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2002 - 2006 B.A., Magna Cum Laude Advertising and Public Relations, School of Communications, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

2007  Certified Program Photography and Digital Imaging, Pratt Institute, Manhattan, NYC

 

2009  Music Video Workshop, New York Film Academy, Manhattan, NYC

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

2011 Course “Portrait: beyond the image is a story” Pratt Institute, Manhattan, NYC.

 

2010 Workshop "Iluminación Fotográfica” Escuela de Artes Plásticas, Old San Juan.

 

PRESENTATIONS/COLLABORATIONS

 

2017 Ida y Vuelta: Migración, Galería Francisco Oller, Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Work: “Oh You Don’t Look Puerto Rican”

 

2017 Nasty Women Exhibition, The Knockdown Center, New York

Work: “Danza Negra” (Romance Tropical)

 

2016 Interior Interruptions, ABC No Rio in Exile, Bullet Space, New York

Work: “Ojo Temporal”

 

2015 FRESCOS: Ciudadanos de Ninguna Parte, Galería USC, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Exhibition based on previous book publication on working artists from Puerto Rico under the age of 35

Work: “Ojo Temporal”

 

2015 WOCA Triennial, Walter Otero Contemporary Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Exhibition in conversation with 4th Poly/Graphic Triennial San Juan

Work: “Oh you don’t look Puerto Rican”

 

2015 National Art Exhibition 2015, Museo de La Puntilla, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Work: “Querida”

 

2014 Standing Outside the Closed Door, 292 Gallery, New York, New York

Collective exhibition exploring identity and the question of belonging.

Work: “La Chacón: The Beef”

 

2014 Querida, Projects Room, Área, Caguas, Puerto Rico

Exhibition of a Photography and Video Installation Labyrinth Room

Work: “Querida”

 

2013 Impresiones, Relieves y Resonancias, Museo Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Cayey, Puerto Rico

Collective Exhibition of works that conversed with the work of artist Ramón Frade.

Work: “Madre Perla” (Reina)

 

2013 Collect Store Retrieve, ABC No Rio, Lower East Side, New York

Collective exhibition exploring the mechanics of memory.

Work: "4:37 - 5:21" series

 

2013 Lexus Grant for Artists, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Exhibition to show the work of one year.

Work: "Recámara"

 

2013 National Art Exhibition 2013, Museo de La Puntilla, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Collective exhibition of current working artists.

Work: “La Chacón: The Beef”

 

2012 Cuarto Oscuro, ArtLab 753, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Collective Exhibition for the FotoVisura Pavilion.

Work: “La Chacón: The Beef”

 

2012 Size Matters, Two Moon Art Café, Brooklyn, New York.

Collective Exhibition, a Salon Style group presentation.

Work: “tonight my desirable fright, belongs to this…”  and “madre perla” (REINA series)

 

2011 FotoMac, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Collective Exhibition on photography artists whose body of work converses with the work artist David LaChapelle.

Work: Moons Over Dolls

 

2011 Arte en el medio: 35 años de de fotografía en Puerto Rico, Museo de la Puntilla, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Collective Exhibition on Conceptual Photography.

Work: “It Ain’t Over ‘Til it’s Over”

 

2010 Serie Regional de Jugadores Pampers, Museo de la Puntilla, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Collective Exhibition of current emerging artists.

Work: “Tonight, my desirable fright belongs to this…”

 

2010 Mobile Spaces: From the Caribbean to the Midwest, University of Madison, Wisconsin.

Collective video exhibition of current working artists.

Work: “2 sweet + 2 be = 4gotten”(stills video)

 

2009 National Art Exhibition, Museo de La Puntilla, San Juan, Puerto Rico.Collective exhibition of current working artists.

Work: “encontrando a Lydia”

 

2009 “Somebody has to say it” Exhibition 2009, el Local Gallery, Santurce, Puerto Rico.

Collective exhibition organized by the Society for Artistic Photography.

Work: “Fairy on Fairy” (video art)

 

2009 Photographic Spring by the Photography Biennale, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Collective exhibition presented by the Photography Biennale.

Work: Serie “So What?”

 

2009 Art and Globalization forum by the newspaper Diálogo, Museo de Historia, Antropología y Arte, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.

Video art presentation in art forum.

Work:“Fairy on Fairy”, “Playground”, “Te quiero, ok?” “In Between Days”, “To Sleep Count Sheep”, “Push Push in the Bush”

 

2006 Trends: Emerging Video Art, Taller Cé, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico

Work: “Push push in the Bush” and "Manifiesto Capilar”

 

2004 Café Teatro, Nuyorican Café, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Performance: “La novia” (theatrical monologue)

 

2004 “La No Galería”, School of Communications, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico

Performance: “La niña mala”

 

AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS & GRANTS

 

2012 Lexus Artist Grant, Lexus Foundation for the Arts, Fundación Comunitaria de Puerto Rico.

Proyecto: Recámara

 

2011 Artistic Recognition, Municipio de Cayey, Honorable Alcalde Rolando Ortíz, Cayey, Puerto Rico