2015 Exchange Artists

Rosine Kouamen

Rosine Kouamen is a Houston-based artist who works across media including photography, sculpture and installation to investigate the transformation of culture and create visual narratives expressing cultural memory. 

Maria Gaspar

Maria Gaspar, recently named Chicagoan of the Year in Arts, is an interdisciplinary artist whose work ranges from performance, sculpture, installation, and community-engaged art.

About the Organizations

Project Row Houses is a community-based arts and culture non-profit organization in Houston’s northern Third Ward, one of the city’s oldest African American neighborhoods.The mission of Project Row Houses is to be the catalyst for transforming community through the celebration of art and African-American history and culture.

Founded in 1939, Hyde Park Art Center is a unique resource that advances contemporary visual art in Chicago by connecting artists and communities across the city’s diverse landscape in unexpected ways. As an open forum for exploring the artistic process, the Art Center fosters creativity through making, learning about, seeing, and discussing art—all under one roof.