b. 1984, San Juan

 

EDUCATION

2016     MFA ‘Studio Art,’ Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2008     BA magna cum laude, ‘Fine Arts and Humanities,’ University of Puerto Rico

   (exchange program, Faculty of Fine Arts, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, 2005)

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2017      LARA - Latin American Roaming Art, Panama City, PA

    Edition curated by Gerardo Mosquera

2016      Caribbean Linked IV, Ateliers '89, Oranjestad, AW 

2014      Taller Vivo, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, San Juan, PR

2012      The Center for Book Arts, New York, US

2011      La Práctica, Beta-Local, San Juan, PR

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016     ­ Landings (lift off), MFA Thesis, Olive Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University, NY

2015      Conduit, Experimental Gallery, Department of Art, Cornell University, NY

2014      Meteorology, The Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

   Taller Vivo: Unicornio en la isla: 100 años de Lorenzo Homar, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, San Juan, PR

2012      Meteoro, Arsenal de la Marina Española, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, PR (catalogue)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS

2017     Getty Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibition, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago,

   Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA (catalogue)

              Alternate Locations / Localidades Alternas, project by Sofia Reeser del Rio, MECANISMOS, MECA Art Fair, San Juan, PR

              Landscape/Horizonte, Fresh Window Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

   GALLERY Chicago, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, organized in collaboration with NMPRAC, Chicago, IL

   30 x 30, Bice Bugatti Club editorial project, curated by Dermis Leon and Alessandro Savelli, Milan, Italy

2016     1st International Academic Printmaking Alliance Invitational Exhibition, Imperial Ancestral Temple Art Museum,

   Beijing, CN (catalogue)

   In situ: perspectivas del paisaje en las Grandes Antillas (In Situ: Perspectives on Landscape in the Greater Antilles),

   Museo de Arte Dr. Pío López Martínez, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Cayey, PR

   Watermark (collaborative project/workshop), Frostic School of Art, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

   The Winds Never Stop: Caribbean Linked IV Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Ateliers ’89, Oranjestad, AW

   Something Came Over Me, MFA Group Exhibition, Caelum Gallery, Chelsea, NY

   Failure, MFA Group Exhibition, Olive Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

   Caribes: una nueva mirada hacia nuestro Caribe (Caribbean: A New Perspective On Our Caribbean),

   Museo de Arte, Caribbean University, Bayamón, PR

2015     Displaced Images / Images in Space: IV Poly/Graphic San Juan Triennial: Latin America and the Caribbean,

   Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, PR (catalogue)

   Then and now: Ten Years of Residencies at The Center for Book Arts of New York, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

   Then and now: Ten Years of Residencies at The Center for Book Arts of New York, Castle Gallery,

   The College of New Rochelle, NY

   Por la libre II, Museo de las Américas, San Juan, PR

   Frescos: ciudadanos de ninguna parte: 5 años después (Fresh: Citizens of Nowhere: 5 Years After),

   Universidad de Sagrado Corazón, San Juan, PR

   In a Certain Way: Cornell University MFA Group Show, Site 109, New York, NY

2014     Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, Pérez Art Museum, Miami, FL (catalogue)

   Prospective, MFA Group Exhibition, Olive Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University, NY

   Interconexiones: lecturas curatoriales de la colección permanente (Interconnections: Curatorial Readings of the

   Permanent Collection), Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR (catalogue)

   CCC: Caribes, Casa Cortés, San Juan, PR (catalogue)

   ABC III: Artistas Boricuas Contemporáneos, 20/20 Gallery, Santurce, PR

2013     The Supremacy of Chaos, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR (catalogue)

2012      Artist-in-residence exhibition, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

   The Beehive: III Poly/Graphic San Juan Triennial: Latin America and the Caribbean, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña,

   San Juan, PR (catalogue)

   Caribe Now: Contemporary Art from the Caribbean Diaspora, (organized by El Museo del Barrio),

   Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, NY

   Two-Person Exhibition, Of Dreams and Hurricanes, Praxis International Art, Chelsea, NY

