling with Mexican contemporary artist Betsabeé Romero. As part of her Phoenix residency April 3-10, Romero will collaborate with Arizona artists and community members to create a temporary art project connected to her practice of modifying cars as a platform for addressing social and cultural issues.

Come for food and a meet-and-greet with the artists! Participating 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, 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.

Details

Date:
April 9, 2017
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizers

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

Venue

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