ARTIST  CV


 

EDUCATION:

1997   BFA-Painting.  Latino Studies Concentration

          Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Ithaca, NY
2010   Filmmakers Collaborative, Albert Maysles Institute, New York, NY.

1993   Art Major, LaGuardia High School of Music & Art & the Performing Arts, New York, NY

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2018   Girls Across Borders. Grantmakers for Girls of Color Conference. Curator/ Artist.  El Convento. Viejo San Juan, PR
2018   Juntilla Betancina, Museo de los Próceres, Cabo Rojo, PR
2018   CitiCien. Taller Boricua. New York, NY.
2017   Debt Fair, a project of Occupy Museums, Participating artist
           Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2017   Occupy Museums’ Debt Fair. El Museo del Barrio. New York, NY
2017   Citicien, Defend PR, Clemente Soto Velez, LES, New York, NY

2016   Por la libre III, Museo de la Historia de Ponce, Casa Zapater, Ponce, PR
2016   Mi Querido Barrio, Augmented Reality exhibition, Caribbean Cultural Center/ African Diaspora Institute, New York, NY 
2016   Homenaje a Ramon Emeterio Betances, Galeria Betances, Mayaguez, PR 

2016   1936: Los juicios contra Albizu y el liderato nacionalista, Archivo General de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

2016   Una Sola Voz, National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture, Chicago, IL

          (Traveled to Newark, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, New York City, San Sebastian, PR)

2016   Mujeres en Arte, Galeria Betances,  Mayaguez, PR  

2016   La armonía de los contrastes, Oficina de Arte y Cultura, Hormigueros, PR

2015   ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York,  Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY
2015   Utuado Libertario, Biblioteca, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Utuado, PR

2015   Albizu: Semilla de Libertad, Archivo General de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
2015   Flor de Guayacan, Museo Fuerte Conde de Mirasol, Vieques, PR 
2015   Julia de Burgos, Hija de la Libertad, Archivo General, San Juan, PR

2014   Julia de Burgos, Sala de Galerias, La Princesa.  Viejo San Juan, PR
2014   Rebirth. Art Start Studios, Chelsea. New York, NY 

2014   Fusion, Armony Arts week. Pop-up Exhibit at Four Points by Sheraton Manhattan Soho Village. NYC
2014   Julia a través del Tiempo, Julia de Burgos Centennial Exhibition. Museo Casa Escuté, Carolina, PR
2013   El, Albizu. Museo Casa Escuté:  Carolina, PR
2012   Crossroads: A celebration of Latina Artists.  The Leeway Foundation.  Philadelphia, PA

2011   Solo Exhibit: Bieké: Tierra de Valientes. Biblioteca Mojica Marrero. UPR, Humacao, PR

2011   Solo Exhibit: Bieké: Tierra de Valientes. Inter-Galería, La Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Fajardo, PR   

2011   Afro-Latino Crossroads. Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, NYC

2009   Solo Exhibit: Bieké: Tierra de Valientes. Exhibit debut. Museo Fuerte Conde de Mirasol, Vieques, PR      

2009   Solo Exhibit: Soul Rebels. Anne Reid Art Gallery. Princeton, NJ
2008   Solo Exhibit: Facing Freedom: Liberation Portraits. Taller Puertorriqueño, Inc. Philadelphia, PA
2008   Solo Exhibit: A Day in the Life. Black History Month. Harlem School for the Arts. NYC

2007   Tradiciones Afro Caribeñas: Espiritualidad, Arte y Resistencia. Casa Escuté, Carolina, PR

2007   Solo Exhibit: ARCHIVOS SUBVERSIVOS. Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College/ CUNY. NYC

2007   Representation and Resistance. Intercultural Center, Columbia University. NYC.

2007   The Field: Selections from JCAL’s registry.  Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Jamaica, NY
2006   Solo Exhibit:  Abriendo Caminos. Tabler Arts Center. SUNY Stony Brook. Stony Brook, NY

