Irma Bohórquez-Geisler is a photographer, educator, biologist, teaching artist, professor, a cultural leader for Mexican-Americans on Staten Island, and the Founder, Artistic and Program Director of the annual Día de Muertos (Day of...
MakingTamales on Christmas Eve #2. From right, Verónica Monterrozas, Bertha Reyes, Fabiola Miguel y Guadalupe Barragán making tamales at Christmas Eve. Dec. 24, 2006. Mariners Harbor, Staten Island. NY
I’m pleased to share that I have received a DCLA Art Fund Staten Island Arts 2023 grant. I will be presenting a Mexican Heritage solo photography exhibit featuring a combination of thirty black-and-white and color photographs of the local Mexican immigrant community, a selection from my ongoing photo documentary series, Simple Moments of an Emerging Presence.
On view: Monday, September 11 - October 31, 2023.
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 21, 2023 from 5:30pm -7:30pm