SELECTED WORKS BY SERGIO DE LA TORRE
June - August 2018
Gallery 6/67 is pleased to present four works by artist Sergio De La Torre; I am an immigrant (2018), City (2011), NOVACANCIES (2010), DRIVERS (2009), Ciudad Santuario (2009). This exhibition is in conjunction with programming throughout Down Town Santa Ana and organized by Maurizzio Hector Pineda.
I Am An Immigrant is a series of 20 prints dealing with the ongoing and never-ending debate on immigration.
No Vacancies is a 60 feet long accordion-style book that portrays the general locations of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids that have occurred in the Bay Area.
Drivers is a series of five photographs of limousine service drivers at different international airports.
Ciudad Santuario is a short animation that traces 2008-2009 Police checkpoints in the Mission District in San Francisco.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Sergio De La Torre grew up in the border cities of Tijuana/San Diego and works as an educator, filmmaker, photographer, and activist. His practice explores immigration, labor, and transnational identities. He currently lives and works in the Bay Area Mission District and is an Associate Professor and Program Director of Fine Arts at the University of San Francisco. He has been honored with grants from the NEA, The Rockefeller Foundation, Creative Capital, the Potrero Nuevo Fund, and the Creative Work Fund. His work has been exhibited at major institutions, both nationally and internationally.
THE NEXT GENERATION: JEANNE JALANDONI
Berkshire Art Museum, North Adams Massachusetts
June- October 2018
Art departments are very important, and BAM wants to demonstrate the quality of artists who are also involved in helping the next generation.
Exhibition: June 28-October 15, 2018
Location: Berkshire Art Museum 159 E Main St, North Adams, MA 01247