Selected Works

Made in LA 2023: Acts of Living

attending to the wound: a wake, a waiting, a witnessing 2023

attending to the wound: a wake, a waiting, a witnessing 2023

Performance with LaRissa Rogers 23:49 min Documentation provided by LACE, edited by Vladimir Santos. attending to the wound: a wake, a waiting, a witnessing is a performance activating a collaborative installation of Hieroglyphs of metaphysical lacerations, drawing...

Gemidos de la Tierra

Gemidos de la Tierra

Gemidos de la Tierra 2023, (Wailing of the Land/Soil), a public and political mobile installation, activated in Los Angeles County for two days as a three-truck caravan transporting twelve wooden panels inscribed with the names of people who perished in Immigration...

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Bio

Jackie Amézquita (b.1985 Quetzaltengo, Guatemala; lives and works in Los Angeles)  is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice spans painting, drawing, performance, installations, and sculpture.
 Amézquita received her M.F.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2022 and her B.F.A. from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, in 2018. She has exhibited with The Hammer Museum, LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) CA, LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) CA, 18th St Art Center CA, The Armory Center of the Arts CA, Vincent Price Art Museum CA, The Annenberg Space for Photography CA, Human Resources Los Angeles CA, MAD (Museum of Art and Design) NY.
She is the recipient of the Mohn Public Recognition Award (2023), Mohn Land Award (2023), Andy Warhol Foundation for the Arts Los Angeles Art Fund (2022), and National Performance Network Fund (2022). Amézquita has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, ARTnews, and The Art Newspaper, LA. Weekly, hyperallergic, Walker Art Center magazine.

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