Mario Ybarra, Jr. presents at the 2013 Creative Time Summit.
Creative Capital Artist Mario Ybarra, Jr. (2008 Visual Arts) had a banner year in 2013. He was a featured speaker at the 2013 Creative Time Summit, had a solo show at Honor Fraser Gallery in Los Angeles, and his Creative Capital project, Curry Corndog Stand, premiered at the San Jose Museum of Art as part of a major exhibition, Around the Table: food, creativity, community. He had an acclaimed installation as a part of ARCO International Contemporary Art Fair in Madrid and a residency with a solo exhibition at the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia. He moved his art collective, Slanguage, to a bigger space to accommodate more artists. Ybarra received praise over the past year from New York Times Magazine blog, The Los Angeles Times, Hyperallergic.com, Art in America, ArtInfo and Flashart.
Congrats on all that you’ve accomplished, Mario! We can’t wait to hear what 2014 holds in store for you.
Ybarra spoke at the ReMODEL 2 Sculpture Symposium at Claremont Graduate University on Oct. 19, 2013. Over 20 internationally recognized artists from across California universities and colleges presented papers and exchanged dialogue on the current state of sculpture pedagogy.