ABOUT THE ARTIST
American, b. 1946
Completing an ambitious array of public projects over the past decade, Albuquerque has been commissioned to work in locations including: Gannett Publishers in McLean, Virginia; The Evo De Concini Federal Courthouse in Tucson, Arizona; Palos Verdes Central Library, California; Koll/Obayashi Corporation, Los Angeles, CA; Tochigi Prefecture Health Center, Japan; Saitama Guest Center, Saitama, Tokyo, and the Library at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies amongst numerous other sites.
Lita Albuquerque's work is also included in the archives of American Art at the Smithsonian Institution and is collected by prominent museums and Foundations, such as: the WHITNEY MUSEUM OF ART, THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES, THE GETTY TRUST, THE FREDEICK WEISMAN FOUNDATION, THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM, THE ORANGE COUNTY MUSEUM, THE LAGUNA ART MUSEUM, THE PALM SPRINGS DESERT MUSEUM, as well as numerous embassies and corporations, on an extensive world wide basis.
Albuquerque is one of the rare artists and humanists who are responsible for thoughtfully and imaginatively placing the elemental concepts for a living, functional cosmology for 21st century culture within public consciousness.