Aida Lizalde is a Mexican artist and arts professional based in northern California. She graduated with a Bachelors in Arts in Studio Arts and a minor in Art History from University of California, Davis. Her professional experience extends over four years of working at both commercial galleries, and non-profit art institutions including Axis Gallery, Alex Bult Gallery, Verge Center for the Arts, and the Manetti Shrem Museum. She has been a recipient of the Young Space Grant, the Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, the Hopkins Endowment for Studio Art Students, the Crocker Kingsley Art Award, and the Herb Alpert Scholarship for Emerging Young Artists, among others.
 
Her writing and curatorial experience is based on the online platform of Placeholder Magazine where she has published over a dozen artist features and interviews and four opinion articles in the past year and a half. 

Writing

Artist's Features
Luz Silk, April 30, 2017
Social Contracts, Matthew Barncord, April 12, 2017
Ladies Lounging, Rachel Dirk, March 29, 2017
For Future Reference, You Are Accountable, Carmel Dor, March 20, 2017
The Art and Music of Blush, March 16, 2017
Forage, Jake Beltran, March 06, 2017
Hypnagogia, Matthew Barncord, February 25, 2017
20016, Ryan L. Rocha, February 10, 2017

Interviews
Aly Montez & Crosstown Studio, July 13, 2017
Rings & Jockstraps, A Studio Visit with Daniel Trejo, April 29, 2017
Fabricated Landscape, Vincent Pacheco, February 27, 2017
"Faceless," An Interview With Sarah Marie Hawkins, February 06, 2017 
Black Box Wednesday // Video Series
Black Box Wednesday: Azaadi Is Freedom Is Fate, Kohinoorgasm, March 01, 2017
Black Box Wednesday: Wizard Apprentice, February 15, 2017
Black Box Wednesday: 牛の風景 - cow scenery, Dakota Hill, February 01, 2017





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