Tanya Aguiñiga, Sea Change, 2013. Mixed media, dimsensions variable.

Tanya Aguiñiga

Laguna Beach, California

Laguna Art Museum

Tanya Aguiñiga, who works at the intersection of furniture design, craft, and fine art, recently created a powerful installation that reveals her extensive knowledge of the sea. Based on the complexity and specificity of this temporary work, it is fair to say that this MFA graduate from the Rhode Island School of Design is not only a talented artist, but also a dedicated environmentalist and an experienced scuba diver. The selection of the Laguna Art Museum as the venue for this installation was astute, bringing together her interests as an artist who cares about the environment not only on the land, but also within the ocean... see the entire review in the print version of April’s Sculpture magazine.