Fort Worth Community Arts Center



COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER - FROST GALLERY


Brujita Daydream - Works by Mylan Nguyen


Frost Gallery - Brujita Daydream

Exhibition on Display: January 22 - February 27, 2021

Works by Mylan Nguyen

Exhibition Statement:

Brujita Daydream exhibiting at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center features a range of ceramics, paintings, and installation work in which artist Mylan Nguyen explores her interest in curanderx practices, mysticism, and self made healing rituals through the lens of her Mexican/Vietnamese American upbringing. Inspired by the Mexican tradition of Curanderx (traditional natural healers) that perform cleansing rituals called limpias for purification in order to clear and make way for transformation, renewal, and rebirth this work is intended to bring moments of healing, introspection, joy, and connection to nature.

Artist Bio:

Mylan Nguyen (b.1986) is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Oak Cliff, Texas where she was born and raised. She holds a BFA in Illustration from Otis College of Art and Design. Mylan is a co-founder of Brujita Workshop, an artist studio and collective, making art objects that can be used to elevate day to day rituals. Mylan also co-runs Strange Powers Press, a small risograph printing press that focuses on artist prints and small edition multiples.

 


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