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Curriculum Vitae

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AWARDS/ARTISTS’ SUPPORT

Theater Communication Group, On the Road Grant (Cuba), 2016

National Performance Network, Mobility Grant (Nicaragua), 2016

University of Central Florida Gallery Project Commission, 2016

Present Project Hawai’i Project Commission, 2014

Karen Shea Silverman Fellowship (Virginia Center for the Creative Arts), 2013

Deering Estate, Project Commission, 2012

Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Individual Artists’ Fellowship, 2005, 2012

City of Miami Beach, Sleepless Night, Public Art Commission, 2011

FAN/Knight New Work Award, Funding Arts Network, Miami, FL, Project Grant, 2009-2010

Tigertail Productions, Miami, FL, Artists’ Access Grant, 2001, 2003, 2010

Atlantic Center for the Arts, Residency Fellowship, 2005

Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs Consortium, Artist’s Enhancement Grant, 2004

Miami Light Project, Miami, FL, Here and Now Project Grant, 1998

San Francisco Festival 2000, San Francisco, CA, Project Grant, 1990

DISTINCTIONS

Member, Board of Directors, Miami Beach Film Society and Cinematheque, 2009-Present

Artist in Residence, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, 2012-2014

Adjudicator, YoungArts/National Foundation for Advancement of the Arts, Miami, FL 2008-2013

Artist in Residence, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL, 2001-2007

Media Arts Jury Panelist, Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, Baltimore, MD 2007

Guest Curator, Hollywood Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, FL, 2005

Juried Artist, Art Center South Florida, Miami, Beach, FL 1997-2001

Nominating Committee, National Video Resources/Rockefeller Foundation, 2000, 2001

Media Arts Jury Panelist, Louisiana Division of the Arts, 1999 and 2000

Media Arts Jury Panelist, New Forms Miami, 1998

Media Arts Jury Panelist, North Carolina Arts Council, 1998

Media Arts Jury Panelist, South Carolina Arts Council, 1997

Media Arts Fellowship Nominee, Rockefeller Foundation National Video Resources, 1993

Travel Fellowship Finalist, Fulbright Foundation, 1992

Resident, 16mm Film Production Intensive, Los Angeles Women’s Building, 1978

PRIZES

Black Maria Film Festival, 2nd Place/Jury’s Citation Award, 2003

Big Muddy Film Festival, Honorable Mention, 2002

RESIDENCIES

Teatro Buendía, Havana, Cuba, 2016

Present Project, Hawai’i, 2014

Virginia Center for Creative Arts, 2013

Art & Bangladesh, Dhaka, BANGLADESH, 2012

Fundación Valparaíso, Mojacar, SPAIN, 2010

5-Week Private Residency Funded by FL State Fellowship, Bahia, BRAZIL 2006

Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL, 2001, 2002, 2005

Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY, 2004

Jentel Artists’ Residency Program, Banner, WY, 2003

Los Angeles Women’s Building 16mm Workshop with Barbara Hammer, Los Angeles, CA 1978

PUBLIC ARCHIVES/COLLECTIONS

Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL

Bryn Mawr College Library, Bryn Mawr, PA

Concordia University, Montreal, CANADA

Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, FL

Girls’ Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Jentel Arts, Banner, WY

Latin American Video Archives (LAVA Video), New York, NY

Pacific Film Archive at Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

Proyecto Videolab, Lisbon, PORTUGAL

Temple University, Film and Media Arts Archive, Philadelphia, PA

The Rockefeller Foundation, National Video Resources, New York, NY

University of California at Berkeley, Media Arts Library

University of the Arts, Media Arts Archive, Philadelphia, PA

University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, Film and Video Art Archive

Videoteca del Sur, New York, NY

Visual Studies Workshop, State University of New York, Brockport/Rochester, NY

Yale University Media Art Center, New Haven, CT

SELECTED SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

gods always behave like the people who make them, University of Central Florida Gallery, 2016

Present Project, University of Hawai’i, Honolulu HI, 2014

Girls’ Summit, Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA), North Miami, FL 2013

Elusive Landscape: Miami, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami, FL 2010

Lover Other: The Work of Barbara Hammer, Cinematheque, Miami Beach, FL 2007

Multimedia Applications in Performance, University of California, Davis, 2006

The Precocious Preconscious, Solo Show, Cinematheque, Miami Beach, FL 2004

Hand-crafted 16mm Film, Visual Studies Workshop, SUNY Brockport/Rochester, NY 2004

The Festival of Alternative Cuban Film, Panel Discussion, Tower Theatre, Miami, FL 2003

