Guillermina Zabala

Born in Argentina, Guillermina Zabala is an interdisciplinary artist, educator, and researcher whose art examines the intersection between the individual and their social-political-cultural environment. Her works have been exhibited in museums and art galleries in Los Angeles, New York, Texas, Miami, and San Francisco; and internationally in Germany, Latin America and Spain. Her photographs are part of the UTSA Art Collection and have been published in books and publications. Her films have been exhibited in numerous film festivals, including Telluride, Chicago Latino, New York, Beverly Hills, San Sebastián, Torino, Monterrey, and the Showtime Latino Showcase, among others. Recently, her feature documentary Juanito’s lab was selected to be the opening film at the 42nd CineFestival in San Antonio. She’s the Director of the Media Arts program at SAY Sí and the recipient of the Rick Liberto Visual Arts Award from the Luminaria Foundation, the UTSA’s 25Veinticinco Award, the SA Artist Foundation Award and the NALAC Fund for the Arts Grant. She was selected to be a mentor at the New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Arts program in 2018 and 2019. She was a member of the 2018 Luminaria Artistic Advisory Committee, served as Curator for numerous film festivals, including the 9th LA Freewaves; and she is an alumna of the 2017 Community Arts Education Leadership Institute and the 2008 Creative Capital Artist Retreat. 

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