April 7, 2021

“In Conversation” With Maria de Los Angeles

“IN CONVERSTION”: Artist Maria de Los Angeles will join Timothy M. Andrews for a free virtual conversation on Tuesday, April 13 from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. Her work is featured in “A Voice to be Head, on view in the Arts Council of Princeton’s Taplin Gallery April 10 through May 8.

The Arts Council of Princeton’s “In Conversation” is a curated series of discussions designed to celebrate and connect those who make art and those who love art. Breaking down the barriers between artist and art-appreciator, “In Conversation” delves into inspiration, studio practice, and artistic aspirations.

Maria de Los Angeles, curator and artist featured in the Arts Council’s exhibition “A Voice to Be Heard,” on view April 10 through May 8, will join Timothy M. Andrews, art collector and supporter of the Arts Council’s Artist-in-Residence program, for free virtual conversation on Tuesday, April 13 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Register at artscouncilofprinceton.org.

De Los Angeles is a New York-based artist who was born in Mexico and immigrated to Santa Rosa California in 2000 with her family. Her work is inspired by both personal experience and the larger political conversations surrounding migration. She earned her MFA from Yale School of Art in 2015, a BFA from Pratt Institute in 2013, and an associate’s degree in painting from Santa Rosa Junior College in 2010.

Her work has been exhibited in the U.S. and abroad at venues including Sonoma County Museum (Santa Rosa, Calif.), El Museo Del Barrio (Manhattan, N.Y.), Casa de Las Americas (Habana, Cuba), and the Los Angeles County Museum among others. She has had residencies at Mana Contemporary and El Museo del Barrio. Her awards include the Blair Dickinson Memorial Prize and the Community Action Partnership award in recognition of her artwork and role in her community.