Nayda Collazo-Llorens is a multidisciplinary contemporary artist, working with a wide range of media. She earned an MFA from New York University and a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She was a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellow in 2012, and a Visiting Fellow at the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership in 2014. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, Art Net, Art US, Art Nexus, Art News, Arte al Día International, BOMBlog, and Newcity, among others.  She participated in several individual and collective shows and completed some site-specific projects such as Stranger Land, Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, Kalamazoo, MI, 2014-16; Pleasure, Fear and the Pursuit of Happiness, Miami Beach Botanical Garden and Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL, 2013; Revolú*tion, 3rd Poly/Graphic Triennial, San Juan, PR, 2012; and Reverb, Museo Universitario del Chopo, in Mexico City, 2012, among others.

Nayda Collazo-Llorens, San Juan, 1968, Puerto Rico
Nayda Collazo-Llorens
San Juan, 1968
Puerto Rico

Current Exhibitions

10 Oct — 20 Jan
Nayda Collazo-Llorens‘s installation, titled Recorded instance plotted movement, continues the artist’s investigation of mapping, dislocation and navigation. The artist collected data from U.S. government...

Solo Shows

2018
Unmappings, LMAKgallery, New York, USA

2017
Comfortably Numb, Art Gallery, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, USA

2016
RE_SIGHTINGS, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, USA
Debajo de la casa, El Cuadrado Gris, San Juan, PR, Puerto Rico
Frequencies, Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, USA

2014
Dis/connect, LMAKprojects, New York, USA

2012
Across Doom Hopes the Guiding Fever, LMAKprojects, New York, USA
An Exercise in Numbness and Other Tales, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kalamazoo, USA

Group Shows

2018
Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago, The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, USA
Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago, Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, USA
Expansive Threads, Latino Arts, Inc., Milwaukee, USA

2017
Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, USA
Ida y vuelta: experiencias de la migración en el arte puertorriqueño contemporáneo, Museo de Historia, Antropología y Arte, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, USA
Museum of the Real and Odd, The Tube Factory, Indianapolis, USA

2016
Papered Stories, LMAKgallery, New York, USA
Suncheon Bay International Eco-Environmental Art Festival 2016 (SEEAF 2016), Suncheon Bay National Garden, Suncheon, Korea
1st International Academic Printmaking Alliance Invitational Exhibition, Imperial Ancestral Temple Art Museum, Beijing, China
Carte Blanche, aceartinc., Winnipeg, Canada
Ayotzinapa 43, Instituto de Historia de Nicaragua y Centroamérica, Universidad Centroamericana, Managua, Nicaragua
Great Lakes: Image & Word, Grand Valley State University Art Gallery, Allendale, USA

2015
Interconexiones, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Adaptación, Point, San Salvador, El Salvador
XX Aniversario, Galería de Arte, Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2014
By the Pleasure of Doing, 20/20, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Adapte, public interventions, San Salvador, El Salvador
El arte de la instalación: una prehistoria, Museo Casa Blanca, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Trace+Gestures, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kalamazoo, MI; Proyecto ‘Ace, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2013
Trace+Gestures, Graymatter Gallery (Print MKE), Milwaukee, USA; King Family Exhibition Space, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA; Fine Arts Center Gallery, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, USA;
CCC: Caribes, Casa Cortés, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico: Puerta al Paisaje, Museo de Historia, Antropología y Arte de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
Crossings (two-person show w/Patricia Villalobos Echeverría), Point of Contact, Syracuse, USA

Contacts & Details

City of birth: San Juan Country of birth: Puerto Rico Date of birth: 1968