Summer 2009 Artwork
Josefina Auslender: was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Educated at the Periugino School and the Escuela Nacional de Belles Artes Prilidiano Puryrredon, she earned the degree of Professor of Visual Arts. From the late sixties through the mid-eighties Auslender exhibited widely and received awards at the Salon Nacional de Ceramica, the Salon Manuel Belgrano de Dibujo (drawing) at the Museo Sivori, the Bienal Santa Maria del Buen Aire at the Museo de Arte Moderno, and Premio Bull V Bienal de Maldonado in Uruguay. Moving to Maine in 1988, she continues to work and shows periodically.
Joséphine Sacabo: lives and works in New Orleans. She uses poetry as the genesis of her work. Among her most important influences she lists Rilke, Baudelaire, Pedro Salinas, Vincente Huiobro, and Juan Rulfo. Recent solo exhibitions include Catherine Edleman Gallery, Chicago (2003); John Stevenson Gallery, New York, (2005); Stephanie Hoppen Gallery, London, UK (2005). Her work is in collections at Art Institute of Chicago, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, George Eastman House, Library of Congress, Maison Europeanne de la Photographie, Paris Bibliotheque Nationale, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, among others.