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 on Staten Island. 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. NY.
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. Staten Island 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. Staten Island 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. Staten Island Botanical Gardens Gallery.

Awards & Grants

2019 Awarded DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Arts.
2019 Awarded Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2018 Awarded DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Arts.
2018 Awarded Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2018 Awarded The Lois & Richard Nicotra Foundation Grant for Día de Muertos.
2017 Awarded The Gabriela Mistral, Julia de Burgos, Frida Kalho.
2017 Awarded DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Arts.
2017 Awarded The Lois & Richard Nicotra Foundation Grant for Día de Muertos.
2017 Awarded Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2016 Awarded DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Arts.
2016 Awarded The Lois & Richard Nicotra Foundation Grant for Día de Muertos.
2016 Awarded Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2015 Awarded DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Arts.
2015 Awarded The Lois & Richard Nicotra Foundation Grant for Día de Muertos.
2015 Awarded Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2014 Awarded JP Morgan Chase Arts in Our Communities Grant for Photography. Staten Island Arts.
2014 Awarded DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Arts.
2014 Awarded The Lois & Richard Nicotra Foundation Grant for Día de Muertos.
2014 Awarded Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2013 Awarded Julia Margaret Cameron, Finalist of the 5th edition.
2013 Awarded DCA Art Fund Grant for Photography. Staten Island Council Arts.
2013 Awarded Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2013 Awarded JPMorgan Chase Cultural Entrepreneurs for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Council Arts.
2013 Awarded DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Arts.
2012 Awarded DCA Art Fund Grant for Photography. Staten Island Arts.
2012 Awarded Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2012 Awarded DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Arts.
2011Awarded New York Foundation on the Arts Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists.
2011 Awarded DCA Art Fund Grant for Photography. Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2011 Awarded Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2011 Awarded SI Creative Communities Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2011 Awarded JP Morgan Chase Arts in Our Communities Grant for Chinelos dance. Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2011 Awarded the Staten Island Women Who Preserve History by City Councilwoman Debi Rose.
2010 Awarded DCA Art Fund Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2010 Awarded Con Edison Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
2009 Awarded JP Morgan Chase Arts in Our Communities Grant for Photography. Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2008 Awarded JP Morgan Chase Arts in Our Communities Grant for Photography. Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2008 Awarded DCA Art Fund Excellence in the Arts Grant for Photography. Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2007 Awarded Encore Grant for Photography. Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2007 Awarded Encore Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2006 Awarded Encore Grant for Photography. Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2003 Awarded Encore Grant for Photography. Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2003 Awarded 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 Awarded Encore Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Council on the Arts.
2000 Awarded Premier Grant for Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Staten Island Council on the Arts

Group Exhibitions

2019 32nd Annual Action of the John A. Noble Maritime Museum. NY.
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. New York.
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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