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Isabella Cruz-Chong

b. 1989, lives and works in New York.


SOLO EXHIBITION

2017
Playas, C.A.C.t.T.U.S Creative Arts Coalition to Transform Urban Space. Long Beach, CA (curator Jorge Mujica) 


group EXHIBITIONs

2018
Ojalá. Carlsbad Museum & Art Center. Carlsbad, NM (curator Atomic Culture: Malinda & Matthew Galindo) (forthcoming)
Passages. Torpedo Factory Art Center. Alexandria, VA (curator Adriana Ospina)

2017
Exquisite Corpse: Moving Image in Latin American and Asian ArtMana Wynwood Art Week. Miami, FL (curator Ysabel Pinyol and Gabriel de Guzman)
Featured artist in Santuario(s) by Collective States. Movement Research Fall Festival at Danspace Project Inc. New York, NY (curator Monica Robles)
Sea of Trace, 505 Johnsons Studios. Brooklyn NY (curator Elena Ketelsen)
Cortina de Nopales / Curtain of CactTus, Basement Projects. Santa Ana, CA (curator Jorge Mujica)
Sueños Vivos (Day of the Dead Altar), El Museo del Barrio. New York, NY (curator Richard Morales)
Make__Place, New York Immigrant Coalition. New York, NY (curator Eva Mayha and Emilia Shaffer)
Filmideo 2017, Index Art Center. Newark NJ

2016
Taking Issue: Politics, Privilege and our Collective Priorities, Memorial Union Gallery. Fargo, ND (curator Lynnette Miranda)
View from Above, Rabbithole. Brooklyn, NY (curator Caroline Voagen Nelson)
Of the People, Smack Mellon. Brooklyn, NY (curator Erin Donnelly)
#BotexTempleStreet, Hing Kee at Temple Street. Hong Kong (curator Karen Chankalun)
Line of Breath, US-MX Border Fence. Tijuana, Mexico
Between Spaces, Parsons School of Design. New York, NY

2015
Qualia, Livestream Public. Brooklyn, NY (curator Jesse Harding)
SX Create, SXSW. Austion, TX (curator Aaron Haley)

2012
SAIC BFA Show, Sullivan Galleries. Chicago, IL
Curarte, Hospital Gregorio Marañon. Madrid, ES


RESIDENCY + AWARDS

2018
A.I.R. Fellowship 2018-2019
Artist in the Marketplace (AIM), Bronx Museum of Arts. Bronx, NY

2017
New York Community Trust Van Lier Fellow through Smack Mellon Residency. New York, NY
Smack Mellon Artist Studio Program. Brooklyn, NY
NYFA Immigrant Artist Program, mentee. New York, NY


PRESS

2017
Artist Isabella Cruz-Chong: Breaking Borders, Walls, and Chains, Palacio Magazine, July 2017
Interview with Isabella Cruz-Chong, Theo Westenberger Estate, Steph del Rosso, June 2017

2016
People have the power: “Of the People” At Smack Mellon, Art F City, Emily Colucci, July 2016

2015
The CCLAP Weekender for July 10th, CCLAP Chicago Center for Literature and Photography
Tips for Crossing the Border, Paper Fortunte Teller Style, Pocho, Hablo Picasso, June 2015
MFA DT Students Showcase Work at SX Create, The New School, March 2015


PANEL DISCUSSION + INTERVIEWS

2017
Podcast Interview, Artist Isabella Cruz-Chong, Palacio Magazine. Long Beach, CA
Video Interview, 10 Minutes with the Artist, Memorial Union Gallery. Fargo, ND

2016
Panel Discussion, Community Practices: Art and Intervention, Smack Mellon. Brooklyn, NY


EDUCATION

2016 | MFA Parsons School of Design. New York City, NY
2012 | BFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). Chicago, IL
2010 | Study abroad, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Madrid, ES


TEACHING

2016 Fall | Design for the 21st Century, Parsons School of Design. New York, NY
2016 Fall | Teaching Artist, Children's Museum of the Arts. New York, NY
2015 Sumer | Web Teaching Fellow, Parsons School of Design. New York, NY
2015 - 2016 | Digital Program Facilitator, Girls Write Now. New York, NY
2015 - 2016 | Graduate Research Assistant, GadgeIteration Parsons School of Design. New York, NY