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Two Journeys: A Conversation with Amy Díaz-Infante and Angelica Muro

April 8, 4:00 pm5:15 pm

Cost: $15

Join Virtual MMA for a live conversation with artists Amy Díaz-Infante and Angelica Muro on April 8th at 4 PM, as they share insights about their creative practices and their personal journeys as artists and educators. In our dialogue with Amy and Angelica we will explore their experiences teaching, leading, and creating and discuss how to advance equity in the art world and museums.

 

 

Amy Díaz-Infante is a visual artist living and working in San Francisco. Díaz-Infante is a full-time faculty member in Printmaking, Drawing, and Design at the City College of San Francisco. She holds a BA in Art from Yale University, an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, and a Collegiate Teaching Certificate from Brown University. She has exhibited nationally and within México and is an alumna of the Djerassi Resident Artist Program. Community engagement has been a key component of her arts practice; and as an educator and administrator, she has been active in the fields of youth arts and youth leadership development.

www.amydiaz-infante.com/

 

Angelica Muro holds an MFA degree from Mills College and a BA in Photography from San Jose State University. Recent exhibitions include Photo ID, Santa Cruz Museum of Art; Chico & Chang: A Look at the Impact of Latino and Asian Cultures on California’s Visual Landscape, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA; Chica\Chic: La Nueva Onda/The New Wave of Chicana Art, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA; You’re Breathing in It: Exploring the Studio and Alternative Art Strategies, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA; Domestic Disobedience, San Diego Mesa College, San Diego, CA; Better to Die on My Feet, Self-Help Graphics, Los Angeles, CA; and FiveXFive: Artist, Writers & Social Justice, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX. She is the recipient of the Herringer Family Foundation Award for Excellence in Art, the Trefethen Merit Award, and the Champion of the Arts Award, Arts Council for Monterey County. Muro’s curatorial projects have been awarded grants from the Center for Cultural Innovation through the Creative Capacity Fund, the James Irvine Foundation for Intersections: Adobe Youth Voices, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Robert and Florence Slinger Fund, Community Foundation for Monterey County, and the Walter and Elise Creative Work Fund. These projects include Public Space, Space 47 Projects, Chafismo: New Artforms of Art Post-Raquachismo, and Yo Soy Chinatown/I Am Chinatown: Cultural Revitalization and Urban Public Space. Muro is Principal and co-founder of Public Space/Chinatown, Director of the Visual and Public Art Gallery @ CSUMB, and Chair and Associate Professor of Integrated Media and Photography in the Visual and Public Art Department at California State University, Monterey Bay. Muro teaches photography, media analysis courses, and community engaged practices.

www.angelicamuro.com

 

Zoom link will be sent to participants by email on Wednesday, April 7, please contact [email protected] with any questions.

 

General Public $15

Members $10 with discount code MEMBER (memberships will be checked upon registration)

 

MMA is committed to making our programs accessible to all regardless of ability to pay. If you would like to attend but require special accommodation, please email [email protected] for a special code.  

 

Image: Angelica Muro, Agricultural Workers in Gucci (from EPA: Guide for Agricultural Workers), 2007-2017, mixed media on archival pigment prints, triptych (one of three panels)

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