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CORPUS: Panel Discussion & Closing Reception

September 29, 2022 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Student Union & Schafler Gallery

Panel Discussion: Art and Identity: Allocating resources to the development and representation of Latine/@/X artists

Time: Thursday, September 29, 6:30-8 PM

Location: Pratt Institute, Student Union

Closing reception: the Rubelle and Norman Schafler Gallery, 8-10pm

RSVP required and grants access to both events. Masks required indoors.

Curator Constanza Valenzuela (BFA Sculpture & Art History ’17) will moderate this student-focused discussion underscoring the importance of representation and creating space and resources for dialogue around Hispanic and Latinx identities. Panelists will include dynamic arts leaders who will address equity and diversity. Panelists include Carlos Motta (artist, Coordinator MFA Integrated Practices, and Associate Professor in Fine Arts at Pratt), Elena Ketelsen González (Assistant Curator at MoMA PS1, and Director & Founder, La Salita, a curatorial project dedicated to Latin American, Latinx, and immigrant artists in the U.S.), Nicole Calderón (Calderón Gallery), and Eva Díaz, (critic, art historian, Associate Professor in the Department of the History of Art and Design at Pratt). Please join us after the panel in the Student Union for a closing reception of the Corpus exhibition in Schafler Gallery. The presentation is free and open to the public and will be recorded. Advance registration is required.

About the Exhibition:


School of Art
Department of Exhibitions


Somos Pratt
Center for Equity & Inclusion
Black Alumni of Pratt
Alumni Relations
Pratt Presents


Constanza Valenzuela (BFA Sculpture and Art History ’17)


Lydia Allende Hernandez (BFA Communications Design ‘25)
Mateo Arciniegas Huertas (BFA Photography ‘23)
Julio Cardenas-Arana (BFA Fine Arts Painting ‘23)
Andrea Garcia (BFA Fine Arts Painting ‘22)
Felix Lugo (BFA Art & Design Education ‘23)
Ariana Milan (BFA Fine Arts Painting ‘22)
Emily Morillo (BFA/MA Art & Design Education ‘26)
Kristina Naso (MFA Photography ‘22)
Christian Ocampo (BFA Film/Video ‘22)
Dariana Portes (BFA Photography ‘23)
MADeleine Riande (MFA Fine Arts ‘22)
Andrea Robles (BFA Fine Arts Painting ‘24)
Aysia Ciel Ramirez Segura (BFA Digital Arts 2D Animation ‘22)
Gina Somma (BFA Fine Arts Painting ‘23)

Image credit: Lydia Allende Hernandez, Cuánto Duele Tu Amor, 2021

G Train to Clinton/Washington

Elevator access to the Schafler Gallery is available, but requires coordination with Public Safety to access the route. Please request elevator access to Schafler Gallery at the Main Gate booth when you arrive on campus. If additional accommodations are needed, please contact Kate Therrian Barron,

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