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Silvia Lizama


Rochester Institute of Technology Master of Fine Arts in Photography, Rochester, New York

Barry University Bachelor of Fine Arts, Miami Shores, Florida


9/87-Present Barry University Professor of Photography, Department of Fine Arts/Photography, Miami Shores, Florida

Awards and Commissions

Metro Dade Art in Public Places $18,000 Commission, Charles Deering Estate , Miami, FL

Southern Arts Federation / NEA $5000 grant. Regional Visual Arts Fellowship Grant

South Florida Cultural Consortium Grant $15,000 grant

Art Work in Collections

American Express
Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Art in Public Places, Miami Florida
Art in Public Places, Orlando, Florida
Centrust Banks
Consejeria de Cultura, Cantabria, Spain
Fondo del Sol, Washington, DC
Galeria Nina Menocal, Mexico
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Lowe Art Museum, Cuban Museum Collection, Miami, Florida
Miami Dade Public Library, Miami, Florida
Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Prudential Bache
Samuel T. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida
Southeast Banks
Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida


“Art Trends: Miami's Trek III, the 1980's” Exhibition catalogue. Miami Dade Community College Publication

Cuba 1930-1958, The Photographs of` Printed, retouched, designed and Dr, Roberto Machado published hard cover photography book. Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, VT

MIAMI: THE MAGIC CITY Selected images published in book. Towery Publishing, Memphis, TN

BREAKING BARRIERS Exhibition catalogue. Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Cuba: Image and Imagination Article - “Explorations: Three Portfolios”. APERTURE

FOTOFEST '94 Exhibition catalogue. Fotofest, Inc.

CULTURAL QUARTERLY Article, “Silvia Lizama”. Broward Cultural Affairs Council Publication

OUTSIDE CUBA / FUERA DE CUBA Hardcover exhibition catalogue. Rutgers University Publication

PHOTOGRAPHIC RETOUCHING Hand colored photographs used as examples of manipulated photography.

DARKROOM EXPRESSION Hand colored photographs used as Eastman Kodak Publications examples of manipulated photography.

TEST TARGET DISPLAY Laser video disk produced by Ron Gregory. Rochester Institute of Technology A fine art photography portfolio of video and Publication still photography by selected guest artists.

Selected Exhibitions

January 2005
Art Miami Represented by Barbara Gillman Gallery. Miami Beach, Florida

December 2004
Barbara Gillman Gallery Art Basel Week, group exhibition. Miami, Florida

October 2004
Matus Gallery, Lowe Museum of Art Artes Delicada: Works on Paper from the Cuban. Miami, Florida and Cuban-American Collection

January 2004
Virginia Intermont College One Person Show. Bristol, Virginia
Art Miami, Miami Beach Convention Center Group exhibition. Miami Beach, Florida

September 2003
After Image Photography Gallery Three person show. Coral Gables, Florida

November 2002
Miami Dade Community College Gallery “Art Trends: Miami's Trek III, the 1980's”. Kendall Campus, Miami, Florida

October 2002
Miami Dade Public Library “Color of Time” 3 person show. Miami, Florida

August 2002
Museum of Art, “Contemporary Cuban Photography: A Fort Lauderdale, Florida Panoramic View” group exhibition

May 2002
Deering Estate “Women Singular”, five person show. Miami, Florida

October 2001
DuBois Gallery, Lehigh University Latin American Artists from the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Lehigh University Collection

May 2001
Consejeria de Cultura Coleccion Norte, Arte Contemporaneo. Cantabria, Spain Group exhibition

April 2001
Naples Museum of Art “Breaking Barriers” . Naples, Florida Traveling group exhibition

March 2001
El Museo de Historia, Antropologia Y Arte Latin American Artists from the San Juan, Puerto Rico Lehigh University Collection

November 2000
Lowe Art Museum ”From Modern to Contemporary: Miami, Florida Cuban and Cuban American Art”

October 2000
Museo del Barrio Latin American Artists from the New York, New York Lehigh University Collection

May 2000
Lucky Street Gallery “Synchronous Dualities”, five person show Key West, Florida

June 1999
Centro Cultural Espanol “Theatre of Memory”. Coral Gables, Florida Five Cuban-American Photographers

November 1998
Union Planters Bank One Person Show. Miami, Florida

September 1998
Tampa Museum of Art “Breaking Barriers” Traveling group exhibition. Tampa, Florida

March 1998
The Florida Center for Photography “Generations” Two Person Show. Coral Gables, Florida

January 1998
Metro-Dade Cultural Resource Center One Person Show. Miami, Florida

October 1997
Museum of Art “Breaking Barriers”. Fort Lauderdale, Florida Permanent Collection Exhibition

September 1997
Palm Beach Photographic Centre One Person Show. Delray Beach, Florida

May 1997
Smithsonian Institution, International Gallery “American Voices” Traveling Exhibition Washington, D.C.

