Pagina : Page (no.19), 2020
Mexican and American paper, cloth, ink, thread, pins, nails, wood
Transitive Pattern / July 25 – 30, 2021
Calderón investigates identity, connection, her ancestral roots and personal migrant journey, referencing Mexican archaeological and architectural patterns and texture while using bi-national materials to create. Her artwork is a blend of traditional and contemporary techniques such as relief printmaking, bookmaking, sculptural installation, performance art and murals.
Diana Calderón, born in Chihuahua, Mexico in 1981, is an interdisciplinary artist based in Phoenix, AZ. Raised in the borderlands of El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Calderón earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Intermedia) from Arizona State University, 2008. She studied bookmaking & printmaking in Cortona, Italy in the University of Georgia’s Study Abroad Program in 2016 & studied Printmaking at the University of Dallas. Calderon currently serves as a member of the Artlink Artist Council, and works full-time as an education leader (vp) at a small charter high school in South Phoenix, Arizona.