Hiroko Ohno, Diana Schmertz and Iliana Emilia Garcia: Infinite Regions
On exhibit from February 4 to March 2, 2013
The Grady Alexis Gallery at El Taller Latino Americano is pleased to present Infinite Regions, an art exhibition featuring the work of three diverse artists that approach the concept of space literally, poetically and philosophically, to create works in painting, collage, printmaking, photography and drawing. The event is being curated by Andrea Arroyo.
Iliana Emilia Garcia (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) works in printmaking, drawing and photography, exploring the idea of heritage and homeland. Garcia received a BFA from Parsons School of Design. Her work has been exhibited in St. Francis College, NY; Centro Cultural de EspaÃ±a, Santo Domingo, DR; Howard Scott Gallery, NY; Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture, NY and the Museum of Modern Art of Santo Domingo, DR.
Hiroko Ohno (Tokyo, Japan) creates intensely rich paintings using traditional Japanese pigments and modern materials. She has a BFA and a MFA from Musashino Art University and her work has been exhibited in Sanagi Fine Arts, Desbrosses Gallery and Kalart Gallery. She received the Meguro Gajoen Art Prize and the Ryushi Kawabata Exhibition Award.
Diana Schmertz (New York, US) explores systems people create in order to organize what is perceived in the world around them. Her paintings have been exhibited in K.B, Gallery, the Russ Berrie Gallery Space, and the Saratoga Art Center. Schmertz has masters in Art Therapy and Art Education from the College of New Rochelle. Her work She has received grants from the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the Irvington Education Foundation.