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Pilar Gallego


Pilar Gallego (they/them) is an interdisciplinary artist whose work engages a critical materialist lens into the closet/wardrobe as a repository for potential selves, considering the ways in which design marks and speaks for the body. Their work reflects on issues relating to in/visibility, homonormativity, displacement, desire, assimilation, and respectability politics. Gallego has completed residencies at the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture and Yaddo. They received their BFA from the Pratt Institute and is a graduate of the MFA Art Program at the California Institute of the Arts.