2017 Events

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Very excited to see a great review by Carol Damian of the Relational Undercurrents show at MOLAA in the new Art Nexus issue No. 107.

My work Fluid Perceptions: Banyan as Metaphor is mentioned and reproduced in the article. You can purchase a hard or electronic copy of it at:

https://www.artnexus.com/StoreSubscription.aspx

or see a pdf of it on my website at:

http://www.liliangarcia-roig.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/ArtNexusRelationalUndercurrents.pdf

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Please listen to an interview I had with Antonio Ruiz of Palacio Magazine at:

http://palaciomagazine.com/lilian-garcia-roig/

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I am very pleased to announce my inclusion in and the release of Relational Undercurrents, a book published by Duke press that accompanies an exhibition curated by Tatiana Flores for the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, which forms part of the Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. This initiative examines the artistic legacy of Latin America and U.S. Latinos through a series of exhibitions and related programs. This exhibition catalog and volume edited by Flores and Michelle Ann Stephens calls attention to the artistic production of the Caribbean islands and their diasporas, challenging the conventional geographic and conceptual boundaries of Latin America.

This 352 page book includes 200 color plates and essays by the editors as well contributing essays by Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, Antonio Eligio Fernandez, Nicholas Laughlin, Nelson Maldonado-Torres, Jerry Philogene and Laura Roulet.

https://www.dukeupress.edu/relational-undercurrents

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THE EXHIBITION IS EXTENDED THROUGH FEBRUARY 25, 2018.

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Fluid Perceptions: Banyans as Metaphor, 2015  (9’H x 16’W) will be in the Natural Ecologies section

http://www.pacificstandardtime.org/en/exhibitions/exhibit/view/Relational-Undercurrents-Contemporary-Art-Caribbean-Archipelago

Read an overview of the exhibition by Julia P. Herzberg in Arte Al Dia:

http://www.artealdia.com/Pacific-Standard-Time-LA-LA/MOLAA-presents-Relational-Undercurrents-Contemporary-Art-of-the-Caribbean-Archipelago

And additional articles:

10 Best Art Exhibits On Display Right Now In Los Angeles

http://artishockrevista.com/2017/10/17/tatiana-flores-relational-undercurrents-caribe/

http://palaciomagazine.com/tatiana-flores/

http://www.dailynews.com/2017/09/12/everything-you-need-to-know-about-pacific-standard-time-lalas-celebration-of-latin-american-and-latino-art-culture-and-music/

https://www.molaa.org/exhibition/relational-undercurrents/

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http://joanmitchellfoundation.org/center/artist-in-residence/2017-sessions/spring

https://joanmitchellcenter.today/lilian-garcia-roig/

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Deep Woods Transition,  30″ x 24″,  2012

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Comma, Vol. 1, No. 1. – GHOST OBJECTS [the box] – is a portable gallery showcasing a curated collection of small and atypical works by Carolyn Henne, Kevin Curry, and Lilian Garcia-Roig, housed in a hand-crafted box made from recycled plywood. The issue includes texts by Judy and Rob Rushin. -Edition of 15

Lilian Garcia-Roig’s Genus Roigia addresses the link between her work as a painter and the scientific research of her great-great uncle, the Cuban botanist, Juan Tomas Roig. Each piece is unique; made from one of Roig’s deconstructed paintings, her old paintbrushes, recycled leather shoes, and a polymer 3D print in a sterling silver bezel.Screen Shot 2017-03-24 at 12.43.20 AM

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My contribution to COMMA:  Genus Roigia, (sewn leather pouch with a small, cut-up section of one of my on-site paintings that holds a Double Roig medal [Juan Tomas Roig & Lilian Garcia-Roig] made of cast polymer attached with a sterling silver ring to the ferrule and bristles of one of my used brushes)

Comma is an annual, limited edition object collection, a curated collaboration of artists and thinkers from varied media, backgrounds, interests. For information on purchasing or participating in a Comma Project, please visit https://commabox.art

First edition release date February 2017.

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Pop Autumn (48″ x 36″) -private collection Texas

APRIL 6-9 @ the Fashion Industry Gallery, 1807 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201

http://dallasartfair.com

 

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I have two paintings in the contemporary section of this show and was asked by the curator, Segundo Fernandez, to talk about my works during his curatorial talk on Wed, Feb. 8 at 7:30.   Show runs through April 23.   http://coralgablesmuseum.org

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“Fallen Tree (St marks)”  48″ x 36″

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https://gallery.cah.ucf.edu/exhibit/in-the-eyes-of-the-hungry-floridas-changing-landscape/

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