Artist Talk: Caroline Paquita

Spend your lunch break with an artist.

Join us for an in-depth discussion with Caroline Paquita about zines, art, and life during her 20-year career. Explore works in the special Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center exhibition Womanimal: Zine Art by Caroline Paquita

ABOUT THE ARTIST:

Caroline Paquita (b. 1980) is a Brooklyn-based artist, zinester, and founder of Pegacorn Press. Her first self-published zine, Brazen Hussy, used xerography like other punk zines of the 1990s, but it already shows evidence of Paquita’s distinctive aesthetic, which features strong line work. 

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION:

Paquita’s recent work has focused on envisioning “Womanimals”—half-woman/half-animal creatures that seek to interject a queered whimsy and irreverence into distracted modern culture.

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