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EDUCATION

 

University of Florida, Florida

MA. Landscape Architecture Program, 2010

 

UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX, PUERTO RICO CAMPUS

MA. Administration and Supervision, 1995

Concentration: Education

 

UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, Rio Piedras Campus

BA. Education, 1992

Mayor: Fine Art Education

SEMINARS AND CERTIFICATES

 

2005 - Jewelry Designs ll by Ovalop Designers

 

2001 - Faber Castell Art Workshop

 

1997 - Glass Color Certified Instructor by Unique Glass Color                    

 

1996 - Training in Cast Iron by AGA General Gases

 

1996 - Training in Oxigas- Welding by Thermadyne of General Gases 

 

1994 - Training in Hard Facing by Thermadyne of General Gases

 

1993 - Stain Glass by University of Puerto Rico

 

1991 - Design of Art Class for Teachers Evaluation of Learning

 

1990 - Human Growth and Development

 

1990 - Basis of Philosophy of Education

ART EXHIBITIONS 

2019/2020- Town of Clayton Sculpture Trail Outdoor Public Art Exhibition, Clayton,                      North Carolina

2019-October "Best of the Best 2019". Marion Cultural Alliance, Ocala, Florida

2019- “Pleasure” Exhibition. Marion Cultural Alliance, Ocala, Florida

 

2019- Celebrate Hispanic Heritage. Lake County Museum, Tavares, Florida

 

2018- Hispanic Heritage Month, Osceola Center for the Arts, Kissimmee, Florida.

 

2018- La Diaspora; Keepers of Heritage. Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, Florida.

 

2018/19-National Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition, City of North

               Charleston Cultural Arts, North Charleston, South Carolina.

2018- Waging Peace! Exhibition, Artists’ League, Florida State University Museum of

           Arts, Tallahassee, Florida.

2018- “All Woman Art”Exhibition, Contemporary Art Gallery Online.

2018- Abstract Art Exhibition, Light, Space and Time Online Art Gallery, Jupiter,                   Florida.

 

2018- “Declare Victory”, Sculpture presentation, Medical Business Leaders Network,

           Ocala, Florida

2017- “Policronista”. New Concept Barber and Art Gallery, Orlando, Florida.

2017- “La Diaspora”, National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture. Chicago,

           Illinois

2017- Creativa: Woman Made Art Show. Osceola Arts, Kissimmee, Florida.

​2017- 6th Annual "All Women" Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery.            Jupiter, Florida.

​2016 - “D’Victoria Fine Art Gallery”, R 500 booth, Red Dot Miami 2016. Miami,                      Florida.

 

​2016 -  “Fine Artists of the Puerto Rican Diaspora” Exhibition, Kissimmee City Hall.

             Kissimmee, Florida.

 

​2016 - "Nueva Esperanza", Casselberry City Hall. Casselberry, Florida.

 

​2016 - "La Diaspora", Gallery at Mills Park. Orlando, Florida.

 

2016 - 6th Annual “Open” (No Theme) Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time Online Art              Gallery. Jupiter, Florida.

 

​2016 - “ALL ABSTRACTS”, juried fine art competition and exhibition. Contemporary             Art Gallery Online.

 

​2016 -“La Diaspora”.  FAVO, Faith Arts Villages Orlando. Orlando. Florida.

 

​2016 -“La Diáspora”. Acacia Center, Centro Borinqueño. Orlando, Florida.

 

​2016 -5th Annual "All Women" Art Exhibition Contest, Light Space & Time Online Art            Gallery. Jupiter, FL.

 

2015 -“La Diáspora”, Florida State College, Jacksonville,FL.

 

2015 - Artavita/ Certificate of Excellence Artwork presented in the 16th Online                      Artavita Contest. Santa Barbara, CA.

 

2015 - “La Diáspora”, Centro Borincano, Acacia Network, Orlando, FL.

 

2015 - Celebrating Hispanic Artists & Culture Annual Juried Art Show, Osceola,                     Kissimmee, Florida.

 

2015 - Annual Juried Art Exhibit Osceola Arts, Kissimmee, Florida.

 

1995 - “Fuego” ”Fire”, Solo Exhibition Casa Ulanga, Arecibo, Puerto Rico.

 

1994 -  Second Biennial of Art Casa Roig Museum, Humacao, Puerto Rico.

 

1993 -  5TH Centenary Puertorrican Art Show  Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña,                 San Juan, Puerto Rico.

