October 15 — November 12, 2011
hand painted dreams flow
Ana Serrano’s hand painted dreams flow exhibition contains a gathering of small-scale buildings constructed from collage and cardboard that reflect the brightly colored homes and businesses ubiquitous in Hispanic neighborhoods. Serrano is a first generation Mexican American who lives and works in a largely Hispanic section of Los Angeles, California. Her upbringing has cultivated an interest in the informal economies, culture, customs and fashions present in this segment of society.
Ana Serrano earned a B.F.A. from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA in 2008 and has since exhibited widely throughout the Los Angeles area, including: the Japanese American Museum, Tinklark Gallery and the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery. She was recognized by STEP Inside Design Magazine as one of its Emerging Artists of 2009 and had work featured in the Juxtapoz: Handmade book published by Gingko Press in 2010. In September 2011, she opend a large-scale one-person installation, Salon of Beauty, at the Rice University Art Gallery in Houston,Texas.