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:
Selected for Portfolio review at V Forum Latinoamericano de Fotografia de Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Selected for FIFV workshop with Arno Brignon, Valparaiso, Chile.
Selected for Boreal Bash V workshop. San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
Selected for International Photography Festival Errante portfolio review. Montevideo, Uruguay.
Selected for Imaginar en los Cerros photo editing workshop, Jujuy Argentina.
Selected for Artist residency with Lothar Baungarten in Villa Iris. Foundation Botín, Santander, Spain.
Awardee J.W. Fulbright grant, United States and Spain.
Selected for Documentary photography workshop in ICP (International center of photography) New York, NY.
Honorable Mention, League of Innovation National Competition, Seattle, Washington.
Awardee of Frances Wolfson Art Scholarship, Miami Dade College, Miami.
Alumni Art Auction, FAENA FORUM, Miami, Florida.
NWSA Alumni exhibit, New World School of the Arts, Miami Florida.
Reflecting on migrations, Miami, Florida.
Post: BFA. CIFO. Cisneros Fontanals foundation. Miami, Florida.
Japan now. Artseen. Miami Florida.
Beyond Paper. New World Gallery. Miami Florida.
Art from the Garden, Kampon gardens, Miami, Florida.
Miami Center for the Photographic Arts, Miami, Florida.
Sala 211, Santiago de Chile, Chile.
Book and Books, Coral Gables, Florida.
Emerging Artists, Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida.
Fotoamérica, Santiago de Chile, Chile.
Los que vienen: Diáspora latina. Cine Migratorio film festival. Santander, Spain.
Women: inspiring journeys. New world gallery. Miami, Florida.