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Janelle Iglesias

Who

Janelle Iglesias

When

Tuesday, February 23 at 6:30 pm

Where

Visual Arts Complex 1B20, CU-Boulder

For info

303.492.2539

Janelle Iglesias (b. 1980, Queens, NYC) lives and works in many places but calls NYC home. Invested in the metaphors found in objects/materials and their physical language in space, she uses Sculpture to access other ways of knowing and explore interconnectedness. Janelle studied Cultural Anthropology at Emory University (2002), earned her MFA in Sculpture at VCU (2006) and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2009). She has created site sensitive projects for The Queens Museum, El Museo del Barrio, Socrates Sculpture Park, Smack Mellon, Sculpture Center, and the Headlands Center for the Arts among others. Her work has been supported by The Joan Mitchell Foundation, The New York Foundation for the Arts, and The Jerome Foundation– through which she traveled to the rainforests of West Papua in search of the displays of birds of paradise and the constructions of Bowerbirds. She’s indefinitely digesting this.

In addition to her individual practice, Janelle maintains an ongoing collaboration with her sister Lisa as Las Hermanas Iglesias. More information about their work can be found at www.LasHermanasIglesias.com

Ms. Iglesias is the CU Art Museum’s inaugural artist-in-residence: a program in which artists are invited to mine intellectual resources and collaborate with faculty and students to produce new artwork.

This event is part of the Visiting Artist Program

We would like to thank our students for making this program possible with funding from Art and Art History Student Activities Fees.

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