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Aurora Molina

1984 La Havana, Cuba

16 Works exhibited

Current location

Miami, USA

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  • About the Artist
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Bibliography
  • Awards

Aurora Molina was born in La Havana, Cuba, in 1984. Using the tools of embroidery, sculpture-making, drawing, photography, and video, she uses the potential of fiber art to communicate ideas about social and political issues. Her multifaceted platform provides a sustained and powerful critique of a society that “dismisses” the most vulnerable as they become invisible and hidden from everyday life. Her early work is concerned with the objectification of beauty and the growing anonymity of the elderly in our society. She believes a clear connection exists between the media-fueled manipulation, edification and standardization of physical beauty and the increasing denial of the actual process of physical aging. Her multifaceted platform provides a sustained and powerful critique of a society that “dismisses” the most vulnerable as they become invisible and hidden from everyday life. ⁣With a commitment to Advanced Fiber Art in Miami, Molina is a co-founder of FAMA, Fiber Artists-Miami Association a newly artist collaborative that builds community through textiles and weaves Miami together. 

Selected Solo Shows

  • 2020, So (sew) America Cares, Coral Gables Museum, Miami, Fl
  • 2019, Selfies, Foosaner Gallery, Florida Institute of Technology
  • 2018, The decline of rationality in American Politics, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery. Miami Fl
  • 2016, Dark Days of Disconnect, CircaDit, Arnhem Netherland
  • 2015, Everydayness, Espacio Trapezio. Madrid, Spain and Incoherent Stories, Miami Dade Main Library, Miami. Fl
  • 2014, Retra-tablos, Textile Museum. Oaxaca, Mexico; Face Shields, Sewon Art Space. Jogyakarta, Indonesia; Pecados y Milagros, Blue Door Fine Arts. Miami, Fl; SuperHumanoids, Bake House Art comple. Miami, Fl
  • 2013, Retra-tablos, Espacio Zegache. Oaxaca, Mexico and Los reyes del Anahuac, Museo Imagina. Puebla, Mexico
  • 2012, Masked, Artisian Lounge, Miami, Fl; Los Reyes del Anahuac, Museo Textil, Oxaca, Oxaca Mexico; Los Reyes del Anahuac, Museo del Ferrocarril, Puebla, Puebla Mexico
  • 2011-2013, A established critique towards Aging & Beauty, Projects Rooms, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami Fl
  • 2010, Gerontos, Wolfson Gallery, Miami Dade College, Miami Fl
  • 2009, CS Gallery, Miami, Fl
  • 2008, Karkinos Humorous, CS Gallery, Miami, Fl
  • 2007, A word is an open ended conversation, Edge Zones, Wynwood, Miami, Fl; Surrounded by my people, Installation, I. d Art, Calle 8, Miami, Fl; Socially commune Portraiture, I.D Art, Wynwood, Miami, Fl

She emigrated to the United States at the age of sixteen, where she opted to pursue an education in art. Molina received her Associates of Arts in Visual Arts from Miami Dade College, a Bachelors in Fine Arts specializing in Mixed Media from Florida International University and Master Degree in Contemporary Art at the Universidad Europea de Madrid completed in 2009. She currently resides in Miami, Florida, where she works as a full time artist, represented since 2011 by Bernice Steinbaum Gallery.

AWARDS

  • 2020: Artist Award, Cintas Fundation; Artist relief Grant, Locust Project; MAS, Department of Cultural Affairs
  • 2018: Wave Maker, Locust Project; Access Grant; the Ellies; En residencia, Koubek Center 
  • 2013: 4th Place, Juror's Choice; Fiber Optic, Broward, Fl
  • 2008-2011: Artist Grant, TigerTail Production, Coconut Grove, Fl
  • 2006: FIU Art Scholarship, Miami, Fl
  • 2005: Honorable Mention, Art Exhibit Tower Theater, Miami, Fl
  • 2003: Miami Dade Woman Club Scholarship, Miami, Fl; Honor of Excellence from the Department of Fine Arts, Miami Dade College, Fl

Works by Aurora Molina

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2021

91 x 91 x 5 cm

1292,88 €

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58 x 51 x 5 cm

1292,88 €

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91 x 91 x 5 cm

1292,88 €

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89 x 89 x 5 cm

3016,72 €

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81 x 84 x 5 cm

2154,80 €

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117 x 94 x 5 cm

2154,80 €

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91 x 91 x 5 cm

3016,72 €

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79 x 81 x 5 cm

1508,36 €

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91 x 119 x 5 cm

3016,72 €

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124 x 61 x 5 cm

2154,80 €

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124 x 61 x 5 cm

1508,36 €

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119 x 86 x 5 cm

2585,76 €

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84 x 84 x 5 cm

2154,80 €

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61 x 41 x 5 cm

1292,88 €

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140 x 140 x 5 cm

4309,60 €

2021

51 x 61 x 5 cm

1292,88 €

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