Monday, May 25, 2015

Cristina Muñiz: Painter

Studio view, 2015.

 a hot day in Texas, 2014, acrylic and paper on canvas, 18 x 15 in.

 i remember, 2014, oil on panel, 16 x 18 in.

 old friend, 2014, acrylic and paper on canvas, 24 x 24 in.

Born in San Antonio, TX, Cristina Muñiz now lives and works in Kansas City, MO.

Muñiz received her BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2014. She has been represented in solo exhibits in San Antonio in 2012 and 2011 as well as in multiple group exhibitions in 2014 including those at The Forum Gallery, and Dodge Painting Gallery. 

Currently Muñiz's work can be seen in displacement / thisplacement curated by Israel Garcia for Paragraph Gallery in Kansas City through July 11.

Cristina Muñiz was recently the recipient of the Charlotte Street Foundation's Studio Residency Program.

 temple Square no. 1, 2014, acrylic and enamel on foam panel, 24 x24 in.

 Do I Have to Wear Pink?, 2014, acrylic and paper on canvas, 36 x 36 in.

 This or That, 2014 acrylic and paper on canvas, 24 x 24 in.

Cristina Muñiz in her studio, 2014.

From the Artist's Statement:

A personal script or language serves as a surrogate for memories, events or words that I have heard in my life. Through that language, repeating marks, color and scale I push the idea that something can be abstracted and still be narrative. 

A selection of works on paper.

For more information on Cristina Muñiz and her work please visit the artist's website here.

*All images courtesy of the artist / ©2015 Cristina Muñiz

1 comment:

Ravenna Taylor said...

Thank you for introducing me to this artist and her impressive work.