Intersectionality of Inquiry | Curated by Sarah Castillo

Intersectionality of Inquiry, a group exhibition
Opening Reception June 14, 2019
Clamp Light Artist Studios & Gallery
1704 Blanco Rd, SA, TX 78212

Intersectionality of Inquiry is an exhibition featuring the work of artists - Ana Lucia Carbajal, Audrya Flores, Carly Garza, Laura Latimer, Abby Sherrill, and Jasmine Zelaya. Opening to the public on Friday, June 14, 2019 at Clamp Light Artist Studios & Gallery, this group show will exhibit small to medium scale installations that aim to emphasize or deconstruct levels of intimacy, learned behaviors and perceptions about our surrounding environments. Mediums include painting, photography, fiber and sculptural elements, and embroidery work. These artists were selected from the Clamp Light Artists Open Call and has been curated by Sarah Castillo.

Please join us for the opening reception on Friday, June 14, 2019 from 7-10pm at Clamp Light Artist Studios & Gallery, 1704 Blanco Rd. Free and open to the public.

Artist Bios

Ana Lucia Carbajal is a Mexican American Chicana artist currently residing in San Marcos, Texas. She graduated from Texas State University with a BFA in Photography and a minor in International Studies. Her work stems from a biographical critique of her own upbringing between borders and its influence on gender roles. Ana explores the structure of her belief systems through the meditative qualities of women’s work and mixed mediums to decolonize and heal the line of generational traumas kept in the subconscious.

Audrya Flores is a Tejana artist, educator, and mother from Brownsville, Texas who creates assemblage and installation work exploring themes of healing. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She has exhibited at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Mexic-Arte Museum, Lady Base Gallery, Provenance Gallery, Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival, and Centro de Artes. Flores lives and works in San Antonio, Texas.

Carly Garza is an artist and musician from San Antonio whose work investigates mark making, self-image, and personal habits and patterns. She works in many media, with a focus on drawing and fiber art. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA.

Laura Latimer lives and works in Austin where she creates artwork that explores the impact of human construction on biological systems. Laura earned her BFA from Texas State University in 2005. Her work has been exhibited regionally and nationally. Most recently, her first solo exhibition as a Fellowship Artist will be on view at Dimension Gallery in Austin through June 22. In August, she will attend a Mineral School artist residency in Washington State.

Abby Sherrill has exhibited widely across Texas with exhibitions at Galleri Urbane (Dallas), 500X (Dallas) and Rudolph Blume Fine Art (Houston). In 2015, she was awarded a Nasher Sculpture Center Artist Microgrant for a collaborative art space project, Brick Haus Collective. Sherrill holds an MFA in Fibers from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, where she currently lives and works.

Jasmine Zelaya is a graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute and received her BFA in Painting in 2006. She was awarded a residency through the Charlotte Street Foundation’s Urban Culture Project in Kansas City, Missouri, in 2008. Based in Houston, her work has been exhibited throughout the US, including in association with the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts and Deitch Projects. She was the cover artist for New American Paintings, West Issue #132. In 2018, her painting “Twins” was displayed on the Main Street Marquee, a billboard- sized installation displayed on the exterior of the Main Street Market building in Downtown Houston. Her work was selected for inclusion in ArtMaze Magazine Winter Issue 11. Zelaya’s solo exhibition, Wallflowers, recently opened at Houston’s Space HL.