SOFIA CRIMEN


Santiago Cal

EDUCATION
1998 M.F.A. – Virginia Commonwealth University. Richmond, VA
1995 B.F.A. – Kutztown University. Kutztown, PA

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2018 In Stereo. Galeria Omar Alonso. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (scheduled) Sculpture and Drawings. Nordstrand Gallery. Wayne State University. Wayne, NE
2016 Santiago Cal. Sandhügel Online Gallery. Eureka, CA
2015 Phantoms. Metropolitan Community College. Elkhorn, NE
2014 Giants and Gentility. RARE Gallery. New York, NY
2013 Forty Rings. Image Factory Art Foundation, Belize City, Belize
2008 Midlands. Project Room. Lincoln, NE
2007 Passage. Te Tuhi. Manakau, New Zealand
2006 Dory. Lied Gallery. Creighton University. Omaha, NE
2005 Tierra! Tierra! Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery. Lincoln, NE 2003 New Dose. Casa de Las Americas. Havana, Cuba Encounters. Olimpo Centro Cultural. Merida, Mexico Dissemination. Marxhausen Gallery. Concordia University, Seward, NE Electric Fences. Capella de Los Remedios. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Durable View. Image Factory Art Foundation. Belize City, Belize 2001 Milk Clouds. Image Factory Art Foundation. Belize City, Belize

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 Aguacate. The Assemblage. Lincoln, NE Santiago Cal: Splinters and Shifts and Dietrich Wegner: The Origin of Badness. 1Point618 Gallery. Cleveland, OH
2017 3rd International Bordum Biennial. Bodrum, Turkey The Central Matter. World Bank Art Program. Washington, D.C. Faculty Biennial Exhibition. Eisentrager-Howard Gallery. Lincoln, NE
2016 Belize at 35. (2-person exhibit) Art Museum of the Americas. Washington D.C. Sensory: Please Touch the Art. UNO Art Gallery. Omaha, NE Room & Board. Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts. Nebraska City, NE
2014 It Might Get Small. Tugboat Gallery. Lincoln, NE Its Surreal Thing. Sheldon Museum. Lincoln, NE ISC Little Sculpture Show. Fountainhead Studios. Miami, FL
2012 Finding Identity. Lux Center for the Arts. Lincoln, NE

