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Visiting Artist Lecture: Rebeca Mendez

Dec 12, 2024 5:30PM-6:30PM

Join us for a conversation with Visiting Artist Rebeca Mendez, who will be at Anderson Ranch from September 29 – October 6, and December 3 – 18, 2024.

Visiting Artist Lectures are free, open to the public, and available in person or via livestream.

Rebeca Méndez is an interdisciplinary artist, designer, and educator examining reciprocal relationships and environmental justice in a multi-species world amid climate change, mass extinction, and a ravaging extractivist society. Solo exhibitions include the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Anchorage Museum, Laguna Art Museum, Nevada Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oaxaca. Group exhibitions: 1st Gangwon International Triennale 2021, 55th Venice Biennial, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Hammer Museum, El Paso Museum of Art, and the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Méndez has received significant recognition including a California Community Foundation Fellowship; The Sally and Don Lucas Artists Residency; CODAaward in Public Spaces; inclusion into the permanent collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; induction into the Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) and the One Club Creative Hall of Fame; recipient of the Medal of AIGA and the National Design Award in Communication Design. Her work was showcased on the PBS NewsHour, Art and Culture Series CANVAS. She earned a BFA, an MFA, and received the honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts from Art Center College of Design. Méndez is a tenured professor in the Department of Design Media Arts and founder and director of the Counterforce Lab at UCLA.

Rebeca will be at the Ranch working as a Visiting Artist, participating in the Latinx Arts and Education Workshop.

Rebeca Mendez

Dec 12, 2024 5:30PM-6:30PM


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