MARIANA GARIBAY RAEKE : AL CENTRO Y DE REGRESO
MARIANA GARIBAY RAEKE is a multidisciplinary artist working with a range of media that include drawing, painting, sculpture and photography. Her work explores ideas of transformation through material explorations focused on process and color. Born in Guadalajara, Mexico and currently based in Brooklyn, Garibay Raeke holds a BFA from the California College of the Arts and an MFA from Yale University School of Art. Her recent solo exhibitions include “closing the space between us”, The Chimney, Brooklyn; and “Every Number is One”, Transmitter, Brooklyn. She has been an artist-in-residence at the Museum of Arts and Design, NY; Anderson Ranch Arts Center, CO; Casa Abierta, Mexico and most recently Pocoapoco, Oaxaca. She was a founding member of Grupo < > (2015-2017) a collective focused on supporting and promoting the work of Latin-American women artists in New York and is a co-founder and editor of Asteroid and Asterism a digital publication of conversations with artists on the nature of making and matter. Other recent projects include We Are What We Do, a fundraiser in support of immigrant rights. Her works in this show are created based on her time in Oaxaca and her response to the place and its materials.