Raquel Paiewonsky

September 20 – October 28, 2019

Raquel Paiewonsky: Muro, 2009, Hand embroidered breasts. Site-specific installation.
Raquel Paiewonsky: Muro, 2009, Hand embroidered breasts. Site-specific installation.

Reception:

Thursday, AHA! Night, October 10, 6-9 pm

Raquel Paiewonsky was born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic and lives and works in Santo Domingo. She is a visual artist who has worked in painting, sculpture, installation and photography for more than two decades, often combining more than one of these media. Her work has been widely exhibited in Dominican Republic and the United States, as well as France, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Cuba, Ecuador, among others.


Paiewonsky's work is also in several national and international collections, such as Daros-Latinoamérica, Zürich, Switzerland; The RISD Museum, Rhode Island; Museum of Modern Art, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Centro León, Santiago, Domincan Republic. Paiewonsky is the recipient the Gran Premio Eduardo León award in 2006, 2008 and 2012, and included in the XX and XXII editions of the National Visual Arts Biennial of Santo Domingo. She holds a Bachelor in Fine Arts (B.F.A.) from Parsons School of Design in New York City.


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