Irma Bohórquez-Geisler, DPhil

Resumé

Education 

DPhil (PhD) in Ecological Entomology from Oxford University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Autonomous University of Mexico City (UNAM). International Center of Photography: diverse courses on photography.

Individual Exhibitions 

2017 Mexico/Staten Island. Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art. NY.
2016-2017 Mexico/Staten Island: Photographs of a Community. Octavio Paz Gallery, The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York. NY.
201-212 Simple Moments of an Emerging Presence. Community Health Action. NY.
2010 MEXICANation. Immigrant Heritage Week. Winter Garden. NY.
2010 Emigration. Selected Mexican Portraits. Barnard College. NY.
2009 The Mexican American Experience. Everything Goes Book Café. NY.
2008 Photographs of the Mexican Immigrant Community. Spotlight Gallery. Wagner College.
2008 Nature photographs & Polaroid Transfers. St. George Library Center. NY.
2007 Selected Photographs. Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art. NY.  
2007 Photographs of the Mexican Immigrant Community on Staten Island. St. George Library Center. NY.
2005 Landscapes and Portraits. Manhattan Theatre Source. NY.  
2005 Photographs of the Staten Island Ferry Centennial. St. George Library Center. NY.
2005 The New York Chinese Scholar's Garden Photographs. SI. Botanical Gardens. NY.
2003 Portraits & Landscapes. R. H. Tugs. NY.
2002 September 11: A Staten Island Perspective. St. George Library Center. NY.
2002 September 11: A Staten Island Perspective. Mexico City. Mexico.
2001 Photographs of The New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden. SI. Botanical Gardens. NY.
2001 North Shore Staten Island Photographs II. St. George Library Center. NY.
2001 Coalition of Staten Island Women’s Organizations. Center for the Arts, College of Staten Island. NY.
2000 North Shore Staten Island Photographs. St. George Library Center. NY.
1999 Photographs of the Scholar’s Chinese Garden. Scholar’s Retreat. SI. Botanical Gardens.

Awards & Grants

2021 City Artists Corporations Grant Program. NYFA, DCLA, MOME and Queens Theatre.
2019 Awarded 12th Julia Annual Margaret Cameron, Barcelona, Spain.
2019 DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Arts.
2019 Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2018 DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Arts.
2018 Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2018 The Lois & Richard Nicotra Foundation Grant for Día de Muertos.
2017 Awarded The Gabriela Mistral, Julia de Burgos, Frida Kalho.
2017 DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Arts.
2017 The Lois & Richard Nicotra Foundation Grant for Día de Muertos.
2017 Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2016 DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Arts.
2016 The Lois & Richard Nicotra Foundation Grant for Día de Muertos.
2016 Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2015 DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Arts.
2015 The Lois & Richard Nicotra Foundation Grant for Día de Muertos.
2015 Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2014 JP Morgan Chase Arts in Our Communities Grant for Photography. SI. Arts.
2014 DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Arts.
2014 The Lois & Richard Nicotra Foundation Grant for Día de Muertos.
2014 Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2013 Awarded Julia Margaret Cameron, Finalist of the 5th edition.
2013 DCA Art Fund Grant for Photography. Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2013 Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2013 JPMorgan Chase Cultural Entrepreneurs for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2013 DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). SI. Council on the Arts.
2012 DCA Art Fund Grant for Photography. SI. Council on the Arts.
2012 Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2012 DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Arts.
2011 New York Foundation on the Arts Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists.
2011 DCA Art Fund Grant for Photography. Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2011 Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2011 SI Creative Communities Grant for Día de Muertos. SI. Council on the Arts.
2011 JP Morgan Chase Arts in Our Communities, Chinelos dance. SI. Council on the Arts.
2011 Awarded The Staten Island Women Who Preserve History by City Councilwoman Debi Rose. NY.
2010 DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). SI. Council on the Arts.
2010 Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2009 JP Morgan Chase Arts in Our Communities. Photography. SI. Council on the Arts.
2008 JP Morgan Chase Arts in Our Communities. Photography. SI. Council on the Arts.
2008 DCA Art Fund Excellence in the Arts. Photography. SI. Council on the Arts.
2007 Encore Grant for Photography. Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2007 Encore Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). SI. Council on the Arts.
2006 Encore Grant for Photography. Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2003 Encore Grant for Photography. Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2003 Encore Grant for Tres Criollos Art. Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2003 Awarded 1st place photograph, Path into Fog. Staten Island Museum Juried Show. NY.
2001 Encore Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2000 Premier Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Council on the Arts.

Group Exhibitions

2021 Photoville, South Beach Promenade, 656 Father Capodanno Blvd. SI. NY.
2021 Migration Stories. Wilmer Jennings Gallery. NY.
2021 Silver Lining Pandemic Induced Creativity. Canvas Institute. NY.
2019 32nd Annual Action of the John A. Noble Maritime Museum. NY.
2019 12th Julia Annual Margaret Cameron, Barcelona, Spain.
2019 Staten Island Unlimited: The Borough's Second Triennial of Photography. Alice Austen House Museum. NY.
2018 Art of the 5: Revisiting Staten Island. New House Center for Contemporary Art. NY.
2017 Art of the 5: Staten Island. The Galleries at the Interchurch Center. NY.
2017 FotoDC: Style. Washington DC.
2017 Staaten Shores: A Photographic Journey of Our Maritime Boundary. Bidell House. New York.
2016 Bordeless in Perspective. Lite-Haus Galerie. Berlin, Germany.
2016 Photoville’s Battle of the Boroughs opening night. Representing Staten Island. NY.
2016 Staten Island Unlimited: The Borough’s First Triennial of Photography. Alice Austen Museum. NY.
2015 Portraits.The New York Women’s Foundation & Center for Leadership and Community Engagement. Wagner College. NY.
2015 A Retrospective of Women Artists on Staten Island. Spotlight Gallery. Wagner College. NY.
2013 New York Foundation for the Arts Curatorial Exhibit. Governor’s Island. NY.
2013 A Fly on the Wall. NOoSPHERE Gallery. NY.
2013 Hurricane Sandy, Rising Waters. The Museum of the City of New York.
2013 Curate New York City. Green Gallery. Snug Harbor Cultural Center. NY.  

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