Jovencio de la Paz received a Master of Fine Art in Fibers from the Cranbrook Academy of Art (2012) and a Bachelor of Fine Art with an emphasis on Fiber and Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2008). He has exhibited work in solo and group exhibitions both nationally and internationally, most recently at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver, Colorado; Ditch Projects, Springfield, OR; The Art Gym, Marylhusrt, OR; ThreeWalls, Chicago, IL; The Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR; Casey Droege Cultural Productions, Pittsburgh, PA; The Alice, Seattle, WA; Carl & Sloan Contemporary Art, Portland, OR; 4th Ward Projects, Chicago, IL; SPACE Gallery, Portland, ME; The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH; SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA; Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago; The Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago; Uri Gallery, Seoul, South Korea, among others. He regularly teaches at schools of art, craft, and design throughout the country, such as the Ox Bow School of Art in Saugatuck, Michigan, the Haystack Mountain School of Craft in Deer Isle, Maine, and the Arrowmont School of Craft in Tennessee. He is also a co-founder of the collaborative group Craft Mystery Cult, established in 2010.

www.jovenciodelapaz.org

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tall, 2019

cotton

102” x 18”

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quilt line “a”, 2019

cotton

103” x 4.5”

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short, 2019

cotton

62” x 16”

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quilt line “b”, 2019

cotton

68” x 5”

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wide, 2019

cotton

48” x 60”

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Didderen 1.4 & 1.5 (diptych), 2018

Hand-woven natural and synthetic fibers

10” x 8” each

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Didderen 2.2, 2018

hand-woven natural and synthetic fibers

26” x 26”

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Didderen 1.6 & 1.7 (diptych), 2018

hand-woven natural and synthetic fibers

20” x 16” each

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Didderen 1.1, 2018

hand-woven natural and synthetic fibers

20” x 16”

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Diddern 1.0, 2018

hand-woven natural and synthetic fibers

24” x 18”

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Didderen 3.1, 2018

hand-woven natural and synthetic fibers

24” x 18”

Images by Mario Gallucci