Selva Aparicio

Selva Aparicio is the current artist in residency at the International Museum of Surgical Science. Her practice centers around notions of intimacy, memory, and loss. Aparicio was born in Barcelona, Spain; she received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her MFA from Yale University in Sculpture. Her work has been exhibited internationally in solo and group exhibitions; she is the recipient of the JUNCTURE Fellowship in Art and International Human Rights and the Blair Dickinson Memorial Prize. Recent venues where her work has been displayed in group and solo exhibitions are as follows: Roots and Culture Contemporary Art Center, the Yale Center for British Art, Crush Curatorial in New York, the Museum Can Mario in Catalunya, the Kyoto International Craft Center in Kyoto, Japan, Field Projects Gallery in NYC, Centre de Cultura Contemporanea de Barcelona in Barcelona and Museu Molí Paperer de Capellades, Spain.

Selva Aparicio, “Entre Nosotros” (Among Us), 2020. Concrete tiles cast from human cadavers. Dimensions variable. Photo: Robert Chase Heishman

Maker Grant

2020 - 2021,
Grant Recipient