Mural Fest 2018

Joanna Keane Lopez

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Joanna Keane Lopez is an artist, builder & organizer who works with site-specific installation and public art. Originally from Albuquerque, NM she currently works and lives in Joshua Tree, CA. She graduated with a BFA in Studio Art with the honors of summa cum laude from The University of New Mexico. Joanna is a grant recipient of the Fulcrum Fund of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and was recently included in the Public Art Network - Year in Review Award from Americans for the Arts for T.I.M.E. Edgewood of New Mexico Arts: Art in Public Places. She is an alumni of Land Arts of the American West program.

EDUCATION
2016 BFA in Studio Art, summa cum laude, The University of New Mexico 2015 Land Arts of The American West program, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

GRANTS/AWARDS
2018 T.I.M.E. Edgewood, Public Art Network-Year in Review Award, Americans for the Arts, New Mexico Arts: Art in Public Places, Denver, CO
2017 Fulcrum Fund, Andy Warhol Foundation for The Visual Arts, 516 ARTS, Albuquerque, NM
2016 Andrew W. Mellon International Research Grant, Land Arts of The American West, Albuquerque, NM
2016 Outstanding Senior Student Award, Department of Art & Art History, College of Fine Arts, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
2015 Dale Metternich Memorial Scholarship, Ox-Bow School of Art & Artist’s Residencies, Saugatuck, MI
2014 CFA Dean’s Travel Grant, University of New Mexico, College of Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM

RESIDENCIES
2017 A-Z West, Joshua Tree, CA 2016 Herekeke Arts Center, Taos, NM

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2018 Site-Specific Installation, Desert Daze, Moreno Beach, CA (upcoming) 2018 Site-Specific Installations / Community Engagement Artist, Morongo Basin Active Transportation Plan, Arts Connection of San Bernardino, Joshua Tree & Twentynine Palms, CA
2018 Site-Specific Art Installation, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM 2017 Temporary Art Installation, Convergence, Arcosanti, AZ
2017 Temporary Art Installation, Desert Daze, Joshua Tree, CA
2017 T.I.M.E. “Temporary Installations Made for The Environment”, Art in Public Places : New Mexico Arts, Edgewood, NM

Public Places : New Mexico Arts, Grants, NM SOLO & DUO EXHIBITIONS
2018 #DesertVibes, La Matadora Gallery, Joshua Tree, CA (duo)
2017 Plantcraft, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM (solo)
2016 Querencia : Beloved Place, Graft Gallery, Albuquerque, NM (solo) 2014 Oda a la fuente, John Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM (solo)
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 Commissioned Installation, Because it’s Time: Unraveling Race and Place in NM, curated by Jadira Gurulé, The National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM
2018 The Biological Auteur, Etiquette, Santa Fe, NM
2017 Fulcrum Fund Showcase, 516 ARTS, Albuquerque, NM
2016 ReVIEW: Projections from Land Arts of American West Archive, El Museo Cultural, Santa Fe, NM
2016 High Fiber, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tuscon, AZ
2016 Stories Out / In Place, CFA Downtown Studio, Albuquerque, NM 2015 Hilo: Group Show of Textiles Arts, Inpost! Art Space @ Outpost! Performance Space, Albuquerque, NM
2015 Land Arts of The American West, John Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2015 SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico, The Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
2010 Artificial Selection, Alley Art Mural Program, 516 ARTS, Albuquerque, NM

LECTURES/WORKSHOPS
2018 Visiting Artist Lecture, The University of New Mexico, Art Studio Department, Albuquerque, NM
2017 Workshop Instructor: Papermaking with Wildcrafted Plants, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM

COLLECTIONS
2016 Art + Environment Center, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada
BIBLIOGRAPHY
2018
“Because It’s Time: Unraveling Race and Place in NM,” The Magazine: Contemporary Arts + Culture, June 1, Santa Fe, NM
“Brick by Brick: Artist Joanna Keane Lopez makes contemporary installation with traditional techniques,” The Weekly Alibi, V. 27 No. 20, May 17-23, 2018, Albuquerque, NM

2017
SeedBroadcast agri-Cultural Journal, Cultivating Diverse Varieties of Resilience #9, Las Vegas, NM
“Joanna Keane Lopez: Contemporary Artist-Adobera,” Tierra Firme Projects, Santa fe, NM
Good Things We Learn From Plants, Good Things Magazine, Volume 2, Monterrey, CA
2016
“T.I.M.E. Art Projects Featured at Fire and Ice Park,” Beacon Cibola, Volume 81, Number 80, Cibola County, NM
“Review High Fiber at Conrad Wilde Gallery,” Sonoran Arts Network, January-March 2016, Tucson, AZ