Changarrito with Sandra de la Rosa

Dec 31, 1969
Mexic-Arte Museum

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Cover image artwork: Borderlands (The Golden Ladder), Acrylic and gesso on paper, 7ft x 3ft, 2018
Support our March 2022 Changarrito Artist, Sandra de la Rosa! In the spirit of Changarrito, the pop-up mobile art gallery where artists can sell their work to the public, Changarrito with Sandra de la Rosa allows the artist to bring their work to you. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for updates on original work available for purchase as well as behind the scenes of the artist´s work, space, and creative process.
Changarrito Instagram Live Interview on Tuesday, March 29th
You´re invited to Mexic-Arte Museum´s Changarrito Instagram Live event with Artist Sandra de la Rosa on Tuesday, March 29th from 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm CST taking place virtually through the Museum´s Instagram account @mexic_arte! Isabel Servantez, Mexic-Arte Museum´s Curator Of Exhibitions and Director Of Programs, will facilitate the virtual event with a series of questions directed at the artist including a Q&A taking place during the last 20 minutes of the event.
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About the Artist:
Sandra de la Rosa is an artist born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico and raised in Houston, Texas. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Houston in 2015 and her Masters of Fine Arts in 2019 at the University of Florida. Sandra has exhibited her work in Texas and nationally in shows that emphasize the visibility of artists of color, immigrants, and border issues.
Artist Statement:
“As a Mexican immigrant, I experience a liminal space where I feel secured and exposed at the same time. This liminal experience manifests from the ambiguity and uncertainty of living in the United States as someone with a hybridized identity: Mexican, American, Texan, undocumented, DACA recipient, brown, other. My body of work represents experiences felt by immigrants, including myself. We are both surrounded and kept out by metaphorical walls that creates a liminal space felt internally. These spaces are related to legal and societal structures. The spaces we inhabit are a contradiction: we are both inside and outside. Gaston Bachelard describes the dialect of inside and outside as yes and no. In his book, The Poetics of Space, Bachelard states that the geometry created by the assignation of what is inside and what is outside is tinged with aggressivity because their formal opposition is incapable of being at ease. In my body of work, I am inviting the viewers to investigate the abstract landscapes and structures and show them through my visual language what I experience as an immigrant. I am here but also metaphorically kept out.”
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Event Venue

Mexic-Arte Museum