Simonette Quamina was born in Ontario, Canada and raised in both South America and the Caribbean. She received a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Prior to completing her MFA, she dedicated time to advance her knowledge within the fine arts by studying under the guidance of several master printmakers in Makawao, Hawaii, Pace Prints Editions, and the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Studio. Simonette served as an adjunct lecturer at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, RISD, and Brown University, and is currently an Assistant Professor of Printmaking at Eastern Connecticut State University.
Simonette'sdiverse upbringing is constantly woven into the narrative of her prints, collages and large-scale drawings. They have been exhibited nationally and are part of the RISD Special Collections Library, as well as numerous private collections. She was the recipient of the 2017 Salem Art Works fellowship, the 2017-2018 Provincetown Fine Art Works Center residency, and is a current studio recipient of the Elizabeth Foundation of the Arts Studio program in New York City.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:00pm
Design and Media Center, Lecture Hall
621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
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