W&L’s Staniar Gallery Presents LAS HERMANAS IGLESIAS: ‘MIRROR RIM’ The artists will present their work in a talk on Feb. 12 at 5:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall’s Concert Hall.
Washington and Lee’s Staniar Gallery presents “MIRROR RIM,” an exhibition of collaborative works by the sister team Lisa and Janelle Iglesias, known as Las Hermanas Iglesias. The show opens on Feb. 11 and remains on view until March 15. The artists will present their work in a talk on Feb. 12 at 5:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall’s Concert Hall. Following the lecture, there will be an opening reception, and both the exhibition and reception event are free and open to the public.
The Iglesias have worked collaboratively for over ten years while maintaining their own separate practices rooted in drawing and sculpture. The mischievous works in “MIRROR RIM”blur the lines between traditional artistic mediums by repurposingeveryday materials – lenses, mirrors and screens – to push ideas of dimensionality and propose new ways of seeing.
Lisa received her MFA from the University of Florida where she is now an assistant professor. Janelle earned her MFA degree in sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University and recently relocated to Southern California. The sisters’ individual and collaborative work has been shown in spaces around the country including El Museo del Barrio, Queens Museum and Abrons Art Center.
Staniar Gallery is located on the second floor of Wilson Hall, in Washington and Lee University’s Lenfest Center for the Arts. Gallery hours are Mon. through Fri., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please call 540-458-8861.