ileana Hernandez hernandez

Education

Rochester Institute of Technology, MFA in Photography and Related Media, Expected Graduation 2019

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Post-Baccalaureate in Photography, 2013

Monterrey Institute of Higher Education (Tec de Monterrey), MS in e-Commerce, 2005

Monterrey Institute of Higher Education (Tec de Monterrey), BS in Electronic Engineering, 2002

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

Tipping Points, SPE Northeast Juried Exhibition, Palmer Gallery Vassar College, New Paltz, NY, Juried by Paul Mpagi Sepuya (Upcoming)

Mextasis, #OliviePonce Space, Brooklyn, NY, Juried by Ilaria Conti, Barbara Calderon, Diego del Valle Rios, Maria Garcia Sainz Creel and Olivie Ponce (Upcoming)

Chain Reaction, The Painting Center, New York, NY, (Invitational)

The Family of No Man, Cosmos Rencontres d’Arles Festival, Arles, France, Curated by Brad Feuerhelm and Natasha Christia

Honors Show, William Harris Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2017

Habitat/ion 4th Biennial Juried Alumni Exhibition, Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, Juried by Dina Deitsch

Animalia, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, Juried by Arlette Kayafas

9Topics TRIAD, Arthill Gallery, London, UK, Juried by Amalia Caputo and Marina Font

2016

CICA Contemporary Photography Exhibition Summer/Fall 2016, CICA Museum, Gimpo, South Korea

Fun House: Art of the Surreal, Fantastic and Bizarre, National Juried Competition, Barret Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY, Juried by Eve Biddle

Raining Cats and Dogs, Dairy Arts Center, Boulder, CO, Juried by Rebecca Cuscaden

2-Minute Film Festival, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

Annual Juried Exhibition, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA, Juried by Jessica Roscio

Hashtags Unplugged, Caelum Gallery, New York, NY, Juried by Kim Goulbourne

FotoFest 2016, Hanna Bacol Busch Gallery, Houston, TX

Off the Fridge, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA

2015

Tribute to the Disappeared, The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Education Center, New York, NY, Curated by Andrea Arroyo, (Itinerant)

Somerville Toy Camera Festival, Washington St. Gallery, Somerville, MA, Juried by Aline Smithson

On Photography, John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston, MA,

Valentine Video Zine, Center for Digital Art, Brattleboro, VT

Americana Vigor, Hannah Bacol Busch Gallery, Houston, TX

Tribute to the Disappeared, La Casa Azul Bookstore, New York, NY, 2014 – 2015 (Itinerant)

Your work here 2.0, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA, 2014 - 2015

2014

Illuminated, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA

Atelier 20, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA

2014 MassArt Auction, Bakalar & Paine Galleries, Boston, MA

Americana Vigor, Hannah Bacol Busch Gallery, Houston, TX

 2013

Winter Solstice Show, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA

12x12 Holiday Show, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

New Works 2013: Artists of Mission Hill, Parker Hill Library, Boston, MA

The Story of the Creative, See Me Gallery, Queens, NY

Post-, Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA

Joy of Life, Galatea Fine Art Gallery, Boston, MA, curated by Joe Kitsch

Picasso’s Napkin, Pop-Up Gallery, Cambridge, MA

Wild Things Show, MassArt Pozen Center, Boston, MA

Online

2017 Competition: Fauna, PhotoReview, 2018

Nothing Special, L.A. Photo Curator, Curated by Bree Lamb, 2017

The Flight, PhotoPlace Gallery, 2016

Oct-Nov 2015 Show, The Curated Fridge, Curated by Frances Jakubek, 2015

The eye of readers, L'Oeil de la Photographie, 2015

New Cats in Art Photography, Humble Arts Foundation New York, Curated by Jon Feinstein, 2014

Awards

Theodore Chapman Memorial Graduate Scholarship, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, 2018 - 2019

Richard Stanley Award, College of Art and Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, 2018

RIT Merit Scholarship MFA in Photography and Related Media, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, 2017 - 2018

First Prize at Fun House National Juried Competition, Barret Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2016