Biennial Art Faculty Exhibition. Eisentrager-Howard gallery. Lincoln, NE Belize at 31. Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery. University of Upper Iowa-Fayette
2011 Wrestling with the Image. Caribbean Interventions. Art Museum of the Americas. Washington. D.C. About Change. World Bank Main Complex. Washington, D.C. A Unit of Work. Drift Station. Lincoln, NE The Boys. Spativm Gallery. Lincoln, NE
2010 Act or Observe? Project Room. Lincoln, NE
2009 Cardinal Directions. Cocoon Gallery. Kansas City, MO Academia Invitational. Museum of Nebraska Art. Kearney, NE Breathing. Elder Gallery. Nebraska Wesleyan University. Lincoln, NE Yesterday. Hotdog Gallery. Omaha, NE
2007 Landings6. Centro de Wilfredo Lam. Havana, Cuba Landings5. Art Museum of the Americas. Washington, DC Clay Bodies. Baltimore Clay Works. Baltimore, MD Landings4. Museum of Contemporary Art and Design. San Jose, Costa Rica Bemis at 25. Lied Gallery. Omaha, NE
2006 Landings2. Centro de Artes Visuales. Merida, Mexico Landings3. Centro Cultural de Eduardo Leon Jimenes. Santiago de Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic 9th Havana Biennial. Havana, Cuba We are Belize – 25 Years of Independence1981–2006. Kaohsiung Fine Art Museum. Kaohsiung, Taiwan La Escultura Contemporanea. Jan Weiner Gallery. Kansas City, MO The Tugboat Show. Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery. Lincoln, NE 5th Visual Arts Biennial of Central America. Museo de Arte de El Salvador. San Salvador, El Salvador We are Belize. Image Factory Art Foundation. Belize City, Belize 5th Annual All Sculpture Show. Jackson Artworks. Omaha, NE Botanicals. Eisentrager-Howard Gallery. Lincoln, NE 1st ACP Festival. Museo de Arte Moderno. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Tugboat Presents. Elder Gallery. Lincoln, NE
2005 Small Wonders: a return to innocence. Home of Matthew. Lincoln, NE Latta Pichaz. Image Factory Art Foundation. Belize City, Belize @10. Image Factory Art Foundation. Belize City, Belize 2004 Nebraska Now. Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. Omaha, NE Landings – Conkal Arte Conteporaneo. Conkal, Mexico West by Southwest – Burris Art Gallery. NMHU. Las Vegas, NM
2003 UNL Studio Art Faculty Exhibition. Eisentrager-Howard Gallery. Lincoln, NE Coleccion de la Fundacion Gruber Jez – Ex Convento de Conkal. Conkal, Mexico
2002 Zero – Ex Teresa Arte Actual. Mexico City, Mexico Contemporary Art from Central America Isthmus – Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Taipei, Taiwan Zero – Museum of Modern Art. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Zero – Galeria Sala Mendoza. Caracas, Venezuela Zero – Galeria Sol del Rio. Guatemala City, Guatemala Zero – Ex Convento de la Compania de Jesus. Antigua, Guatemala artISMO – Museum of Contemporary Art and Design. San Jose, Costa Rica
ARCO – Galeria Sol del Rio. Madrid, Spain Zero – Gallery Ze Dos Bois. Lisbon, Portugal
2001 Zero – La Capella. Barcelona, Spain IV Caribbean Biennial – Museum of Modern Art. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 20/XX – Image Factory Art Foundation. Belize City, Belize Zero – Casa de Las Americas. Havana, Cuba UNL Studio Art Faculty Exhibition – University of Nebraska. Lincoln, NE
1998 Notorious, New Sculpture. Armory Gallery. Blacksburg, VA searching for green. Thesis exhibition. Anderson Gallery. Richmond, VA
1997 The Movable Feast. 1708 Gallery. Richmond, VA Dr. Louis Harris Awards Exhibition. MCV Hospital. Richmond, VA New Works by New Artists. James Center. Richmond, VA 7th Annual National Juried Show. Donald Kuspit – Juror. 1708 Gallery. Richmond, VA

GRANTS AND AWARDS
2016 Hixson-Lied Faculty Research/ Creative Grant. UNL Visiting Artist and Juror. Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. Omaha, NE
2013 Arts and Humanities Faculty Research Enhancement Program Award. UNL Hixson-Lied Faculty Research/ Creative Activity Grant. UNL Artist in Residence. Poustinia Land Art Park. Benque Viejo del Carmen, BZ
2012 Artist in Residence. Angel Works. Omaha, NE
2007 Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship
2006 Maude Hammond Fling Faculty Research Fellowship. University of Nebraska. Lincoln, NE
2005 Artist in Residence- Bemis Center of Contemporary Art. Omaha, NE Research Council Grant in Aid. University of Nebraska – Lincoln
2004 Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship Hixson-Lied Faculty Research Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln
2003 Artist in Residence – Poustinia Land Art Park. Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize Hixson-Lied Faculty Seed Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln
2002 Artist in Residence – Gruber- Jez Foundation. Cholul, Mexico Layman Research Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln Research Council Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln
2001 Fine and Performing Arts, Dean’s Research Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln Layman Research Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln Humanities Center Summer Research Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln Human Rights and Human Diversity Research Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln

SELECTED PRESS AND REVIEWS
Art of The Americas: Collection of the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of

