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Ronny Quevedo: Every Measure of Zero

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Thursday, 7 March 2019 to Saturday, 27 April 2019

Ronny Quevedo’s solo exhibition, Every Measure of Zero, features new and recent work exploring the invisibility of marginal cultures and physical labor, as they relate to the artist’s personal history and our larger cultural moment. Quevedo questions the concept of point of origin, suggesting it as a malleable, unfixed position.

Through a rigorous mark-making and embossing process, Quevedo generates a range of surfaces and colors. He derives patterns and marks from sporting fields, gymnasiums, indigenous land works, pre-Columbian textiles and constellations. Traditional and found materials, such as dress maker’s wax paper, pattern paper and spray paint, are combined with gold and silver leaf, metals redolent with meaning in the history of the Americas.

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Ronny Quevedo (b. 1981, Guayaquil, Ecuador) works in a variety of mediums including sculpture and drawing. He holds an MFA from the Yale School of Art (2013) and BFA from The Cooper Union (2003). Quevedo's work was included in the Whitney Museum’s recent exhibition Pacha, Llaqta, Wasichay: Indigenous Space, Modern Architecture, New Art. Previous solo exhibitions of note include no hay medio tiempo / there is no halftime at Queens Museum (2017) and Home Field Advantage at Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education in the Bronx (2015). His many accolades include a Queens Museum/Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists and A Blade of Grass Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art, as well as residencies at Socrates Sculpture Park; Lower Manhattan Cultural Council; the Core Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Maine, among others. He lives and works in the Bronx, New York.

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1-503-227-5111
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929 NW Flanders Street, Portland, OR 97209

Upfor Gallery , Portland

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