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100 Artists for the Orchid Foundation Artist News:KARINA AGUILERA SKVIRSKY

Updates on recent, current and upcoming exhibitions and projects for:


The Laundromat Project

Karina Aguilera Skvirsky

I became an American citizen, exclusively, to vote against W. Bush. – Anexora Skvirsky (the Artist’s Mother)

Image credit: Taylor Kwogios

Image credit: Taylor Kwogios

Karina Aguilera Skvirsky is a multidisciplinary artist that works mainly with photographs, video, and performance. She has exhibited widely in the United States and internationally. She participated in the Cuenca Biennial, which was curated by Dan Cameron in 2016, and the São Paulo Biennial in 2010. She has participated in numerous residencies and received multiple grants, including Anonymous Was A Woman (2019), NYFA (2019), NALAC, (National Association of Latino Arts and Culture) 2018, Jerome Foundation (2015), and others. Currently, she is in the production phase of a new project, How to build a wall and other ruins, that is being funded by a 2019 Creative Capital grant. Her work can be seen in fairs such as Frieze NY, ARCO Madrid, NADA Miami, or Parc Lima, where she regularly exhibits with the galleries that represent her. Her work is included in the following collections: Urbes Mutantes, Valzuela, The Whitney Museum of American Art, the SFMOMA, the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as numerous private collections. Skvirsky is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art at Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania. She lives and works in New York City and Ecuador.


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