noé olivas‘ Worker Patch Series celebrates the fullness of the lives of the people whose labor sustains the community of Borrego Springs.
Jake Freilich and artists from Borrego Springs High School
Jake Freilich mentored a group of eleven young artists from Borrego Springs High School to create artwork for Desert Rats, an exhibition of work inspired by their hometown and the Anza Borrego Desert.
Allison Wiese’s entry gates mark an imagined territory, portals to a journey on which we reconsider our relationship to the land and to each other.
Inspired by the indigenous history of the Borrego Valley and the present-day context of Seley Ranches’ blossoming citrus trees, Sherin Guirguis brings to life a sculptural and sonic offering that connects desert communities across the globe.
Alison Saar’s Catfish Dreamin’ features the globally recognized figure of the catfish in a mobile sculpture that encourages the public to share stories, dreams, and memories around the theme of water.
Carlos Ramirez‘s monument to the migrant worker combines readymade objects with a figure that represents both the burdens and the hopes of this epic journey.
Amitis Motevalli is an artist who explores the cultural resistance and survival of people living in poverty, conflict, and/or war. Her experience as a trans-national migrant is foundational in her work.