Rizzhel Javier is a San Diego based artist. Her work explores the intersection of memory, culture and human connection. Rizzhel uses art to dissect her identity through the research and creation of autobiographical projects. Through sharing her story, she hopes to encourage viewers to recall and examine their own memories and personal experiences to  learn about the impact on their identity and perception of self.




The New Americans Museum (San Diego, CA) presents Landsick an exhibit that explores the hybridity of culture, complexity of intergenerational relationships and  study of binational families. Through the archiving of family photos, Javier examines the literal and metaphorical impact of distance, between first generation Americans and their migrant ancestors. The installation pays tribute to family history, their place of origin and  migration home.

April 26 to July 28



The Centro Estatal De La Artes (Ensenada, Baja California) presents Ready Lane an exhibit that explores the theme of the other. This group exhibition showcases the work of fifteen artists from the United States, Mexico City and Tijuana.

April 12 to July 21


Press - February 5

The Teaching Artist’s Social Practice and Archiving Projects Help Anchor Race and Gentrification Dialogues

Press - May 7

The New Children’s Museum Recognized As A 2019 Recipient Of Nation’s Highest Museum And Library Honor

Press - May 8

10 Unsung Heroes Creating Change Within Their Local Communities

Award - June 13

Institute of Museum and Library Services, Washington, D.C.