Saturday, Apr 29, 2023
Opening Reception – Kaveri Raina and Coral Saucedo Lomelí: What Do You Remember About the Earth
Join us on Saturday, April 29, from 3-5 pm for the opening reception of our first exhibition of the year Kaveri Raina and Coral Saucedo Lomelí: What Do You Remember About the Earth. Cocktails and light snacks will be provided. @kaveriraina @arrecifereef
The exhibition is presented as part of twofold, a series of conversations between Lighthouse Works alumni fellows and their respective practices. The exhibition will be on view at the Annex until June 10th, and a podcast episode where the artists are interviewed by Tryn Collins will be released later in the year.
Kaveri Raina, "Untitled (I Shall Not Surrender series)," 2021-2022, Graphite, charcoal, oil pastel, paper, 11 x 14 in.
Coral Saucedo Lomelí, "Calle Minerva," 2023, Turkey feather dusters, Ixtle duster, rebar, cast concrete, found clay brick, tezontle. 156 x 84 x 72 in.
Kaveri Raina (28) (b. 1990; Delhi, India) lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She received her BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2011, her MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2016. She attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2017 and was a Lighthouse Works Fellow in 2018. Raina has received various awards and fellowships including the James Nelson Raymond fellowship and the Fred and Joanna Lazarus Scholarship, and she was recently nominated for the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors grant. Raina’s work has been exhibited in the US, India and Europe.
Coral Saucedo Lomelí (38), born in Mexico City, recontextualizes overlooked objects and processes into poetic moments. Through her sculptures, she explores material relationships, labor, and collapsing systems, drawing inspiration from domestic objects, the urban landscape, poetry, and craft. Saucedo Lomelí completed her undergraduate studies at ArtCenter College of Design and an MFA at Yale University. She has done residencies at Yaddo (New York), RUINA (Oaxaca), The Lighthouse Works (New York), SOMA (Mexico City) amongst others and currently resides and works in Brooklyn.