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Joanna Keane Lopez is a multidisciplinary artist whose work blurs the boundaries between contemporary sculpture and architecture through the medium of adobe mud. By working with materials of adobe architecture, earthen plaster and alíz (a clay slip paint) her work acts to address conceptions of sculpture in engagement with land.

Through the passing down of knowledge of the vernacular architecture techniques of the greater Southwest, Lopez creates work that seeks healing and reparation of fragmentation towards land, home, family and community that is connected to her own multi-generational roots in New Mexico. She is a grant recipient of the Fulcrum Fund of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and was included in Americans for the Arts – Public Art Year in Review Award. Her work has been exhibited at spaces including the National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum and The Momentary of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. She has completed residencies at Ucross Foundation, Herekeke Arts Center and A-Z West.

Following the opening day, the exhibit will be on view through September 5.

Joanna Keane Lopez is a multidisciplinary artist whose work blurs the boundaries between contemporary sculpture and architecture through the medium of adobe mud. By working with materials of adobe architecture, earthen plaster and alíz (a clay slip paint) her work acts to address conceptions of sculpture in engagement with land.

Through the passing down of knowledge of the vernacular architecture techniques of the greater Southwest, Lopez creates work that seeks healing and reparation of fragmentation towards land, home, family and community that is connected to her own multi-generational roots in New Mexico. She is a grant recipient of the Fulcrum Fund of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and was included in Americans for the Arts – Public Art Year in Review Award. Her work has been exhibited at spaces including the National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum and The Momentary of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. She has completed residencies at Ucross Foundation, Herekeke Arts Center and A-Z West.

Following the opening day, the exhibit will be on view through September 5.

Joanna Keane Lopez is a multidisciplinary artist whose work blurs the boundaries between contemporary sculpture and architecture through the medium of adobe mud. By working with materials of adobe architecture, earthen plaster and alíz (a clay slip paint) her work acts to address conceptions of sculpture in engagement with land.

Through the passing down of knowledge of the vernacular architecture techniques of the greater Southwest, Lopez creates work that seeks healing and reparation of fragmentation towards land, home, family and community that is connected to her own multi-generational roots in New Mexico. She is a grant recipient of the Fulcrum Fund of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and was included in Americans for the Arts – Public Art Year in Review Award. Her work has been exhibited at spaces including the National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum and The Momentary of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. She has completed residencies at Ucross Foundation, Herekeke Arts Center and A-Z West.

Following the opening day, the exhibit will be on view through September 5.

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WHERE

Blue Star Contemporary
116 Blue Star
San Antonio, TX 78204
https://bluestarcontemporary.org/exhibitions/joanna-keane-lopez/

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