Artist Talk: Las Hermanas Iglesias

Jan 18, 2023
12:00 PM
The Blanton Museum of Art

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Artists Lisa and Janelle Iglesias discuss their Contemporary Project and their collaborative work as Las Hermanas Iglesias.
Las Hermanas Iglesias have been featured in solo and two-party exhibitions at Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ; Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT; the National Nordic Museum, Seattle, WA; Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA; Ortega y Gasset, New York, NY; and Present Company, Brooklyn, NY, among others, and in group exhibitions at the Queens Museum, Queens, NY; New Mexico State University Art Museum, Las Cruces, NM; the BRIC Biennial, Brooklyn, NY; Blue Star Contemporary, San Antonio, TX; Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY; Abrons Art Center, New York, NY; Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX; El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY, and elsewhere. Las Hermanas Iglesias have been supported by residencies including the LMCC Paris Residency, Paris, France; New Roots Foundation, Antigua, Guatemala; Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY; and StoneLeaf Artist Residency, Kingston, NY; and by grants from the Queens Council for the Arts and the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures.
Lisa Iglesias (born 1979, Queens, NY) holds an MFA from the University of Florida and is currently an Associate Professor at Mount Holyoke College. Janelle Iglesias (born 1980, Queens, NY) received her MFA in Sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University and is an Assistant Professor at the University of California San Diego.
Feature Image Credit: (Left) Las Hermanas Iglesias, Commiserates (After recovering from Covid), 2022, Photo courtesy of the artists. (Right) Las Hermanas Iglesias, Fluff Loomed and Twin Peaked, 2016-2022, embroidery and fabric paint on found textile, cast hands of Bodhild Iglesias, 50 1/2 x 38 in., Photo: courtesy of the artists.

Event Venue

The Blanton Museum of Art