#44 C.J. Chueca introduced by Norma Markley, Sept 14, 2022


Join us on Wednesday, September 14 at 8:00 pm for an artist talk at Espresso 77 cafe at 35-57 77th St, Jackson Heights, NY 11372. We invite you to arrive around 7 pm, settle in with a drink and/or food, and grab a seat. Espresso 77 is pleased to offer a happy hour until 8 pm for our event.

The evening will begin with JHAT veteran Norma Markley sharing images of her recent work.

Norma will be followed by C.J. Chueca who will give a 30-40 minute talk about their sculptural and installation work.

An informal Q&A will follow.

The event is free, but the purchase of a beverage or food item is strongly encouraged in support of our venue partner Espresso 77.

Event will also be live streamed via our FB page.


C.J. Chueca was born in Lima, Perú and moved to New York in 2003. In 2021, C.J. Chueca had the solo show ¨Micaela, La Sangre de Todas¨ in Vigil Gonzales Galería and participated in “A Very Anxious Feeling: Voices of Unrest in the American Experience; 20 Years of the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection” curated by Amethyst Rey Beaver and Eva Thornton at the Taubman Museum of Art; “XX (6 female Latinx artists working in abstraction)” at LatchKey Gallery in New York; ¨Landmark¨ at KM0.2 in San Juan de Puerto Rico; and Art Souterrain in Montreal with a public commissioned installation curated by Dulce Pinzón at Palais des Congres. She was the July art resident at Silo6776 with Kates-Ferri Projects in New Hope, Pennsylvania were she presented the solo show ¨Time Traveler¨. She was part of “Hay algo incomestible en la garganta. Poéticas antipatriarcales y nueva escena en los años noventa” curated by Miguel López at ICPNA-Lima. She presented in 2020: “The Force of Water” with Latchkey Gallery at the Core Club NYC. In 2019 she had the solo show “Somos La Noche y El Día” at Vigil Gonzales Galería; and was part of “Crónicas Migrantes, Historias communes entre Perú y Venezuela” curated by Fabiola Arroyo at MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Lima. In 2018 she had the solo shows: “I am the river behind the wall” at Mulherin Gallery in Toronto; and “Dos Cielos Azules/Two Blue Skies” at ICPNA (Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano) for which she recently released a monograph in collaboration with Meier Ramirez and VM& Studio. This year and in 2023, C.J. Chueca will work on a public commission in the Bronx managed by Percent for Art, from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

Throughout New York-based artist Norma Markley’s career, she has felicitously chosen her media (painting, cut paper, sewing, neon), photography most recently, to recombine various apple pie images of Americana. Her most recent solo installations at Y Gallery, paved X and leisurely looping Z (2016), Yes : No, and Day n Nite, follow the solo Cut at Croxhapox Gallery in Ghent, Belgium and her first, Highway X, at Shores Space in Amsterdam, the Netherlands in 2000. Markley earned an MFA from Columbia University’s School of the Arts and a BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art.

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