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Border Crossings

"Border Crossings: Immigration in Contemporary Prints," Curated by Dr. Klare Scarborough, La Salle University Art Museum, March 16 - June 9, 2016.

This exhibition features 23 contemporary prints which explore the subject of border crossings, immigration and human migration, with a focus on the U.S.-Mexico border and migration to the U.S. The exhibition includes work by local, national and international artists in a range of print media, including lithographs, screen prints, and linoleum block prints. Important themes highlighted include immigration/migration, border crossings, and borderlands; cultural convergences and the complexities of contemporary American identities; and art as a tool for political solidarity and activism.

The exhibition catalogue includes commentary by the artists as well as essays by La Salle University faculty, staff, and friends, and invites readers to both deepen and broaden their intellectual engagement with the subject. It is available for purchase at the Museum, or online at

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