Silvina Ibanez. 

Professional Artist ● Art Educator ● Expressive Art Therapist ● Mental Health Counselor (LMHC eligible)

Summary

  • Create, lead, and execute projects and programs that encourage social and individual development through the arts for people with mental health impairments and/or living in vulnerable communities.

  • Comprehensive experience as an Art Consultant/Project Manager at local and multinational organizations, institutions, and companies.

  • Wide range of experience in several art languages, including but not limited to drawing, painting, etching, ceramics, music, and paper-making.

  • Professional Visual Artist with over ten international solo exhibitions and seventeen collective exhibitions.

  • Commissioned to create artwork for major international companies and organizations.

 

  • Bilingual - Fluent in English and Spanish

Education

  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with specialization in Expressive Arts Therapy, Lesley University, 2021, USA

  • Master’s Degree in Visual Arts, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2011, México

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts, Instituto Universitario Nacional del Arte, 2003, Argentina

  • Professor of Painting and Drawing, Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Prilidiano Pueyrredon, 1996 Argentina

  • Certificate in “Opening Minds Through Arts” (OMA) –Miami University Scripps Gerontology Center – Ohio, 2021, USA

Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

05/2016                 Traeger & Pinto – Contemporary Art Gallery – Mexico

09/2013                 Miguel Hidalgo Art Gallery – Ex El Reloj Gallery – Polanco – Mexico

05/2011                 Traeger & Pinto – Contemporary Art Gallery – Mexico

09/2008                 Landhuis Bloemhof Museum. Netherlands Antilles

11/2005                 Metropolitan Museum of Art - “Castex Room” - Argentina

                                     

Collective exhibitions (Selection) 

06/2022                 Museo de la Mujer – CDMX - Mexico

04/2022                 Museo UPAEP Puebla - Mexico

11/2021                 Kathryn Schultz Gallery -CAA – Cambridge, MA. Curated by Jessica May.

04/2017                 La Llorona Art Gallery – Chicago IL. SOMAAP.

04/2017                 Administrative Court of Justice – Mexico City. SOMAAP – Estudio Lizardi.

04/2017                 Congress – City of Guanajuato – Guanajuato – México. ARTAC – CISAC México

05/2015                 Museum of Art of Ciudad Juarez. INBA and Argentine Embassy in Mexico.

09/2013                 Jose Luis Cuevas Museum – México City. INBA and Argentine Embassy in Mexico.

10/2011                 National Library of Science and Technology. National Polytechnic Institute. Mexico City.

 

Residencies, Workshops, Courses, and Seminars

  • Lifetime Arts NYC – Advance Creative Aging Program in Boston and MetroWest Training (2019), USA

  • Harvard University Committee – Cultural Agents (2018), USA

  • Harvard Materials Lab/ AgX Film Collective Direct Animation Cameraless Filmmaking (2018), USA

  • Women in the art of Mexico. Overview from XX Century to Now (2017), Mexico

  • National School of Arts Visual and Pictorial Object Workshop / Expanded field Painting Residency (2005/2006), Argentina

  • Annual Workshop of Painting- Selected. Prof. Guillermo ROUX (2004), Argentina

  • Seminar Artwork Analysis. Prof. Luis Felipe NOE (2004/2003), Argentina

  • MALBA Museum. Representations, Images, Views: Reflections on Visual culture” Teacher James Elkins. School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2002), Argentina\

Grants

2021                         City of Boston / MassArt

                                 Radical Imagination for Racial Justice Boston. The paper Theater Project for IBA community.

                           

Memberships

  • IEATA – International Expressive Art Therapy Association

  • CAA - Cambridge Artist Association - Massachusetts – USA