[PAST EVENT] APIA Program Guest Lecture
Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Roberto Jamora is a Richmond-based artist and educator. He holds an MFA in Visual Arts from Purchase College, State University of New York and a BFA in Painting and Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University, where he currently teaches.
He is working on two series of abstract paintings, drawings, and silkscreen prints. His “Sports Abstraction” series investigates systems in sports as form and his series titled “An Inventory of Traces” explores how color triggers memory.
In 2018, he was awarded an Artist Community Engagement Grant from the Rema Hort Mann Foundation for his project “An Inventory of Traces,” a series of abstract paintings inspired by the stories of immigrants in New York City.
He has participated in Artist-in-Residence programs at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Joan Mitchell Center, Ragdale Foundation, and Sambalikhaan Foundation.
His artwork has been exhibited at Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Contemporary Art Center of New Orleans, Antenna, FLXST Contemporary, Page Bond Gallery, Philippine Consulate in New York, ADA Gallery, Topaz Arts, Norte Maar, Shockoe Artspace, JuiceBox Art Space, Good Enough Projects, Quality Gallery, Scott Charmin Gallery, Fouladi Projects, the Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelly Foundation, Open Space, Outlet Fine Art, ArtHelix, and Ishmael Bernal Gallery.
He is represented by Page Bond Gallery in Richmond and FLXST Contemporary in Chicago. His artwork is in collections including Capital One, Harvard Kennedy School, Atlanta Hawks NBA Team, and several private collections throughout North America, the Philippines, and United Kingdom.