C.V.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Hersteading: Cold Antler Farm, Brookside Museum, Balston Spa, NY (June 28-August 1)

2016
Sul do Brasil, Berimbau, New York, NY (July 12-February 21, 2017)
Hersteading: Cold Antler Farm, Saratoga Arts, Saratoga Springs, NY (June 11-July 31)
Painted Voices. Saratoga Public Library, Saratoga Springs, NY (December 2016)

2012
Painted Voices, University College Art Gallery, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ
Painted Voices, The Grady Alexis Gallery, El Taller LatinoAmericano, New York, NY
Painted Voices: Photographs of Mission Murals, Savoy Bakery, New York, NY

2006
Huracán, University College Art Gallery, Teaneck, NJ

2001
Deusa Urbana, Association of Hispanic Arts, New York, NY (1999-2001)

1999
Delicate Balance: Brazil’s Amazon, Fleet Bank, New York, NY
Paraíba Sugar, Zone VI Photography Gallery, Dayton, OH

1998
Urban Goddess, Paper Rock Scissors, New York, NY

1996
Paraíba Sugar, John Jay College Gallery, New York, NY
Paraíba Sugar, The New York Camera Club, New York, NY

1995
Pernambuco Sugar, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO
Pernambuco Sugar, Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Sugarscapes, Southern Light Gallery, Amarillo, TX

1994
Pernambuco Sugar, The American Labor Museum, Haledon, NJ
Amazonia and the Brazilian Northeast, Zepter USA, New York, NY
Paraíba Sugar, Federal Plaza International, New York, NY
Brazilian Landscapes, Chapter One Gallery, Highland Park, NJ

1993
Amazônia, Middletown Branch, Middletown Public Library, Middletown, NJ
Sugar Refineries, Labor Education Center Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ

1992
Familia, En Foco at Seventh and Second Photo Gallery, New York, NY
Brasil/Brazil, St Peters Medical Center, New Brunswick, NJ
Brazilian Landscapes, The Bead Tree, New Brunswick, NJ

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

Show 5: Have a Seat Wall Edition, Lapham Gallery/LARAC, Glens Falls, NY (Aug 18-Sept 15)
Have a Seat Glens Falls, Public Art project by LARAC, Glens Falls, NY (July – Sept 14)
What Keeps You Up At Night? The Arts at CIIS, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA (April 10-Sept 30)
Winter Meltdown, Saunders Gallery, Glens Falls, NY

2016
Nourish: Food as Sustenance & Pleasure. Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, Texas Women’s University, Denton, TX (Feb 15-March 9, 2016. Juror: Rebecca Senf, Center for Creative Photography & Phoenix Art Museum)
10×10, Saratoga Arts, Saratoga Springs, NY
Member’s Exhibition, Lapham Gallery/LARAC, Glens Falls, NY

2015
Animal World, Umbrella Arts, New York, NY
Holiday Gift Shop, LARAC, Glens Falls, NY
Annual Member’s Show, Saratoga Arts, NY
10×10=100, Saratoga Arts, Saratoga Springs, NY
Art in the Park, Saratoga Springs, NY

2012
31 Women in Fine Art Photography. Humble Arts at Hastead Krautler Gallery, New York, NY

2011
September 11: Past/Present/Future. El Taller LatinoAmericano, New York, NY

2009
Fotografee. John Jay Gallery, New York, NY

2008
Beggars and Choosers: Motherhood is Not a Class Privilege in America, Travelling Exhibition (2002-2009), opening at Queens College, Queens, NY

2007
Vidi. John Jay Gallery, New York, NY
Forgive. Harriet’s Alter Ego, Brooklyn, NY

2005
The Dog Show. Mascot Studio, New York, NY

2002
Americanos: Latinos in the United States. Arte Americas, Fresno, CA; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; McAllen International Museum, McAllen, TX

2001
International Tea Time. A Women in Photography International exhibition at the House of Photographic Art, San Juan Capistrano, CA
Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition. Fine Arts Gallery, Texas Women’s University, Denton, TX
Americanos: Latinos in the United States, National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis, TN; El Museo Latino, Omaha, NE; Smith Robertson Museum & Cultural Center, Jackson, MS

2000
Americanos: Latinos in the United States. Museum of Fine Arts, St Petersburg, FL; Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, IN; Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, TX; the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL; and the Natural History Museum of L.A. County, LA, CA
Blazing Trails: The Art of the Motorcycle. Appleton Art Center, Appleton, WI
Union Images 2000. Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL. Purchase Award Winner
Dreamscapes/Landscapes. Gallery 214, Montclair, NJ
Summertime. E3 Gallery, New York, NY

