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Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
updated: 09/02/2013
website: www.maryrosecmendoza.com
 
   
 
 
     
 
Artwork Title
art-medium
art-year
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Global
house (Fullerene)
dear
wall (Vitrivian)
Blank Pages
post-it
squatter
Soldier Series
I CAN FOOD
trunk1
void
you can't take it with you
teat
brown
bat girl
 
Portfolio Keywords:  consumer culture, social criticism, conceptual, humor, surreal, psychological, spiritual, craft
 
 
Global by Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
Global
32 Aloha shirts, filler
May 2012
Dimensions variable
house (Fullerene) by Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
house (Fullerene)
building materials
2012
Dimensions variable
dear by Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
dear
colored pencil, Shrinky Dinks plastic
2010
4.25 " x  0 "  x 3.5 " 
wall (Vitrivian) by Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
wall (Vitrivian)
newspaper, glue
2010
62 " x  57 "  x 4 " 
Blank Pages by Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
Blank Pages
paper, binding
2010
8 7/8" x  6"  x 5 3/8" 
post-it by Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
post-it
goauche, found concrete
2010
5.25" x  11.75"  x 4.5" 
squatter by Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
squatter
photo-imaging, Shrinky Dinks plastic
2010
3.5" x  7"  x 4" 
Soldier Series by Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
Soldier Series
Plastic Toy Soldiers (clothing carved away)
2011
Dimensions variable
I CAN FOOD by Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
I CAN FOOD
spray paint
2009
90.5" x  59" 
trunk1 by Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
trunk1
Colored pencil and paper
2005
24 1/2" x  32 1/2" 
void by Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
void
Shrinky Dink Plastic, Colored Pencil Dimensions variable
2004
Dimensions variable
you can't take it with you by Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
you can't take it with you
paper, gouache
2004
5 1/2" x  5" 
teat by Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
teat
Paper, Gouache
2003
3"" x  1 1/8""  x 1 1/4" " 
brown by Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
brown
Colored pencil, paper, Crayons
2004
Dimensions variable
bat girl by Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
bat girl
goauche
2002
18" x  24" 

Artist Statement
Everyday objects and materials communicate a deep sense of the familiar that often functions outside of language. 

My artistic practice utilizes that set of meanings, while subverting it to suggest new potential.

Artist Bio / CV

SOLO

10 S1F Gallery, L.A.

06 Solway/Jones, L.A.

04 HAUS, Pasadena

99 YYZ Gallery, Toronto

SELECTED GROUP

11 "Have You Seen This Guys Work?"  University of Massachusetts Amherst Museum of Contemporary Art Online Gallery

10 "pulpa flesh", Commonwealth& Council, L.A.

09 "The Pandemic Show", Overtones Gallery, L.A.

08 "Direct Encounters: The Essence of Portraiture", Forum Gallery, L.A.

07 “From Hedonopolis to Melancolony”, USF Thacher Gallery

"Pillowtalk", Ruth Bachofner Gallery, L.A.

04 "double take", the Brewery Project, L.A.

02 "Drawing Room", I-Five Gallery, L.A.

00 "Visual Language at Play", Long Beach City College

99 "Memories of Overdevelopment": PlugIn Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada, N. Dakota

98 "1 - 2 - 1", Whittier College Art Gallery

96 "Kayumanggi Presence", East - West Gallery, Honolulu

95 "Gathering Place: Art making of Asian-Pacific Women Artists", Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena

94 "Playfield", Rio Hondo College Art Gallery

SELECTED GRANTS/AWARDS

• C.O.L.A. Individual Artist Fellowship, Department of Cultural Affairs, L.A., 2012

• Los Angeles Artists Fellowship, Department of Cultural Affairs, L.A., 2012

• Yaddo Artist Residency, June 2003

• YYZ Artist’s Outlet, Honorarium, Aug 1999

• Socrates Sculpture Foundation, Internship, Aug 1998

• PlugIn Gallery, Honorarium, 1997

• Art Matters Inc., Fellowship, 1995

• The Pacific Asia Museum, Honorarium, 1994

CURATORIAL 

05 "600 Images: 60 Artists/6 Curators/6 Cities: Bangkok/Berlin/London/Los Angeles/Manila/Saigon", The Brewery Project, L.A.

02 "Drawing Room", I-Five Gallery, L.A.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

• Artweek, Suvan Geer, Mar 2006

• Inland Valley Our Times, Uyen Mai, Mar 3, 2000

• Now, Si Si Penaloza, July 22-28, 1999

• Grand Folks Herald, Kris Jensen, Sept 1997

• The Globe and Mail, Robert Enright, Aug 1997

• Asian/Pacific Sculpture News, Collette Chattopadhyay, Nov 1996

EDUCATION

91 M.F.A., The Claremont Graduate Univ.

88 B.A., California State Univ., L.A.

84-85 Otis Art Institute

TEACHING

01 - Present, Pasadena City College, Associate Professor