   Impresiones, relieves y resonancias (Impressions, Reliefs and Resonances), Museo Dr. Pío López Martínez,

   Universidad de Puerto Rico, Cayey, PR (catalogue)

   Puerto Rico: puerta al paisaje, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, San Juan, PR (catalogue)

   Muestra Nacional, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, PR (catalogue)

   Esfoto 12, La Casa Tomada, San Salvador, El Salvador

2011      For Love, Not Money: IV Tallinn Print Triennial, Tallinn, EE (catalogue)

   Pocket, Cart Watch, Santurce, PR

2010     Valoarte, Centro Nacional de Cultura, San José, CR (catalogue)

   National Survey Exhibition, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, PR (catalogue)

2009     Lip/stick, Praxis International Art, New York, NY

   II Poly/Graphic San Juan Triennial: Latin America and the Caribbean, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña,

   San Juan, PR (catalogue)

2008     Giving, an art action (performance), El Museo del Barrio, PINTA: Latin American Contemporary Art Fair, New York, NY

   On their marks: painting of the 90's and 00's in Puerto Rico, Universidad de Sagrado Corazón,

   Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, PR (catalogue)

   Valoarte, Centro Nacional de Cultura, San José, CR (catalogue)

   Cataño D.C., CIRCA Art Fair collateral project, Cataño, PR

   Angora Collective 2.08 (site-specific intervention projects), Caguas, PR

   Actions and Experimental Music, Galería 356, San Juan, PR

 

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

2017 Nomination: Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant, New York, NY

2016 Charles Baskerville Award, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Nomination: Emerging Artist Grant, Cisneros Fontanals Foundation, Miami, FL

2013 AICA- Puerto Rico Chapter, Nomination for Best Curatorial Project, Elvis Fuentes, Meteoro, Frances Gallardo,  

Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, PR

2012 Emerging Artist Award, Lexus with the Arts, San Juan, PR

2010 Nomination: Emerging Artist Grant, Cisneros Fontanals Foundation, Miami, FL

2008 Excellence Award in Drawing, Department of Art, Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

 

COLLECTIONS

El Museo del Barrio, New York, US

Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York, US

The Center for Book Arts, New York, US

Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

Private Collections: Puerto Rico, BVI, US

 

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS / WORKSHOPS

 2016    Workshop, Lecture and Undergraduate Critiques, Department of Print Media, Frostic School of Art,

   Western Michigan University, MI

   Graduate Teaching Assistant, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (Introduction to Drawing fron non-majors [Leslie Brack], Spring)

2015     Graduate Teaching Assistant, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (Introduction to Drawing, [David Snyder], Fall)

   Graduate Teaching Assistant, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (Introduction to Sculpture [Chris Oliver], Summer) 

   Graduate Teaching Assistant, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (Introduction to Printmaking [Gregory Page], Spring)

2014     Graduate Teaching Assistant, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (Introduction to Printmaking [Elisabeth Haley Meyer], Fall)

 

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES / CRITIQUES / PRESENTATIONS / PANELS

Visiting artist: seminar led by Prof. Bill Gaskins, Department of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Artist talk, Black Box, Ateliers ’89, Oranjestad, Aruba, August 11, 2016

Artist talk, Lucky Sevens Art Salon, El Museo del Barrio, NY, May 25, 2016

Round table panelist, Taller Vivo: 100 años de Lorenzo Homar, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, San Juan, PR, March, 2014

Lecture, Museo y Centro de Estudios Humanísticos, Dra. Josefina Camacho de la Nuez, Universidad el Turabo,

Caguas, PR, February 5, 2014

Artist talk, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico (discussion around the exhibition Puerto Rico: Puerta al paisaje,

a two venue historical show curated by Lilliana Ramos Collado around the theme of landscape in the island), San Juan, PR

Dialogue, Caribe Now, Nathan Cummings Foundation, NY, December 8, 2013

Lecture, Department of Art, Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, 2013