The Experimental Show, Panel Discussion, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, 2003

Made in the USA: 40 Years of Independent Cuban Film, Alliance for Media Arts, Miami, 1997

Myth, Memory & Magic, Panel Discussion, Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA 1991

Festival 2000, Panel Discussion, Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, 1990

PRESS

HawaiiPublicRadio.org, PRESENT Project: Creating a Nest in Kaka‘ako, September 2014

CNN Español, Mujer_cita_MIA se presenta en Miami, April 2013

Tropicult, Mujer_cita_MIA: Intervention Art [Interview], April 2013

Miami Art Guide, Miami On Stage presents Dinorah de Jesús Rodriguez’s mujer_cita_MIA, April 2013

Cultist – Miami New Times, Dinorah de Jesús Rodriguez Brings Her Video Art From YouTube to the Art Basel Streets, Ily Goyanes, December 2012

Cultist – Miami New Times, Multimedia Artist Dinorah de Jesús Rodriguez Explores the Poetics of Cafes with RUINS, October 2011

Miami Art Exchange, Night Film in the Landscape, Onajide Shabaka, July 2010

Cultist – Miami New Times, Experimental Filmmaker Takes Over Legion Park, Amanda McCorquodale, July 2010

Miami Sun Post, Art of Film, Omar Sommereyns, Miami, FL 2008

KPFA Radio, Interviews with Filmmakers from Women of Color Film Festival, Berkeley, CA 2003

WLRN-TV, Cabletap, Artist Interview, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2003

WAMI-TV, Generation Ñ, Artist Interview, Miami, 1998

GEMS-TV, Qué Pasa Miami, Artist Interview, International Spanish Cable Network, 1997

TEACHING POSITIONS

Artist Faculty Advisor, Vermont College of Fine Art, 2013 – Present

Arts Educator, Perez Art Museum of Miami, 2007-Present

Visiting Artist, University of Hawai’i, 2014

Guest Lecturer, Sweet Briar College, Amherst, Virginia, 2013

Artist in Residence/Arts Educator, Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) North Miami, 2012-2014

Co-Founder and Co-Director, Flashlight Project, Various Sites, 2007- 2011

Arts Educator, Miami-Dade Public Library System, 2009-2010

Arts Educator, World Literacy Campaign/Girl Power, 2009-2010

Arts Educator, Girls’ Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale, 2007-2009

Arts Educator, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, 2001-2009

Guest Lecturer, University of California at Davis, Gender and Cultural Studies Dept, 2006

Guest Lecturer, Visual Studies Workshop (SUNY at Brockport/Rochester), 2005, 2006

Film Arts Workshop Instructor, Wolfsonian Museum, Florida International University 2004,2006

Visual Art Instructor, South Florida Art Center, Miami, 1997-2001

Guest Lecturer, Florida International University, Miami, 1997

Film/Video Instructor, Alliance for Media Arts, Miami, 1993-1997

EDUCATION

School of Creative Arts at San Francisco State University, B.A. Film Production 1988

San Francisco City College, 1984-1985

San Francisco Art Institute, 1978
Boston University, 1976-1978

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

The Encounter: Baalu Girma and Zora Neale Hurston, University of Central FL Gallery, Orlando, FL 1/2016

History House, Harris House, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL 12/2014

Present Project Hawai’i, Kaka’ako Art District, Honolulu, HI 08/2014

Global Caribbean V, Art Basel Special Event, Little Haiti Cultural Center, Miami , FL 12/2013

Screen Miami, Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Canary Islands, SPAIN, 2013

mujer_cita_MIA at Miami Onstage, Dade County Auditorium, Miami, FL 2013

DCG Open, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL 2012

Expect the Unexpected, Tigertail Productions Fundraiser, Miami, FL 2012

SoBay Festival of the Arts, Outdoor Installation, Deering Estate, Cutler Bay, FL 2012

Sleepless Night, Miami Beach Cinematheque, Miami Beach, FL 2011

RUINS, Multimedia Installation, Miami Beach Cinematheque, Miami Beach, FL 2011

ComVideo, Apexart, Outdoor Projection at Entrance to Holland Tunnel, New York, NY, 2011

Elusive Landscape: Miami, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens (and 4 other outdoor sites), Miami, 2010

Evironments, Outdoor Projection at Plaza da Inquisiçao, Coimbra, PORTUGAL, 2010

Project Room, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL 2010

Festival of Inappropriation, UCLA, 2009

Monitoring Art, O Cinema at Calix Gustav Gallery, Miami, FL 2009

Sleepless Night, Miami Beach Botanical Garden, Miami Beach, FL 2009

Set to Manual, Girls’ Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2009

Abracadabra Fundraiser and Auction, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL 2009

