Blanka Amezkua, Workspace 2023-2024


Blanka Amezkua is a Mexican-born/Latinx American immigrant interdisciplinary artist, cultural promoter, educator, and project creator based in New York City. With exhibitions at MoMA/P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Queens Museum, El Museo del Barrio, El Taller Boricua, the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, San Diego Art Institute, Wave Hill Public Garden & Cutlural Center, the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Art Base in Brussels among others. Amezkua’s practice is greatly influenced and informed by folk art and popular culture, and in 2008 she began an artist-run project in her bedroom called the Bronx Blue Bedroom Project (BBBP), which ran from 2008-2010. Blanka currently operates AAA3A(Alexander Avenue Apartment 3A) an alternative artist-run project which offers food, dialogue, workshops, and art in her living room. She is an active member of Running for Ayotzinapa 43, an international community of runners based in NYC that promotes dialogue and consciousness concerning human rights violations worldwide. Mentions of her work and projects can be found in various notable national and international publications.