SOL ARAMENDI CV

EDUCATION
Socially Engaged Art, MFA, Queens College, CUNY, New York, 2013
Studio Photography, ICP, International Center of Photography, New York, 2010
Art Direction and Photography, Film Academy, TEBA Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2002
Master in Architecture and Design, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina, 1996

FELLOWSHIPS
Immigrant Civic Leadership Program, CORO NY and the Majors Office of Immigrants Affairs, New York, 2015
The Fellowship for Utopian Practice, Culture Push, New York City, 2014 - 2015
Arte Util / Useful Art Residency, Immigrant Movement International, New York, 2013
Play and Repair, Social Practice Residency, Yasihbey, Turkey 2013
Increasing your presence in Internet, Creative Capital, NYC 2013
Smithsonian Latino Museum Studies, Smithsonian Latino Center, Washington DC, 2012
Digital Storytelling, Center for Digital Storytelling, Berkeley CA, 2008

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Still Acts, Curated by Sarah Reissman, La MAMA Gallery, 2014
Latino US Cotidiano, King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, NYU, 2014
NY Outer Boro Stories, Public Art Project South Street Seaport, Dec 2013 – Present,
Raza con ”A”, NYU Wagner, Gallery Space, Nov 2013 – 2014
Reflections on Identity, Dixon Place, NY, 2013,
Latino US Cotidiano, ongoing touring exhibition and Book, 2013/2014
Heartbeats, Praxis InternaTional Gallery solo show, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2013
Dark Treasure, No Longer Empty, The Clock Tower, LIC, NY, 2012-2013
Ñew York, Museum of the Americas, Washington DC, 2012
The “Street” Files, Latino Bienal at El Museo del Barrio, New York, 2012
Heartbeats, Praxis Internacional Gallery, New Cork, 2012
Photographing Woodlawn, Lehman Art Gallery, New York, 2011

SOCIALLY ENGAGED PROJECTS
Migrant Camera, Walk-In Camera Obscura, Photoville, El Museo del Barrio: The City as Canvas, Bronx Museum:
Down the Boulevard, The High Line: Sprouting Communities, Corona Plaza, Open Engagement, 2014
Project Luz; The classroom, Art for all, School for the custodians at Queens College, Klapper Hall.2013
Vinyl Social, Queens Museum, Clock Tower,
Out of Place, Youth Leadership Council, 2013, El Museo del Barrio
Hammer, chisel & Drill. Show and publication with Adult Latinos. Isamu Noguchi Museum.
Women empowerment through photography and Printmaking: Program for victims of Domestic Violence, Immigrant
Movement, Spirit of Boz, Queens-Brussels 2013
Blind Date – Seeing with photography with individuals that are visually impaired. Museo del Barrio.
New York Public Library, Aguilar Center Photo Workshop for ESL students
Local Words – On the Family friendly gallery of the Queens Museum of Art, an interactive installation of Project Luz
student photo work of the Spanish alphabet and video of the artist.

STUDENT EXHIBITIONS
(Re)present, Latino lingualisms through photography, Community Partnerships, MoMA, New York, 2014
Out of Place, Media making exploration of growing up Latina in New York, El Museo del Barrio, New York, 2014
The Changing City, Mapping gentrification in New York City Neighborhoods, Harlem Adult Center for Reading and
Writing, NYPL, 2014
Being Latino, Exploring Latino labor in Corona, Immigrant Movement, NYC, 2013
Hammer, Chisel & Drill, the artist????s tools from the workers perspective. Isamu Noguchi Museum, NYC, 2013
Painting with Light: Blind Date, image making by blind or visual impaired individuals. El Museo del Barrio, NYC, 2012
Local Words, An interactive installation of the Spanish alphabet, Queens Museum, New York, 2006

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Undoing Racism + Community Organizing for Cultural Workers, The People????s Institute for Survival and Beyond, 2014
Domestic Violence and Girls Empowerment, Connect, New York, 2010
Transpedagogy, Contemporary Art and the Vehicles of Education, MoMA, New York 2010
Action Research, Center for Arts Education Resource, 2012
Digital Storytelling, Center for Digital Storytelling, Berkeley CA, 2011

MUSEUM COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND EDUCATION

PROJECT LUZ, Popular Education and Leadership Trough Arts and Photography, Founder and Director, 2005 ???? present
Arts and culture engagement within Immigrant Communities.
Audience development for cultural partners (MoMA, Noguchi, Guggenheim, Queens Library, The High Line)
Cultural resources awareness with partnering CBOs, Civil Rights Groups, Social Services Associations.

QUEENS MUSEUM, Arts Educator, Cultural Organizer, 2006 ???? present
New New Yorkers (Adult Immigrants) Photography, digital storytelling, art-making for cultural empowerment,
visual literacy, cultural resources awareness and audience development.
Art Access (Families affected by Aspberger Syndrome) Photography, record spinning, art-making for
development of social skills, community building cultural resources awareness.
Cultural Celebrations (Families) Arts education addressing culturally specific curricula.

El MUSEO DEL BARRIO, Museum Educator, Teaching Artist, Cultural Organizer, 2007 ???? present
Cultural Production Workshops (Adults, Seniors, Visual Impaired) Digital Storytelling and photography for
cultural empowerment.
The City as Canvas (Educators) Professional Development, using city imagery as teaching tool in the
classroom.

NOGUCHI MUSEUM, Museum Educator, Cultural Organizer, 2011 ???? present
Community Engagement, (Immigrant Adults) Photography, visual literacy and media making for cultural
empowerment, cultural resources awareness and audience development.

MoMA, Community Outreach Partner, 2008 ???? present
Community Engagement (Immigrant Adults) Photography, visual literacy and media making for Cultural
Empowerment, cultural resources awareness and audience development.

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY Teaching Artist, 2011 ???? present
Community Engagement (Immigrant Adult) Photography, visual literacy and media making for cultural
empowerment, cultural resources awareness and audience development.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Access to the Cultural Network: Entry points for children and teens with autism. National Arts Education Association,
NAEA, San Diego, 2014
Contemporary Photography in Argentina, Smithsonian Latino Center, Washington DC, 2014
Reaching Communities Away from the Artist????s Studio, Residencies, Queens Museum, New York, 2014
Museum Experiences from Community to Public, No Longer Empty, LIC Clock Tower, New York, 2013
Organizations and Its Members: How Have Museums Impacted Lives? NYCMER, New York, 2012
The Role of the Arts in Bridging Ethnic, Cultural, and Regional Differences, International Conference on Social Theory,
Politics & the Arts, NYC, 2009
Recovering Identity through Art for Immigrant Communities, Critical Connections: Art for Social Change, Queen
Margaret University, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2009
Leadership and Grassroots Ethics in Immigrant Audience Development, Asociacion of American Museums, AAM,
Denver, 2008
Art Education with Adult Immigrants: Transforms Lives, Arts Organizations, and Communities, Face to Face
Conference, New York, 2008
Immigrant Women as Artist and Educator, Woman on the Crossroad of Ideologies, Split, Croatia, 2008
The other America, Pursuit of Happiness, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 2008


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