gabriela salazar


EDUCATION
2011 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
2009 (MFA) Rhode Island School of Design
2003 (BA) Yale University


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EXHIBITION RECORD
(solo)
2016 Eye of Palm, Efrain Lopez Gallery, Chicago, IL
2015 My Lands are Islands, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
2014 In Advance of a Storm (for Luis and Antonia) (for A and L) (for parents) (for two), The Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island, NY
2012 Site Set, Luchsinger Gallery, Greenwich, CT
2012 For Closure (Outdoors, the Bronx), DOT UrbanArts Program, the Bronx, NY

(selected group)
2013
La Bienal 2013: Here Is Where We Jump, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
Building Materials, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
Pavel Acosta, Livia Corona, Ignacio Lang, Gabriela Salazar, Sgorbati Projects, New York, NY
MixTape, Artspace, New Haven, CT
2012
Building Material, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA
Reformation 2011, former Skowhegan Jail, Skowhegan, ME
Year Zero, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Queens, NY
Tompkins Projects West: Works on Paper, Dan Graham, Los Angeles, CA
2010
Like Death, New Mexico Will Catch Up with You in the End, The Fisher Press, Santa Fe, NM
The Drawing Show, Tompkins Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2009
East|West Artist Exchange, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
Geography of Imagination, Adam House Gallery, New York, NY
(Curator: Phong Bui, Publisher, The Brooklyn Rail)
2008
A Varied Terrain, Chace Center, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Boston Young Contemporaries, Gallery 808, Boston, MA


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GRANTS | FELLOWSHIPS | AWARDS
2016 MANA Contemporary BMST Residency curated by Amy Khoshbin
2016 Open Sessions The Drawing Center, NYC
2015 Rema Hort Mann Foundation ACE Grant, for CAROUSEL
2014 Workspace Residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
2014 The Lighthouse Works, Residency and Public Art Fellowship
2013 Smack Mellon "Hot Picks"
2012 Yaddo Residency (Louise Bourgeois Residency for Sculptor)
2010 Studio LLC Participant, Jamaica Center for Learning and the Arts
2009 MacDowell Colony Fellowship
2002 Yale Norfolk School of Art



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CURATORIAL WORK
2013 – 2016 CAROUSEL Organized with Mary Choueiter.
2012
Optotype | 92YTribeca Skowhegan Alumni Series, 92YTribeca, New York, NY
Organized with Lucas Blalock. Proposals curated by Carrie Springer, Senior Curatorial Assistant, Whitney Museum of Art.
2009
Lather, Rinse, Repeat (as Desired), Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
Organized with Elizabeth Ferrill.
2008
A Varied Terrain, Chace Center, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Organized the first student show in the new addition to the RISD Museum, with fellow students Martin Smick and Mayen Alcantara. Proposals juried by Judith Tannenbaum, Curator of Contemporary Art, RISD Museum.

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PUBLISHED WORK | WRITING
2010
Journal of Contemporary Aesthetics www.contempaesthetics.org
"Another One Bites the Dust!"
Urban decay and demolition as a compressed and heightened experience of the sublime ruin, and some ways in which this modern ruin has affected the use of the vernacular of the ruin in contemporary art.” Volume 8 (2010).
Color&Color Magazine: Invited Contributor, Black & White Issue, October.
The Report, by Jessica Francis Kane: Endpaper artwork; Published by Graywolf
Press, August.
The Last Works: Christopher K. Ho and Kevin Zucker, The Fisher Press, Santa Fe,
NM: Invited Contributor


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BIBLIOGRAPHY
2015
Chamberlain, Colby. NURTUREart catalogue essay, My Lands are Islands, January 9.
Sutton, Benjamin. "A Miniature City Built on Unstable Coffee Grounds," hyperallergic, January 16.
Killary, Katie. “Back Like Never Before: Top Art Openings To Get You Going In 2015!”, bushwickdaily.com, January 8.
2013
Aletti, Vince. "Goings on About Town, Art | El Museo del Barrio's La Bienal 2013: Here is Where We Jump," The New Yorker, July 29.
Cotter, Holland. "A Constellation of Identities, Winking and Shifting: Museo del Barrio’s ‘Bienal 2013’ Explores Self and Origins," The New York Times, June 13.
Ragatao, Gisele. "A Disco Ball Piñata and the KKK as Emerging Latino Art," WNYC News, June 11.
2012 Wagley, Catherine. "Five Artsy Things to Do in This Week, Including Photos in a Red Line," LA Weekly, November 7.
2011 Volner, Ian. "At Home With Moses: Robert Moses, He Knows Us," The Architect's Newspaper, February 15.
2010 Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning. 2010 Studio LLC: Year Zero (catalog), Jamaica, NY.


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ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
[for full teaching CV, contact belasalazar[at]gmail.com]
2016 Anderson Ranch, The Material Mnemonic
2014 University of Delaware, Visiting Artist, MFA Program
2013 – Present Grace Church School, Faculty
2010 – 2013 Riverdale Country School, Faculty
2010 Children's Museum for the Arts, Artist-in-Residence
2007 – 2009 Rhode Island School of Design; Teaching Assistant, Instructor of Record (Mixed Media), Visiting Critic
2005 – 2007 Greenwich Academy; Faculty, Costume Department Technician
2004 – 2005 Princeton Day School, Assistant Teacher

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