American States.2017. ISBN 978-0-8270-6657-1 Washington Post. February 11th,2016 Artdaily.org. February 26th,2016 Washington City Paper. February 17th,2016 Teaching Latino Art in the 21st Century. Aztlan Journal- Spring2015 Wall Street International. October20th,2014 Newington-Cropsey Cultural Studies Center. October 27th,2014 L- Magazine vol. 10. July2012 Lincoln, NE Art Nexus. No.63. Miami, FL.2007 ArtWorld Digest. March2006. Brooklyn, NY Belize Times. 6//2006 Belize City, Belize Art Papers. July/August2005. Atlanta, GA La Prensa Literaria.11/20.2004. Managua, Nicaragua Artes Revista Especializada en Arte Caribeno. October/December2003. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Gramma International Digital. 4/23/2003. Havana, Cuba Por Esto. 6/19/2003 Merida, Mexico Art Nexus. No. 46 Miami, Florida El Caribe. 10/30/02 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. El Nacional. 6/15/02 Caracas, Venezuela Prensa Libre. 4/8/02 Guatemala City, Guatemala Atlantica Art Journal. 2/02 Madrid, Spain ABC. 2/18/02. Madrid, Spain Time Out. 1/02 Barcelona, Spain Casa de Las Americas Journal. 7/01 Havana, Cuba El Pais. 12/01 Madrid, Spain

TEACHING
2000 – Present Associate Professor of Sculpture at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln

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EDUCATION
1998 – M.F.A. – Virginia Commonwealth University. Richmond, VA
1995 – B.F.A. – Kutztown University. Kutztown, PA

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2019 – Shaped by the Other. Union for Contemporary Art. Omaha, NE
2018 – in stereo. Galeria Omar Alonso. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Sculpture and Drawings. Nordstrand Gallery. Wayne State University. Wayne, NE
2016 – Santiago Cal. Sandhügel online gallery. Eureka, California
2015 – Phantoms. Metropolitan Community College. Elkhorn, NE
2014 – Giants and Gentility. RARE Gallery. New York, NY
2013 – Forty Rings. Image Factory Art Foundation. Belize City, Belize
2008 – midlands. Project Room. Lincoln, NE
2007 – passage. Te Tuhi. Manukau, New Zealand
2006 – dory. Lied Gallery. Creighton University. Omaha, NE
2005 – Tierra! Tierra! Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery. Lincoln, NE
2003 – new dose. Casa de Las Americas. Havana, Cuba
– encounters. Olimpo Centro Cultural. Merida, Mexico
– dissemination. Marxhausen Gallery. Concordia University, Seward, NE
– electric fences. Capella de Los Remedios. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
– durable view. Image Factory Art Foundation. Belize City, Belize
2001 – milk clouds. Image Factory Art Foundation. Belize City, Belize

