What if an artist’s body of work could exist and develop somewhere in between the studio and the exhibition space? In order to provide artists a semi-public, hybrid work and exhibition space, the Evanston Art Center launched an inaugural “artwork-in-residence” program. Artists work on projects-in-progress, experiment with the display of their artwork, host studio visits and engage the community of the Evanston Art Center and the broader art community in the development of their work ways that they see fit.
Adriana Kuri Alamillo’s research and writing practice explores the U.S. – Mexico Border as a physical and conceptual space for creation. She treads the thin line between art and activism in both her studio and research.