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Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A. 1959 -

Puertorrican, nationalized Mexican.​

 

EDUCATION:​

1984-1989: Sacred Heart University, Santurce, Puerto Rico. Studied Advertising, Journalism and Public Relations. Associate Degree in Communication Arts.

 

Began her career Mexico in 1995, as a sculptress. Eventually, moved towards the expanded field of art and more recently, towards an interdisciplinary territory of expression, always with an emphasis on tridimensional platforms. She attends regularly conferences, workshops and theory seminars on contemporary art.

 

Grant holder of the National System of Creators of Art of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts, México 2016-2019 and 2013-2015.

 

PROGRAMMED ACTIVITIES FOR 2019:

NOVEMBER 2018: Liquid Times.  El Nigromante. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

AUGUST 2019: Fragmented totality. Galería Libertad. Querétaro, Mexico.

JULY 2019: Liquid Times. Conde Ru Museum. Guanajuato, Mexico

EXHIBITIONS/ SOLO PROJECTS: (selection/ most recent)

2018:

Innocous. El Cuadrado Gris. Santurce, Puerto Rico. 

2018:

The irrational imprint. Fernando García Ponce-MACAY Museum. Yucatan, Mexico.

2017

Earth: between the Antropocene and the Noosphere. Museum of the Ministry of Finance. Mexico City, Mexico.

2017

Nature and its state of Contingency.  Museum of the City of Querétaro, Mexico.

2017

Hydric Contexts. Museum and Center for Humanistic Studies Josefina Camacho de la Nuez, PhD. Turabo University. Gurabo, Puerto Rico. 

2016-2017:

Debt and Diaspora. Area Lugar de Proyectos. Caguas, Puerto Rico.

2016

Water.  History Museum of Tlalpan. Mexico City, Mexico.

2016

Black Nature. Isabelle Serrano Fine Art Gallery. Mexico City, Mexico.

2016

Water. Museum of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mexico City, Mexico.

2015

Nature and its State of Contingency. Estación Indianilla Cultural Center. Mexico City, Mexico.

2015

On the Condition of Food. Municipal Institute of Art and Culture of  Puebla. Puebla, Mexico.

2014

Time Line and Reification (installations) and Exchange, Oral Tradition and, Reverberations around the Banquet (videos) and my Great Grand Father Thomas and I (registration and sound narration). For the project titled Memoir. Studio 71 Procces Lab., Mexico City, Mexico. 

​2014-2013

Channels and Deviations. La15 Curatorial Center. Santurce, Puerto Rico.​

2013

Hydric Displacements. Cuarenta & Cinco Gallery. Guadalajara, Mexico.

​2013

Water: flux/situatons. Le Cube Independent Art Room. Rabat, Morocco.

2010

Campeche 331. The Oven of the Citadel. Pamplona, Navarra, Spain

2010

Metamorphosis. Papalote Children Museum. Mexico City, Mexico.

2010

Black Box: story of a sinister. Caguas Art Museum. Caguas, Puerto Rico.

2009

The possibility of not being there. Ovo Mini Space for Creation. Mexico City, Mexico.

2008

Alternate Senses. Tomás Chávez Morado Gallery. Autonomous University of Guanajuato. Guanajuato, Mexico.

2007-2008

Into the Void. Estacion Indianilla Cultural Center.  Mexico City, Mexico. Museum of Modern Art. Toluca, State of Mexico, Mexico.

2004-2005

Alternate Senses. Casa del Lago Juan José Arreola. U.N.A.M. Mexico City, Mexico. also presented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs/ Mexico at:  Mexico Cultural Center, Guatemala; National Hall of Exhibitions, El Salvador; National Art Gallery, Honduras; Casa Castelví, Paraguay; Mexican Cultural Institute, Belice and Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico.



GROUP EXHIBITIONS: (selection)

2019:

50 years at La Liga.  Las Américas Museum. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2019:

Crossing the bridge between Mexico and China. Museum of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mexico City, Mexico.

2019:

On paper supreme. Group show in various venues in China.

2017-2018:

Fable without moral. The overflow of corruption. Casa del Lago/ UNAM. Mexico City, Mexico. ​

2017:

The bride of Culiacán. Collaboration in a project by María Romero. National Museum of Art. Mexico City, Mexico and performance in Culiacan, Sinaloa.