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 – Faculty Biennial Exhibition. Eisentrager- Howard Gallery. Lincoln, NE
2018 – Aguacate. The Assemblage. Lincoln, NE
– Santiago Cal Splinters and Shifts and Dietrich Wegner The Origin of Badness. (2 person exhibition)
– 1point618 Gallery. Cleveland, OH
2017 – 3rd International Bodrum Biennial. Bodrum, Turkey
– The Central Matter. The World Bank Art Program. Washington, D.C.
– Faculty Biennial Exhibition. Eisentrager-Howard Gallery. Lincoln, NE
2016 – Belize at 35. 2 person exhibit. Art Museum of the Americas. Washington, D.C.
– Sensory Please Touch the Art. UNO Art Gallery. Omaha, NE
– Room & Board. Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts. Nebraska City, NE
2014 – It Might Get Small. Tugboat Gallery. Lincoln, NE
– Its Surreal Thing The Temptation of Objects. Sheldon Museum of Art. Lincoln, NE
– ISC little sculpture show. Fountainhead Studios. Miami, FL
2012 14th Annual Bemis Auction. Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. Omaha, NE
– Finding Identity. Lux Center for the Arts . Lincoln, NE
– Biennial Art Faculty Exhibition. Eisentrager-Howard Gallery. UNL Art Department. Lincoln, NE
– Belize at 31. Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery. University of Upper Iowa- Fayette.
2011 – Wrestling with the Image Caribbean Interventions. Art Museum of the Americas. Washington D.C.
– About Change. World Bank Main Complex. World Bank Art Program. Washington D.C.
– A Unit of Work. Drift Station Gallery. Lincoln, NE
– The Boys. Spativm Gallery. Lincoln, NE
2010 – Act or Observe Project Room. Lincoln, NE
2009 – Cardinal Directions. Cocoon Gallery. Kansas City, MO
– Academia Invitational. Museum of Nebraska Art. Kearney, NE
– breathing. Elder Gallery. Nebraska Wesleyan University. Lincoln, NE
– yesterday. Hotdog Gallery. Omaha, NE
2007 – Landings5. Art Museum of the Americas . Washington, D.C.
– Landings4. Museum of Contemporary Art and Design. San Jose, Costa Rica
– Bemis at 25. Lied Gallery. Omaha, NE
– State of Art 2007. Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. Omaha, NE
– 18+. Gazi University. Ankara, Turkey
– Subjects of Power and Devotion. Art Museum of the Americas. Washington, D.C.
– Face – Scavenging Identity. ZONE Chelsea Center for the Arts. New York, NY
2006 Landings2. Centro de Artes Visuales. Merida, Mexico
– Landings3. Centro Cultural de Eduardo Leon Jimenes. Santiago de Los Caballeros,
– Dominican Republic
– 9th Havana Biennial. Havana, Cuba
– We are Belize – 25 Years of Independence 1981–2006. Kaohsiung Fine Art Museum. Kaohsiung,
– Taiwan
– La Escultura Contemporanea. Jan Weiner Gallery. Kansas City, MO
– The Tugboat Show. Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery. Lincoln, NE
– We are Belize. Image Factory Art Foundation. Belize City, Belize
– 5th Annual All Sculpture Show. Jackson Artworks. Omaha, NE
– Botanicals. Eisentrager-Howard Gallery. Lincoln, NE
– 1st ACP Festival. Museo de Arte Moderno. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
– Tugboat Presents. Elder Gallery. Lincoln, NE
2005 – Small Wonders a return to innocence. Home of Matthew. Lincoln, NE
– Latta Pichaz. Image Factory Art Foundation. Belize City, Belize
– @10. Image Factory Art Foundation. Belize City, Belize
2004 – Nebraska Now. Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. Omaha, NE
– Landings – Conkal Arte Conteporaneo. Conkal, Mexico
– West by Southwest – Burris Art Gallery. NMHU. Las Vegas, NM
2003 – UNL Studio Art Faculty Exhibition. Eisentrager-Howard Gallery. Lincoln, NE
– Coleccion de la Fundacion Gruber Jez – Ex Convento de Conkal. Conkal, Mexico
2002 – Zero – Ex Teresa Arte Actual. Mexico City, Mexico
– Contemporary Art from Central America Isthmus – Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Taipei, Taiwan
– Zero – Museum of Modern Art. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
– Zero – Galeria Sala Mendoza. Caracas, Venezuela
– Zero – Galeria Sol del Rio. Guatemala City, Guatemala
– Zero – Ex Convento de la Compania de Jesus. Antigua, Guatemala
– artISMO – Museum of Contemporary Art and Design. San Jose, Costa Rica
– ARCO – Galeria Sol del Rio. Madrid, Spain
– Zero – Gallery Ze Dos Bois. Lisbon, Portugal
2001 – Zero – La Capella. Barcelona, Spain
– IV Caribbean Biennial – Museum of Modern Art. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – –
– 20XX – Image Factory Art Foundation. Belize City, Belize
– Zero – Casa de Las Americas. Havana, Cuba
– UNL Studio Art Faculty Exhibition – University of Nebraska. Lincoln, NE
1998 – Notorious, New Sculpture. Armory Gallery. Blacksburg, VA
– searching for green. Thesis exhibition. Anderson Gallery. Richmond, VA
1997 – The Movable Feast. 1708 Gallery. Richmond, VA
– Dr. Louis Harris Awards Exhibition. MCV Hospital. Richmond, VA
– New Works by New Artists. James Center. Richmond, VA
– 7th Annual National Juried Show. Donald Kuspit – Juror. 1708 Gallery. Richmond, VA Grants, Awards and Visiting Artist
2019 – Artistic Achievement Award in Visual Arts. Lincoln Mayor’s Award. Lincoln, NE
– Visiting Artist. Utah State University. Logan, UT
– Visiting Artist. Clarinda Carnegie Museum. Clarinda, IA
2018 Visiting Artist. Wayne State University. Wayne, NE
2017 – Artist in Residence. Casa Aguacate. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
2016 Hixson-Lied Faculty Creative Research Grant. University of Nebraska. Lincoln
– Visiting Artist and Juror. Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. Omaha, NE
2013 Art and Humanities Faculty Research Enhancement Program Award. University of Nebraska- Lincoln
– Hixson-Lied Faculty Research Grant. University of Nebraska – Lincoln
– Woods Travel Funding. University of Nebraska- Lincoln
– Artist in Residence – Poustinia Land Art Park. Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize
2012 – Artist in Residence – Angel Works Foundation. Omaha, NE
2009 – Visiting Artist. Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville. Edwardsville, IL
2007 – Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship
2006 – Maude Hammond Fling Faculty Research Fellowship. University of Nebraska – Lincoln
2005 – Artist in Residence- Bemis Center of Contemporary Art. Omaha, NE
– Research Council Grant in Aid. University of Nebraska – Lincoln
2004 – Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship
– Hixson-Lied Faculty Research Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln
2003 – Artist in Residence – Poustinia Land Art Park. Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize
– Hixson-Lied Faculty Seed Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln
2002 – Artist in Residence – Gruber- Jez Foundation. Cholul, Mexico
– Layman Research Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln
– Research Council Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln
2001 – Fine and Performing Arts, Dean’s Research Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln
– Layman Research Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln
– Humanities Center Summer Research Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln
– Human Rights and Human Diversity Research Grant. University of Nebraska- Lincoln

