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Solo Exhibitions

   

2018                 Facultad de Artes, Universidad de Cauca, Colombia, Water protectors/ Los Protectores del Agua

                         McKendree Gallery of Art & Hettenhausen Center for Arts, Water Protectors

                         Hulman Memorial Student Union Gallery, Water Protectors                       

2017                 Gallery Sala ASAB, Water Protectors/Mní Wičhóni Nakíčižiŋpi

                         Gallery  HMS at ISU, Cultural Survival of the Embera and Wounaan indigenous people

2015                 Museum of Folkloric Dress of Colombia, Maach Jeb/ Nuestro Territorio

                         Gallery Los Fonámbulos, Bogotá, Colombia, Akadoi Ebera/ The Hope of the Embera

                         Gallery at Ivy Tech Community College, Evansville, Akadoi  Ebera

2014                 Tintal-Biblored Public Library of Bogotá, Colombia,  Akadoi  Ebera

                         Vigo County Public Library, Akadoi Ebera

2013                 Tunal-Biblored, Public Library of Bogotá, Colombia,  Akadoi Ebera

                         Museum of Folkloric Dress, Bogotá, Colombia, Akadoi Ebera

                         Pasca Anthropology Museum, Colombia,  Akadoi Ebera

2012                 Gallery Dos Casas, Bogotá, Colombia, Akadoi Ebera

                         La Casa, Latino Cultural Center, Bloomington, IN, Akadoi Ebera

                         Arts Illiana,Terre Haute, IN, Akadoi Ebera

                         International Society for Education through Art conference, Indianapolis, Akadoi Ebera      

2011                 Gopalan Gallery, Terre Haute, IN, Diaries of Death and Encounters

2010                 Halcyon Gallery, Terre Haute, IN, Stone Faces

2009                 Halcyon Gallery, Terre Haute, IN, Dream and Nightmares

2004                 International Gallery Exhibition, Book Fair, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic               

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Selected Group Exhibitions

2019                 Museum of Art in Pereira, Colombia, A Line of Powder: Art and Drugs in Latin America, Colombia, ESX/COCA

                         Centro Cultural del Oriente, Colombia From Hidroituango to Santurbán, Farewell to the Sinú River/Do Wambura

                         The Hand Made Photograph, El Museo Cultural, New Mexico, USA, Esx/Coca

                         Female Genital Mutilation: 68 million girls at risk, Dysturb, New York, street exhibition

2018                 Museo La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia, Word Press Exhibition, Los Embera

2017                 Gallery Fotojueves, Bogo†á, Water Water Protectors/Mní Wičhóni Nakíčižiŋpi

                         Gallery River Art City, Indiana Water Water Protectors/Mní Wičhóni Nakíčižiŋpi

2015                 Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, Jury show/ Art Noir/

2013-14            Arts Illiana, Terre Haute, IN, Stone Faces

                         ONIC, Bogotá, Colombia, Indigenous Women in Colombia

2012                 Gallery Sextante, Bogotá, Colombia, Alternative Photographic Process

                         Rose –Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN

                         Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN, Terre Haute City

2011                 Arts Illiana, Terre Haute, IN

                         Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN, Annual Juried Show 

2010                 Arts Illiana, Terre Haute, IN

                         The Bicentennial Art Center and Museum, Paris, IL

                         Hulman Memorial Student Union Gallery, Terre Haute, IN

                         Arts Illiana, Terre Haute, IN

2009                 Turman Gallery, ISU

                         Indiana State University Gallery, Terre Haute, IN

                         Arts Illiana, Terre Haute, IN
                         Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN
                         Swope Art Museum, Annual Juried Show
                         Hulman Memorial Student Union Gallery, Terre Haute, IN

2008                 Indiana State University Gallery, Terre Haute, IN

                         The Cottage Cheese Gallery, Terre Haute, INity Juried Student Exhibition, Merit Award by the

                          Office of the President

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Reportages

2018                TribStar photographer and research goo.gl/5ANr5a

2017                El Espectador (Colombia) photographer and research goo.gl/TnCcLT

                        TribStar photographer and research goo.gl/YPniSE

2015               The Guardian (UK) photographer and research goo.gl/GMtDBo

2014                El Espectador (Colombia) photographer and research goo.gl/bVNDQQ

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Publications

2011                Encounters/ Encuentros. Photography and Poetry

                        http://www.blurb.com/b/2458308-encounters-encuentros

2010                Diaries of Death/ Diarios de muerte. The neo-paramilitary war in Colombia

                        http://www.blurb.com/b/1681632-diaries-of-death-diarios-de-muerte

2009                Stone Faces/ Rostros de Piedra. Cultural diversity and Identities in            

                        America

                        http://www.blurb.com/b/1146541-stone-faces-rostros-de-piedra

2008                Dreams and Nightmares/ Sueños y Pesadillas. Photography and Poetry

                         http://www.alexandramcnichols.com/gallery_dreams/simpleviewer

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Teaching and Workshops

2019                Palladium and Platinum Photographic Process, Universidad Javeriana,Colombia, workshop

2018                Palladium and Platinum Photographic Process, UniCauca,Colombia, workshop

                        Palladium and Platinum Photographic Process,McKendree University, workshop

2016-17           Beginning Photography/ Silver Gelatin Process, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Winter trimester

