Japan Print Association Executive Committee and Japan Print Association will present an international prints exposition, "Prints Tokyo 2012" for our 80th anniversary of the foundation of the association.

Carla RIPPEY Mexico

" Exodus from the Garden "

2011
Relief print & mylar intaglio print with chine collé, embroidery and metallic leaf
80 cm × 80 cm




Nominators
大沼正昭 / Masaaki ONUMA

Comment
メキシコは長い間スペインに支配されていましたが、メキシコの美術にはヨーロッパの美術を理想とするのではなく、独自の世界を築いてきた様です。また、多くの日本人がその世界に影響を受けています。アメリカ出身のカーラさんもその一人です。女性の目で社会をとらえた作品を制作しています。

Mexico has developed its own world of art without making European art as its ideal, despite being under the Spanish rule for a long period. Mexican art has influenced many Japanese people as well as Carla Rippey, an artist from the United States who creates works that scrutinizes society from a female perspective.

 

Born in 1950

EXHIBITION
Carla Rippey, Interior Lives, Itinerate exhibit organized by the Mexican Secretary of Foreign Relations and the Treasury Department, first venue: Seoul, Korea 2011
When my blood was not yet my Blood, itinerate exhibit, a project on the history of migration, present venue: University of Hidalgo, Real del Monte, Hidalgo, Mexico

AWARDS
System of Creators, National Foundation for the Arts, Mexico, 3 year Production Grant awarded on 3 occasions: 1997, 2003 and 2010.