WC SHOW

MARIKO VENTURA

Atsu Fudo/Hot Bath/Bano Caliente (2011)

 Inkjet/photograph/mixed media

 

Is a dreamscape of past and present.  
A childhood memory captured in the sheltering warmth of water. Perhaps a memory of the moment of independence and separation depicted in an old image etched yet fleeting and  a new image ambiguous. 

EXHIBITIONS
      2009-10  18th St. Pilsen Open Studios, Chicago, Illinois
2004   Museo internazionale della donna nell’arte, Scontrone(AQ), Abruzzo ITALY
1999  Guild Complex,Chicago,  TEN-PAK  “Permission to Marry”  Performance
1996   Artemesia.  Video Installation, “Heat, an Exhibition on Female Eroticism”
1996   Curator,  “The Beautiful Camera” multimedia event, Guild Complex
1995   Sculpture Invitational, Villa Terrace, Milwaukee
1993   Block Gallery, Installation, “My Story Began Before I was Born”
1992   Curator, “Poetic Form, New Ideas in Clay”  Suburban Fine Arts Gallery, HP
1990   Evanston Art Center,  “The Vessel, Traditional Notions, Recent Directions”
 
ARTS AND CONSULTING PROJECTS
      2006   Program Director, Abraham Lincoln Museum and Library, Summer Scholars
      2003   Artistic Consultant, “Upward Bound Program” Northeastern University
      1998   Artistic Consultant, Girl Scout Council, Arts Programs for Badge Requirement
      1996   Visiting Artist,  Hamburg –Chicago, Sister Cities Program, Hamburg, Germany
      1995   Sister Cities Project Consultant,  Goerthe Institute, Chicago
      1994   Internat’l Writers Festival/China & Japan, “Sculpture & Performance"