2015                Cyanotype for children and teenagers, Museum of Folkloric Dress of Colombia.

                        Palladium and Platinum Photographic Process, Vincennes University, workshop  

2014                Palladium and Platinum Photographic Process, Ivy Tech Community

                        College, workshop

                        Digital Photography for Kids, Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, instructor

2013                Palladium and Platinum Photographic Process, Arte Dos & Sextante                          

                        Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia, workshop director

                        Cyanotype, Arte Dos & Sextante Gallery, Colombia, workshop director

                        Digital Photography for Kids, Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, instructor                                 

2012                Visual Arts and Civilizations, Art Department, ISU, adjunct professor

                        Summer Workshop:  Cyanotype, Indiana State University, workshop                              

2011                Visual Arts and Civilizations, ISU, Federal Prison, adjunct professor 

2010                 Photography, Indiana State University, instructor 

2008-09            Introductions to Speech Communication, ISU, Wabash and Plainfield

                         Facilities, adjunct professor 

                         Visual Arts and Civilizations, Art Department, ISU, instructor

2007                 20TH Century Hispanic Literature, UNICA, The First Bilingual University,

                         Bogotá, Colombia, adjunct professor 

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Scholarships and Grants

 

2018                Becas de circulación nacional e internacional para artistas y demás agentes de las artes visuales, Mincultura, Colombia

2016-17           Individual Artist Grant on Photography by Indiana Arts Commission and National Endowment for the Arts

2009-2013       Research Grant Fund, School of Graduate Studies, ISU

2010                Mark Hanning Scholarship, Department of Fine Arts, ISU

2009                Marian Frutiger Scholarship, Department of Fine Arts, ISU

2008                Peggy Anderson Scholarship, ISU Alumni Association

2004                Office of Sponsored Programs, ISU/Conference in Dominican Republic

2003                School of Graduate Studies/Conference in Boulder, Colorado

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Awards

2019                 1st place, best photograph given by River Art City Annual Jury Show

2018-17            2nd place, best photograph given by River Art City Annual Jury Show

2011                 Swope Art Museum, Juried Annual Show 2011, Anonymous Award

                         Harriet McNeil Award, Indiana State University Juried Student Exhibition

2009                 Indiana State Univers

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Lectures

2019                 ESX/ COCA Museum of Art in Bucaramanga, Colombia

                         Farewell to the Sinú River/ Do Wambura, Museum of Art in Pereira, Colombia

2018                 Exs/ hoja de coca, UniCauca, Colombia

                         Coca Leaf&Marijuana from the Sacred to the Profane, Loyola University

                         Los Protectores del Agua, Ojo Rojo fábrica Visual, UniCauca, Colombia

                         The Embera and the Wounaan Cultural Survival in Colombia, Eastern Illinois University

                         The Embera and Wounaan Cultural Survival,McKendree University

2017                 Water Protectors/ NODAPL, ISU Human Rights Day, History and Honor Programs at ISU,

                         DePaul University, NorthWester University, Champaign Urbana, 

                         DePaw University, Saint Mary of the Woods College  and Galleries ASAB and FotoJueves 

                         Cultural Survival     

2016                 Akadoi Embera, Ojo Rojo Fábrica Visual, Bogotá, Colombia

                         Female Genital Mutilation on the Embera, Human Rights Day

                         Hope of the Embera/ Displacement and Confinement,The Media Fellows  Programs,

                         DePaw, University

2015                 Hope of the Embera, Human Rights Day                   

2014                 My artwork, Ivy Tech College, Evansville

                         Akadoi Ebera, Tintal-Biblored Public Library of Bogotá, Colombia

2013                 Akadoi Ebera, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN

                         Museum of Folkloric Dress, Bogotá, Colombia, Akadoi Ebera

2012                 Akadoi Ebera, Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN

                         Akadoi Ebera, La Casa, Latino Cultural Center, IU, Bloomington, IN

                         The Displacement of the Embera People in Colombia, Saint Mary of the                                  

                         Woods College, Terre Haute, IN

                         The Displacement of the Embera People in Colombia, Human Rights Day

                         Indiana University, Terre Haute, IN                          

2011                 The Embera’s Plea for Help/ Displacement in Colombia, Indiana University

                         Diaries of Death/ The Neo-Paramilitary War in Colombia, ISU

                         Stone Faces / Rostros de Piedra, Diversity in America/ Photo-Sculpture, ISU                     

2008                Plan Colombia/ Cashing-in on the drug war failure in Colombia, Rose

                         Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN

                         Miradas a la Bogotá mística recreada desde la literatura Contemporánea           

                         Biblored, Network of Public Libraries of Bogotá, Colombia

                         The Latin-American women in the visual arts, Museum of Modern Art in

                         Colombia, MamBo      

2004                The Visual Thoughts of Magritte in the Poetry of Ylonka Nacidit Perdomo                                

                         International Conference of the Association of Caribbean Women Writers,

                         Santo Domingo, Dominic Republic.                      

2003                 The Erotic in the Poetic Space of  ¿Acaso el amor no quiebra la tristeza?

                         Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature in the United States,

                         University of Boulder, Colorado                        

2002                 Doris Salcedo: The Uncanny in the Violence in Colombia, Oswego                                             

                         University, New York                

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Education

 

2008-2013        Indiana State university: Masters of Fine Arts, MFA,Photography

 

2002-2004        Indiana State university: Masters Degree in Arts, MA Hispanic Literature

 

1986-1991        Universidad Externado, Bogotá, Colombia: Bachelors in Journalism and

                         Communications.

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Languages

English and Spanish