CV

  • EDUCATION
  • 2004
  • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
  • Master of Fine Arts, Photography (Honors)
  • 1993
  • Universität zu Köln, Cologne, Germay
  • Bachelor and Master of Science (Diplom), Mathematics
  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  • 2012
  • Lo primero es la niña, Centro Cultural Pablo de la Torriente Brau, La Habana
  • Lo primero es la niña, Casa de Iberoamérica, Holguín, Cuba
  • 2011
  • Yolanda del Amo, Pascal Gallery, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah
  • 2010
  • Archipelago, Light Work Main Gallery, Syracuse, New York (catalog)
  • 2007
  • Archipelago, Hudson Franklin Gallery, New York
  • 2006
  • Yolanda del Amo, Barbara Walters Gallery at Sarah Lawrence College , Bronxville, NY
  • SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • 2017
  • Nasty Women, The Institute Library, New Haven, CT
  • 2016
  • Visual Arts Faculty Show, Ramapo College of New Jersey (catalog)
  • 2015
  • "I Didn't Ask for it to be Over, but then agan, I Never Asked for it to Begin" by Ghost of a Dream at"AndI Feel Fine," the Re-Institute, Millerton, NY
  • 2014
  • The Female Gaze: A Survey of Photographs by Women from the 19th to the 21th Centuries, Marshall Center, Haverford College, Pennsylvania
  • VII Premio de Fotografía Fundación AENA, Palacio de Fernán Nuñez, Madrid
  • The Three Disciplines (curated by Stuart Pilkington), online exhibition
  • 2013
  • The Kids Are All Right, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA (catalog)
  • 40 years/40 artists, Light Work Main Gallery, Syracuse, New York
  • All the World's a Frame, Harn Museum of Art, Univesity of Florida, Gainesville
  • Making Pictures of People (curated by Andy Adams), Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City
  • 40 years/40 artists, Palitz Gallery a the Syracuse Univesity Lubin House, New York
  • The Kids are All Right, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC (catalog)
  • 2012
  • The Kids Are All Right, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (catalog)
  • Certamen de Artes Plásticas el Brocense, Cáceres, Spain
  • Visual Arts Faculty Show, Kresge and Pascal Galleries, Ramapo College
  • 2011
  • Scope Art Fair NY presented by Light Work
  • 2010
  • All my Lovin; Fotofestival Lodz, Poland (catalog)
  • Transit, Real Academia de España, Rome
  • Accademie delle Accademie, Complesso Municipale Santo Espirito, Roma (catalog)
  • 20 eventi, centro Culturale, Toffia, Italy (catalog)
  • 2009
  • Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2009, National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC (catalog)
  • The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2009, National Portrait Gallery, London (catalog)
  • El Ojo de tu Vecino (curated by Rafeal Díaz Casas), Instituto Cervantes, New York (catalog)
  • XVII Certamen de Artes Plásticas de la UNED, Espacio "Cruz Novillo", Cuenca, Spain (catalog)
  • Domesticated (curated by Al Miner), Transformer Gallery, Washington DC
  • 2008
  • Descubrimientos, Photospaña, Consejeria de Cultura y Turismo, Madrid (catalog)
  • Art Faculty Exhibition, Artspace, New Haven
  • 2007
  • About This, The School of the International Center of Photography, New York
  • Salón Nacional de las Artes Visuales, Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires
  • Concurso de Artes Plásticas Gobierno de Cantabria, Casa de la Cultura, Torrelavega, Spain
  • Premio Platt, Galería Isidro Miranda, Buenos Aires (catalog)
  • 2006
  • BAC! 06, Festival de Arte Contemporáneo Barcelona (catalog)
  • Echo, Dam, Stuhltrager, Brooklyn, NY
  • Family Album, Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY
  • RISD NYC Biennial (curated by Robert Storr), Exit Art, New York (catalog)
  • Ties & Tides, LocalProject, Long Island City, NY
  • Concurso Purificación García 2006, Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid (catalog)
  • Alone with Eveybody, Hudson Frankln Gallery, New York
  • Artist in the Marketplace (AIM 26), Bronx Museum of Art, New York (catalog)
  • 2005
  • LIX Salón Nacional de Rosario, Museo Juan B. Castagnino, Rosario, Argentina (catalog)
  • Premio Argentino de Artes Visuales, Fundación OSDE, Buenos Aires (catalog)
  • Faculty Biennial, RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI
  • Salón Nacional de las Artes Visuales, Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires (catalog)
  • Crushed Crushes, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • Home Sweet Home, Rongio Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2004
  • Contemporary Vernacular, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
  • Remember my Name, Momus Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • Girl Art Now, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI
  • Annual Graduate Show, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
  • On/Off, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
  • Oculus Photofolio, ASA Gallery, Albuquerque, NM and Spark gallery, Syracuse (catalog)
  • 2003
  • Premio Joven Artes Plásticas, Centro Cultural de Moncloa Madrid (catalog)
  • Concurso de Fotografía Purificación García, Jardín Botánico, Spain (catalog)
  • Oculus Photofolio, Temple Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (catalog)
  • New England Photographers, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
  • Memory and Artifact, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence
  • 2002
  • Introduction, Red Eye Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI
  • Buenos Aires Vida Cotidiana, traveling show through South East Asia (catalog)
  • RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS
  • 2018
  • Puffin Foundation, Grant in Photography
  • Faculty Development Fund Award, Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • Europe Travel Grant, Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • 2017
