Corina S. Alvarezdelugo
b. 1963, Valencia, Venezuela
Lives and works: Connecticut, USA
 
EDUCATION

2021     MFA Candidate, Lesley Art + Design, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
2004     BFA in Studio Art with Honors and Distinction in Art, Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018     Americana I, Invitational, Windsor Arts Center, Windsor, CT
2017     Remendando Mi Patria (Mending My Country) Invitational, Potter Gallery at The Ethel Walker School, Simsbury, CT [Catalogue]
2015     Mirrors and Windows, Invitational, Paul Mellon Arts Center Gallery. Wallingford, CT
2014     Remendando Mi Patria (Mending My Country) Invitational, Bruyette Athenaeum, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT [Catalogue]
2013     Early Summer Exhibition, Invitational, Alexey Von Schlippe Gallery, Groton, CT 
2010     Memoir, Paul Mellon Arts Center Gallery, Wallingford, CT
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

COVID 19. THE ART OF ISOLATION/SURVEY 1. Online Exhibition during Covid-19. Curator's Voice Art Projects, Miami, FL. (juried/curated by Dr. Milagros Bello and Claudia Zaionz)

WHAT NOW? Online Exhibition during Covid-19. Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT
2019
IN/FLUX, Invitational. Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY (Curated by Charlotte Mouquin and Victoria Rolett.)
Complicit: Erasure of The Body. Nasty Women Connecticut. Yale Divinity School, New Haven, CT
2017  
Intersections, Invitational, Cummings Art Center, New London, CT (Curated by Chris Barnard)
Black Tie (optional) Invitational. Adam Peck Gallery, Provincetown, MA (Curated by Adam and Marian Peck) [Catalogue] 
Corazones Abiertos (Open Hearts) Invitational. Dehn Gallery, Manchester, CT (Curated by Jane Rainwater)
2016
86th Annual National Open Juried Exhibition. CT Women Artists. Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT. (Juried by Min Jung Kim, Director of the New Britain Museum of American Art)
No. 10. Invitational. Adam Peck Gallery, Provincetown, MA (Curated by Adam and Mariam Peck)[Catalogue]
Mark of the Brush. The Gallery at the Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, Truro, MA (Juried by Christine McCarthy, Executive Director of The Provincetown Art Association and Museum)
Nor’Easter: The 46th Annual Juried Members ExhibitionNew Britain Museum of American Art, CT (Juried by Judith McElhone, Director of Five Points Gallery)
2015
Arts Connecticut. 68th Annual Guilford Art League Juried Exhibition. Mill Gallery, Guilford, CT (Juried by T. Wiley Carr, MFA -Yale Professor of Art)
Violent Nature, Invitational. The Dehn Gallery, Manchester, CT (Curated by Jane Rainwater)
114th New Haven Paint and Clay Club’s Juried Exhibition. John Slade Ely House of Contemporary Arts. New Haven, CT (Juried by Will Lustenader)
Nor’Easter: The 45th Annual Juried Members Exhibition. New Britain Museum of American Art. New Britain, CT (Juried by Sharon Butler, artist & author of the influential art blog Two Coats of Paint)
2014 
Arts Connecticut. 67th Annual Guilford Art League Juried Exhibition. Mill Gallery, Guilford, CT (Juried by Helen Kauder, visual arts director Artspace New Haven)
Transformation. Sharon Arts Gallery, Peterborough, NH (Juried by Kaveh Mojtabai, founder/publisher Artscope magazine) [Catalogue] 
Latin Views. 7th & Final Biennial Exhibition by LNVA, INC, Alexey Von Schlippe Gallery, Groton, CT (Curated by Julia Pavone and David Madacsi) [Catalogue]
2013    
Arts Connecticut. 66th Annual Guilford Art League Juried Exhibition, Mill Gallery, Guilford, CT (Juried by Frank Bruckmann)
112th New Haven Paint and Club Juried Exhibition, J.S. Ely House of Contemporary Arts, New Haven, CT (Juried by Helen Klisser During, Art Advisor, Curator, Director Visual Arts, Westport Arts Center)
2012                        
Latin Views. 6th Biennial Exhibition by LNVA, INC, Alexey Von Schlippe Gallery, Groton, CT (Curated by Julia Pavone and David Madacsi) [Catalogue]
The Wax Book, Altered, Repurposed, Remade, Gallery 10, Truro Center for the Arts. Truro, MA. (Curated by Supria Karmakar, Canada) [Catalogue]
