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
The Sounds Between and Through

Acrylic and flashe on canvas 66" x 75" - five overlapping canvases 2017

Stripe Shift Shape Flip
Stripe Shift Shape Flip

Acrylic on canvas 75.5" x 80.5", 2014

The Day It Started
The Day It Started

Acrylic, flashe and gouache on canvas 57" x 57 1/2", 2018

Something More Than Free
Something More Than Free

Acrylic, flashe and gouache on canvas 79-1/4" x 88-3/4" x 22", 2016

Right Strike Back
Right Strike Back

Acrylic, flashe and gouache on panel 16" x 20", 2017

Pulled Between
Pulled Between

Acrylic, flashe and gouache on panel 18" x 24", 2017

Around the Edges
Around the Edges

Acrylic, flashe and gouache on panel 18" x 24", 2017

EQ05-16
EQ05-16

Acrylic and gouache on canvas 24" x 24", 2016

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