Andrés Mario de Varona
b. 1996 Miami, FL
2019. College graduate from the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University with a BFA degree in Studio Art and a minor in Journalism
2014. High school graduate from Belen Jesuit Preparatory School.
2018. Cover to Cover: A Reflection on Music and Photography. An alternative space thanks to David and Martha Moore. Bloomington, IN.
2016. Reimagining the Family Album, The Fuller Projects. Bloomington, IN.
2017. Studio Art BFA Area Show, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Bloomington, IN.
2017. Dreamscapes: A Light and Dark Interpretation, The Fuller Projects. Bloomington, IN.
2017. Tiny Gallery Open Calls, In-Sight Photography Project, Brattleboro, VT. Juried by Bruce Myren.
2017. Frame of Reference, Antenna Media. Kyoto, Japan.
2018. National Society of Arts and Letters, Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center. Bloomington, Indiana.
2018. Before I Die, Thomas Gallery. Bloomington, Indiana.
2019. Contact: BFA Thesis Exhibition. School of Art, Architecture, and Design - Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.
2019. Black + White: A Theatrical Tango Performance fusing photography and dance. Directed and choreographed by Fernanda Ghi, music by Astor Piazzolla, and light design by Anibal Corrado. FAR Center for Contemporary Arts. First performed at FAR Contemporary Arts Bloomington IN, and will now be shown in Boston at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. (Traveling Show)
2015. Canvas Arts Magazine. Volume 19. Fall, Issue 1.
2017. Creative Quarterly: The Journal of Art & Design. Winter Issue 48.
2018. Photographer's Forum. Best of High School and College Book.
2018. Society for Photographic Education: Exposure Magazine. Fall Issue.
Awards / Grants / Honors
2017. Area Prize in Photography, Indiana University School of Art and Design Holiday Awards. Bloomington, Indiana.
2017. Friends of Art Award, Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University School of Art And Design. Bloomington, Indiana.
2018. National Society of Arts and Letters, Pygmalion's Art Award, John Waldron Art Center, Bloomington, Indiana.
2018. Hutton Honors College: Creative Activity’s Grant. Indiana University, Bloomington.
2018. Pictura Gallery Award, Indiana University School of Art and Design Scholarship Awards. Bloomington, Indiana.
2019. Hutton Honors College: Fine Arts Capstone Award. Indiana University, Bloomington.
2019. Upcoming participant at Center’s Santa Fe Photo Festival Review, New Mexico.
2016. Diario Las Américas. Staff Photographer. Miami, FL.
Event / Celebrity photographer.
2017 - 2019. Production Assistant for Osamu James Nakagawa. Bloomington, Indiana.
Handled artwork and vintage prints.
Worked in framing, cutting, scanning, color/piezo printing, and book binding. As well as studio managing, on location shooting, and external gallery/museum relations.
2018. Hutton Honors College: Teaching Assistant position at The School of Art, Architecture and Design for Intermediate Color Photography and Printing.
Weekly inspiration lectures with an aim at drawing connections to a variety of conceptual topics that students were interested in exploring, as well as leading discussions around artists and their images.
Worked in delivering printing demos, large format shooting demos, studio lighting demos, and book binding demos.
2019. Intern at Bacardi.
Assisted in changing the moral of a company with the new A Great Place to Work initiative by conducting a series of interviews with stakeholders and suppliers, while also prioritizing and organizing data, such as policies and benefits, for a new shared point site.
Photographic/Design tasks such as postcards/brochures, professional headshots, product imagery, and retouch work.
Brainstorming and planning sessions for relaunch of company website.
2018. Society for Photographic Education Midwestern Conference: Medium. Undergraduate Research Presentations. University of Kentucky. Lexington, KY.
2019. Speaking engagement with Fernanda Ghi on Black + White. FAR Center for Contemporary Arts. Bloomington, IN.
2019. Four prints selected from the series, Kamogawa. Noboru Tsubaki — Kyoto University of Art and Design.
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