Candida Alvarez: Arriving Here

The Seen Issue 5, September 2017

Painter Candida Alvarez is a storyteller who maps narratives of place, both the interior landscape of the self and the external world with its cacophony of colors, sounds, and images from which she endlessly samples and draws. For Alvarez, place is an intersection of disparate stories and ideas, both personal and artistic, as suggested by her recent exhibition Here at the Chicago Cultural Center, guest curated by Terry R. Myers, the first major examination of the artist’s practice that spans over forty years.

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