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Diana Calderón

Diana Calderón
Pagina : Page (no.19), 2020
Mexican and American paper, cloth, ink, thread, pins, nails, wood

Transitive Pattern / July 25 – 30, 2021

Artist Statement:
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.

Artist Bio:
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.

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