September 13, 2012
Richmond Center for Visual Arts, room 2008
Nayda Collazo-Llorens, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is a visual artist working in various media, including drawings, prints, video and installation works. She received an M.F.A. from New York University, New York, NY in 2002 and a B.F.A. from Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA in 1990. Recent projects include a site-specific multichannel video installation titled "Reverberación (Reverberation)" at the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Juan, Puerto Rico (2010), the solo exhibition titled "ESC" at LMAKprojects, New York, NY (2009), "ESCaperucita & Little Flying Hood," a multidisciplinary project produced for the 10th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba, (2009), "Onda" (Wave), a permanent public art work at the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan (2010) and "Beyond the Triangle," a series of site-specific installations exhibited at the Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, Penn. (2009-10) and 80WSE Galleries, New York, NY (2011). Her work has been reviewed in "The New York Times," "Art Net," "Art US," "Art Nexus" and "Art News," among others.