Bio

Virginia Inés Vergara is a photo-based Chilean-American artist with a studio practice in NYC. She has had solo exhibitions at Robert Miller Gallery, NYC (Shards, 2015-2016); in Madrid at LA Projects (2017); and a solo booth at Arco, Madrid (2018). Her work has been displayed in group shows in New York and abroad including La Fabbrica del Cioccolato (2019) Switzerland; Barbara Gladstone Gallery, NYC (2018); Magenta Planes, NYC (2018); Carriage Trade Gallery, NYC (2019, 2018, 2017); Interstate Projects, Brooklyn (2014). She participated in the first uptown triennial, curated by Deborah Cullen, at the Wallach Gallery of Columbia University, NYC (2017), and was an En Foco fellow (2019). Her work has been mentioned or reviewed in Nueva Luz (2019), Brooklyn Rail (2018), The New Yorker (2018), New York Times (2017), and Financial Times (2017), to name a few. Her work is in numerous private collections including a promised gift to MoMA. She holds a BFA with honors from Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA with honors from Hunter College, CUNY. She has lectured and conducted workshops at Columbia University, Hunter College and Edna Manley College, Jamaica.