Doors at 6pm
Talk begins at 6:30pm
About the Talk
Karina Aguilera Skvirsky is Artpace’s Guest Curator for the Summer 2019 International Artist-in-Residence Program. During the second week of August, Skvirsky will traverse Texas in search of her selection for the Texas-based Artpace resident artist for Summer 2019. She will give a public talk at Artpace on August 8th at 6pm about her career as an artist and curator and her approach to selecting artists for the Artpace residency.
Join us for this unique opportunity to see behind the scenes of the process of curating an Artpace residency!
About Karina Aguilera Skvirsky
Karina Aguilera Skvirsky is a multi-disciplinary artist who works in photography, video and performance. Her work has been exhibited internationally in group and solo exhibitions. In 2015 she was awarded a Fulbright grant and a Jerome Foundation Grant to produce “The Perilous Journey of María Palacios”, a performance-based film that premiered in the 2016 Cuenca Biennale curated by Dan Cameron. In 2010 she participated in There is always a cup of sea for man to sail, the 29th São Paulo Biennial (2010), where she exhibited work from her project, Memories of Development.
Artist in Residence programs she has participated in include: Office Hours, at El museo del barrio, NY, NY; LMCC Workspace, NY, NY; MacDowell Residency, NH; Smackmellon, Brooklyn, NY and others.
Skvirsky is an Associate Professor of art at Lafayette College, Easton, PA and an MFA faculty member at The New School, Parsons School of Design, NY, NY. She is represented by Ponce + Robles Gallery in Spain.