Hope Mora
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Hope Mora is a visual artist currently splitting her time between Houston and West Texas. Her work is an ongoing exploration of how the dynamic between hard labor and resilience is sustained within communities, specifically in her hometown Pecos, Texas. Mora’s research looks into working life, regional culture, economy, and ideas of home. She documents how communities joyfully celebrate their lives through family, food, music, dance, and fashion using photography, video, sound, and text.

Mora's work has been recognized and commissioned by The New Yorker, Vogue, The Texas Tribune, and more. She has exhibited her work in gallery and public space exhibitions including NXTHVN, Center for the Study of the Southwest, Mexic-Arte Museum, Public Art San Antonio, Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center, and The Buffalo Institute for Contemporary Art (BICA), among others.

Hope Mora holds an MFA from The University at Buffalo, New York, and a BFA from Texas State University in San Marcos.