Julianny Ariza Vólquez (1987, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)
Dominican visual artist. Her recent works focus on rethinking exclusionary models in our material memory, reviewing domestic and institutional collections. She explores recovery exercises of our indigenous, Afro-descendant and matriarchal identity, mainly through sculptures, installations and paintings. She has participated in art residencies like the Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA) (2021), the Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Germany (2013) and AS220, U.S. (2012). Julianny was awarded at the 28th Eduardo Leon Jimenes Art Contest (2021) and at the 27th National Biennial of Visual Arts from D. R. (2013). She's co-creator of the dominican art publication project Onto.
She graduated from Escuela Nacional de Artes Visuales, D. R. (2008) and Altos de Chavon School of Design (2010). Her work has been exhibited in New York Latin American Art Triennial; Art Wynwood International Contemporary Art Fair, U. S.; CUNY Dominican Studies Institute, U. S.; Centro Cultural de España, D. R.; Casa Quien, D. R.; Museo de Arte Moderno, D. R.; Made in Balmoral Gallery, Germany; Atrium Gallery, U. S.; Galería Nacional de Bellas Artes, D. R.; and among others.
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