Adriana Corral received her Masters of Fine Arts from The University of Texas at Austin and completed her BFA at the University of Texas at El Paso. With a minimal aesthetic yet loaded subject matter, Corral creates installations, performances and sculptures that are solicitous composites of research, politics and universal themes of loss, injustice, concealment, and memory.
Corral is a recipient of the Roy Crane Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in the Visual Arts, Carolina Alcozer Scholarship, JUNCO research grant, and the Technical & Economic Development Assistance award. Corral has received numerous awards including Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture at the International Sculpture Center. Her work has been shown nationwide, notably at Grounds for Sculpture in Trenton, NJ, National Mexican Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago, IL, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, David Shelton Gallery in Houston, TX, The McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, TX and Artpace in San Antonio, TX.
Alma Leiva is a Honduran born artist who moved to the United States when she was fourteen. Leiva received a BFA from the University of Florida in 2007 and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2011.
She has exhibited her work nationally and internationally in venues such as The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY; Hasted Kraeutler, New York, NY; Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA; The Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA; Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX; Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL; David Castillo Gallery and The Museum of Art and Design, Miami, FL; Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Palz, NY; Balzer Art Projects, Basel, Switzerland and Positions, Berlin, Germany among others. She has completed residencies at Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT; Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL; The Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY and The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH.
Her work has been featured in numerous publications including Time Magazine’s Lightbox, Photo District News, Newsweek, Miami New Times, El Nuevo Herald, ArtPulse magazine and The Washington Post. She has received grants from New York Foundation for the Arts, College Art Association, Joan Mitchell Foundation, The Beth Block Foundation, National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, Miami Dade-County, South Florida Cultural Consortium and Foundation for Contemporary Arts to name a few. Leiva is represented by Balzer Art Projects in Switzerland and lives and works in Miami.