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Curatorial Projects
& Public Art Programs

Hope Ezcurra has curated shows for cultural  institutions as well as commercial spaces, and developed and run public art programs. 

She studied Art History and International Business at Cal State Dominguez Hills, California.


Her curatorial focus and research concerns decay, diversity, and environmental issues with a focus on equitable access to art.  

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December 2nd - 17th, 2023

Laugh Now, Cry Later

CSUDH ART and DESIGN Alumni Group Show at Monte Vista Projects, in Downtown Los Angles, CA

The inaugural California State University Dominguez Hills Art and Design alumni exhibition, organized by alumni, presents work by Southern California based artists that graduated before 2023. The shared cultural experience of the alumni is evident in the diverse yet parallel visual languages presented in “Laugh Now, Cry Later”. The work examines the influence of class, race, gender, sexuality, and religiosity with a tongue in cheek

Curated by Alumnus: Hope Ezcurra, Kellan King, Gabe Medina

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a public art residency project collaboration between Torrance Art Museum and Madrona Marsh Preserve and Nature Center, with support from the Torrance Art Museum Advocates (TAMA) and Friends of Madrona Marsh (FOMM)

The residency program invited contemporary artists with an environmental focus to interact with the Madrona Marsh Preserve, scientists, researchers, students, and the public for a period of one (1) month, during which they researched, developed, and built a site specific work of art, to be presented on the public grounds around the preserve for four (4) months.
The program offered a unique opportunity for artists interested in ecological issues to engage with a rich and unique ecosystem. The program facilitated novel linkage between artists, the natural world present in the marsh, pressing bionomical concerns, and the public.

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 an ongoing public art project in collaboration between Torrance Art Museum and Discover Torrance. The project is a rotating solo presentation of artwork, curated by the museum staff and displayed in the storefront window of Discover Torrance, the official Visitors Bureau for the City of Torrance. Discover Torrance is located on the main level of the Del Amo Fashion Center, one of the largest shopping centers in the Western United States, affording a large segment of the community as well as many visitors to the city a chance to engage with artwork in a non-institutional setting.

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