1999
Americanos: Latinos in the U.S. SITES Traveling Exhibition: Smithsonian International Galleries, Washington, DC; Museum of the City of New York, NY
A Tribute to En Foco: 25 Years of Photographic History. El Museo del Barrio, New York City
Celebrating Latino Heritage. Chase Manhattan Bank Art Program, Chase Plaza Gallery, New York, NY;  and Metrotech Center, Brooklyn, NY
The S-Files. El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
White Light. E3 Gallery, New York, NY

1998
Latin American Art in the 90s. St. John’s University Gallery, Jamaica, NY
New Acquisitions. Light Work, Syracuse, NY
Summer... E3 Gallery, New York, NY
Friends. Ceres Gallery, New York, NY

1997
Sister Dreams: Women in Symbolism, Myth & Life. OIA at NY Law School Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Sites. E3 Gallery, New York, NY
All Americans. Firehouse Gallery/Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY

1996
Forgiveness. Ceres Gallery, New York, NY
Women that Make a Difference: Pony Express Tour ’96. Lifetime Television Web Page
Place. MMC Gallery, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY
Works in Progress. E3 Gallery, New York, NY
Women Photograph Women. PWP at The Learning Alliance, New York, NY
Documentaries. South Florida Art Center, Miami Beach, FL
All Americans. National Museum of Asian, African and American Cultures, Prague, Czech Republic
All Americans. PWP at Severoceske Museum, Liberec, Northern Bohemia

1995
Professional Women Photographers. The Learning Alliance, New York, NY
Urban Landscapes. East West Gallery, New York, NY
Holiday. E3 Gallery, New York, NY
A Moment of Grace. Ceres Gallery, New York, NY
Mulheres Brasileiras (Brazilian Women). Johnson & Johnson, Warren, NJ
The Field of Vision. The NY Law School Gallery, New York, NY
Joy & Hope in a Troubled World. PWP at Columbia University, New York, NY

1994
OIA Artists. Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, NY
National Juried Show, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY
Struggle. Ceres Gallery, New York, NY
Heraclitus. Art Alliance Gallery, Red Bank, NJ
Fire Without Gold: Documentaries. Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
9th Annual Jean Townsend Award Exhibition. Art Alliance Gallery, Red Bank, NJ
Our Families. Silver Eye Center for Photography; and Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA

1993
Working Small. Art Alliance Gallery, Red Bank, NJ
Masters of a Delicate Art. Walters Hall Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ

1992
Images of Brazil. Walters Hall Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ

1991
Group Show. Stone Street Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
Group Show. The Friendly Place, New York, NY
BFA Thesis show. MGSA Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ

PUBLIC & CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Chicago Federation of Labor, Chicago, IL           The Forward Thinking Museum / jgsinc.com
Howard Stein, New York, NY                                 En Foco Inc, Bronx, NY
Light Work, Syracuse, NY                                       The Labor Mural Art Project, NJ
The American Labor Museum, Haledon, NJ      Federal Plaza International, New York, NY

AWARDS & HONORS

Artist Grant, Saratoga Arts/NY State Council on the Arts, 2016
Photography Grant, The Puffin Foundation, Teaneck, NJ, 1999
Residency, Light Work, Syracuse, NY, 1996
Project Grant, MTA/Arts For Transit, New York, NY, 1995
Travel Grant, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Baltimore, MD, 1994 and 1995
Residency, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA, 1993

CAREER RELATED EXPERIENCE

2017
Juror, PDN Photo Annual 2017, Photo District News, NY
Portfolio Reviewer, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY

2016
Portfolio Reviewer, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
Juror, Latin American Fotografía 5, American Photography, New York, NY
Finding Opportunities: A Workshop for Artists with Miriam Romais, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY

2015
Speaker, The “Other” Art: Submission & Marketing Tips for Photographers, Exposure Saratoga, Saratoga Springs, NY
Facilitator, Know Thyself: The Art of Self-Promotion, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, NY

2014
Co-Curator, OPEN Show NY #11, The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY
Speaker, Spectacular Travel Photos: Tips and Tricks, Minich MacGregor, Saratoga Springs, NY
Juror, PhotoLucida’s Critical Mass 2014
Nominator, 30 Under 30, Photo District News Magazine, NY
Curator, New York (Outer Borough) Stories, Public Art Exhibition, Water Street, New York, NY