Arts Connecticut, 65th Guilford Arts League Juried Exhibition, Mill Gallery, Guilford, CT (Juried by Julia Pavone, curator/director of the Alexey Von Schlippe Gallery)
National Open Juried Show, Connecticut Women Artists, Converse Gallery at the Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT (Juried by Cathy Malloy, Chief Executive Officer, Greater Hartford Arts Council)
2010                       
Fresh Pics: Contemporary Art in Connecticut, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CTInvitational (Curated by Camilla Cook) [Catalogue]                   
Latin Views. 5th Biennial Exhibition by LNVA, INC, Alexey Von Schlippe Gallery, Groton, CT (Curated by Julia Pavone and David Madacsi) [Catalogue]
Transitions, The Pen and Brush, Inc, New York, NY (Curated by Bina Sarkar Ellias founder/editor of International Gallerie Magazine)
Small Works Open Juried Show. Mamaroneck Artists' Guild, Larchmont, NY
Juror: Jeffrey Mueller, Director at Silvermine Guild Gallery.
81st Annual National Juried Exhibition. Connecticut Women ArtistsJohn Slade Ely House of Contemporary Arts, New Haven, CT (Juried by Alyssa Monks, artist, NYC)
2009           
63rd Annual Sculpture Exhibition juried exhibition, Pen & Brush Galleries, New York, NY (Curated by Ellen Landis)
80th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Connecticut Women ArtistsThe Jorgensen Gallery, UCONN, Storrs, CT (Juried by Claudia Seymour, President Salmagundi Club, NYC)
Cultural Passages: What’s Art Got To Do With It? Biennial Exhibition, Susan B. Hilles Gallery, New Haven, CT
The 53rd Regional Exhibition, The Mystic Arts Center, Mystic, CT (Juried by Carolina Pedraza, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum)
2008
Why Not?! CT Women Caucus, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT (Juried by Helen Klisser During) 
Spring Brush, The Pen & Brush Galleries in NYC (Juried by Pamela N. Koob, curator of the permanent collection and exhibition coordinator of the Art Students League, NYC)
31st Annual Non-Member Painting & Sculpture Exhibition, The Salmagundi Club, NYC (Juried by Claudia Seymour, Sharon Way-Howard, S. Allyn Schaeffer, Marion Andrews, Del-Bouree Bach, Ellen Buselli, Ron Beuzenburg, Chris Ivers, and Rhoda Yanow) 
Cultural Passages: identity made visible, Biennial Exhibition. Susan B. Hilles Gallery, New Haven, CT
61st Annual Sculpture Exhibition, The Pen and Brush Galleries, in New York, NY
2006 
Art Translating Women’s Issues: From Intuition to Reality, The Pen & Brush, Inc., New York
 
HONORS/SCHOLARSHIPS/RESIDENCIES

2019
Strauch-Mosse Merit Scholarship. MFA Visual Arts. Lesley Art + Design. Cambridge, MA
Artist in Residency. RUC - Rural Residency for Contemporary Artists. Lombardy, Italy
2018
Merit Scholarship. MFA in Visual Arts. New Hampshire Institute of Arts. Manchester, NH
2016           
FY2017 Regional Initiative Grant (REGI) for the project proposal I conceived and co-wrote on behalf of St. Mary School in Branford, as the artist chosen to envision and direct the execution of the project.
2015​ 
Mix Design Award, Guilford Art League. Guilford, CT
Artist in Residency/Merit-based Grant. Vermont Studio Center. Johnson, VT
2013 ​
Scholarship award, 8th Annual International Encaustic Conference. Provincetown, MA
Work-Study award, Maine Coast Encaustic Workshop Retreat. Kennebunkport,  ME
2012 ​
Citation by the Governor of Rhode Island. Providence, RI
2010 ​
Best in Painting, Manhattan Arts International, New York, NY
3rd Place Award + People's Choice Award, Connecticut Women Artists. New Haven, CT
2009 ​
Joseph Gaultieri Prize, Mystic Arts Center, Regional Exhibit. Mystic, CT
Best in Sculpture + 2nd Place Prize Award, Manhattan Arts International. New York, NY
2008 ​
Honorable Mention, New Haven Pen & Clay. New Haven, CT
NewAlliance Bank Prize, New Haven Pen & Clay. New Haven, CT
Art Emporium Award, Guilford Art League. Guilford, CT
2007 ​
The Best of Pen & Brush-Top Awards Winners Exhibition, Pen and Brush Galleries. NY, NY
Honorable Mention, The Pen & Brush Galleries, Sculpture Exhibition. New York, NY
 
