When: September 20 5:30 - 8:30
Location: New Mexico Governors' Mansion
Lecture by: Jacobo de la Serna
Admission: Members free; Non members $10.
de la Serna was born 1965 in Espanola,NM.
He is a ceramic artist, Spanish Colonial scholar & painter. His work is exhibited in permanent collections
around the United States.
In 2009 de la Serna was selected for a "one man" exhibit at the Grounds for Sculpture Museum in Hamilton, NJ. He has given talks about his work and ceramic traditions at museums and galleries including the Denver Art Museum.
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Jacobo de la Serna is a direct descendent of some of the earliest Spanish families to settle in New Mexico in 1598; he cites these deep cultural roots as both an influence and a guiding light for his artwork. He has been a consistent award winning artist at the annual Spanish Market in Santa Fe, NM numerous times since 1994. de la Serna is seen as a mentor by many young artists. de la Serna has been collected by museums such as the Santa Fe Museum of International Folk Art, The Denver Art Museum, Grounds For Sculpture and the Albuquerque Museum. His work is in both private and corporate collections throughout the United and abroad, and he is represented by numerous galleries.