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Opening Reception: Fidencio Fifield-Perez

Friday, August 30, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Fidencio Fifield-Perez
August 30 – October 21, 2019
Opening reception: Friday, August 30, 6-8p
Delmar Loop Gallery, 6640 Delmar Blvd

Fidencio Fifield-Perez faces scrutiny and political debate every day in the United States. Born in Oaxaca, Mexico, his family migrated to North Carolina for a better life and more opportunities. Fifield-Perez was raised in North Carolina, and attended Memphis College of Art for a BFA. Upon graduating from MCA, Fifield-Perez first applied for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) which allowed him to attend The University of Iowa for an MA and a MFA. His work explores his personal experiences with immigration and the concept of home. He uses craft techniques and family traditions to create his visual language.

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