Crip Paint Power: Genevieve Ramos in conversation with Reveca Torres & Mariam Paré

Date / Time

April 26, 2022

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Crip Paint Power: Portrait Series

Tuesday April 26, 2022 at 6:30pm CST on Zoom

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Event Description:

Join us for 2022 3Arts/Bodies of Work Residency Fellow Genevieve Ramos in conversation with past 3Arts/BOW Fellows Reveca Torres and Mariam Paré. Ramos will share an optional art prompt for you to work on while she shares her in-progress portraiture project of disabled women of color that includes interview, photography, and paintings. Together, Ramos, Torres, and Paré will discuss the role of visual art in reclaiming the power of self-representation and narrative. They will also explore questions that have emerged out of Ramos’ project: “What is care as action? How do we work towards greater good as communities? How is art-activism a part of collective care work?”

Access Information: 

CART, ASL, and image description will be provided. Email Beth Bendtsen at with other access requests.

Sponsors: 3Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, The Joyce Foundation, UIC Applied Health Sciences: Department of Disability and Human Development, UIC Disability Cultural Center, Access Living and Bodies of Work

This event is also partially supported by Access Living’s Art & Advocacy Training Program. The contents of this project were developed under a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR grant number 90RTCP0005). NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents of this project do not necessarily represent the policy of NIDILRR, ACL, or HHS, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. 

This program is partially supported by grants from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, National Endowment for the Arts and The Joyce Foundation.

Image Description: Bold dark pink block letters on a pale pink background read “Crip Paint Power,” and in a pink rectangle below, “Portrait Series” Additional event details appear in dark pink below, with some curved to match a pale pink circle with a cross symbol for the feminine. To the right is a photograph of Genevieve Ramos. Genevieve is a smiling Mexican-American woman with curly shoulder length hair that is dark with red dye at the ends. She is wearing oversized hot pink earrings and a black top with an x detail across the chest. She holds a paintbrush in her hand. Under Genevieve’s photos there are two smaller photos of artists Reveca Torres and Mariam Paré. The bottom of the flyer contains logos for the seven sponsors of the event.

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