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BOLT Residency

Jovencio de la Paz

Jovencio de la Paz
Jovencio de la Paz, "Uncertain Cross," Cotton thread, 10' x 3', 2013-2014.

"My practice endeavors to locate the boundless moment in which the diverse material realities of daily life reveal a profound relationship to metaphysical, ineffable and transformative experiences."

Jovencio de la Paz is an artist and educator who lives and works in Chicago. His installations, performances and site-specific gestures have been exhibited both nationally and internationally, most recently at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, Oregon; the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; and The Uri Gallery in Seoul, South Korea. Jovencio de la Paz is a faculty member at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the department of fiber and material studies. De la Paz is also co-founder of Craft Mystery Cult. 

Learn more about Jovencio de la Paz's BOLT exhibition "I want something more than my husband and my house."

Resident year: 
2013-2014