Andrés Mario de Varona


Education

2014. High School graduate from Belen Jesuit Preparatory School.

2019. Bachelors degree in Fine Art at the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University.


Group Exhibitions

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.

2018. Emerging Vision: Biennial Student Show, Colorado Photographic Arts Center. Denver, Colorado. Juried by Hamidah Glasgow.

2019. BFA Thesis Exhibition. School of Art, Architecture, and Design - Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.

2019. Spiritual Wanderlust, Latela Gallery. Washington D.C. Curated by Helen Criales.

2019. Inchon Marine Media Festival, Inchon Art Platform. Incheon, South Korea.

Publications/Press

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. Curious Photo Blog. Picture Gallery. Bloomington, IN.

2018. Society for Photographic Education: Exposure Magazine. Fall Issue.

2019. Focal Plane Magazine. A Study in Cyan. Winter Issue No. 7.


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.


Work

2016. Diario Las Américas. Staff Photographer. Miami, FL.

2017 - 2019. Production Assistant for Osamu James Nakagawa. Bloomington, Indiana.

2018. Hutton Honors College: Teaching Assistant position at The School of Art, Architecture and Design for Intermediate Color Photography and Printing. Spring Semester.

2019. Intern Archivist at Bacardi.

 


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.

Artist Talks


2019. Four pigment prints selected from the series, Kamogawa. Noboru Tsubaki — Kyoto University of Art and Design.

Collections