2013
Nominator, The 2014 Baum Award for Emerging American Photographers, SF Camerawork, CA
Curator, BRIC Short List (online exhibit & article), BRIC Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY
Lecture, Culturosity: Legitimizing Culture & Self-Identity in Photographic History, Venice Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Juror, PhotoLucida’s Critical Mass 2013
Nominator, Prix Pictet, Paris, France
Portfolio Reviewer, Fresh Look 3, MOPLA/Lucie Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Panelist, Visually Speaking: Women Image Makers, Schomburg Center for Research, New York NY
Juror, Brooklyn Bridge Park FENCE competition, United Photo Industries, Brooklyn, NY
Juror, LUCEO Student Project Award, New York, NY
Panelist, En Foco/In Focus: The Changing Landscape of Photography, CIIS, San Francisco, CA

2009-13
Board of Advisors, Department of Transportation Urban Arts Program, New York, NY

2012
Guest Speaker, i3 Lecture Series, School of Visual Arts, New York
Panelist, (Mis)representation: The Under Representation of Non-Whites and Women in the Arts, PhotoPlus Expo, Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
Guest Speaker, Literary Journalism, Dept of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics, Syracuse University, NY
Curator, Nueva Luz Photographs: 1985-2011, exhibition at Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
Juror, PhotoLucida’s Critical Mass 2012
Portfolio Reviewer, Society for Photographic Education’s National Conference, San Francisco, CA

2011
Panelist, Chroma: Reframing Pluralism in Contemporary Photography, CIIS, San Francisco, CA
Portfolio Reviewer, FotoWeek DC, Washington, DC
Speaker, Best Practices for Artists, El Taller Borícua, New York, NY
Nominator, Santa Fe Prize for Photography, Center, Santa Fe, NM
Juror, PhotoLucida’s Critical Mass 2011
Speaker, Getting Your Foot in the Door, Calumet Photo with CCNY, New York, NY

2010
Curator, Mexico & Afuera: Contemporary Mexican and Mexican-American Voices, and Selections from En Foco’s Permanent Collection, featuring Chicano, Mexican and Mexican American photographers, Aperture Gallery, New York, NY
Panelist, Ohio Arts Council, Photography Grants Panel, Columbus, OH
Portfolio Reviewer, PhotoNOLA, New Orleans, LA
Co-Chair, Facing Diversity: Leveling the Playing Field in the Photographic Arts, SPE Conference, PA
Portfolio Reviewer, Photo Annual Competition, Photo District News Magazine, NY
Portfolio Reviewer, PhotoLucida’s Critical Mass 2010
Portfolio Reviewer, The Meeting Place, FotoFest, Houston, TX
Nominator, 2010 Baum Award for Emerging American Photographers, SF Camerawork, CA
Panelist, NoMAA Regrant Awards, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, NY, NY

2009
Nominator, Leopold Godowsky Color Photography Awards, Photo Resource Center, Boston, MA
Nominator, PDN’s 30, Photo District News Magazine, NY
Panelist, NoMAA Regrant Awards, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, New York, NY
Juror, Critical Mass 2009, Photo Lucida, Portland, OR
Guest Speaker, BFA Senior Thesis Class, Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ

2008
Curator, Tracing Memory: Works by Paula Luttringer, Cyrus Karimipour, Angie Buckley and Pedro Isztin, at Light Work, Syracuse, NY
Portfolio Reviewer, The Meeting Place, FotoFest, Houston, TX
Critic in Residence, Center For Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
Panelist, Opportunities for Photographers of Color, SPE National Conference, Denver, CO

2007
Curator, Interstice, SPE Multicultural Caucus Exhibition, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Curator, New Works#10, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, FL
Panelist, Women of Color in the Arts, York College/CUNY, Jamaica, NY
Reviewer, PhotoLucida, Portland, OR
Auditor, New York State Council for the Arts, for MoCADA, Brooklyn, NY
Portfolio Reviewer, International Photography Awards, CA
Reviewer, Society for Photographic Education, MidAtlantic & Northeast Conference, Woodstock, NY

2006
Guest Speaker: Women in Photography Workshop, Empire State College/SUNY, NYC
Translation Advisor (Portuguese/English), New York State Council for the Arts, NYC
Portfolio Reviewer, The Meeting Place, FotoFest, Houston, TX
Juror, The Singular Image, Santa Fe Center for Photography, Santa Fe, NM

2005+
Board of Advisors, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY

2003-04
Translation Advisor (Portuguese/English), New York State Council for the Arts, NYC
Auditor, New York State Council for the Arts

2002
Panelist, Visual Arts Program, New York State Council on the Arts, NYC
Portfolio Reviewer, The Meeting Place, FotoFest, Houston, TX

2001
Panelist, Conversando with Latino Artists, The Guggenheim Museum, NYC
Panelist, Visual Arts Program, New York State Council on the Arts, NYC
Co–Curator, New Works exhibition, En Foco @ Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY
Translation Advisor (Portuguese/English), New York State Council for the Arts, NYC
Co–Curator, New Works Photography Awards 2000, En Foco @ Lehman Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
Panelist, Photography Fellowship Grants, New York Foundation for the Arts, NYC

