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Maria Eugenia Moya (Lima, 1985) Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Graduate in Audiovisual Communications (Lima 2008). Studied for two years at Corriente Alterna art school (Lima, Peru / 2011) transferring afterwards to The Art Institute of Chicago, graduated in Fine Arts from her second bachelor’s degree (USA / 2013). She has since participated in collective art exhibitions in Lima, Chicago, Buenos Aires, Providence, Boston and New York. In 2014 she launched along Jota Castro and Claudia Pareja the gallery project GONZALEZ Y GONZALEZ – Lima, from which she resigned on 2016 in order to pursue her Master's degree. In July 2016 she opened her first solo show in Lima entitled “Lo Que Ves No Es Lo Que Hay”. 

 

Maria Eugenia finished her MFA in Sculpture at the Rhode Island School of Design in June 2018. She is currently living and working in Lima.

EDUCATION

 

Rhode Island School of Design – MFA in Sculpture and Certificate in Collegiate Teaching

Partial scholarship

Fall 2016 – Spring 2018

 

School of The Art Institute of Chicago – BFA 

Junior transfer into the BFA program

Fall 2011 – December 2012

 

Escuela de Artes Visuales Corriente Alterna

2nd BA in Fine Arts

August 2009 – July 2011

 

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú – BA

Audiovisual Communications

Facultad de Ciencias y Artes de la Comunicación

March 2003 – July 2008

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

 

Please RPLY?

Collective pop up show at Parasol Projects at 208 Bowery – New York NY, USA

Shape Wear project, Breathing sculpture and Hold Me sculpture

July 2018

 

RISD THESIS GRAD SHOW

Grad´s thesis group show at the Rhode Island Convention Center – Providence RI, USA

Shape Wear Project

May 2018

YOU´RE INVITED

Female identifying artist group show at Gellman Gallery at RISD Museum – Providence RI, USA

Hug Me, Hurt Me sculptures

May 2018

 

EMERGENTES

Group show at the Villa Victoria Center for the Arts – Boston MA, USA

Curated by David Guerra and Julia Cseko

Breathing Kinetic sculpture

April 2018

 

Pure as a Seagull’s Belly

Group show at Gellman Gallery at RISD Museum– Providence RI, USA

Invisible City Installation 

December 2017

 

First Year Sculpture Graduate Show

Group Show at The Wurks – Providence RI, USA

Invisible City Installation

May 2017

 

Tuff ghost, Tuff crowd, Tuff love - 10th of November 2016

RISD Sculpture Biennial - Graduate group show at Sol Koffler Gallery – Providence RI, USA

Piedrita 2 Installation

November 2016

 

LO QUE VES NO ES LO QUE HAY

First solo show at Corriente Alterna’s gallery space– Lima, Peru

July - August 2016

 

Dislocación

Collective art show in gallery Gonzalez y Gonzalez – Lima, Peru

Dulce et Decorum est Pro Patria Mori

February 2015

 

Concurso de Arte Joven 2014 

Finalist’s art show in Centro Cultural Ricardo Palma – Lima, Peru

Volume Formula for an Octahedron

November 2014

 

Abli 2014

Independent alternative artists’ biennale – Lima, Peru 

La memoria de Tiresias

August 2014

 

Sublimaciones

Collective art show in Panal Gallery – Buenos Aires, Argentina

Two paintings and work booklet

July 2014

 

 

 

Arte Abierto 

Independent collective art show, in pop up space – Lima, Peru

Visible Invisible installation and various paintings 

December 2013

 

Stop and Smell the Noses 

Collaborative Installation with Alicia Price at the Fullton Collective Space – Chicago IL, USA

13th of July 2013

 

Amorcito Corazón 

Collective Exhibition at Centro Cultural Ricardo Palma – Lima, Peru 

Giant Totoro sculpture

February 2013 

 

SAIC Fall BFA Show 2012 

Group BFA show at Sullivan Galleries – Chicago Il, USA

THEY ARE NOT DEAD THEY ARE DRUNK installation

November 2012

 

“Enterprise: Records 2010” 

Corriente Alterna – Participant and Assistant Organizer in student collective. 

Plastic Straw Bunny sculpture

Lima – Peru

 

X Festival de Cine – Lima 

Encuentro Latinoamericano de Cine at CC PUCP – Lima, Peru

Short projections by PUCP students (2006) – “Untitled” short

 

Annual PUCP Arts exhibition 

Participant in Digital Art – Lima,  Peru

December 2005 – January 2006

 

Arte Por Una Sonrisa (Charity Auction) 

Sculpture Participant (2002) Lima – Peru

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

 

2017 RISD Grad Grant

Received for Summer Research Project.

 

Competitions

 -Finalist in “Concurso de Arte Joven” organized by the Centro Cultural Ricardo Palma in Lima – Peru with “Volume Formula for and Octahedron” November 2014 

 

Awards 

 

-  Awarded the Chevening Scholarship by the UK Embassy in Peru (rejected to attend RISD)

 

James Awards 2008 (PUCP AV Communication Awards):

- Lighting (individual): music video “La niña del sol”

- Multi-camera – cameraman (group): Exercise “Cita a ciegas”

- Best Music video (group): “La niña del sol”

- Jury video (group) :“La niña del sol”

 

 

Nominations

James Awards 2007:

- Publicity photography (group nomination): “Lima pone”

- Multi-camera exercise – Art direction (group nomination): Exercise

“Los hijos de Paco”

- James Awards 2008 – Animation: “Spot for Greenpeace” (independent)