April 1, 2017 by: Natalie Fleming
MFA student Javier Sanchez‘s thesis exhibition, Maso, will open tonight, April 1st, from 8-11pm, at CEPA Gallery’s Big Orbit Project Space. For his exhibition, Sanchez has created a site specific video installation that reflects on notions of mythology and cultural identity.
Born near Mexico City, Mexico, Javier Sanchez is a multidisciplinary artist who currently lives and works in Buffalo NY. Sanchez studied Archeology in Mexico City at ENAH (Escuela Nacional de Antropologia e Historia) before moving to the San Francisco bay area. In 2009 he completed his Associates of Applied Science degree in Commercial Photography from CSN (College Of Southern Nevada). In 2012, he received his BFA in Studio Art from UNLV (University Of Nevada Las Vegas). His work has been featured in the San Francisco Bay Area publication ‘Art Practical’ and Hyperallergic, among others.