Xavier Prep graduate earns Creative Capital Award

Xavier College Preparatory alumna April Bojorquez (Class of 1999) has been honored with the prestigious Creative Capital Award to continue her collaborative work with artist Matt Garcia in exploring relationships between art, ecology, and society.

April Bojorquez and Matt Garcia with their Mobile ECO Studio.

April Bojorquez and Matt Garcia with their Mobile ECO Studio.

In 2010, the two artists created their desert ArtLAB in Phoenix to inform a discourse regarding dry-land ecologies through multimedia performance and visual and social art.

April is currently a faculty member in the Department of American Ethnic Studies and an assistant curator at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum at Kansas State University.

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