saltfineart | COLECTIVA

8 countries /16 artists

July 1st – Aug 31st 2010

We just got back from a whirlwind trip through Latin America! Come see some of the spoils of our journey.

NEW ARTIST Irene Pressner – The first to use a tattoo device to burn art onto encaustic (beeswax), Pressner not only brings the street into the white cube, she also wins the first prize in the MOLAA awards of 2006 for her ‘Rococomics’ series.


Mayra Barraza –The distinctions of Barraza’s career and her contribution over the last 20 years to the Latin American cultural and artistic discourse have confirmed her in the art community as a well recognized leader of contemporary Latin American art.

 José Rodriguez – With over 100 collective and 11 solo exhibitions, the quite power of Rodriguez’s surreal world have earned him a following recognized by juries and collectors alike.

Jaime Izaguirre –  Just selected to participate in a World Bank exposition that will travel from Washington D.C. to Paris, Izaguirre was also awarded the first prize in the internationally juried auction of the Museum of Art El Salvador (2009) and won second place at the II International Video Festival in Nicaragua (2009).

Mayra Barraza   detail from BUNNY   Oil on Black Velvet   43 x 39 inches (right)