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Joanna Keane Lopez was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She graduated with a BFA in Studio Art and a second major in Spanish with the honors of Summa Cum Laude from the University of New Mexico. She was selected as a SURFACE: Emerging Artist of New Mexico from the Harwood Art Center in 2015. She is an alumni of Land Arts of the American West. Joanna is a recipient of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation international research grant. For March 2017, she did a Work Trade Residency with A-Z West in Joshua Tree, California. In June 2017, she begins working as a visual arts teaching assistant with The Oxbow School in Napa, CA. 

Click here for a recent interview with Tierra Firme Projects.