Join us for an exciting artist talk with artist, Beatriz Cortez in conversation with Collidoscope guest curator, Selene Preciado.
This event will take place on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 6:30-8:00 P.M. in The Cheech Auditorium.
Beatriz Cortez is a multidisciplinary artist born and raised in El Salvador and based in Los Angeles. Her work explores simultaneity, life in different temporalities and versions of modernity, the untimely, and speculative imaginaries of the future. She has had solo exhibitions and has participated in group exhibitions nationally and internationally. She has received numerous awards, including the Borderlands Fellowship by the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School and ASU (2022-2024); Atelier Calder Artist Residency in Saché, France (2022); California Studio Manetti Shrem Artist Residency at UC Davis (2022); Longenecker-Roth Artist Residency at UCSD (2021); Artadia Los Angeles Award (2020); Frieze LIFEWTR Inaugural Sculpture Prize (2019); Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant (2018); and California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists (2016), among others. Cortez holds an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts, and a doctorate from Arizona State University. She teaches in the Department of Central American and Transborder Studies at California State University, Northridge.
Photo credit: Beatriz Cortez, Glacial Erratic, 2020. Steel. Installation view at ICA San Diego, North Campus. Courtesy of the artist.