Know an Artist: Mary Valverde

Know an Artist: Mary Valverde

Posted on February 18, 2014 by

Mary Valverde’s work examines both the theory and aesthetics of diaspora, migration, and cultural resilience. She approaches art-making as creative research, exploring how objects are systemically arranged and collected, as well as how these materials can evoke memories in individuals and in …

Magic Spell of Rain

Magic Spell of Rain

Posted on May 23, 2013 by

Imagine walking through pouring rain, parting the watery sheets with your hands as if they were curtains. Picture a protective shield, the exact opposite of a personal rain cloud, that keeps you dry wherever you move. The Rain Room exhibition opened at the Museum …