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Maritza Mosquera

Ms. Mosquera's creative practice includes drawing, painting and printmaking plus the engagement of

communities, both pre and post-studio work. She focuses on upholding an individual’s voice,

building close relationships and fostering meaningful expansive activity between people;

bringing forth new thinking and creative paradigms that will assist us in reclaiming the

essentials of this world fully and respectfully. In her studio work Ms. Mosquera works with traditional

materials: drawing materials, pastels, painting materials, oils and watercolors and

exploring printing methods, primarily photo-silkscreen and etching.


She is currently a Teaching-Artists through the Pennsylvania Council on The Arts and

Pittsburgh Center for Arts and Media, working closely with Schools and Organizations

such as Veterans homes and Senior Centers. Using community collaborations both

inside and outside her studio practice she has worked as the Assistant Curator of Education

at The AndyWarhol Museum, has been a Board Member of Artist Image Resource,

created Education programs with Jewish Association on Aging’s AHAVA project, Kyle

Abraham/Abraham-in-Motion, and Alabama Dance Council, created programs and

Consulted with The Kennedy Center, Arts Across America and other local and national

organizations.


Ms. Mosquera received an MFA in Painting from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and a

BFA in Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland, and

was granted a residency at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine,

where she studied with Joseph Campbell and Agnes Martin.

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