  • Travel and Study Grant, Jerome Foundation
  • 2015
  • Faculty Development Fund Award, Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • 2014
  • Facullty Development Fund Award, Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • 2013
  • Nominated by curator Alison Ferris for the Leopold Godowsky Jr. Color Photography Award
  • 2012
  • Separately Budgeted Reseach Award, Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • 2011
  • Resident Artist, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
  • Separately Budgeted Research Award, Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • 2010
  • Resident Fellow, Spanish Academy in Rome
  • Grant "Propuestas", Fundación Arte y Derecho, Madrid
  • Grant for the Support of Spanish Emerging Artists, Spanish Ministry of Culture
  • 2009
  • Artist in residence, Light Work, Syracuse, NY
  • Commendation, Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC
  • 2008
  • John Anson Kittredge Educational Fund Grant
  • Conneticut State University Research Grant
  • 2007
  • Grant for Emerging Artists, Spanish Ministry of Culture
  • 2006
  • Professional Development Grant, Rhode Island School of Design
  • Grant for Emerging Artists, Spanish Ministry of Culture
  • Resident Artist, Terra Foundation for American Art, Giverny, France
  • 2005
  • Artist in the Marketplace (AIM 26), Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
  • Second Prize, Salón Nacional de las Artes Visuales, Buenos Aires
  • 2004
  • Artist in residence, Lower Manhattan Culture Council (LMCC), New York
  • Honorable Mention, Premio Joven de Artes Plásticas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • ARTIST TALKS
  • 2017
  • School of the International Center of Photography
  • 2014
  • Concordia University, Montreal
  • Purchase College, State University of New York
  • Librería Alma Mater, Havana
  • 2012
  • College of Staten Island, City University of New York
  • Unión de Escritores y Artistas (UNEAC), Havana, Cuba
  • 2011
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • 2010
  • Terra Foundation for American Art, International Symposium "Geographie of Art: Sur le Terrain", Paris
  • Cornell University, Rome
  • 2007
  • Southern CT State University
  • 2006
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • 2003
  • Universidad Prilidiano Pueyrredón, Buenos Aires
  • PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
  • Haverford College, Pennsylvania
  • Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Fundación Universidad Complutense, Madrid
  • Colección Gobierno de Cantabria, Spain
  • Light Work, Syracuse, New York
  • Real Academia de España en Roma
  • PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS
  • Spread in PhotoDot magazine, June 2017
  • Foundry, online poetry magazine, Issue #4, 2017
  • "Habitare." Landscape Stories #26, 2017
  • Photowhoa blog: Yolanda del Amo interview: "How Staged Photographs Reveal True Faces of Disconnect." October 23, 2015
  • Kuan, Deborah. "La Tortuga y el Zorro." Buenos Aires review, 2013
  • Ann Beattie, "Implied Portraits." Catalog to the show "The Kids are All Right," 2012
  • Rushworth, Katherine, "Light Work exhibit considers the silence, distance of relationships." Syracuse Post Standard. November 14, 2010
  • Mary Goodwin, Introduction to the Contact Sheet no. 159, catalog to the show "Archipelago," 2010
  • Hannah Frieser, "Yolanda del Amo," Contact Sheet no. 157, p 56-61, 2010
  • Southern Profiles: "A certain kind of quietness­del Amo's photographs of silence and space." Southern Life , New Haven, December 2009
  • O'Sullivan, Michael. "Portraits not just a moment in time."The Washington Post, November 13, 2009
  • Collado, Adriana. "Nueva York vista con otros ojos." El Setinel, Orlando, August 29, 2009
  • Diaz Casas, Rafael. "Mirando a tu vecino." Catalog to the show "El Ojo de tu Vecino," 2009
  • Bauch, Chelsea." Recap: Men and the Domestic Interior at Transformer." Decider DC, June 4, 2009
  • Dwson, Jessica. "When a Man's Home is his Castle to care for." The Washington Post, May 22, 2009
  • Judkis, Maura. "Al Miner curates "Domesticated" at Transformer Gallery," Washington City Paper , May 20, 2009
  • Kuan, Debora. "All the Silences Between Us,"catalog to the show "Archipelago, 2007
  • "Forum: Yolanda del Amo." Camera Austria no. 96, p. 50-51, 2006
  • "Dos galerías de Nueva York y Madrid acogen un intercambio de artistas." La Vanguardia, Barcelona, September 26, 2006
  • Salazar, Erin and Yee, Lydia. Catalog to the show AIM 26, Bronx Museum of the Arts, p.3, 2006
  • Nordmann, Monika. "Museum takes AIM." The Highbridge Horizon, April, p.3, 2006
  • Quigley, Ryan. "Hitting the mark."NY Arts Vol2 # 5/6, p.55, 2006
  • Vignoli, Beatriz. "Cuando el arte se añora a si mismo." Rosario 12, Argentina, December 10, 2006
  • Feeney, Mark. "The Extra in the Ordinary," The Boston Globe, November 19, C21, 2004
  • Millis, Christopher. "Treasures among dross."The Boston Phoenix, November 24, p.24, 2004
  • McNatt, Glenn. "Here, the setting is more worthy than the stone." The Baltimore Sun, September 4, p. 3D, 2004
  • Cullum, Jerry. "Reality with a twist," Atlanta Journal and Constitution, August 12, p. 13, 2004
  • Rodríguez, Johnette. "Women's Work," The Providence Phoenix, June 16, p.8, 2004
  • TEACHING
  • 2010-today
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey, Associate Professor of Photography and Digital Media
  • 2007-2010
  • Southern CT State University, Assistant Professor of Photography, Tenure Track appointment
  • 2006
  • State University of New York (SUNY) Purchase Collage, Adjunct Professor
  • 2005-2007
  • International Center of Photography (ICP), New York, Part-Time Faculty
  • 2004-2008
  • Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, Critic