Zonia Zena is a photo based artist born and living in Lima Peru. Her photographic work has evolved on the genre of portraiture with a documentary approach. She has been working on projects dealing with the topic around immigration from a personal perspective, cultural traditions and a long term project about her family.

Zonia completed a Bacherlor’s degree with Honors in Visual Arts with concentration in Creative Photography and a Minor in Art History from New World School of the Arts in partnership with University of Florida. She is a member of Women Photograph.

Zonia is available for freelance assignments.

Awards and recognitions:


2019

Selected for Portfolio review at V Forum Latinoamericano de Fotografia de Sao Paulo, Brazil.

2018

Selected for FIFV workshop with Arno Brignon, Valparaiso, Chile.

Selected for Boreal Bash V workshop. San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

2017
Selected for International Photography Festival Errante portfolio review. Montevideo, Uruguay.
Selected for Imaginar en los Cerros photo editing workshop, Jujuy Argentina.

2012
Selected for Artist residency with Lothar Baungarten in Villa Iris. Foundation Botín, Santander, Spain.

2011
Awardee J.W. Fulbright grant, United States and Spain.

2010
Selected for Documentary photography workshop in ICP (International center of photography) New York, NY.

2009
Honorable Mention, League of Innovation National Competition, Seattle, Washington.

2007
Awardee of Frances Wolfson Art Scholarship, Miami Dade College, Miami.

Group exhibitions:


2017
Alumni Art Auction, FAENA FORUM, Miami, Florida.

2016
NWSA Alumni exhibit, New World School of the Arts, Miami Florida.

2016
Reflecting on migrations, Miami, Florida.

2011
Post: BFA. CIFO. Cisneros Fontanals foundation. Miami, Florida.

2011
Japan now. Artseen. Miami Florida.

2011
Beyond Paper. New World Gallery. Miami Florida.

2010
Art from the Garden, Kampon gardens, Miami, Florida.

2017
Miami Center for the Photographic Arts, Miami, Florida.

2007
Sala 211, Santiago de Chile, Chile.

2007
Book and Books, Coral Gables, Florida.

2007
Emerging Artists, Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida.

2006
Fotoamérica, Santiago de Chile, Chile.

Solo exhibitions:


2012
Los que vienen: Diáspora latina. Cine Migratorio film festival. Santander, Spain.

2011
Women: inspiring journeys. New world gallery. Miami, Florida.