2017:

Process in art. Museum of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mexico City, Mexico.

2016-2017:

To the afterlife and back. A suitcase for the last journey. Museum of Popular Arts. Mexico City, Mexico and the Arts Museum of Sonora. Sonora, Mexico; Madrid, Spain and Berlin, Germany.

2016

Last call. Climate change.  Museum of Women Artists. Digital edition by Lucero González.

2016

Affinities and differences. Museum of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mexico City, Mexico.

2016 

Cicle of Video Artists from Latin America, Spain and China. Artoon Gallery, Shanghai and Hao Space in Chaoyang, China.

2015-2016

Without Commissaire. Museum of Modern Art. Toluca, State of Mexico, Mexico.

2015-2016

Gifts and wonders. Still life and Vanitas. The Treasury Museum. Old Palace of the Archbishop. Historical Center, México.

2015

Codex. Artist books collective show. Ankara, Turkey.

2015

Aspects. Collective of Contemporary Art within the collections of the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit. The Treasury Museum. Old Palace of the Archbishop. Historical Center, Mexico.

2015

2015 National Art Show. White House Museum, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2014-2015

Rectangular Prism: the box as a starting point. Guest Artist. Estación Indianilla Cultural Center. Mexico, City, Museo del Barro. Metepec, Edo. Mex. and Museum of San Pedro. Puebla, Puebla.

2014-2015

Responsible artists in defense of wildlife. Project exhibition and book in charge of Luis Ignacio Sáenz, et. al. Exhibiting in 2014: Rufino Tamayo contemporary art museum. Mexico, D.F., Mexico. First exhibition in 2015: Federico Silva Museum. San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

2014-2015

The sea in which a mosquito may drink and an elephant may bathe. Le Laboratoire Gallery. Mexico City, Mexico.

2014

Art al Vent XI. Gata de Gorgos, Spain.

2013-2014

Codex. Artist books collective show.Embassy of Mexico in Berlin, Germany (2014) and Mexican Institute of Culture in Washington, D.C., U.S.A.(2013)

2013

Liquid journeys. With María José de la Macorra and Mario Palacios Kaim. Contemporary Cell of the cloister of Sor Juana University. Mexico City, Mexico.

2013

2013 National Art Show. Old Marine's Arsenal. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2013

Archipelago Group. 14 microhistory in Contemporary Art. Art Today gallery Coyoacan, Mexico CIty, Mexico.

2012

The beautiful faces. Space C 787. Santurce, Puerto Rico.

2012

Juxtaposed derivations. Homer 45 Gallery. Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

2012

Codex.Estación Indianilla Cultural Center. Mexico, City, Mexico.

2012/ 2011

Fragmented nature. Museum of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mexico City, Mexico.

2012/ 2011

Chiquitolina. La Quince Curatorial Space. Santurce, Puerto Rico.

2011

OVO Habitante. A concept, to live in a work of art. Museum of the Filipino People. Manila, Filipinas.

2011

Fragility. The Treasury Museum. Mexico City, Mexico.

2010

Inhabitant. Alternative Hall, the Emerald School of Painting, Engraving and Sculpture of the National Center for the Arts. Mexico City, Mexico.

2010

Careos y relevos. Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico. Santurce, Puerto Rico.

2008

Art al Vent V. Gata, Alicante, Spain; Aquisgrán, Monshau y Kornelimünster, Germany.

2008

Temps, Memòria VII ESTIU ART intevencions plàstiques. 17va. Castell de Dénia, Valence, Spain

2006-2007

Selection of new acquisitions 2006. Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico. Santurce, Puerto Rico.

2005

The Radical will. Museo Universitario del Chopo. UNAM. Mexico City, Mexico.

2004-2005

Alter nature. Federico Silva Museum. San Luis Potosi, Mexico and Manuel Felguérez Abstract Art Museum. Zacatecas, Mexico.

2003

1st. Collective show of  large format sculpture. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Ateneo de Yucatán. Mérida, Yucatan, Mexico.

2002-2003

Volume and structures, 19 visions CONACULTA INBA. Museum of Contemporary Art Jorge Chavez Carrillo. Colima, Mexico.

2001-2002

Rassegna d’arte visiva dedicata ad artisti di paesi emergenti. Ethnographic museum/ Casa del Conte Verde. Rivoli, Italy.

