Conversation with Nuria Montiel & Guests

Artist Conversation: 5–6 PM

Reception: 6–7 PM

Join us for a conversation with featured artist Nuria Montiel, Alberto McKelligan Hernández, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Art History (PSU), and Alejandra Arias Sevilla, Printer, Mullowney Printing as they discuss the opening of Montiel’s new exhibition, Mundos posibles / Possible Worlds. Curated by McKelligan Hernández and featuring prints made in collaboration with Arias Sevilla, they will discuss Montiel’s artistic practice as well as her new projects with the PSU and Portland community. Reception to follow. 

This program is free and open to the public. ASL interpreting will be provided.*

Space is limited for the artist talk. Seating is limited and will be provided on a first come first serve basis. Please RSVP to help with planning

Nuria Montiel obtained a BA in Visual Arts at the School of Art & Design of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (2002-2008), where she was also a member of Medios Múltiples, a graduate program that explores social practice in Mexico City.  She later earned her MFA at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2015-2017).  She has been artist in residence at Federico Sevilla Sierra Printmaking Residency at Mullowney Printing in Oregon; Casa Wabi, Oaxaca; La Pared, Colombia; among others. She lives and works in Mexico where she is a professor at the Fine Arts Department of the Universidad de las Americas de Puebla (UDLAP). Since 2022, Nuria Montiel has been part of the Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte (National System of Art Creators, SNCA).

This exhibition is curated by Dr. Alberto McKelligan Hernández, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Art + Design, Portland State University.

Mundos posibles / Possible Worlds is supported by The Jackson Foundation. 

Federico Sevilla Sierra Printmaking Residency at Mullowney Printing, made possible by the Arias Sevilla Charitable Fund and Nike Community Impact Fund.

*Accessibility initiatives have been made possible by a grant from the Richard & Helen Phillips Charitable Fund.

Image: Nuria Montiel, Documentation of Imprenta móvil (Mobile Press), (2010-ongoing)

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