Reception | Sanctuary: Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz


Oct 27 2022


Hillsborough Community College Ybor City Campus Gallery 114
1411 E 11th Ave. Tampa, FL 33605
Join HCC Art Galleries for a reception of Sanctuary, a solo exhibition by Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz at Gallery114@HCC Ybor City Campus. The event will be held on Thursday, October 27 from 5-8 p.m. A talk by Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz is to begin at 6 p.m.
Throughout her career, internationally recognized artist Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz (b. 1973, The Bronx, New York, NY) has confronted issues of race, bias, trauma, and class in her work, often through embodying strong, alpha-female archetypes ranging from the regal Las Reinas to the street-wise Chuleta. In her solo exhibition Sanctuary at Gallery114@HCC, new works in sculpture and performance portraits create a space of healing and refuge that intertwine with themes related to nature, hair culture, social politics and urban-futurism. Raimundi-Ortiz received her MFA in 2008 from Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of Art and is currently an associate professor of studio art at George Mason University.
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HCC Art Galleries are free and open to the public. Programs are made possible in part by the support of HCC Student Activities/Service Fees and the HCC Dale Mabry Campus Student Government Association.
Gallery114@HCC is located on the first floor of the Performing Arts building, HCC Ybor City Campus. Gallery hours are Monday–Wednesday 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Thursday 9 a.m.–7:00 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.–2 p.m., closed Saturday–Sunday. Street parking can be found around the HCC Ybor City Campus, or there are the following parking garages close by: Palm Garage (2012 N 13th St) and Centro Ybor Garage (1500 E 5th Ave).



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