Interviewing Mentors

Watercolor on paper, 14 in x 11 in.

This category comprises drawings of  intimate moments and spaces shared with some of my mentors-idols from 2014- to the present.

They include conversations with:

-Antonieta Sosa (Venezuela)

-Rolando Peña (Venezuela)

-Nelsón Garrido (Venezuela)

-Consuelo Mendez (Venezuela)

-Lisa Lawley (U.S.A)

-Barbara Shaum (U.S.A)

-Duan Qilai (China)

-Guillermo Gomez Peña (U.S.A)

-Miguel Gutierrez (U.S.A)​ ( U.S.A)

-Xandra Ibarra (La Chica Boom) (U.S.A)

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Things that feed my practice: Building ethnographies, time collapsing,scale shifting, memory through drawing and observation, surveillance, hyper reality, fairs, consumption, sites of devotion, fake promises, the past, seasons, birthdays, Christmas, altars, architecture, temples, mathematical systems, mascot costumes, bathhouses, thresholds, faith, belief, food, the Golden Gate Bridge, Disco Music, Folk sensibilities…



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