Margarita Barrientos-Macdonald is an interdisciplinary artist, educator, curator, and art consultant. Macdonald is originally from El Paso, Texas. Moving to Canada has influenced her to investigate the relationship between landscape, memory and social political issues. Through her abstractions, she brings attention to issues such as human vulnerability and mental health.
Barrientos-Macdonald received her MFA from York University and her BFA from the joint program of the University of Toronto and Sheridan Institute of Technology with distinction and was awarded the Sheridan Board of Governors award for Academic Excellence. Her work has been exhibited in the Toronto area and in Mexico.
April 24 – May 5, 2019 @ Gallery 1313
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 25, 6 – 9 pm
Artists’ Talk: Saturday, April 27, 2 – 3 pm, led by Huw Morgan