COMMUNITY ART PROJECTS

2018     

Lead a “Yarn Bombing” Project, a collaborative art project involving faculty, staff and students at The Ethel Walker School, CT

2017     

Lead “SMS Students Create New World Art from Old World Printing”, working with the 6th graders at St. Mary School to create and present their artworks to the community at large. Funded in part by the Shoreline Arts Alliance, Inc., in partnership with the Connecticut Office of the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Lead a “What Lifts You?” interactive mural –inspired by artist Kelsey Montague—, a collaborative art project involving all students of St. Mary School and displayed at the Blackstone Memorial Library. Branford, CT
2016     

Lead “hARTs QUILT”, a collaborative art project involving all students of St. Mary School and displayed at the Blackstone Memorial Library. Branford, CT

 
CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2017-Current 

             Gallery Director of galleries at The Ethel Walker School, Simsbury, CT

2019     The Space Between. Juror for AwardsEssex Art Association open exhibit. Essex, CT 
2018     Harvest & Hauntings, Juror. Arts Center East. Vernon, CT
2014     Inner Journeys, Curator, Julie Heller East Gallery. 8th International Encaustic                Conference, MA
2012     Order in Chaos, Juror for AwardsEssex Art Association open exhibit. Essex, CT 
2011     Perspectives/Perspectivas, Curator, ARTE Gallery. New Haven, CT
2009     Connections/Conexiones, Curator, ARTE Gallery. New Haven, CT
           
LECTURES/PROFESSIONAL

2017-Current           
Visual Art Faculty at the Ethel Walker School, Simsbury, CT
2020
Panelist. Creativity in Art and Science: What Lights the Spark and Leads to Innovation? Branford Forum. Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library. Branford, CT (Forthcoming)
Presenter of Awards. National Arts Program exhibition at the Capital Community College. Hartford, CT
2019
Grant Application Reviewer, Artist Fellowship Program, Connecticut Office of the Arts, Hartford, CT
Artist Talk. IN/FLUX Invitational. Moderated by Curator: Charlotte Mouquin. Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY
Book Cover co-designer. El Futuro Tiene Su Historia: El Reto de Comprender. Written by: Henrique Salas Römer, published by Amazon.      
2018
Panelist. Panel Discussion, Americana I. Windsor Art Center, Windsor, CT
2015-17
Art Teacher at St. Mary School, Branford, CT
2014-17
Faculty at Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
2012-17
Art Instructor at Art Center at Killingworth, CT   
2016
Presenter at CAEA (CT Art Education Association, Inc) 2016 Fall Conference, “Lead With Art”. Cromwell, CT
2015
Artist Talk. Mirrors and Windows, Solo Exhibition. Paul Mellon Arts Center Gallery. Wallingford, CT
Guest Art InstructorPre & Post Conference workshops, 9th Annual International Encaustic Conference, Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, MA 
Panelist. Career Networking: Working in the Arts. Choate Rosemary Hall, Paul Melon Arts Center Gallery. Wallingford, CT
Artist Talk. Nor’Easter, The 45th Annual Juried Members Exhibition New Britain Museum of American Art. New Britain, CT
2014                                    
Artist Talk. Remendando Mi Patria, Solo Exhibition. Bruyette Athenaeum, Univ. of Saint Joseph. West Hartford, CT
Panelist. Panel Discussion, Transformation Exhibition. New England Wax (N.E.W). Sharon Arts Gallery, Peterborough, NH