The Rubin Center presented winning pieces from the 2017 Siqueiros-Pollock Bi-National Painting Exhibition organized by El Centro Cívico S-Mart in Ciudad Juarez with the support of the Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez, The University of Texas at el Paso and Mantis Editors of Guadalajara. A call for artists residing on the US – Mexico border was launched in summer of 2017, with two first place awards of $2,500 each awarded to one Mexican artist and one artist from the United States. Jurors for the 2017 Siqueiros-Pollock painting exhibition were Marisa Sage, Director, New Mexico State University Gallery and Santiago Espinosa de los Monteros, a renowned Mexican journalist and art critic.
The winners of the competition were:
The exhibition was on display at Centro Civico SMART from October 27, 2017 - February 23, 2017 and in the Rubin Center Project Space from March 1- May 4, 2018.
New Mexico State University Gallery
Santiago Espinosa de los Monteros
Renowned curator, museographer, and
art critic based in Mexico City