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"Paredes using molcajetes (mortars and pestles) to highlight Indigenous matriarchal knowledge, sacred foods, and medicine."


Triton Museum

Tequila Bottle Houses and Border Relations: Interview with Viviana Paredes


Oakland Museum

Creando Espacio/ Making Space, A Collaborative Community Based Project with Hector Dionicio Mendoza


Community Media Access Collaborative

"Historically, the Bay Area has been the at forefront of diverse political and social movements...growing up in an environment that fostered a rich counterculture helped formulate my Chicana/Pocha perspective".

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516 Arts

Viviana Paredes’ “Alimentos” Nourishes The Triton Museum With Glass Sculptures


Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana

"Though MACLA has previously exhibited these artists as well as other artists who work with glass, this is its first exhibition dedicated solely to the medium."


Border Lore

In We Were Once of…, she created glass containers shaped like kernels themselves to showcase varieties of heirloom corn. “It’s highlighting what our tradition was, and I made a totem of it,” 


Museum Eduardo Carrillo 

"Sculpture and installations are my methods of expressing my thinking and ideas. For me sculpture is about the materials an artist uses, and I use glass as a lens"

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