Artist and Curator in conversation, John Guzman, Rigoberto Luna, Erika Mei Chua Holum


Sep 14 2023


7:00 pm

Artist and Curator conversation with John Guzman and Rigoberto Luna


Thursday, September 14, 2023 | 7pm-8pm


Dudey Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building

About the Event:

In conjunction with John Guzman: Flesh and Bone. Join us for an in-depth conversation with artist John Guzman and organizing co-curator Rigoberto Luna. Moderated by Erika Mei Chua Holum, assistant curator at the Blaffer Art Museum and co-curator of the exhibition.  Luna will speak with the artist for an in-depth discussion that spans the development of the artist’s practice to the genesis of the Blaffer exhibition.

About the Artist:

John Guzman is a painter born and raised on the South Side of San Antonio, Texas. A self-taught painter, Guzman previously pursued printmaking while studying at the Southwest School of Art. In 2021, the artist presented the solo exhibition I Would Have Killed To See It at Presa House Gallery, curated by Rigoberto Luna, shortly after Guzman was selected as a Studio Fellow at NXTHVN in New Haven, Connecticut. His work has since been featured in distinguished art fairs, including The Armory Show, NYC, and ZONA MACO, CDMX, with New York and Los Angeles- based Sean Kelly Gallery.

Rigoberto Luna is a San Antonio-born independent curator and the co-founder and director of Presa House Gallery in San Antonio, TX. Most recently, Luna curated Soy de Tejas: A Statewide Survey of Latinx Art on view at Centro de Artes in San Antonio, Texas in 2023.