Au go! go! Pre-Art Basel Miami Event, Studio 1215 Miami, FL, 2008

Barcelona International Film Festival, Barcelona, SPAIN, 2007

Safety Zones, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Art Basel ½Miami Design District, 2007

Way Out, Miami GLBT Film Festival Centerpiece Party, Hispaniola Way, Miami Beach, FL, 2007

San Diego Women’s Film Festival, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA, 2006

Festival du Cinéma de Paris, Paris, FRANCE, 2006

Thessaloniki Film Festival, Thessaloniki, GREECE, 2006

IPO Satellite Office, 801 Projects, Miami, FL, 2006

Blood/Regeneration, Galería La Rampa, San Francisco, CA, 2006

Plural Miami, EdgeZones Gallery/World Arts Building, Art Basel ½Wynwood Arts District, Miami, FL  2005

Optic Nerve, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL 2005

Flicker Film Festival, Spokane, WA 2005

IPO: The Bored Room, Here and Now Festival, Miami Light Project, Miami, FL 2005

Miami NOW, EdgeZones Gallery/World Arts Building, Art Basel ½Wynwood Arts District, Miami, FL 2004

IPO Branding, scopeMiami Centerpiece Party, TownHouse Hotel, Miami Beach, FL 2004

New York International Independent Film and Video Festival, New York, NY, 2004

The Precocious Preconscious: Works by Dinorah de Jesús Rodriguez, Cinematheque, Miami, FL 2004

Festival of Alternative Cuban Cinema (Solo Program), Tower Theatre, Miami, FL 2003

Girls on Film Screening Series, ATA Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2003

Not Still Art Festival, Micro Museum, New York, NY 2003

The Black Maria Film Festival (2nd Place Jury’s Citation Award), U.S. Tour, 2003

Surreal Saturday, PS742, Miami, FL 2003

Women of Color Film Festival, Pacific Film Archive at Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA 2003

The Experimental Show, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, 2003

Ybor City Moving Image Festival, Tampa, FL, 2002

Asian Pacific American Film Festival, The Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC, 2002

Optic Nerve, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL 2002

Athens International Film Festival, Athena Cinema, Athens, OH, 2002 and 1992

Big Muddy Film Festival (Honorable Mention), Chicago, IL 2002

Subtropics Surreal Marathon, PS 742, Miami, FL 2002

Poetics and Fear, Cinematech at Israeli Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL 2002

Radical Women of Color for the 21st Century, University of California, Berkeley, CA 2002

Megacosm, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL 2001

InsideOut and Image Party, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL 2001

The Anatomy of Desire, Colony Theatre, Miami Beach, FL 2000

Director’s Cut, Richard Schack Gallery, Miami Beach, FL 1999

Opening Night Street Projection, Artemis Performance Network, Miami, FL 1999

Cinema of the Americas: Latin American and Caribbean Film Festival, Miami, FL 1999

New Blood: 1997 Juried Artists, South Florida Art Center, Miami, FL 1998

Here and Now, Miami Light Project/New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL 1998

New Plays (“.Epar”), New Theatre, Coral Gables, FL, 1997

Made in the USA: 40 Years of Independent Cuban Film, Alliance Theatre, Miami, FL 1997

Quinto Encuentro de Video, National Cuban TV, Havana, CUBA 1995

Women in the Director’s Chair International Film and Video Festival, U.S. Tour, 1994

Hand-Held Journeys, Joseph Papp Public Theatre, New York, NY 1993

Afro-Latino Images, Downtown Community TV Center, New York, NY 1992

Women’s Erotic Film Festival, Roxie Theatre, San Francisco, CA 1992

Guadelupe Cinefest, Guadelupe Arts Center, San Antonio, TX, 1992

Myth, Memory and Magic, Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA 1991

Images Festival of Independent Film and Video, Toronto, CANADA 1991

37 49’N/122 22’W: New Bay Area Work, Cinematheque, San Francisco, CA 1991

Images and Visions, La Peña Cultural Center, Berkeley, CA 1991

Cultural Legacies, Peralta Colleges Television PCTV, Oakland, CA 1991

Works from Festival 2000, KQED-TV Channel 32, San Francisco, CA 1990

Festival 2000, Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, CA 1990

Independent Shorts, ATA Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1987

International Women’s Day Festival, Old Wives’ Tales Bookstore, San Francisco, CA  1986