Full Scholarship at Regional Arts Workshop, Providence, Rhode Island National Association of Latino Arts and Culture (NALAC), 2014

Research Fellowship, Monterrey Institute of Higher Education (Tec de Monterrey), 2002 - 2005

 Collections

CICA Museum, Gimpo, South Korea

Private Collection Boston, MA, USA

Private Collection Brookline, MA, USA

Private Collection Houston, TX, USA

Publications

Humble Cats, Yoffy Press, October 2017

The Creators Project, Online, August 2016

Poughkeepsie Journal, Online, July 2016

Flight (Back Cover), PhotoPlace Gallery, May 2016

Muybridge’s Horse, Online, March 2016

aPhotoEditor, Online, November 2015

Country Gazette, Featured Portfolio, October 2015

Wicked Local, “Best Shot” Photo Gallery, Online, October 2015

L'Oeil de la Photographie, Your Holiday Pictures, Online, September 2015

The New York Times, Art & Design, Online & Print, April 2015

Nov 30 Issue, ArtPhoto Magazine, Online, 2014

Cultura Colectiva, Online, October 2014

Huffington Post Arts & Culture, Online, October 2014

Duncan Miller Gallery "Your Daily Photograph", Newsletter, October 2014

Griffin Museum of Photography, Atelier 20, September 2014

FotoFest 2014 Biennial Catalogue, April 2014

002 Magazine, April 2014

Incandescent Magazine Issue 4, August 2013

Imagine News Magazine, May 2013

Art Takes Times Square photo book, June 2012

Photographer’s Forum Magazine, Best Of Photography 2011, August 2011

Dreams photo book, “Los ojos del Tiempo”, June 2011

Nuevo Leon through the lens 2009, November 2009

Work Experience

RIT Archives Intern, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, Summer 2018

-        Fulfilling search requests of items within the collection

-        Scanning photographic film and prints according to collection’s best practices

-        Inserting metadata into the collection’s digital database

Freelance Photographer, Boston Greater Area, MA, 2013 – 2017

-        Commercial Portraiture

-        Documentation of Events

-        Real State Photography

-        Product Photography

Assistant of Artist Gerri Rachins, Boston, MA 2013 – 2017

-        Selecting and sequencing images of artwork for publication, website and competitions

-        Photographing artwork, including paintings, collage and mixed media

-        Post-production editing in Photoshop and Lightroom

-        Image’s database organization and maintenance

-        Artist’s website setup and maintenance

Assistant of Documentary Photographer Jeff Perkell, Arlington, MA 2014 – 2016

-        Selecting and sequencing images for website and publication

-        Post-production editing in Photoshop and Lightroom

-        Film slides scanning

-        Artist’s website setup and maintenance 

Teaching Experience in Arts/Photography

Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Art and Design

-        Instructor, Intro to Digital Photography, Fall 2018

Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Art and Design

-        Graduate Teaching Assistant of Professor Roberley Bell, Spring 2018

-        Graduate Teaching Assistant of Professor Angela Kelly, Fall 2017

Workshops

Creative Living Works, Somerville, MA, USA

-        Photography from imagination to reality, February 2016

-        How to Photograph your artwork, September 2015

Hannah Bacol Busch Gallery, Houston, TX

-        Creative Photography, April 2014

Lectures

Danforth Art Museum, Artist Spotlight Talk, Framingham, MA, 2016

Arts at the Armory, Creative Photography, Somerville, MA, 2015

Somerville Skillshare, Creative Photography, Somerville, MA, 2014

Other Teaching Experience

Monterrey Institute of Higher Education (Tec de Monterrey), School of Information Technology Administration

-        Teaching Assistant of several IT classes, Monterrey, NL, Mexico, 2009 - 2011

Nuevo Leon State University, School of Physics and Math Sciences

-        Adjunct Professor of IT classes, Monterrey, NL, Mexico, Fall 2010, Spring 2011

TecMilenio University

-        Online Professor of IT classes, Monterrey, NL, Mexico, 2008

TecMilenio University

-        IT Course Syllabus Design and Creation of Content, Monterrey, NL, Mexico, 2009