2006   Yoruba Art. Center for African and African American Studies. University of Texas. Austin, TX

2006   El Museo's Bienal: The S-Files. Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico. San Juan, Puerto Rico
2006   Solo Exhibit: Legacies. Tatkon Center. Cornell University. Ithaca, NY

2005   El Museo’s Bienal: The (S) Files. El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY

2004   Fuerza. (Participating artist and Curator) Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Arts Center. LES. New York, NYC

2004   Solo Exhibit: Abra Sus Ojos/ Open Your Eyes.  Art for Change @ Carlitos Café y Galeria, East Harlem, NY

2004   Five Contemporary Hispanic/ Latino Artists.  Robeson Gallery.  Penn State University. State College, PA

2004   Our Stories: Nuestras Historias. Avant-Garde Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN

2003   Entre Banderas: Political Paintings and Prints. Terraza, Jackson Heights, NY
2003   Encuentro, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. Kimmel Center, New York University, NYC

2001   BAD Ass Women’s Festival. The Bronx Academy of Arts & Dance (BAAD), Bronx, NY

2000   12 Artists: Cornell Council for the Arts Invitational Exhibit. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY

1999   Onaní:  African Presence in Latin American & Caribbean Contemporary Visual Arts. Taller Puertorriqueño,                               Philadelphia, PA

1998   A Sense of Self: Ethnic Women Artists. Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, Philadelphia, PA

1998   Amer-Rican Borders: the Centennial of the US Invasion of Puerto Rico. Taller Puertorriqueño, Philadelphia, PA            

1997   Realidades de Quisqueya. Latino Studies Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1997   Proclaim Your Emancipation.  Hartell Gallery. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


SELECTED LECTURES, WORKSHOPS, PANEL PRESENTATIONS:

2019   Liberation Lessons in Bioluminescence. Puerto Rico Now. Latino Art Now Conference, University of Houston. TX

2019   Puerto Ricans Crossing Diasporas. Panel presentation. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2018   R&D Salon 23: On Protest.  Artist Video contribution.  Museum of Modern Art. New York, NY

2018   Repatriation Aesthetics/ Creating Cross-Charco. English Department. University of Puerto Rico. Mayagüez, PR

2018   Just Ricanstruction: Construyendo Puentes Pos-María. Allied Media Conference.  Wayne State University. Detroit, MI

2017   Art and the Puerto Rico Debt.  El Museo del Barrio. New York, NY

2017   Transcending like water.  Puerto Rico/ Detroit Solidarity. Allied Media Conference.  Wayne State University. Detroit, MI
2017   Citi100, Reflecting on 100 years of US Citizenship in Puerto Rico, Loisaida Cultural Arts Center, Inc, NYC
2015   Imagi/nation: An Intergenerational Reflection on the Young Lords' Contributions, Bronx Museum. Bronx, NY 
2015   Documenting & Divulging Histories of Resistance Through Art, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR

2014   Art and Activism, Community Arts University Without Walls, Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, San Juan PR

2013   LiberArte: Art and Personal Liberation.  Slide Lecture.  SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY
2013   After the Bombs: 10 years since the Navy ceased bombings on Vieques. New York University. NYC
2012   ARTEvism: Art & Action, Race & Resistance, Spirituality & Struggle.  University of Richmond. 
Richmond, VA

2012   Yo soy de aquí: Breaking Borders and Defining Diaspora through Art.  Featured Artist.

          Puerto Rican Studies Conference, 20th Anniversary. SUNY Albany. Albany, NY

2011   Bieké: Tierra de Valientes.  La Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Fajardo, PR 

2010   Bieké: Tierra de Valientes. Slide Lecture. New York University, New York, NY

2010   Bieké: Tierra de Valientes. Slide Lecture. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2010   Linea Negra.  Women’s History Month keynote lecture and residency. Wright State University, Dayton, OH

