Saturday, January 10, 2009

Clare Rojas

In Clare Rojas' works, women, men, nature and animals are strong and weak caring and connected to one another in their struggle to find harmony and balance. She celebrates women for their traditional and most basic differences and strengths. While the characters are often imbued with feelings of loss and nostalgia, one gets the sense that they will not back down. They will ultimately beat their predators at their own game.

In 2003 Clare Rojas had a group exhibition with the Luggage Store in San Francisco and won a Louis Comfort Tiffany award. In 2004 Rojas had a solo show at the San Francisco Art Institute and at the Belkin Satellite Gallery in Vancouver. Her work was included in the travelling exhibition, Beautiful Losers that recently visited the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco where she lives and works. (from Deitch Projects)

She's represented by Gallery Paule Anglim in San Francisco.

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