GRISELDA ROSAS is an artist and educator from the border region who was born and raised in Tijuana, Mexico, and now lives and works in San Diego. Her artwork falls under the umbrella of Post-Colonial art in the way it addresses issues of identity, ethnicity and gender practices, with installations, sculpture, site-specific curatorial projects, and stitching-paintings decolonizing imagery.
Rosas’ work has been exhibited in national and international venues, including the Florence Biennale, Italy; the Barrett Art Centre, New York; an art residency at the Camac Art Centre-UNESCO program in Marnay, France; Bread & Salt Gallery, San Diego, CA; and at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego. She was granted a fellowship through the minister of Mexican Culture-FONCA, 2016-2019, where she developed research on the aesthetics of Mexican female traditional clothing, and presented and published her research at the 56th International Congress of Americanists (ICA) Salamanca, Spain 2018.
Griselda Rosas’ work has a strong relationship with poetry and mind wandering, speaks about the ecosystem’s fragility through an implicit construction of historical-imagery-memorabilia.