"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 whose installations, performances and site-specific gestures have been exhibited most recently at the HOLDING Contemporary in Portland, Oregon; Russo Lee Gallery Project Space in Portland, Oregon; Ditch Projects in Springfield, OR; The Alice in Seattle, WA; SPACE Gallery in Portland, ME; Carl & Sloan Contemporary in Portland, OR; 4th Ward Projects in Chicago, IL; Three-walls. Chicago, Illinois; and Chicago Artists' Coalition in Chicago, Illinois. His works have been also exhibited both nationally and internationally at 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 an Assistant Professor & Head of Fibers at the University of Oregon (College of Design, School of Art & Design, Department of Art) in Eugene, Oregon. De la Paz is also co-founder of Craft Mystery Cult.
(Updated in 2022)