Rebeca was invited to participate in the 17th Colorado International Invitational Poster Exhibition by professor and CIIPE co-director John Gravadahl. The 17th CIIPE hosted by the Department of Art in the School of the Arts at Colorado State University features works of top poster artists and designers worldwide. Now in its 32nd year, the biennial event is the only exhibition of its kind in the United States. The main exhibition will open September 16 and run through October 13 with the display divided between the Clara Hatton Gallery in the Visual Arts Building and the Curfman Gallery in the Lory Student Center. Both venues are on the main CSU campus. Rebeca’s entry Circumpolar #1 received the 1st prize.
Getting Upper Group exhibition. May 15–September 4, 2011. The exhibition shows a collection of 26 silkscreen prints of an experimental alphabet printed at Bloom Press in Oakland and will be exhibited at the Pasadena Museum of California Art Curator: Amos Klausner. The 26 artists include Lisa Anne Auerbach, Katie Hanburger, Gail Swanlund, and Michael Worthington. Méndez’s artwork for the letter ‘R’ is titled: … … R … R R, 2011. See Imprint Review
The “Design Journeys-You Are Here”:/aiga.org/content.cfm/exhibit-design-journeys project seeks to achieve both—by not only celebrating the lives and achievements of 25 selected practitioners, but also encouraging aspiring designers from all backgrounds to consider design as a viable and rewarding career. The resulting show, an interactive exhibition open to the public, will be on display at the AIGA National Design Center May 20 through July 23.
Méndez in group exhibition ‘Scalable Relations’ at the Beall Center for Art and Technology, at UC Irvine. Curated by Christiane Paul, curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. ‘Scalable Relations’ is an exhibition by faculty members of the University of California Digital Arts Research Network ( UCDARnet ). The exhibition brings together works that explore digital media’s capability of representing a growing amount of data in constantly evolving relations. See entire project here
At Any Given Moment, Grass, a permanent video art installation by Rebeca Méndez has been acquired by Environment Furniture and is on view 16 hours a day, 7 days a week at their new showroom on Beverly Boulevard in West Los Angeles. Opening reception: March 5, 7 – 9. See entire project HERE