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Tête-à-Tête with Patrick Martinez and Anna Sew Hoy

Sunday, November 18 from 1:30 – 3:30 PM

Here artists Patrick Martinez and Anna Sew Hoy talked about the connections and communities of inspiration of their practice, Los Angeles, and their commissioned works in the exhibition.


About Patrick Martinez:

Patrick Martinez was born in 1980 in Pasadena, California, and resides and works in Los Angeles. Recent solo exhibitions include: American Memorial, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, Florida (2017); All Season Porfolio, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, California (2017); Forbidden Fruit, New Image Gallery, Los Angeles, California (2015); and Buy Now, Cry Later, Public Functionary, Minneapolis, Minnesota (2013). Recent group exhibitions and projects include: Fictions, Studio Museum, Harlem, New York (2017); Face to Face: Los Angeles Collects Portraiture, California African American Museum, Los Angeles, California (2017); and Black is a color, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, California (2017).


About Anna Sew Hoy:

Anna Sew Hoy (b. 1976, Auckland, New Zealand) received her MFA from Bard College in 2008 and her BFA from the School of Visual Arts in 1998. She has exhibited extensively nationally including Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and Orange County Museum of Art. Her work is in the collections of: the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. In 2017 she was awarded the Martha Longenecker Roth Distinguished Artist in Residence at University of California, San Diego. In 2017 Sew Hoy was commissioned by LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) for her public sculpture Psychic Body Grotto, which was supported by a 2015 Creative Capital Grant for Visual Arts. In 2013 she was awarded the California Community Foundation Grant for Emerging Artists. Sew Hoy is represented by Various Small Fires gallery in Los Angeles, CA.