From: Chicago, US
Based in: New York, US
Main Artistic Themes: Painting
Laura Mosquera is a painter living in Brooklyn, New York. She was a Professor of Painting at the Savannah College of Art and Design and while there was named an International Council of Fine Arts Deans fellow.
Mosquera received her M.F.A. from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
The Sounds Between and ThroughAcrylic and flashe on canvas 66" x 75" - five overlapping canvases
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Laura Mosquera received her M.F.A. from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1999. She solo exhibitions include the Contemporary Art Museum in Salamanca Spain, Feigen Contemporary Gallery New York, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, moniquemeloche gallery, Savannah College of Art & Design, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery and Rosefsky Gallery at Binghamton University.
A permanent installation of paintings has been installed at the Archer Heights Branch Library commissioned through the City of Chicago Percent for Art Program, and 8 billboards of her paintings continue to be exhibited at the Red Line Subway station at Chicago Ave. and State Street sponsored by the Museum of Contemporary Art and the CTA's Adopt a Station Project.
Her work is in the collections of both the Museum of Contemporary Art; The Art Institute of Chicago and the Contemporary Art Museum (CASA) in Salamanca Spain. She was a Professor and Chair of Painting at the Savannah College of Art and Design for 6 years. She has completed residencies at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts; the Hambidge Center and the Ragdale Foundation and most recently had a solo exhibition at Rosefsky gallery in Binghamton, NY.
She recently participated in a group exhibition, Latin American Contemporary Art at Agora Gallery, New York, NY. and is featured in Luxe Interiors + Design in November. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.