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Alette Simmons-Jiménez, born in Wisconsin, currently lives in Miami, Florida. Holding a BFA from Tulane University, she has continued experimenting and researching through workshops and residencies such as Creative Capital PDW, Cliniques D’Es Baluard Museum, Mallorca, Spain; Eco-Aesthetics workshop, Oolite Miami; Painting Theory intensive workshop, Enrique Martinez Celaya, Whale & Star/Studio; and Ifitry Résidence D’Artiste, Morocco. Simmons-Jiménez exhibits internationally and her latest solo show was held at the Museum of Arts & Sciences, Daytona Beach, FL from January TO May 2022. Other solo shows have been presented at Space S/223, Miami Design District; Oolite Arts, Miami Beach; Francis Wolfson Gallery, Miami-Dade College; Inter-American Development Bank Gallery, Washington, DC; Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Miami-Dade Cultural Resource Gallery. Selected group shows include 21c Museum, Louisville, Kentucky; Art in Embassies Program, US State Department, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Frost Art Museum, Miami; Appleton Museum, Ocala, FL; Renaissance Center, Dickson, TN; Casa de Cultura, Valencia, Spain; Society of Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL; Mobile Museum, AL; Banana Factory, PA; and Gulf Coast Museum, Largo, FL. Simmons-Jiménez was recently awarded grants to attend the Artist Residency programs in Mallorca, Spain and Essaouira, Morocco. Other awards include a Knight Arts Grant, a Florida Arts Fellowship, and “1st Prize in Video” from XVIII Biennial of the Dominican Republic, where she's recognized as the first woman in the country to exhibit video installation art.


Alette Simmons-Jimenez

Silencio, 1998

Mixed media and photography on

Fuji Chrome on Museum Board

20" x 20"

Alette Simmons-Jimenez

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