UP CLOSE: Ligia Bouton

Vol: 2 Ligia Bouton

Ligia Bouton was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and spent her childhood in London, England. She received her education at Vassar College and at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.

Her creative work combines sculpture and drawing with performance, digital video, and photography to recreate appropriated narratives.  Recent sculptural projects have been shown at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and Guildhall Art Gallery in London.  Bouton is currently Associate Professor of Studio Art at Mount Holyoke College.

Ligia’s work can be found at her website, ligiabouton.com, and on Facebook and Instagram at @ligiabouton