February 3 – May 29
Inspired by Mexican folk art and her many visits to Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul, Patricia Cavazos uses vivid colors and forms to tell stories of the culture and history of her homeland, Mexico. ORIGINS: Patricia Cavazos is on view in Fogg Café.
With a focus on the depiction of Aztec deities, this spotlight exhibition in Fogg Café highlights Aztec culture and mythology through intricate and abstract textile artwork.
About the Artist
Patricia Cavazos was born in Monterrey, México, and migrated to the United States in 2000. She started her professional career as an architect but soon realized her passion was creating art. In 2013, she moved to Germany where she worked in costumes and scenery in the Theater Department at the International School of Düsseldorf. In 2016, Cavazos returned to the United States. Her inspiration comes from folk art, ethnic groups, and traditional crafts. She is a multimedia artist and has been exhibited internationally.
Top Image: The Birth of Huitzilopochtli, Patricia Cavazos, 2022, Textile art, (21” x 26”)
This event supports this year’s theme, Mexico: A Celebration of Plants & Culture, which highlights one of the most biodiverse places on Earth and celebrates cultural connections to the natural world.
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts.