b. 1986, Lima Peru
 Lives and works in New York, NY


2012   M.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA
2008   A.B., Princeton University, Princeton NJ



 2015   Moving Image Istanbul, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey

2014   Neoplasms & Pleonasms, Samsøñ, Boston MA
2010   Ciudad de los Reyes, James S. Hall '34 Memorial Gallery, Princeton University, Princeton NJ
2009   Lima, Anastasia Photo, New York NY
2008   Lima, Thesis Exhibition, Lewis Center, Princeton University, Princeton NJ



2016   The Object of Representation: Peruvian Artists and Figurative Art, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington D.C. [forthcoming]
2015   Moving Image Istanbul with Samsøñ, Istanbul TR 
    Gollum: Monsters of Ruin and the Techno-Sublime, curated by Sarah Fritchey, Artspace, New Haven, CT
    To Feel What I Am, curated by Eileen Isagon Skyers & Iris Williamson, Hap Gallery, Portland, OR
    Felt Book, organized by The Institute for New Feeling, SPACES, Cleveland, OH
    The Physicality of Color, curated by Kristina Durocher, University of New Hampshire Museum of Art, Durham, NH
2014   East Wing Biennial, Courtauld Institute of Art, London UK (exhibition catalogue) [currently on view]
    Photography: Before and After, curated by Joe Scanlan, Lucas Gallery, Princeton University, Princeton NJ
    Crossover, CyberArts Gallery, Boston MA
    Home Perm, organized by Jeffrey Burdian & Mairikke Dau, 245 Varet St., Brooklyn NY
    Interface, curated by Elaine Sun, 4 Warner St, Somerville MA
    Zona Maco Art Fair, presented by Samsøn, Mexico City MX
2013   Sting! XVI: Sharp and Blurry, curated by Crystalle Lacouture, The Beehive, Boston MA
    UNTITLED. Art Fair, Two-person booth with Gabriel Martinez presented by Samsøn, Miami FL
    XII Exhibicion Anual Latinoamericana, curated by Juan Jose Barboza-Gubo, Atrium Gallery, Rhode Island State Department of Administration, Providence RI
    Best Data Recovery Practices, curated by A.E. Benenson, Torrance Shipman, Brooklyn NY
    War Against Magic, curated by Stephanie Dvareckas, Gallery Kayafas, Boston MA
    No Excuse For What I Do In Private, curated Matt Rich, Delicious Spectacle, Washington D.C.
    On Color, curated by Fabiola Menchelli and Quinn Gorbutt, Aviary, Boston MA
2012   Foundation on Parade, St. Botolph Club, Boston MA
    Big Red Shindig, Mills Gallery, Boston MA
    On Display, curated by Stephanie Dvareckas, Gallery Kayafas, Boston MA
    BYC, 808 Gallery, Boston MA
    MFA Thesis Exhibition, Sandra & David Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA
    Hung Jury, curated by Susan Metrican, 225 Friend Street, Boston MA
2011   So Different, So Appealing, curated by Rachel Churner and Ryan Steadman, 50 Gramercy Park North, Penthouse, at the Gramercy Park Hotel, New York NY
    Chain Letter, Samsøñ, Boston MA
    BYC, 808 Gallery, Boston MA
    Is This Real Life?, Open Space, Baltimore MD
    Dana Art Gallery, Dana Hall School, Wellesley MA
2009   Emmet Gowin: A Collective Portrait, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton NJ (exhibition catalogue)
    What's Bin Did And What's Bin Hid, Gallery 106 Green, Brooklyn NY
2007   SACI Benefit, Salander-O'Reilly Gallery, New York NY



2015   James and Audrey Foster Prize (awarded to kijidome), ICA Boston
2014 - 2015   Aritst-in-Residence, Workspace, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
2014 - 2015   Visiting Scholar, Department of Art and Art Professions, New York University
2013   Aritst-in-Residence, I-Park Foundation
2012-2013   Artist-in-Residence, sübSamsøn, Samsøñ
2012   Emerging Artist Award, St. Botolph Club Foundation
2010-2012   Beker Family Scholarship, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
2008   Lucas Award in Visual Arts, Princeton University
2007   Lucas Summer Fellowship Award, Princeton University


2012-2015   Lecturer, Department of Art + Design, Northeastern University, Boston MA
2011   Lecturer, Photography Department, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA



New York University
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Northeastern University
Montserrat College of Art
Bowdoin College 

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