Lecture: Rebeca Méndez

Rebeca Méndez, Los Angeles based artist and deigner Rebeca Mendez will give a talk co-sponsored by the Schools of Architecture and Design on Monday, April 13, 5:30pm, 1100 Architecture+Design Studios, 845 W. Harrison Street.

Rebeca Méndez was born in México City in 1962. She received her BFA (1984) and MFA (1996) from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California. Her work in various media has been exhibited extensively throughout the United States and Latin America. Selected solo exhibitions include: Rebeca Méndez: At Any Given Moment at the Nevada Art Museum, Reno, Nevada (2012); Each Day at Noon: Rebeca Méndez, Café Hammer, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2012); Rebeca Méndez, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oaxaca, Mexico (2011); Rebeca Méndez: Selections from the Permanent Collection of Architecture and Design at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (1998).

Méndez was the 2012 recipient of the National Design Award bestowed by The White House and the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Méndez was awarded the 2010 California Community Foundation Mid Career Fellowship for Visual Artist. She taught at Art Center College of Design and is currently a professor at the University of California in Los Angeles. 

Pictured: CircumSolar, Migration 3, 2013. Single channel video projected at architectural scale, color, sound by Drew Schnurr. 11 × 22 feet, 17:46 minutes. Still image