Artist Spotlight: Simon Vega & Letitia Huckaby

Artist Spotlight: Simon Vega & Letitia Huckaby

Artist Spotlight: Simon Vega & Letitia Huckaby

Interview and studio visit with artist Simón Vega
Friday, July 31st, 11:00 am Central Time


An interview with international artist, Simón Vega, to discuss his practice in the midst of facing current events. This interview will highlight commonalities and differences between countries and will serve as a window into the Salvadorian experience. Simón joins us from his studio in El Salvador.

Simon Vega is an interdisciplinary artist from La Libertad, El Salvador. His many accolades include being the first Salvadoran artist to show at The Centre Pompidou in Paris for the group show Cosmopolis2, being one of the three artists featured at Coachella 2018 to exhibit monumental scale work, and exhibiting at the 55th Venice Biennale. His work is included in collections such as the Museo de la Reina Sofía in Madrid, The Perez Art Museum in Miami, and the Rasumofsky Palace in Vienna. Vega has been represented by Liliana Bloch Gallery since his solo exhibition in 2018, “Hot Capsules from the Cold War.”

 

 

Quilt 2
Letitia Huckaby, Quilt #2, 2007, Pigment prints on fabric sewn into a patchwork quilt