May 1997
City of Orlando, Art in Public Places One Person Show. Orlando, Fl

January 1997
California State University Fullerton “Once Removed: The Photo in Fullerton, CA Contemporary Cuban-Amer. Art”

October 1996
Crealde School Of Art “Photography and a Multi-Cultural. Winter Park, Fl America”, Group Exhibition

June 1996
Museum of Art “Artists/Teachers” Invitational. Fort Lauderdale, Florida

October 1995
Fundacion Guayasamin One Person Show. Quito, Ecuador

March 1995
Cornell Gallery, Rollins College Group Exhibition. Winter Park, Florida

November 1994
Houston FotoFest “American Voices” Exhibition. Houston, Texas

September 1994
Galeria Nina Menocal “Fotografos Cubano-Americanos”. Mexico City, Mexico Invitational Exhibition

August 1994
Tula Foundation Gallery SAF / NEA Regional Fellowship Exhibition. Atlanta, Georgia

May 1994
Photos and Photos Gallery Three Person Show. Bal Harbour, Florida

October 1993
Ritter Art Gallery “Photography” Invitational Group Exhibition. Boca Raton, Florida

September 1992
Tampa Museum “Cuba/USA: The First Generation”. Tampa, Florida Traveling Exhibition

June 1992
Museum of Art Fellowship Recipients Invitational Fort Lauderdale, Florida

November 1991
Art in Public Places, Miami Internat. Airport “The Real & the Mythical”. Miami, Florida One Person Show

October 1991 Palm Beach Council of the Arts “Reflecciones: Hispanic Artists in West Palm Beach, Florida South Florida”

September 1991
Museo de Arte Italiano Two Person Show. Lima, Peru

April 1991
Pensacola Museum of Art “Fact & Fiction: The State of Pensacola, Florida Florida Photography”

Center for the Fine Arts “Fact & Fiction: The State of Miami, Florida Florida Photography”

February 1991
Fondo del Sol “Cuba/USA: The First Generation. Washington, D.C. Traveling Exhibition

January 1991
Museum of Art “Cuba/USA: The First Generation”. Chicago, Illinois Traveling Exhibition
DuBois Gallery, Lehigh University “Intentions & Techniques”. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Group Exhibition

October 1990
Thomas Center Gallery “Florida Environments”. Gainesville, Florida Invitational Group Exhibit

May 1990
Sala de Exposiciones Pancho Cossio One Person Show. Consejeria de Cultura, Cantabria, Spain

April 1990
Old School Square Cultural Arts Center Altered Spaces: Seven Florida. Delray Beach, Florida Women Photographers

March 1990
Norton Gallery of Art “Fact & Fiction: The State of West Palm Beach, Florida Florida Photography”

February 1990
Barry University Library Gallery One Person Show. Miami Shores, Florida

October 1989
Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University “A Sense of Presence”. Nashville, Tennessee Invitational Group Exhibit

May 1989
Cuban Museum of Art “Silvia Lizama: Fotos Pintadas a Mano”. Miami, Florida

October 1988
Center for the Fine Arts “Outside Cuba / Fuera de Cuba”. Miami, Florida Traveling Exhibition

March 1988
DuBois Gallery, Lehigh University Two Person Show. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

November 1987
National Library of Canada “Cuban Artists in North America” Ottowa, Canada

June 1987
Intar Latin American Gallery Two Person Show New York, New York

March 1987
Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University “Outside Cuba / Fuera de Cuba” New Brunswick, New Jersey Traveling Exhibition

September 1986
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art One Person Show. Winston-Salem, North Carolina

December 1985
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art “Art of Miami” Winston-Salem, North Carolina

October 1985
Barbara Gillman Gallery “Hands-On Photography”. Miami Beach, Florida One Person Show

October 1984
Metropolitan Museum and Art Center “Young Collectors of Latin. Coral Gables, Florida American Art”

February 1984
North Miami Museum and Art Center “Photography: A Personal. North Miami, Florida Collection”

April 1983
The Photo Gallery, Roch. Institute of Tech. “Photo Constructions”. Rochester, New York MFA Thesis Exhibition

October 1980
Gallery Exposures Two Person Show. Coral Gables, Florida

October 1978
Independent Group Exhibit “Thirteen New Faces”. Miami, Florida

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