With seventeen diverse pieces ranging from paintings to sculptures, Jesus Treviño invites visitors to unleash their imaginations and perceive these artworks as fragments of their own recollections. Through this shared experience, individuals are encouraged to observe, compare, role-play, and explore within the exhibition. In doing so, they embark on a transformative journey, gaining a fresh perspective not only on the subject at hand but also on the world that surrounds them.
Born in 1995 in Brownsville, Texas, Jesus Treviño holds a BA in Studio Art from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (2018) and an MFA in Painting/Drawing from the University of Texas at Austin. His work is deeply rooted in his upbringing along the U.S./Mexico border and grapples with themes of historical erasure, human displacement, and the enduring personal, emotional, and social aftermath. Treviño’s artistic achievements include three solo exhibitions in Texas at Martha’s Contemporary, Austin (2022), the Presa House Gallery, San Antonio (2022, 2019), and a two-person show at Contra Common, Bee Cave (2021). Moreover, he has curated a group exhibition at the Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX (2020), and his artworks have been featured in numerous group exhibitions across the United States. Recently, Jesus Treviño participated in prestigious artist residencies such as the Desert Door Residency through Big Medium, Austin, TX (2022), the Rockland Residency in Belfair, WA (2022), and the renowned Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Madison, ME (2022). “La Carrera Fading in the Sun” is poised to captivate art enthusiasts and the public alike, provoking introspection and inviting viewers to connect with their own unique narratives.