Maria Dumlao & Bahay215 (Nicky Uy and Omar Buenaventura) Curated by Tina Plokarz The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Philadelphia PA April 16 – August 13, 2022 The multimedia exhibition Companions – mas masarap magkasama, by Filipino-American visual artist Maria Dumlao in collaboration with Filipinx group Bahay215, Nicky Uy and Omar Buenaventura, explores food culture as a vehicle for the human desire for belonging and rooting into a new environment. The exhibi
Thread features the work of three artists working in disparate media, each drawing from particular moments in American history and, through their work, making evident threads of historical narratives that are obscured or erased from recorded histories. The artists all look to the late-19th-century and episodes in American history that, 100 years past, still resonate today in ways not acknowledged in history textbooks or mainstream accounts. In the work of these artists, the t
Maria Dumlao uses color politically in her phenomenal work ‘History in RGB’ By Logan Cryer May 3, 2021 In this 35 minute episode of Artblog Radio, host Logan Cryer interviews Maria Dumlao about her iconic piece 'History in RGB', what it was like to receive a 2020 Leeway Transformation Award, and her artistic influences, in particular Filipino oral history and Filipino culture. We highly recommend this fantastic episode, which introduces Maria Dumlao as an artist and person.