SELECTED PRESS AND REVIEWS
Art of the Americas Collection of the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States. 2017 ISBN 978-0-8270-6657-1
Baffu magazine. No. seven. 2016 Belize City, Belize
Washington Post.February 11th. 2016
Artdaily.org February 26th, 2016
Washington City Paper. February 17th, 2016
VCUarts. Spring 2015. Richmond, VA
Teaching Latino Art in the 21st Century. Aztlan Journal. Spring 2015
Wall Street International. October 20th, 2014.
Newington-Cropsey Cultural Studies Center. October 27th, 2014.
Landings, new art +ideas from the Caribbean and Central America. 2013. ISBN 978-976-95275-0-8
Art All. Issue No. 86November 2007. Auckland, New Zealand
Umelec. Vol.11 22007. Czech Republic
ArtNexus. No.63 2007. Miami, FL.
ArtWorld Digest. March 2006. Brooklyn, NY
Belize Times. 62006 Belize City, Belize
Art Papers. JulyAugust 2005. Atlanta, GA
La Prensa Literaria.1120.2004. Managua, Nicaragua
Artes Revista Especializada en Arte Caribeno. OctoberDecember 2003. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Gramma International Digital. 4232003. Havana, Cuba
Por Esto. 6192003 Merida, Mexico
Art Nexus. No. 46 Miami, Florida
El Caribe. 103002 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
El Nacional. 61502 Caracas, Venezuela
Prensa Libre. 4802 Guatemala City, Guatemala
Atlantica Art Journal. 202 Madrid, Spain
ABC. 21802. Madrid, Spain
Time Out. 102 Barcelona, Spain
Casa de Las Americas Journal. 701 Havana, Cuba
El Pais. 1201 Madrid, Spain

COMMITTEES AND MEMBERSHIPS
Lincoln Partners for Public Art Development. (Collections Committee Board Member) 2013-2017
Lux Center for the Arts (Board Member) 2014-2016
International Sculpture Center (Institutional Member through UNL)

 

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