UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art

Finding My Light

  • Plastic, fabric, thread, yarn, plant materials, segments of artist's grandmother's clothing and embroidery
  • Adriana Chavez

Adriana Chavez
Finding My Light
2021
Plastic, fabric, thread, yarn, plant materials, segments of artist's grandmother's clothing and embroidery
Courtesy the artist

A Common Thread
April 2, 2021 - August 2, 2021
Curated by Ashanti McGee
In partnership with the Las Vegas Womxn of Color Arts Festival.
Support for this exhibition is provided by the WESTAF Regional Arts Resilience Fund, a relief grant developed in partnership with The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support arts organizations in the 13-state western region during the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional programs are funded in part with support from Nevada Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Image description: Finding My Light by Adriana Chavez
A wall-sized assemblage of items that suggest an intersection between the cultures of the US and Mexico - such as a bag of Lay's limon-flavored potato chips - along with embroidered handkerchiefs and dried flowers.

  • Created: 2021
 
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