I am Unity: Lucia Garzón

Unity at the Initiative: a multi-site visual exhibition and at-home experience centering art by and for Queer and Trans Artists of Color. I am:_____ is a blog series to get to know our partners.

Lucia Garzón is an interdisciplinary artist working in a range of media including but not limited to wood, textiles, print, and video. Lucia graduated from Tyler School of Art in 2018 with a BFA in printmaking. The main themes in Lucia’s work focuses around the intersection between her queerness and the immigrant values and histories she was raised on. Lucia has had the opportunity to be in many group shows and was awarded the Joseph Roberts Foundation grant in 2019 along with a solo show at Da Vinci Art Alliance in July 2019. Lucia has been an apprentice at the Fabric Workshop and Museum, a fellow at Soap Box Print shop, and will be attending Acre Residency in summer 2021.

"I am a multidisciplinary artist who loves working in a bunch of different media including print, sculpture, and performance. Immigration, labor, and personal identity are main themes in my practice. I often base my work upon stories and experiences from my family."

 

Finish this sentence with a word or two: I am a:_______

Taurus softie

What's the most half-baked hobby you took on since the COVID-19 shutdown?

Baking, It's definitely not for me!

What are you binge-watching?

A poster for the Pen15 tv show, with a blue background and collaged images pasted on top, including cutout faces of the two main characters.

Pen15

What's the last thing that made you laugh out loud?

My little brothers man cave that he made in the basement at my moms house.

If you were to create a signature skate move, what would the move involve/look like?

sitting on a skateboard while eating chips and rolling down a hill

Anything you'd like to share with the world?

Cosmic Brownies are still good