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Visiting Artist Lecture: Salvador Jimenez-Flores

Date:
Friday, January 25th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Interested observers are also welcome to see the project in progress at NEW in CVA 129. This project is partially sponsored by a grant from the Fell Trust of the ISU Foundation.

Salvador Jiménez-Flores is an interdisciplinary artist born and raised in Jalisco, México. Since coming to the United States, Jiménez-Flores has contributed to the art scene by producing a mixture of socially conscious installation, public, and studio-based art. He has presented his work at the National Museum of Mexican Art, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts and Casa de la Cultura in Jalisco, México amongst others.

 Jiménez-Flores recently completed a two year-long artist residency at the Harvard Ceramics Program, Office of the Arts at Harvard University. Also he served as the Artist-In-Residence for the City of Boston. Jiménez-Flores is a recipient of the grants Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grants and The New England Foundation for the Arts. He was recently appointed Assistant Professor in ceramics at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

http://www.salvadorjimenezflores.com/bio/

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Organizer

School of Art
Phone:
(309) 438-5621
Email:
FineArts@IllinoisState.edu
Website:
http://www.cfa.ilstu.edu/art/