MEAM Exhibitions


Bert Green Fine Art Chicago 2015

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Bert Green Fine Art Chicago 2015

Make ‘Em All Mexican and The Brown Dot Project Bert Green Fine Art 8 S Michigan Ave #1220, Chicago, IL July 11 – August 22, 2015 Linda Vallejo‘s “Make ‘Em All Mexican” project is a provocative and playful approach to ethnic identity and assumptions of hierarchy in the art world. Vallejo reinterprets images and objects from art history, popular culture, and kitsch decor, by re-coloring the faces and skin of the subjects to a darker hue, more suited to the average skin tone of the Mexican people. The result...

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Movimiento de Arte y Cultural Latino Americano (MACLA) 2015

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Movimiento de Arte y Cultural Latino Americano (MACLA) 2015

5th Chicana/o Biennial curated by Joey Reyes Exhibition Dates: December 5, 2014 – March 15, 2015 Featured artists include Juana Alicia Araiza, Carmen Argote, Jesus Barraza, Melanie Cervantes, Adriana Garcia, Wayne Healy, Ester Hernandez, Judithe Hernandez, Miguel ‘Bounce’ Perez, Tony de los Reyes, Celia Herrera Rodriguez, Sonia Romero, Alex Rubio, Ana Serrano, Shizu Saidamando, Patssi Valdez, and Linda Vallejo. Gallery Hours Wednesday & Thursday, 12:00 – 7:00 pm Friday & Saturday, 12:00 – 5:00 pm Additional hours by...

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UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) 2015

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UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) 2015

Make ’Em All Mexican: Works by Linda Vallejo UCLA CSRC Library, 144 Haines Hall Exhibition Dates: January 12—March 20 Make ’Em All Mexican: Works by Linda Vallejo at the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center features selections from the Los Angeles-based artist’s acclaimed Make ’Em All Mexican series, plus excerpts from critical essays, publications that feature the series, and objects from a portfolio by Vallejo in the CSRC’s special collections. The Make ’Em All Mexican series uses humor and irony to question whether race, color, and class...

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Lancaster Museum of Art and History 2014

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Lancaster Museum of Art and History 2014

Make ‘Em All Mexican solo exhibition Lancaster Museum of Art and History September 13 – November 9, 2014 Make ‘Em All Mexican Los Angeles-based artist Linda Vallejo consolidates multiple international influences gained from a life of study and travel throughout Europe, the United States and Mexico to create paintings, sculptures and installations that investigate contemporary cultural, political, spiritual and environmental issues. Critically acclaimed as breakthrough work, Vallejo’s Make ‘Em All Mexican re-contextualizes familiar...

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Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center 2014

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Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center 2014

Make ‘Em All Mexican, solo exhibition Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center Abrazo Interno Gallery, New York, NY Make ‘Em All Mexican Make ‘Em All Mexican by George Lawson George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco In her ongoing series, Make ‘Em All Mexican (MEAM), Los Angeles-based artist Linda Vallejo deploys a simple visual strategy (painting things brown) in the service of an anything-but-simple feat of social engineering: calling to historical task an entire category of cultural presumption. Her art is political and activist, but without...

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