LatchKey Gallery, New York
Standing in the space of duality, visitors are encouraged to experience the constructed social environment of Dominican-American artist Lucia Hierro. Weaving the complex threads of her diverse experiences, Hierro binds these paradoxes of living between two societies to cultivate conversations that lead viewers to a commonality.
Hierro’s work approaches the viewer through a multitude of carefully constructed imagery. By utilizing an array of objects that are familiar to her, each artwork is assembled through her varying lenses; individually rich with personal symbolism but deliberately selected to evoke memories within the viewer. Her visual vocabulary through objects, color and content can all be used as points of reference to link the viewer to her world.
Lucia Hierro is a Dominican American conceptual artist born and raised in New York City, Washington Heights/ Inwood, currently working in the Bronx. She received a BFA from SUNY Purchase (2010) and an MFA from Yale School of Art (2013). She has exhibited in shows at Tiger Strikes Asteroid in Brooklyn, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art and Storytelling, Paris Photo, Casa Quien in the Dominican Republic and recently at Elizabeth Dee Gallery in Harlem. Residencies include: Yaddo, Redbull House of Art, Casa Quien, Fountainhead Residency, Bronx Museums Artist in the Market program. Her work is part of the JP Morgan Chase art collection and the Rennie collection in Vancouver.