via UIC Disability Cultural Center:
CRIP PAINT POWER: REPRESENTATION AS A FEMINIST ACT
Open Studio and Discussion with 2022 3Arts/Bodies of Work Residency Fellow Genevieve Ramos
Tues, March 29 - 3-4:30pm CST
Access info: CART, ASL, and image description will be provided.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-355-7050 with any other requests.
Suggested Materials: Any art materials you have available, like paints, markers, colored pencils, pens, glue, paper, canvas, cardboard, or found objects.
About the Event: This open studio welcomes students, staff, faculty, and community members for a conversation and creative session with artist Genevieve Ramos, a disabled Latina whose portraiture centers women of color with disabilities. This space is open to all-- join us to think through the identities we embody and the power behind representation while making art!
Artist Bio: Genevieve is a visual artist, focusing on acrylics on canvas. She is also an advocate and activist of her intersecting identities, Genevieve believes that the personal is political, and the very personal is art. She paints many portraits, with surreal and abstract themes, drawn from her personal experience of being a Mexi can-American woman with disabilities. Genevieve has participated in various group exhibitions, gallery shows and creates commissioned paintings. She has also earned her Associate’s Degree in Arts and graduated from Northeastern Illinois University in 2021 with her Bachelor's degree in Women’s, Gender, and Sexually Studies.