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BIPOC summer resident artists announced

Alfred University’s School of Art and Design and Performing Arts Division has announced its first annual BIPOC Summer Resident artists. Artists Tatiana Florival, Clare Hu, Adrian Aguilera  and Jacoub Reyes will serve as visiting resident artists in SOAD, with each residency lasting between two weeks and four weeks. 


Alfred University’s School of Art and Design and Performing Arts Division has announced its first annual BIPOC Summer Resident artists.

Artists Tatiana Florival, Clare Hu, Adrian Aguilera  and Jacoub Reyes will serve as visiting resident artists in SOAD, with each residency lasting between two weeks and four weeks.  Artists are provided with housing, studio space, an exhibition in the early fall in one of the campus gallery spaces and a materials/travel stipend.

Bios:

Tatiana Florival is a NYC-based artist-filmmaker. She graduated with a BFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2018. Her work has been shown in galleries such as Kunstraum Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, and Woods-Gerry Gallery in Providence, RI. She has also screened her work in theaters such as the Bijou Theater in New Haven, CT.

Clare Hu completed her BFA with a focus in Fiber and Material Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), and has received additional training in textiles from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in the Netherlands. She has shown widely in Chicago, IL at No Nation Gallery, Gallery No One, Dfbrl8r, and Sullivan Gallery, and has recently shown at the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn, NY and Dream Clinic Project Space in Columbus, OH.

Adrian Aguilera received his BFA (2004) from The Autonomous University of Nuevo León, México. Working with a variety of mediums that include sculpture, text-based work, print media, he has exhibited both nationally and internationally. In addition to his practice he is an active member of the Austin-based contemporary arts collaborative Black Mountain Project. He currently lives and works in Austin, Texas.  

Jacoub Reyes is a printmaker and installation artist based out of Orlando, Florida. Reyes hosts workshops independently in the community and is the founder of Temporary Stay Residency and Weekend Press. Reyes is a recipient of The Puffin Foundation, The Pew Collective Grant, Allies in Arts Grant, United States Artists Grant, Immerse Artist Grant, Awesome Grant, Southern Graphics International Grant, and J.R. Hopes Scholarship. He has exhibited regionally, nationally, and internationally.