Leslie Moody Castro is an independent curator and writer who splits her time between Mexico and the United States. Leslie relies on itinerancy to keep her on her toes and is a firm believer that mariachis make everything better.
In Reclaimed, the current exhibition through Jan. 26, 2019 at Ruby City in San Antonio, the collection attempts to host a myriad of themes, visual relationships, and connections through a small sampling of works by nine prominent female artists.
Extending nearly 2,000 miles from the state of Texas, though Southwestern New Mexico, along the southern edge of Arizona to California, and all the way to the Pacific Ocean, the border of the United States and Mexico is a massive, expansive region.
For the better part of a year, Phoenix-based artist Margarita Cabrera has been working on Árbol de Vida: Voces de Tierra, a community-based sculpture for San Antonio’s Misión Espada and Rancho de las Cabras.