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Celebrating Georgia Artists of Hispanic/Latinx Origin Instagram Takeovers

Jun 19, 2020 - Jul 10, 2020
11pm - 5pm

Join us on the MOCA GA  Instagram Channel!  

Friday, June 19: ESTEBAN PATINO


Tuesday, June 23rd: JESSICA CALDAS

Wednesday, June 24th FERNEY COY and MELVIN TOLEDO

Thursday, June 25th: SERGIO SUAREZ

Friday, June 26th: LUCHA RODRIGUEZ

Monday, June 29th: ALVARO ALVILLAR

Wednesday, July 1st: GONZALO HERNANDEZ

Thursday July 2nd: SARA SANTAMARIA

Friday, July 3rd: MORGAN LUGO

Tuesday, July 7th: ANA GUZMAN

Wednesday, July 8th: PAMELA MARTINEZ

Friday, July 10th: FRANKLIN DELGADO

Prior to the Covid 19 virus, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA) in partnership with the Latin American Association organized the exhibition Celebrating Georgia Artists of Hispanic/Latinx Origin to spotlight significant contributions to contemporary art by 37 talented Georgia artists.  We are thrilled to have had approximately 650 artworks submitted by 160 artists from 51 Georgia cities and towns across 27 Georgia counties. While we remain closed, please find below links to images and artists’ information for this exhibition so that you may enjoy this exhibition remotely until the current health crisis subsides.

Cuban-born, Atlanta artist Alexi Torres, in conjunction with MOCA GA Director Annette Cone-Skelton had the difficult task of jurying this highly competitive call.  Each juror diligently examined all entries and carefully selected artists to best represent the diversity and expertise inherent in this community.

Above Image: Detail of Taping Nature/Colonias by Paula Reynaldi, Masking tape.

Antes del virus Covid 19, el Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Georgia (MOCA GA), en asociación con la Asociación Latinoamericana, organizó la exposición Celebrating Georgia Artists of Hispanic/Latinx Origin (Celebrando a los artistas de Georgia de origen hispano/latino) para destacar las importantes contribuciones al arte contemporáneo de 37 talentosos artistas de Georgia. Estamos encantados de haber recibido aproximadamente 650 obras de arte presentadas por 160 artistas de 51 ciudades y pueblos de Georgia a través de 27 condados de Georgia. Mientras permanecemos cerrados, a continuación encontrará los enlaces a las imágenes e información de los artistas de esta exposición para que pueda disfrutar de esta exposición a distancia hasta que la crisis sanitaria actual disminuya.

El artista Alexi Torres, nacido en Cuba, junto con la directora de MOCA GA, Annette Cone-Skelton, tuvieron la difícil tarea de juzgar esta llamada altamente competitiva. Cada miembro del jurado examinó diligentemente todas las entradas y cuidadosamente seleccionados artistas para representar la diversidad y la experiencia inherente a esta comunidad.

Imagen de arriba: Detalle de Taping Nature / Colonias por Paula Reynaldi, cinta adhesiva.

The Artists