Ecuadorian born, New York based artist. Solo exhibitions include Smack Mellon, BRIC, Emerson Gallery Berlin, Praxis and Kenise Barnes Fine Art. She received an MFA from Parsons, MA from Hunter College and BA from Queens College.
A multimedia artist working in painting, sculpture and installation layering materials, identities and histories. She addresses ideas of culture interaction and interpretation, and commonalities humans share in our relationship to nature.
“Strainger” is a play-on-words between a strainer and a stranger suggesting the act of separation, liquid from solid, interior from exterior, the exotic from the mundane. Accessories are repurposed and hand beaded onto kitchen strainers along with natural materials from the Amazon in Ecuador.