hazel batrezchavez is a brown queer artist and educator. Their works in textiles, performance, and sculpture are rooted in politics of survival and the poetics of movement.
batrezchavez’s work has been exhibited at Santa Fe Art Institute (NM), Loom Indigenous Gallery (NM), Southern Exposure (CA), SOMA (MX), Radford Museum of Art (VA), ICOSA Collective (TX), Higher Art Gallery (MI) among many others. batrezchavez is a recipient of the SFAI StoryMaps Fellowship (2019) and New Mexico Indivisible Youth Fellowship (2023). They received their BFA in Anthropology and Studio Art from Grinnell College and their MFA in Sculpture from the University of New Mexico.
hazel batrezchavez (Stolen Land, b. 1994) lives and works as an artist and educator in Tiwa, Tewa, and Pueblo Territory (Albuquerque, NM). They are a founding member of the fronteristxs Collective and Granadina Co-op.
email: hbatrezchavez (at) gmail (dot) com
“Escucharon?/ Es el sonido de su mundo derrumbándose. Es el del nuestro resurgiendo.” (Did you hear?/ That is the sound of your world crumbling. It is the sound of ours reemerging.) - Zapatistas 2012 Declaration