Contact: Stephanie N. Abdon, Education Curator, Las Cruces Museum of Art
Date: September 26, 2016
Artist and Educator Motoko Furuhashi to Present at the Las Cruces Museum of Art
Local artist and professor Motoko Furuhashi will speak about her current work, which highlights the stress between the geometry of manmade objects and damages created through urban decay, at 1pm on Thursday, October 6, at the Las Cruces Museum of Art.
Motoko Furuhashi was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to the US to pursue a career as an artist and educator. While growing up in Tokyo, she received her introduction to art from her grandfather. Her recent works has been inspired by her experiences traveling around the world with her family. She received her Masters of Fine Art degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Currently, she is appointed as an Assistant Professor at New Mexico State University. Her work has been exhibited nationally including at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, and the Oakland Museum of California.
Admission to the Museum of Art is free. The museum is located at 491 North Main Street and is open Tuesday through Friday from 10am to 4:30pm and Saturday from 9am to 4:30pm. For additional information, visit the website at: museums.las-cruces.org or call 575.541.2137.
If you need an accommodation for a disability to enable you to fully participate in this event, please contact the museum 48 hours prior to the event.