- Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Join ISM Associate Curator of Art Doug Stapleton for a conversation with artist Hector Duarte whose work is featured in FIGURISM: Narrative and Fantastic Figurative Art currently on view at the Schingoethe Center of Aurora University.
Hector Duarte studied mural painting at the workshop of David Alfaro Siqueiros in 1977. Since moving to Chicago in 1985, Duarte has participated in the creation of more than 45 murals. He has exhibited his paintings and prints in solo and collective shows at such venues as the School of the Art Institute, the State of Illinois Gallery, the Chicago Historical Society, the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, and Casa Estudio Museo Diego Rivera in Mexico.
Duarte is the co-founder of the Julio Ruelas Print Workshop in Zacatecas, Mexico, La Casa de la Cultura in Zamora, Mexico and Taller Mestizarte in Chicago.
Registration required through the Aurora University webiste.
Zoom at Noon is a series of conversations with artists organized by the Schingoethe Center of Aurora University in conjunction with the exhibit FIGURISM: Narrative and Fantastic Figurative Art currently on view at the Center. FIGURISM was curated by ISM Associate Curator of Art Doug Stapleton and features work from the ISM collection.