Virginia (Rochi) Llaneza                                


·         FIU, Miami, FL, 2004 to present, MFA courses

·         FIU, Miami, FL, 2004, Bachelors in Fine Arts with minor in Art History (Suma Cum Laude)

·         Escuela de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Dominican Republic, 1983, Certificate in Art

·         Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra, Santiago, D.R., 1983     

·         Bachelors in Business and 2nd major in Health Services Administration


            2007     PIAG Museum, 40th Anniversary Show, Coral Gables, FL

2007     CIRCA Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2007     Merrill Lynch ArteAmericas, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, FL

2007     All About Women, Zu Galeria, Miami, Fl

2007     Convergence, MuletArt Gallery, N. Miami, FL

2006     Idols, Signature Art Gallery (Miami Art Basel Venue), Wynwood, Miami, Fl (solo exhibition)

2006     Elit-Tile Triennial , Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic                   

2006     Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for the Arts, Los Angeles, California.

2006     Latin Views 2006- International Juried Exhibition of the LNVA, Mystic Arts Center, Mystic, Connecticut.

2006     New Media Festival, Hardcore Art Contemporary Space, Miami, Florida

2006     Merrill Lynch Arteamericas, Coconut Grove Convention Center, Miami, Florida

2006     Love Letters/Cartas de Amor, Hardcore Contemporary Art Space, Miami, Florida (Solo Exhibit).

2006     Plural Miami-Curated by Antonio Zaya and My First Collection at The World Arts Bldg., Art Miami Venue,    

            Miami, Florida.

2006     Hardcore Samples and Menus, Hardcore Contemporary Art Space, Art Miami Venue, Miami, Florida

2005     First Annual “Deck the Walls” Exhibition, NewStar Gallery, Hollywood, FL

2005     Hardcore: Samples and Menus, Hardcore Contemporary Art Space, Miami Art Basel Venue, Miami, Florida

2005     Plural Miami-Curated by Antonio Zaya and My First Collection at The World Arts Bldg., Miami Art Basel      

           Venue, Miami, Florida

2005     Masters’ Mystery Art Show, Ritz Carlton South Beach, Miami Beach, Florida

2005    Occurrences: Artists Crossroads, Sydiart Studio & The Klima Bldg., Chicago, Illinois

2005     Scramble It –post consumer creative destruction,    Edge Zones – World Arts Building, Miami, FL

2005     Azur Liquido/Liquid Blue, Quinta Dominica, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

2005     Contemporary Icons, Juried Group Exhibition, Caladan Gallery, Beverly, MA,  


2005     Unlimited Vision Exhibition, Emerging Artist Group, www.emergingartistsgroup.com and North Water Street

            Gallery, Canal Fulton, OH

2005     Tsunami Benefit Art Auction, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

2004     Broward Cares for Kids, An Art Initiative to Benefit CHILDNET, Design Center of The Americas, Ft.

            Lauderdale, FL

2004     Recurring Trade: 2nd Annual Exchange Exhibit Between FIU and UA, University of Alabama ASL Gallery,

            Tuscaloosa, Alabama

2003     Cuban Women: XXI Century, La Casa Azul Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas

2003     2003 Annual Student Show, The Art Museum at FIU, Miami, FL

2003     Remnant Habitat Resource, Graham Center Gallery at FIU, Miami, FL

2003     Southern Shift, University of Alabama, ASL Gallery, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

2003     Coral Gables Gallery Night: FIU Students, Iberia Gallery, Coral Gables, FL

2002     2002 Annual Student Show. The Art Museum at FIU, Miami, FL




              2006- Elit-Tile Triennial nominee/participant, Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

              2006- Visual Arts Prize from “Pinturas Literarias International Competition.”

                       Publication: “Pinturas Literarias Anthologies”, NovelArte  Editorial, Argentina

2005-2006- Chancellor’s List

2004- present: The Honor Society of Phi Beta Kappa, Epsilon of Florida, FIU, Miami, FL

2004: College of Arts and Sciences Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Art and Art History, FIU, Miami

2001- Present: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Chapter #206, FIU, Miami, FL

         Summer of 2003: Dean’s List, College of Arts and Sciences, FIU, Miami, FL

2003- present: Golden Key International Honor Society, FIU, Miami, FL



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