Artist Joey Fauerso joins VAC Director MacKenzie Stevens from her San Antonio studio to discuss her multifaceted practice and her work in the exhibition Wait for It, on view September 24 – December 3, 2021.
Joey Fauerso (b. 1976, San Antonio, Texas) lives and works in San Antonio, Texas. She has had solo and two-persons exhibitions at Bemis Center for Contemporary Art (2020); Blue Star Contemporary, San Antonio (2019); Testsite, Austin, TX (2018); David Shelton Gallery, Houston (2016); and Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA (2016). Her work has been included in group exhibitions at the New Mexico State University Art, Museum, Las Cruces (2020); Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville (2020); MASS MoCA, North Adams (2019); Aquarius Studios, Brooklyn (2019); Arts and Literature Laboratory, Madison (2019); Museo de Arte Moderno Medellin, Medellin, Colombia (2017); SET-Lugar a Dudes, Cali, Colombia (2017); Blue Star Museum of Contemporary Art, San Antonio (2016); Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana/Unidad Lerma, Mexico (2016); Artpace, San Antonio (2016), amongst others. She was awarded a Joan Mitchell Foundation grant in 2020. In 2021, Fauerso will be in residence at the Yaddo Residency in Saratoga Springs, New York, and in 2022 she will participate in the Interlude Residency in Livingston, New York. Fauerso is Professor of Art at Texas State University, San Marcos.