2000

Global Culture Center/ I.G.S. 5/ Osaka 2000. World Trade Center. Osaka, Japón.

1998-2001

Expression of the new Millennium: presence of Mexico. National Library of education Cultural Center of the SNTE. Historic center, Mexico City, Mexico, Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico. Santurce, Puerto Rico, Washington State Convention and Trade Center. Seattle, Washington, USA and Houston Center. Houston, Texas, USA.



 

GRANTS AND DISTINCTIONS: (selection)

 

2016

Fellow of the National System of Creators of the National Fund for culture and the Arts. Period 2016-2019.

2014

Selected to participate in the 2015 National Art Show. Institute of Puerto Rican Culture. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2012

Selected to participate in the 2013 National Art Show. Institute of Puerto Rican Culture. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2012

Fellow of the National System of Creators of the National Fund for culture and the Arts. Period 2013-2015

2011

Selected for the realization of a public work for the Paseo de la Reforma and Genoa: Inhabit the

Heart, work donated by the Japanese company OMRON to the City of Mexico.

2010

Selected to produce five public works: The embrace, The guardians, Uadis, The forest and Wind spikes at the

Cultural Center Sanctuary of the Monarch Butterfly in Michoacán. Michoacán,Mexico. Corteza Urbana

Arquitectos/ FONATUR.

2011/ 2009/ 2004/ 2002

Selected works. V, IV, II and I National Biennial of Visual Arts of Yucatán, Mérida, Yuc. Mexico.

2008

They choose their sculptural installation Endemic for realization and display at Castell of Denia,

Valencia, Spain. Temps, Memòria VII ESTIU ART intevencions plastiques.

2007

Selected works. First Contest of Sculpture Juan José Oliveira. Tui, Pontevedra, Spain.

2006

They choose their sculptural project Swagine for realisation at the Second International Stainless Steel Biennial in Comitan. Chiapas, Mexico.

2006

Work selected. WTC 06 Artfest. World Trade Center. Mexico City, Mexico.

2003

Her project Custody, is chosen for realization in the First Biennial of Sculpture in Concrete.

Caguas, Puerto Rico.

2003

Her sculptural project Needle is chosen for  realization in the Third Biennial of Sculpture in Steel. Vega Baja, Puerto Rico,

producing in addition Chain of Mountains, Motion works and Hammocks.



WORKS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

 

Mexico City: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Azcapotzalco. Autumn, sculptural installation

made of corten steel.

 

Mexico City: Government of Mexico City. Inhabit the heart, interactive public sculpture made in steel.

 

Cultural Center Sanctuary of the Monarch Butterfly in Michoacán. Michoacán,Mexico. 5 public works: The guardians (corten steel, pigment and concrete), Wind spikes (nickel plated brass, copper and stainless steel), The embrace (white carved stone), Uadis ( brown slab stone and cement) and The forest (white carved stones and road resembling a tree and its branches in black stone).

 

Caguas, Puerto Rico: Autonomous Municipality of Caguas. Custody, public sculpture made in concrete, travertine marble, mineral pigment and recycled tire bead.

 

Comitan, Mexico: Open Air Contemporary Art Museum of the South. Zwagine, public sculpture made in stainless steel.

 

Mexico City: National Insitute of Fine Arts. The Decalogue, large format sculpture made of steel, masarroca and strings.

 

Santurce, Puerto Rico: Museum of Contemporary Art. Sweet dreams are made of this, sculpture of rubber and recycled tire bead.

 

Zacatecas, Mexico: Manuel Felguérez Museum of Abstract Art. Celestial Codex, large sculpture format  made in steel, resin with travertine marble and ropes.

 

Art al Vent. Gata de Gorgos, Spain.

Autonomous University of Guanajuato. Mexico.

Caguas Art Museum. Caguas, Puerto Rico.

Fine Arts Museum. State of Mexico, Mexico.

José Castrodad Collection. Caguas, Puerto Rico.

Le Cube Independent Art Room Collection. Rabat, Morrocco.

Ministry of Finance. México.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mexico.

Museum and Center for Humanistic Studies Josefina Camacho de la Nuez, PhD. Turabo University. Gurabo, Puerto Rico.

Museum of the City of Querétaro. Querétaro, Mexico.

Museum of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mexico City, Mexico.

Reyes-Veray Collection. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

University Museum of Science and Arts. UNAM. México, D.F., Mexico.