Artist Rosemary Meza-DesPlas takes over Durango Arts Center

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Artist Rosemary Meza-DesPlas takes over Durango Arts Center

Solo show features mixed-media drawings, wall installation
Jerry McBride/Durango Herald

“Somewhere Between the Beauty and the Buz” by artist Rosemary Meza-DesPlas is on display as part of her solo show “nevertheless, She Persisted” at the Durango Arts Center.
Jerry McBride/Durango Herald

Meza-DesPlas’ “Jiggle, Jiggle, Jiggle” is made of human hair hand-sewn onto canvas. Meza-DesPlas uses her art to explore the burdens of the body.
“Kayayei #3” by artist Rosemary Meza-DesPlas is on display in her solo show “nevertheless: She Persisted” at the Durango Arts Center.
Jerry McBride/Durango Herald

“Big Girls don’t Cry” by artist Rosemary Meza-DesPlas on display at the Durango Arts Center.
If you go

WHAT: “nevertheless: She Persisted,” mixed-media works by Rosemary Meza-DesPlas.


WHERE: Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave.


WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, through March 3. Closing reception, 5-7 p.m. March 2.


Tickets: Free admission.


More Information: Call 259-2606 or visit www.durangoarts.org.

Workshop

What: Non-Traditional Approaches to the Drawing Process with artist Rosemary Meza-DesPlas.


When: 2-5 p.m. Feb. 24.


Where: Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave.


How much: $70 DAC members/$90 general.


More information: Visit http://bit.ly/2EtwImu or call 259-2606.


Note: Participants will be using a variety of nontraditional tools to create finished artworks. A combination of wet and dry media will be used. In considering the unlimited potentiality of drawing as a medium, it is recommended participants look at artwork by artists Vik Muniz, Rebecca Carter, Monika Grzymala and Il Lee.

Artist Rosemary Meza-DesPlas takes over Durango Arts Center

Jerry McBride/Durango Herald

“Somewhere Between the Beauty and the Buz” by artist Rosemary Meza-DesPlas is on display as part of her solo show “nevertheless, She Persisted” at the Durango Arts Center.
Jerry McBride/Durango Herald

Meza-DesPlas’ “Jiggle, Jiggle, Jiggle” is made of human hair hand-sewn onto canvas. Meza-DesPlas uses her art to explore the burdens of the body.
“Kayayei #3” by artist Rosemary Meza-DesPlas is on display in her solo show “nevertheless: She Persisted” at the Durango Arts Center.
Jerry McBride/Durango Herald

“Big Girls don’t Cry” by artist Rosemary Meza-DesPlas on display at the Durango Arts Center.
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