I am honored to be a part of this Women & Creativity event in Albuquerque along with some amazing local budding and established artists, and very excited to see the outcome of the collaborative installation. An opening reception will be held at the African American Performing Arts Center (310 San Pedro Dr. NE) Friday, March 11 from 5:30 – 7 p.m.
“The Likeness of Us, an exhibit of artwork featuring professional women artists and young women from the Youth Services Center (detention facility.) Hosted by Bernalillo County Cultural Services and Bernalillo County Youth Services Center. The exhibit can be viewed March 9 – 26 at the African American Performing Arts Center, located on Expo New Mexico at 310 San Pedro Dr. NE, Albuquerque, 87108. Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m
“The Likeness of Us is a cross generational visual dialogue between women and girls using art as the medium,” said Debbie Jo Almager, Director of Parks and Recreation for Bernalillo County. “The artwork is woven together in a meaningful way to create a tapestry of self-reflection, guidance, and creativity.”
The complete list of exhibiting professional artists includes:
Young Women from the Youth Services Center (Detention Facility), Katie Carillo, Jessica Chao, Nanibah Chacon, Ophelia Cornet, Lauri Dickinson, Cindy Dominguez, Therese Evangel, Sarah Dewey, Cindy Gaudette, Sarah Hartford, Jami Porter Lara, Nan Masland, Kei and Molly, vashti b moss, Holly Roberts, Angelia Santistevan, Janet Shagam, Shawn Turung, and Margie Weinstein.”