On Wednesday, November 18, 2015, CALL artist Juan Sánchez was interviewed by VoCA Program Committee member and Associate Conservator at Modern Art Conservation Jennifer Hickey at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. The conversation covered the artist’s many sources of inspiration, past and current work, as well as his life-long commitment to activism. This event was one of a series of four that VoCA hosted this winter in partnership with the Joan Mitchell Foundation‘s Creating a Living Legacy (CALL) Program highlighting the innovative CALL initiative while also underscoring the crucial need for dialogue with artists around the production, presentation, and preservation of their work.
Juan Sánchez is an artist whose mixed medium paintings, prints, photographs and video installations have been exhibited throughout the United States, Europe, Egypt and Latin America. Sánchez is currently a Professor of Art / Painting, Photography, and Combined Media at Hunter College.
Jennifer Hickey is a 2011 graduate of the Conservation Center of The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, where she received her MA in the History of Art and Archaeology with an Advanced Certificate in Art Conservation. As a student specializing in the examination and treatment of modern and contemporary paintings, Jennifer worked under mentors at a number of leading New York conservation studios, among them Cranmer Art Group, Modern Art Conservation, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and The Museum of Modern Art.