“I portray the struggles Tejana/Chicana women face in the contemporary moment by basing it on my own experience. These conflicts vary from identity, culture, language, class, race, body, and beauty.”
Represento las dificultades que enfrentan las mujeres Tejana / Chicana en el momento contemporáneo basándome en mi propia experiencia.
Estos conflictos varían sobre identidad, cultura, idioma, clase, raza, cuerpo y belleza.
Garza, Alondra M
Alondra M Garza is a Tejana/Tex-Mex artist, educator, and curator. She was born on the Mexican side at the Rio Grande Valley borderlands of Mexico and South Texas. Garza received an MFA at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and a BFA at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
Her work has been exhibited internationally across the U.S., Mexico, and Italy. This includes a Solo Exhibition at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Group exhibitions at YAG/Garage in Italy, The Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN, The Museum of Fine Arts in Brownsville, TX, and mural commissions in Mexico.
Her work is part of the private collection of The University of Minnesota Chicano and Latino Studies after being awarded an emerging artist grant. She was awarded a scholarship to attend a New York Academy of Art master class. Garza was recently awarded the 2022 Emerging Curators Fellowship and has curated gallery shows around Minneapolis.
She is adjunct faculty at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and Augsburg University.
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