Rosemary Meza-DesPlas is a Mexican-American artist who creates art in the form of hand-sewn human hair, watercolor and drawing installations. She received her Master of Fine Arts Degree in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art (Hoffberger School of Painting) and a BFA from the University of North Texas.
Rosemary Meza-DesPlas has exhibited nationally and internationally in such galleries and museums as Espacio Gallery in London, UK; Hoxton Arches Gallery in London, UK; Yorck Studios, Berlin,Germany; Shenyang, China, LuXun Academy of Fine Arts Art; Red Head Gallery, Toronto, Canada; Espace Kiron in Paris, France; A.I.R. Gallery, NYC, NY; ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL and New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM. Rosemary Meza-DesPlas is a poet and writer. She has presented academic papers about the visual arts at conferences: “Doing the Body in the 21st Century”, Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies Program, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; Latino Art Now! Re-Imaging Global Intersections, Inter-University Program for Latino Research, University of Illinois at Chicago & the Smithsonian Latino Center, Chicago, IL; 5th Symposium on Love, Lust, Longing: Rethinking Intimacy at the International Network for Alternative Academia, Barcelona, Spain; International Conference on the Image, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany and Mod Art’13 on Beauty & Ugliness, Modern Art Conference in Istanbul, Turkey.