The School of Art presents an artist talk with visiting artist in print media and photography Salvador Jiménez-Flores on Friday, Dec. 6. Jiménez-Flores is an interdisciplinary artist born and raised in Jalisco, México and Assistant Professor in ceramics at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The artist talk will take place in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts from 12-1 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Since coming to the United States, Jiménez-Flores has contributed to the art scene by producing a mixture of socially conscious installation, public, and studio-based art. He has presented his work at the National Museum of Mexican Art, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts and Casa de la Cultura in Jalisco, México amongst others. Jiménez-Flores recently completed a two year-long artist residency at the Harvard Ceramics Program, Office of the Arts at Harvard University. Also he served as the Artist-In-Residence for the City of Boston. Jiménez-Flores is a recipient of the grants Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grants, The New England Foundation for the Arts, and was awarded the Kohler Arts Industry Residency for 2019.