Lives and works in Lima and New York
Ana De Orbegoso
is a Peruvian born artist whose interdisciplinary art practice explores different aspects of the individual or social psyche through the use of popular iconography and staged situations. Her aim is to confront the viewer with a mirror, so as to spark recognition, thought and memory.
De Orbegoso is a 2008 fellow in Photography from the New York Foundation for the Arts; grant 2008 by NALAC - National Association of Latino Arts & Culture; has been selected for Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña07/09; Interstice Spe Multicultural Caucus (2007); 1st. Biennial of Lima, Peru (1997); National Contest of Women Artists USA , A.I.R. Gallery, NY (1993); Best Photography Annual, Photographer's Forum, US (1993). Awarded first prize in the 1st. National Photography Salon ICPNA, Lima, Peru (2006) and En Foco New Works Awards, New York, US (2002).
Her work is in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Lehigh University Art Galleries, Pennsylvania; MALI Museum of Art Lima; Museo de Arte U. San Marcos, Lima; En Foco Print Collector's Program; Photographic Art Institute of Lima; ICPNA Peruvian Northamerican Cultural Institute, Lima, Peru; Gorman Museum UC Davies; Bellarmine University; the Joaquim Paiva Collection at the Modern Art Museum of Rio and the Violy McCausland Collection among others.
Her project "Urban Virgins", a decolonization project, is being exhibited since 2006 around Peru's different regions (+20), as an ongoing itinerant exhibition and performance with local artists' participation. To this day it is the most locally exhibited art project in Peruvian history.
Her work has been exhibited in the US and abroad in solo exhibitions at: Greenwich Arts Council; The Cervantes Institute NY; Museo de la Nacion, Lima, Peru; Fotonoviembre Tenerife, Spain; UC Davis Gorman Museum; Mirafoto Festival, Lima, Peru; Bellarmine U. Louisville, Kentucky; Bespoke Gallery, New York; Museo Inka, Cusco, Peru; Sala Luis Miró Quesada Garland, Miraflores , Lima, Peru; Lucia de la Puente Gallery, Lima, Peru; ICPNA Lima, Peru.
Her group exhibits include: Aleppo 8th International Women's Art Festival, Syria;
Beyond Borders/Cruzando Fronteras, Bendheim Gallery, Greenwich, US; Otoño Fotográfico en Extremadura, Badajoz, España; Hunterdon Museum, New Jersey, US ; Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña Madrid, Spain; Interstice Spe U.of Miami CAS Gallery; Lehigh U., Pennsylvania, US; Museum of Fine Arts Houston, US; Enfoco New Works Awards, Kenkeleba Gallery, NY, US; Latincollector Gallery, NY, US; Quito Biennial of Photography; Saloon of Photography, Ecuador San Marcos U. Museum, Lima, Peru ; MALI Museo de Arte de Lima, Peru; IV Month of Photography, Sao Paulo, Brasil; I Biennial of Art, Lima, Peru, Fotoseptiembre Latinoamericano Mexico City, Mexico.