Education:

2010 

MFA of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, New York

2007

Fine Arts, and Foundation Certificate, Parsons The New School For Design, New York

2006

Master Class of Painting, and others National Academy School, and Museum, New York

2001 

Painting Visual Arts Certificate, Arte A.C. (ITESM) Monterrey, N.L, Mexico

2000

Sculpture Visual Arts Certificate, Arte A. C. (ITESM) Monterrey, N.L. Mexico

1997

BA International Marketing, Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM), Monterrey, N.L. Mexico

 

Residencies:

2006-2008

Painting, and Mixed Media Summer Residency Program, School of Visual Arts, New York

2007

Photography Summer Residency Program, School of Visual Arts, New York

Awards, Fellowships, Grants:

2020

West Collection, Artist Emergency Fund for Visual Artist, Philadelphia, PA 

2018-2019  

El Taller, Creative Capital, selected as first generation Latnix artist group, New York City 

2006

Nicholas Markatos Foundation, National Academy School, and Museum, New York        

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2014 to 2015

  • As The Veil Unveils, And Leaves Behind Pain, and Assholes, Beauty Reveals, Installation, AyzART Art Space, New York

2014

  • Art.Justice.Action, NYC Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence, NYC Family Justice Center, New York

2010

  • Outsight Inn, (curated by Rupert Ravens) Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, New Jersey.

2005                               

  • Enchanted Castle of Real Dreams, (curated by artist) 1922 Gallery, Monterrey, Mexico                

2004

  • Estaciones Del Tiempo Nature, (Inauguration speech by Felipe Montes, Writer) 1922 Gallery, Monterrey, Mexico

2003                           

  • 4 Líneas (Nature, Spiritual, Society, Energy) = 4 Formas De Vida = 4 Estaciones , (curated by artist), 1922 Gallery, Monterrey, Mexico

Selected Collective Exhibitions:   

2018                                                         

  • Salon 9/11 Pankhurst In The Park, Alexandra Arts Uk, Mothership, Brooklyn, New York.

  • Eminent Domain, 90 Feminist, Former Robert Miller Gallery Space, Chelsea, New York.

2014

  • Arte De La UDEM, Universidad de Monterrey, Rectory Building, Monterrey, Mexico       

2013    

  • Woman In Charge, Soho20 Chelsea Gallery, New York

2012

  • Backlash On Women’s Basic Rights, and Freedoms, Soho20 Chelsea Gallery, New York

  • I Wish You Were Here 11, AIR Gallery, New York                                                                                                               

  • Ladies and Gentlemen, Nomadic Tree Initiative Gallery, New York

2010                                                                                                   

  • Plus One, (curated by Dan Cameron)  Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York                                                                                       

  • That’s Just It, (curated by Stephen Maine) Visual Arts Gallery, New York                                                                                  

  • I Wish You Were Here 9, AIR Gallery, New York  

  • BYOA, X Initiative, Dia Art Space, New York   

  • Multiplex, (curated by Elizabeth M. Grady) Visual Arts Gallery, Chelsea, New York

2009          

  • Electric Kool-Aid, Visual Arts Gallery, Chelsea, New York

  • I Wish You Were Here 8, AIR Gallery, New York

  • Cherry, The Shirey’s Art Space, Brooklyn, New York

2008                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

  • Generations 6 Biennial Exhibition, AIR Gallery, New York                                                                                                             

2007                                                            

  • Artist Employee Private Show, Metropolitan Museum of Art,  Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Galleries, New York

  • Leaders of The Future, Tepeyac Association of New York, Annual Gala Benefit, New York                                              

  • Art Jicarny 2007, No.12, Picardy Prague Conservatory, Prague, Czech Republic                                                     

  • I Wish You Were Here 6, AIR Gallery, New York  

2006                                                                                                              

  • XXIX Exposición De Pintura y Escultura 2006, Red Cross Benefit Gala, Monterrey, Mexico                                                  

  • Spring Show, (curated by Sonia Gechtoff) National Academy School, and Museum, New York                                                        

2005

  • Mid-Year Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York 

  • Current Works, Orlando Visual Artist League Gallery, Orlando, Florida

2004

  • Fotografía Cabeza Olmeca, Museo Metropolitano de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico

2002                      

  • Salon De Otoño 2001, (2001 to 2002) Centro Cultural Plaza Fátima, Monterrey, Mexico

2001                                                                    

  • Foto San Pedro 2001, Museo del Centenario, San Pedro Garza García, Mexico

  • Foto Septiembre Santa Catarina 2001, Casa de la Cultura de Santa Catarina, Santa Catarina, N.L., Mexico                            

  • Una Mirada Al Sentimiento, Museo de Coahuila y Texas, Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico 

  • Una Mirada Al Sentimiento, Centro Cultural Universitario de Saltillo Coahuila, Coahuila, México

2000

  • Salones 2000, Galería Universitaria Raúl Rangel Frías, UANL, Monterrey, Mexico

1986                                                                                                                

  • Obra Gráfica, (three paintings in collaboration with artist Jaime Flores, artist father, for his Solo show) IDEAR Centro Cultural Gallery, Monterrey Mexico     

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Selected Public Installations:

2017-2020

  • Transformation, Open Doors, Healing, Mural at El Barrio-East Harlem New York (Walls from Three buildings) 111th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenue, until torn down in 2020, New York

2016

  • Blooming Healing Winter, The Herb Garden, New York

2012

  • Platonic Love Turns Into Real, It Seems Like Just A Dream… Is It?,  New York City Poetry Festival and Poetry Society of New York, Governor’s Island, New York

  • Tree Of Hope, and Dressed Like A Tulip, Figment, Governor’s Island, New York            

 

Artist Talks, Interviews and Workshops:

2018

  • Made By, (talk and interview) UANL University Visual Arts Department, Monterrey, N.L. Mexico

  • Su Realidad, