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Susan Aparicio

Los Angeles, CA


My work takes on my lived experiences and family footage as a point of departure to play and reflect on my first gen Mexican Honduran upbringing, born and raised in southeast Los Angeles :)


I am a 90’s baby and 2000’s kid invested in ideas around capitalism, guilt, girlhood, and pop culture. My video and stained glass works play in storytelling - mixing in the mythos and aesthetics I grew up with around latinidad, sci-fi, spirituality, superstition, and humor. My work and I exist in a world that is ending very soon. I hope u enjoy!

Susan Aparicio (b. 1996, Bell, CA / Pico Rivera, CA) is a visual artist based in Los Angeles working in video, stained glass, and installation. Her work has exhibited at LaPau Gallery, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Charlie James Gallery, The Mistake Room, and has screened at the Official Latino Film and Arts Festival, among others. Aparicio earned dual BA degrees in Studio Art and Cognitive Science from the University of Virginia, and completed an MFA at the University of California, Los Angeles in Art.

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