October 7 - November 23, 2022, Wed - Sun, 12pm - 5pm
I am a Mexican American Catholic who grew up in Texas, Oklahoma, and Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. My work springs from a life-long interest in the contemplative life, particularly in Western and Eastern traditions. I work with materials that are familiar to me: rope, wood, beeswax, carpenter’s tools, and fishing tackle.
Individual pieces have been untitled, sin título in Spanish, for decades to avoid the temptations of cleverness and word play. I have chosen the Spanish language for the exhibition title because it conveys a broader and more contextual meaning.
Pieces are presented in the simplest way possible, without embellishment or decoration. Individual pieces are quiet. The work attempts to communicate my experiences, thoughts, and questions that have resulted from its assemblage.