Get to Know Our Teaching Artists: Agustina Woodgate

Agustina Woodgate is an interdisciplinary artist who explores the concepts of the human body, human identity, and human behavior through a wide range of media, including photography, installation, sculpture, video, and performance.  Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Agustina received a BFA with a focus on printmaking from the prestigious Instituto Universitario Nacional del Arte.  She has exhibited extensively in New York, Puerto Rico, Chicago, and Miami.  In 2006, she received an Emerging Artist Scope grant.  She also received a 2008 Artist Access Grant from Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs and was a selected artist at the Miami Museum of Contemporary Art’s Optic Nerve IX.  In December of 2011, her work “11:11” took over highway billboards and bus shelters through a commission by Locust Projects.  This summer, she will debut the culmination of several years work in KULTURPARK, an artists’ revisioning of the abondanded Trebow Park amusement complex in Berlin, Germany.  Agustina has become a passionate supporter of the arts in early childhood through her work with Arts for Learning and will continue to inspire students across all of Arts for Learning’s programs for many years to come.  For more information about Agustina and her work, visit her website at http://agustinawoodgate.com/.

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