Boleros

Boleros presents recent work by contemporary artists working on mixed media, painting, photography, poetry, sculpture and video, that directly and indirectly allude to emotions of love and loss, memories and longing/nostalgia, touch/contact and other feelings that have inspired or are associated with “bolero” music, which originated in Cuba and became very popular between the 1930's and '40's in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and other Latin American countries...

Artists: Blanka Amezkua, Patricia Cazorla, Yarisa Colon, Esperanza Cortes, Maria Dominguez, David Gonzalez, Norma Marquez Orozco, Glendalys Medina, Rafael Melendez, and Phyllis Sanfiorenzo.

Co-Curated by: Juanita Lanzo & Kimberly Vaquedano-Rose.

Longwood Art Gallery, Hostos Community College, Bronx, NY
September 20 - December 6, 2017

In Your Absence You Exist

Casita Maria is proud to present IN YOUR ABSENCE YOU EXIST by Bronx artist BLANKA AMEZKUA opening March 1 through May 17, 2017 and curated by Christine Licata.   Throughout her practice, Amezkua transforms the ways in which society and cultural histories interact. She utilizes traditional and domestic Mexican techniques and customs in her work to address community-based social issues such as equity, race, gender and identity...

Casita Maria Gallery, Bronx, NY
March 1 - May 17, 2017

Paper Hotshots

El Museo del Barrio and EFA Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop collaborate again on an exhibition at the BLACKBURN 20|20 gallery space.  Paper Hotshots features the work of 30 contemporary artists working in comics or illustration or influenced by the traditions of comics and graphic novels.

El Museo @ Blackburn (EFA), New York, NY
November 1 - December 11, 2016

AAA3A — Alexander Avenue Apartment 3A

Artist run gregarious living room occurrences, face to face exchanges, victual, dialogue, workshops, residencies and art in the former home of the Bronx Blue Bedroom Project.  Beginning in October 2016 in Mott Haven, South Bronx.  Project initiator.

Bronx, NY
October 15, 2016 - present

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April 2015

MUMA (Museo De Mujeres Artistas Mexicanas)