George Rodriquez was born and raised in the border city of El Paso, Texas. He creates humorous decorative ceramic sculpture dealing with identity and community. He has shown extensively throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond and his work can be found in the permanent collection of the National Mexican Museum of Art in Chicago. He is based in Seattle and represented by Foster/White Gallery.
George Rodriguez, El Chapulin, ceramic with glaze, 2018
Artbridge Fellowship: Paula Stoles, Paul D. McKee, Alexander Keyes, Hilary Lee
Edwin T. Pratt Scholarship: Asia Tail, Elisheba Johnson, Romson Bustillo, Olivia Beaufait, Ken Matsudaira
Jon & Mary Shirley Scholarship: Kait Rhoads, Austin Stern, Courtney Branam
Pratt/SPA Grant: Eva Isaksen, Virgina Hungate-Hawk, Christina Reed, Katie Twiss, Kerstin Graudins,
Pratt/SMG Grant: Self-selected
Lillian Yeh Scholarship: Self-selected