Mónica Félix

1984, Cayey, Puerto Rico

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

2020 M.F.A. School of Arts, Visual Arts, Columbia University - New York

2017 Certification, Photography and Digital Imaging, Pratt Institute - New York

2006 B.F.A. School of Communications, University of Puerto Rico - San Juan

YOGA EDUCATION

2019 Certified 200hr Hatha Vinyasa Yoga Teacher, Spirit Sadhana School - Barcelona

2018 Certified 500hr Hot Yoga Teacher, Pure Yoga Institute - Austin, TX

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020 Romance Tropical, View Online Exhibition

2017  Retrovisor, Open Studio Project, San Juan,

2014  Querida, Área, Caguas, Puerto Rico

2012  Reina, Museo de las Américas, San Juan

2010  Reina, CCPS Gallery, Pratt Institute, New York

2008  Verde París, USC Gallery, Santurce, Puerto Rico

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021
SOMA Summer Exhibition, SOMA Gallery, México City

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Wallach Art Gallery, New York

2020
Minorly Magical, Backyard Ghost, Online Exhibition

Archivos, Visiones y Premoniciones, Taller Boricua, New York

2019
Islas imaginarias y el caso de Puerto Rico, CóMPLICES, Madrid

Aesthetically Functional Only, 1675 Broadway, New York

El sujeto develado, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Cayey

First Year Show, Wallach Art Gallery, New York

2017
Bestiario/Menagerie, Adobe Books Gallery, San Francisco

The Future is Female, The Storefront Project, New York

Debtfair/Whitney Biennial 2017, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Ida y Vuelta, Museo de Historia, Antropología y Arte, San Juan

Nasty Women Exhibition, The Knockdown Center, New York

2016
Interior Interruptions, ABC No Rio at Bullet Space Gallery, New York

2015
FRESCOS, Universidad Sagrado Corazón, San Juan

WOCA Triennial, Walter Otero Contemporary Gallery, San Juan

National Art Exhibition 2015, Museo de La Puntilla, San Juan

2014
Universos Paralelos, Hospedería Fonseca, Salamanca, Spain

Universos Paralelos, Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan

2013
Standing Outside the Closed Door, ABC No Rio at Bullet Space Gallery, New York

Impresiones, Relieves y Resonancias, Museo Dr. Pío López, Cayey

Collect Store Retrieve, ABC No Rio, New York

Lexus Grant for Artists, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan

National Art Exhibition 2013, Museo de La Puntilla, San Juan

2012
FotoVisura Pavilion, ArtLab 753, San Juan

2011
FotoMac, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, San Juan

Arte en el medio,Museo de la Puntilla, San Juan

2010
Serie Regional de Jugadores Pampers, Museo de la Puntilla, San Juan

Mobile Spaces, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2009
National Art Exhibition 2009, Museo de La Puntilla, San Juan

Alguien Tiene Que Decirlo, El Local Gallery, San Juan

Photography Biennial, San Juan

2006
Trends: Emerging Video Art, Taller Cé, San Juan

PERFORMANCES

2004
Café Teatro, Nuyorican Café, San Juan

2004
“La No Galería”, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan

AWARDS

2011
Artistic Recognition, Municipio de Cayey

GRANTS

2012
Lexus Artist Grant, Lexus Foundation for the Arts, San Juan

RESIDENCIES

2021
SOMA Summer, Veracruz MX

2017
Jiwar Barcelona, Barcelona ES

SELECTED GUEST LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS

2020
The Art of a Lost Film, Romance Tropical Exhibiton, Online

Romance Tropical, CLACS at NYU, Online

2018
Crisis Identity: A Conversation About Puerto Rico, Soho20 Gallery, New York

2017
Women in Migration, Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan

2011
Portrait: beyond the image is a story, Pratt Institute, New York

2010
Iluminación Fotográfica, Escuela de Artes Plásticas, San Juan,

2009
Art Globalization, Museo de Historia, Antropología y Arte, San Juan

PUBLICATIONS

2020
Lopez, Dessane “Outstanding MFA Work from Columbia,...”, Hyperallergic

Vázquez, Daniel “Puerto Rico ante el lente del cambio,” Visión Doble

2018
Félix, Mónica “Solar Power to the People”  Village Voice

Whitford, Emma “Twerking Class Heroes” Village Voice

Jennifer Pozner, “New York to Trump: Grab Him by the Midterms” Village Voice

Ivelisse Rivera “A Puerto Rico Women’s Shelter Provides Post-Storm Lifeline” Village Voice

2016
Valeria Safronova “The Many Meanings of the Pantsuit” New York Times

Larissa Vázquez-Zapata “Warren James en MoMA” El Nuevo Día

2014
Laura Bravo “Universos Paralelos” Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca

Elizabeth Stamp “Private Clubs Around The World” Architectural Digest

2011
Frescos: 50 Puerto Rican Artists under 35, MUAAA