2009   Bieké: Tierra de Valientes. Gallery talks with school children in Vieques, PR

2008   Facing Freedom: Liberation Portraits. Baruch College, CUNY.  New York, NY

2007   RebelArte Visual Charlas. Monthly series. Cemi Underground. East Harlem, NY

2007   ARCHIVOS SUBVERSIVOS. Slide lecture. Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
2007   Warrior Women. Slide lecture. La Casa Cultural. Yale University. New Haven, CT
2007   Soul Rebels: Culture and Politics. Slide lecture. Johnson and Wales University. Providence, RI

2006   Arte y Ache. Slide lecture. College of New Rochelle. New Rochelle, NY

2006   Yoruba Art Panel. Center for African & African American Studies. University of Texas. Austin, TX

2005   Soul Rebels workshop series for teens and adults.  El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY

2005   Latinos in the Hip Hop Zone, panel discussion.  El Museo del Barrio. New York, NY

2005   Art and Agitation.  Slide Lecture.  Wagner School for Public Service. New York University, New York.  NY

2004   Slide lecture.  Suffolk County Community College, Selden, NY
2004   Slide lecture. University of Maryland, College Park, MD
2004   Keynote Address. Latinos Count Conference.  IPFW, Fort Wayne, IN                          

2004   The Art of Activism.  Penn State University. State College, PA                                 

2003   Slide lecture. Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA       
2003   The Role of the Arts in Activism. Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
2003   The Role of the Arts in Activism. Haverford College, Haverford, PA

2003   Haciendo Patria: Art and Exile. Slide lecture. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

2001   Spiritual Aesthetics and Cultural Manifestations. Columbia University, New York, NY

1999   Circle of Fire.  Nuyorican Poets Cafe, NYC
1999   The Harshest Voice.  Slide lecture.  Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

1999   Cultural Aesthetics as Social and Political Agitators. Kean University, Elizabeth, NJ

1998   Puerto Rican Women at the Turn of the Century: The Challenge of Double Colonization.

          Temple University, Philadelphia, PA


SELECTED PUBLIC COMMISSIONS:
2018   Love Lessons, 8’x8’ panel commissioned on the theme of education & resistance.  The People’s Forum. New York, NY

2016   Commissioned by award-winning playwright Sharon Bridgforth to design and create an oracle deck featuring

             characters  from her play, dat Black Mermaid Man Lady

2015   Somos Muchos, Portrait of Oscar Lopez Rivera, for the political prisoner conference Luchas de Ayer, Hoy y Siempre,               University of Puerto Rico, Mayguez, Puerto Rico. 
2011   Soldaderas, outdoor mural in tribute to Frida Kahlo, Julia de Burgos and the Mexican & Puerto Rican      

             communities. Art for Change & Hope Community. Modesto Flores Community Garden. East Harlem, NY

2008   40 years of student activism.  5-panel  series. The Intercultural Center, Columbia University, NYC 

2008   Mothers of the Motherless. Indoor mural celebrating revolutionary women/ LGBT leaders.
           The Edmonia Lewis Center for Women and Transgendered People, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

2005   Soul Rebels, Revolutionary poets & musicians. El Museo’s Bienal: The (S) Files. 16 month-installation on                               Heckscher Theater doors. El Museo del Barrio.  NYC


AWARDS
2018   El Resuelve, Hurricane Maria emergency Grant for artists. Beta Local. San Juan, PR
2009   Artist Grant, The Puffin Foundation, Ltd. Teaneck, NJ

2007   NALAC Fund for the Arts Grant, San Antonio, TX

2007   Travel Grant, CUNY-Caribbean Exchange Program. The Center for Puerto Rican Studies. New York, NY

2006   Artist Grant, The George Sugarman Foundation, Inc.  Novato, CA

2006   Artist/ Activist of the Year, Art for Change. New York, NY
2004   Ramón Feliciano Social Justice Prize, Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, NYC
2004   Mujeres Destacadas/ Outstanding Latinas Award, El Diario/ La Prensa, New York, NY
1996   Individual Artist Grant; Cornell Council for the Arts, Ithaca, NY 

© 2017-19 by Yasmin Hernandez. All rights reserved.  Moca, Puerto Rico. yasminhernandezart@gmail.com

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