The Million-Petaled Flower of Being Here | Ruby Gonzalez Hernandez

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The Million-Petaled Flower of Being Here is a writing project by author/artist Jacquelyn Gleisner, who will interview a range of artists from different backgrounds and ages to present a nuanced picture of how artists change over the span of their careers. This project is one of our Older but Younger Special Commissions.

Ruby Gonzalez Hernandez fans several black and white screenprints across the table inside the office of Lunch Money Print, the New Haven-based art gallery. The prints are from her current series, amor eterno. They’re all taken on her cellphone, so the moments she’s captured feel fleeting. One print titled Restless (2019) shows her mother with eyes closed and her arms above her head on Gonzalez Hernandez’s bed. The image quality is grainy, but the position of her mother’s body, her mouth slightly open, conveys a sense of deep fatigue. ” Continue Reading on Connecticut Art Review

Artspace will print excerpts from these interviews in a section of the printed City-Wide Open Studios guide, and the full interviews will be available on Gleisner’s online art blog, Connecticut Art Review.