LAURA

MOSQUERA

From: Chicago, US

Based in: New York, US

Born: 1966

Main Artistic Themes: Painting

Web: lauramosquera.com

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 Through
Acrylic and flashe on canvas 66" x 75" - five overlapping canvases
2017
Stripe Shift Shape Flip
Acrylic on canvas 75.5" x 80.5", 2014
The Day It Started
Acrylic, flashe and gouache on canvas
57" x 57 1/2", 2018
Something More Than Free
Acrylic, flashe and gouache on canvas
79-1/4" x 88-3/4" x 22", 2016
Right Strike Back
Acrylic, flashe and gouache on panel
16" x 20", 2017
Pulled Between
Acrylic, flashe and gouache on panel
18" x 24", 2017
Around the Edges
Acrylic, flashe and gouache on panel
18" x 24", 2017
EQ05-16
Acrylic and gouache on canvas 24" x 24", 2016
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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.

Selected Exhibitions

Contemporary Art Museum

Solo Show: Someone Like You

2003

Salamanca, Spain

 Museum of Contemporary Art

Group Show: MCA Collection

2010

Chicago, IL