Firelei Báez: Vessels of Genealogies

April 27 – August 6

/ 2017

Firelei Báez is a Dominican-American artist whose large-scale paintings and drawings evoke the beauty and political implications of hairstyles, textiles, and tattoos for those whose cultural identities have remained traditionally absent from dominant culture. This solo exhibition is organized by the Tarble Arts Center at Eastern Illinois University and curated by María Elena Ortiz, Associate Curator Pérez Art Museum Miami.