7.9.14

10 - MARTE Museum

SEPT 2 - OCT 12




MBarraza:  "Waters of Lethe" Series
Oil paint on canvas
180 x 160 cm
2011




The twenty works on exhibition include painting, performance, installation, sound as well as sculpture, showing the incredible breadth of creative practice in, and around, El Salvador. The themes of the exhibition address emigration, violence, and pit first and third world sentiments against each other with irony, gravity and humor.

The exhibition´s curators worked with MARTE-C´s selection team to identify ten impactful artworks made over the past decade by Salvadorans and include works by Mayra Barraza, Simón Vega, Irvin Morazan, Luis Paredes, Rafael Díaz, Ronald Morán, Karlos Cárcamo, Walter Iraheta, Ernesto Bautista and Danny Zavaleta. These artists were in turn invited to nominate an artwork they feel is exemplar, which brought forth work by Mauricio Esquivel, Alexia Miranda, Mauricio Kabistán, Víctor Rodríguez, Eduardo Navas, Natalia Domínguez, Melissa Guevara, Abigail Reyes, Beatriz Cortez and Patricia Domínguez.




SUMMER SCHOOL - Liliana Bloch Gallery

 JULY 19 - SEPT 6


Participating artists: Mayra Barraza, Tim Best, Du Chau, Ryan Goolsby, Letitia Huckaby, Vince Jones, Kathy Lovas, Leigh Merrill, Mi-Hee Nahm, Laray Polk and Ryan Sarah Murphy.



 MBarraza: "Fetch" Series
Oil paint on paper inkjet print
2014

Summer School is a group exhibition that addresses the current state of decline and entanglement in the American education system. As the most powerful country in the world the U.S. is reversing critical thinking and crippling young Americans financially. The United States currently ranks 17th in the world  with Finland, South Korea and Hong Kong being the top three. The commonality between the aforementioned countries is a constitutional right of education for their citizens aside from political affiliations. This fosters a collective consciousness of progress, constructive questioning and distinction. National and international perspectives will open a dialogue.

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12.10.13

The Animal That Therefore I Am - Liliana Bloch Gallery

THE ANIMAL THAT THEREFORE I AM
Recent work by Mayra Barraza
Liliana Bloch Gallery
Dallas, TX

Oct 19 - Nov 23



 
MBarraza: "Isabel - Loca"
De la serie "Perra reclinada"
Óleo sobre pana roja
120 x 140 cm
2013


Liliana Bloch Gallery is pleased to present Salvadoran artist Mayra Barraza, making her Dallas debut with The Animal That Therefore I am. The artist develops conceptual ideas with multiple references with realist animal paintings. 

Mayra Barraza conducts a dialogue of thoughtful and playful reflections, seeking to reconcile the animal within. By reverting roles between animals and humans, she explores the limits of domesticated wilderness.

3.9.13

NUEVE MUJERES EN LAS ARTES - National Chiang Kai-Shek Cultural Center

 SEPT 3 - 29

Julia Díaz, Rosa Mena Valenzuela, Conchita Kuny Mena, Licry Bicard, Mayra Barraza, Nicole Schwartz, Ana María Martínez, Verónica Vides y Negra Alvarez.









MBarraza: "La Barca de Holbein"
De la serie "AGUAS DE LETEO" 
Óleo sobre canvas
140 x 120 cm

17.8.13

SIDE AFFECT - Liliana Bloch Gallery

SIDE AFFECT
Liliana Bloch Gallery
Dallas, TX
 

July 13 - September 7 2013





De la serie "La visita deGregor Mendel"
Óleo sobre terciopelo blanco
110 x 100 cm


SIDE AFFECT alludes the U.S Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) evolving regulatory practices since its inception in 1892. Mindful of the growing power and influence of private and public lobbyists, the artists participating in this exhibition examine the United States's permissive pharmaceutical and genetically modified organism (GMO) policies , and their effects on health and the environment.

The exhibition will feature the works of Waddy Armstrong, Mayra Barraza, Tim Best, Sandow Birk, Du Chau, Letitia Huckaby, Vince Jones, Mona Kasra, Kathy Lovas and Ryan Sarah Murphy and Laray Polk.







Liliana Bloch Gallery represents emerging and mid-career, regional, national and international artists working in a variety of media.The Gallery works with institutional and private curators establishing simultaneous involvement between collectors, for-profit, educational art venues and the general public.


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15.6.13

VISIONES - Fundación Rozas Botrán

VISIONES 
Arte Actual Salvadoreño

Fundación Rozas Botrán
Guatemala

Junio 13 - Julio 20

Efraín Cruz, Orel Doñán, Orlando Rivas, Rodolfo Oviedo, Edwin López Morán,  Carlos López, Mayra Barraza, Rafael Figueroa, Alberto Merino, Carmen Elena Trigueros, Boris Ciudad Real, Douglas Nolasco, Miguel Servellón, Óscar Pérez, Sara Boulonge, Rolando Monterrosa, Rubén Silhy, Hugo Martínez Acuña, Ernesto Mártir, Héctor Tadeo, Jorge Merino, Óscar López, y Ludwing Lemus.



De la serie "Aguas del Leteo"
180 x 160 cm
Óleo sobre canvas

Press

24.2.13

MATING SEASON - saltfineart

 MAYRA BARRAZA - NEW WORKS
SALTFINEART
Laguna Beach, California
MARCH 1 - 31




MBARRAZA: "Lady G - Born this way"
Oléo sobre pana roja
110 x 100 cm


"In a groundbreaking show entitled ‘MATING SEASON’ Barraza moves away from the explicit representation of violence and invisibility of her prior works, to the visibility of genetic action and its multiplicity of outcomes. Black and white kittens frolic and play on black and white velvets in ‘Schrödinger´s Visit’. Animal and artist eyes peek out from what becomes a forest of literal multiplying mirrored images. And the ‘bitch’ rules the roost with the lhasa reclined – embodying the dignity and humor Barraza brings to this intersection of nature and culture."

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