Paloma Mayorga (b. 1989, Austin, TX) is a Mexican American independent curator and interdisciplinary artist often using her own body as medium to explore movement and place in relation to landscape and ancestral uses of plants.
Mayorga’s curatorial and administrative work has led her to work with organizations like Serie Project, Mexic-Arte Museum, PrintAustin, Big Medium, and currently she acts as Curator and Exhibitions Coordinator for Coronado Print Room.
She earned a BA in Painting from the Sarofim School of Fine Arts at Southwestern University, and has gone on to exhibit her work across Texas and nationally. Mayorga has received the Emerging Artist Award from the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, Best Visual Artist by the Austin Chronicle Reader’s Poll, and Southwestern University’s 18 Under 40 Award.
Learn more about her work at palomamayorga.com.