Join us digitally for our tour program, Local Views at PAMM, where select local artists will speak about their creative process and artistic practice. This month, Nereida Garcia Ferraz will lead the tour, detailing her multidisciplinary practice that explores identity, feminism, nature, beauty, and the physical world.
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Nereida Garcia Ferraz is a Cuban-born artist whose practice encompasses painting, photography, video, sculpture, and social art projects exploring identity and feminist themes, nature, beauty, and the physical world. Her work has been exhibited by or is in collections of institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Yale University, The San Francisco Art Institute, The Museo de Arte Moderno in Mexico City, and MDC Museum of Art and Design, among many others.
She co-produced and directed the award-winning video documentary "Ana Mendieta: Fuego de Tierra."
Garcia Ferraz has a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has been awarded grants from organizations including National Endowment for the Arts, The Mac Arthur Foundation Media Grant, and The Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship from the San Francisco Art Institute.
Here in Miami, she co-founded 801 Projects at the Jose Marti Building and has been dedicated to working with education programs such as Women on the Rise at MOCA of North Miami and Brick by Brick, the award-winning outreach education art program at Pérez Art Museum Miami.