I Was Happy Then

Employing labor-intensive craft and repetition, the artist constructs unfinished thoughts as text works for the audience to read and consider. I Was Happy Then features text that references the idea that the United States of America enjoyed better times in its past.

Krystal Ramirez is a Las Vegas-based artist working across media, utilizing photography, found materials and found text to engage in motifs of race, gender, and physical/emotional labor within the framework of her Latinidad.


Laughlin Library
April 19 – June 27

Monday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Friday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Sunday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM