Exhibition Tour with Saakred: Sin Nombre, Sin Cuerpo

Tuesday, October 15
2 PM
Visual Arts Center
Free and open to the public

car hood with image of trans woman
Saakred, La Reina del Valle, 2019. 1964 Chevy Impala lowrider hood, vinyl wrap. 60 1/2 x 53 in (153.6 x 134.6 cm). Courtesy of the artist.

Austin-based artist Saakred leads a guided tour of the exhibition Sin Nombre, Sin Cuerpo.


Bio

Saakred (b. 1989, San Antonio, TX) is a contemporary artist whose work is influenced by their Tejano heritage. They received their BA at Trinity University (2016) and later studied at the Burren College of Art. Their work has been included in solo and group exhibitions at the McNay Art Museum, San Antonio (2019); the Austin Public Library (2019); Nepantla Gallery, Austin (2019); Bihl Haus Arts, San Antonio (2018); MASS Gallery, Austin (2017); the Museum of Human Achievement, Austin (2017); ATM Gallery, Austin (2017); Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, San Antonio (2015); Noemi Neidorff Art Gallery, San Antonio (2015); the San Antonio Art League Museum (2015); and the Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Ireland (2015). Saakred has performed at the Charlene McCombs Empire Theatre, San Antonio; Navajo Nation Museum, Window Rock, Arizona; Maverick Music Festival, San Antonio; Luminaria Arts Festival, San Antonio; Stargayzer Festival, Austin; the Blanton Museum of Art, Austin; South by Southwest, Austin; and BabesFest, Austin, among others.