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Raquel Paiewonsky

Raquel Paiewonsky (Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic) works across a range of media, including installation, sculpture, video, painting and photography, exploring issues concerning gender politics, femininity, relationships, maternity, and ecology, among others. She has been widely exhibited in the Dominican Republic and the United States, as well as in France, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Cuba (Havana Biennial), and Ecuador (Cuenca Biennial). Paiewonsky has also presented her work at the 53rd and 55th Venice Biennale in the Latin American Pavilion.

Her work is included in international collections that include Daros-Latinoamérica, Zürich, Switzerland; The RISD Museum, Rhode Island; Museum of Modern Art, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Centro León, Santiago, Domincan Republic. Paiewonsky is the recipient the Gran Premio Eduardo León award in 2006, 2008 and 2012, and included in the XX y XXII editions of the National Visual Arts Biennial of Santo Domingo. She holds a Bachelor in Fine Arts (B.F.A.) from Parsons School of Design in New York City.

More about her work: https://raquelpaiewonsky.com