Opening Reception: Sunday, March 15 from 3pm to 5pm
To be rescheduled
About the artist: Gloria Chapa, a native of South Texas border country, has been an active sculptor in the Washington, DC artist community for 20 years. Her main thematic concerns are based on the cross pollination of culture and scientific inquiry. Her art career was preceded by time in telecommunications engineering, which was eventually followed by an MFA in sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Her work encompasses experiences/residencies in North and South America. She has taught at University of Richmond, Mary Washington University, Universidad Jorge Caldos in Bogota, Colombia, and VCU. Her work has been displayed on the East Coast, Texas, and Bogota, Colombia.
About Freight Gallery: Freight is an artist run micro-gallery in a 1925 Hollister Whitney freight elevator in Washington, DC. The space is 75 inches wide, 95 inches high, and 85 inches deep–a perfect container for displaying sculpture and small installations. Its mission is to create more opportunities for artists.
Freight Gallery is located at 2414 Douglas Street NE. There is plenty of street parking, although you might have to park a block or two away. Please text 202-276-5430 if you need parking accommodations. Enter on the side of the building through the loading dock.