2000
Portfolio Reviewer, The Meeting Place, FotoFest, Houston, TX
Guest Speaker, Women in Photography Workshop, Empire State College/SUNY, NYC
Guest Speaker, International Center for Photography at The Point, Bronx, NY
Guest Speaker, Lehman College Art Gallery/Arts in Education program, Bronx, NY

1999
Moderator, Through a Latino Lens, Museum of the City of New York, NYC
Artist Talk, Museum of the City of New York, NYC
Co-Curator, New Works Photography Awards 1998, En Foco @ Lehman Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
Co-Curator, A Tribute to En Foco: 25 Years of Making Photographic History, El Museo del Barrio, NYC
Guest Speaker, Women in Photography Workshop, Empire State College/SUNY, NYC
Visiting Artist, Smith College, Amherst, MA
Visiting Artist, Lecture Series, Hampshire College, MA

1998
Co-Curator, New Works Photography Awards 1997, En Foco @ El Taller Borícua Gallery, NYC and Wisconsin Union Gallery, Madison, WI
Panelist, Community Arts Grants, Bronx Council on the Arts, Bronx, NY
Lecture/Presentation, Recent Work. The New York Camera Club, NYC
Slide Lecture, Pride: The Sirens Motorcycle Club. Gay & Lesbian Community Center, NYC
Translation Advisor (Portuguese/English), New York State Council for the Arts, NYC

1997
Panelist, Community Assets Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts, NYC
Co-Curator, Saving the Light, En Foco @ Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture, NYC; and El Museo Francisco Oller y Diego Rivera, Buffalo, NY
Curator, Sister Dreams: Women in Symbolism, Myth & Life, NY Law School, NYC
Panelist, Percent for Art, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, NYC

1996
TV Interview, NJ Women Motorcyclists, by Tracey Scruggs, CNN (September)
Assistant Curator, Bronx Spaces, En Foco @ The Bronx Museum of the Arts, NYC
Lecture, En Foco’s 22 Years, Brookdale Community College, Lyndhurst, NJ
Radio Interview, Women in Motorcycling, WKNY 1490AM (June 24)

1995-97
Co-Curator, Fire Without Gold: Six Photographers of Color, featuring Albert Chong, Yong Soon Min, Allan DeSouza, Jolene Rickard, David Lee and Laura Aguilar at the following locations:

    • OIA Exhibition Space, New York, NY, November 1, 1996 – April 1, 1997
    • Broadway Gallery, Passaic County Community College, Patterson, NJ, 1996
    • Yankee Stadium Subway Station/MTA Arts for Transit, Bronx, NY, May 1995 – July 30, 1996
    • Jamaica Center Archer Station, Queens, NY, 1995

1995-98
Committee Member, Artist Certification Panel, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, NYC
Curatorial Assistant, Island Journey: Ten Puerto Rican Photographers, En Foco @ Hostos Center for Arts & Culture, New York City (’96); The Queens Museum of Art, Flushing, New York (‘97); Union Art Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin (‘98); Hampshire College Gallery (‘98), Amherst, MA.

1995
Nominator, NYS Regional Initiative/Artist’s Project, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NYC
Guest Speaker/slide presentation, Professional Women Photographers, NYC
Co-Curator, Fire Without Gold: Documentaries by African-American and Latino Photographers, featuring Marilyn Nance, Eli Reed, David Lee, Miriam Romais, Christine Jackson, Ricky Flores, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA

1994-95
Co-Curator, Fire Without Gold: Works by Photographers of Color, Walters Hall Gallery, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NY (January 17- February 3, 1995), Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY (October 15 – December 6, 1994).
Panel Discussion, Fire Without Gold. Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
Lecture, Urban Documents: a Photographic Exhibition. Olean Public Gallery, Olean, NY
Lecture, Reclaiming Our Histories. Latin Student Conference, SUNY, Cortland, NY

1991
Co-Curator, Fire Without Gold: Uncelebrated Works by African-American and Hispanic Photographers, South Gallery, MGSA, New Brunswick, NJ

EDUCATION

2015+ Masters in Business Administration + Marketing Certificate, SUNY/Empire State College, NY
2012    NTEN Technology Leadership Academy, nten.org
2008    Fundraising Certificate, Support Center for Non-Profit Management, New York, NY
2002    Strategy Certificate, Graduate School of Business/Stanford University & National Arts Stabilization, NYC
1995    Arts Management Certificate Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1994    Arts Management Certificate Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1991    BFA, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
1988    Empire State College (audit), State University of New York, New York, NY