 

1992 - New Perspective Exposition Braulio Castillo’s Theater Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

 

1992 - Third National Contest of Plastic Arts for the Young Artists-Art and Science                 Academy of Puerto Rico, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto             Rico.

1992 - Experimental Exposition of Collective Art- Music Room, Students' Center,                 University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, Puerto Rico.

1990 - Sample of the Third Portfolio; Self-picture in Linoleum Reserve of Plastics Art,             Jose M. Lazaro’s Library University of Puerto Rico.

 

1990 - Student Art Show Francisco Oller’s Gallery University of Puerto Rico.

PUBLIC SCULPTURE AND LARGE FORMAT 

2019/2020- Town of Clayton Sculpture Trail Outdoor Public Art Exhibition, Clayton,                       North Carolina

2018/19 - Competition & Exhibition, National Outdoor Sculpture Competition &                         Exhibition, North Charleston Cultural Arts Department, South                                     Carolina.

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS 

1995 - “Fuego”/Fire. Casa Ulanga. Arecibo, Puerto Rico

HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

2018 - Third Place Mix Media and 3D Category, “All Woman Art”, Contemporary Art               Gallery Online.

2018 - Special Recognition. Abstract Art Exhibition, Light Space and Time Online Art             Gallery. Jupiter, Florida.

2017- Special Merit Category. 6th Annual "All Women" Art Exhibition, Light Space &              Time Online Art Gallery. Jupiter, Florida.

 

2017-SM-All Women Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time

 

2016 - Best in Show Award. All Abstract Art Competition, Contemporary Art Gallery               Online.

 

2016 - Best in Show-All Abstract, Art Exhibition. C.A.G.O. 

 

2016 - Special Recognition Category. Open Art Exhibition, Light Space and Time                   Online Art Gallery. Jupiter, Florida.

 

2016 - SR-Open Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time

 

2016 - Honor Mention- 3 Dimensional Category. Open Art Exhibition, Light Space                  and Time Online Art Gallery. Jupiter, Florida.

 

2016 - HM-3D Open Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time

 

2016 - 3rd place on the 3 Dimensional Category, 5th Annual "All Women" Art                        Exhibition Contest, Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery. Jupiter, FL.

 

www.lightspacetime.com/all-women-art-exhibit-2016-3-dimensional-art-category/

 

2015 - Artavita/ Certificate of Excellence Artwork presented in the 16th Online                      Artavita Contest. Santa Barbara, CA.

 

2015 - Artavita/ Certificate of Excellence Artwork 

 

2015 - Sculpture Second Prize, Annual Juried Art Exhibit Osceola Arts. Kissimmee,                  Florida.

 

2015 annual Juried art Exhibit Osceola arts

 

1995 - Special Mention by the Arecibo’s City Major, due to "Fuego” ”Fire”, Solo                      Exhibition. Casa Ulanga, Arecibo, Puerto Rico

 

1992 - Honorific Mention, New Perspective Exposition Braulio Castillo’s                                  Theater. Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019- ART*ini. The Magnolia Art Xchange, Ocala, Florida

2019- Mentor Program, Exhibition, “Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism                 through the French Lens.” Appleton Museum of Art. Ocala, Florida

 

2019 - Mobile Sculpture Workshop. Led by Carmen Rojas-Gines. Appleton Museum                of Arts, Ocala, Florida.


2018 - First Family Activity Workshop (Ages 4+), Led by Carmen Rojas-Gines.                       Children Education Event. Appleton Museum of Arts, Ocala, Florida.

2017/Present - HS Art Teacher. St John Lutheran School, Ocala, Florida.

2006 - Independent Studio Workshop

 

2003-2005 - Owner, Voyam, Academy of Arts

 

1999-2002 - Fine Art Director, Fine Art School of Carolina, Carolina Puerto Rico

 

1998 - Fine Art Teacher, First Lady Office, Fortaleza Summer Camp

 

1992-1999 - Department of Education Art Teacher

 

1990-1992 - Sculptor Apprentice, University of Puerto Rico. Trained and supervised                       by Professor Pablo Rubio, an internationally recognized sculptor.

 

1990 - Internship, Central High School of Visual arts. Supervised by Professor José                Iturbe

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

 

“La Diaspora” Itinerant Group www.ladiasporapr.com

Welder Club member of General Gases of Puerto Rico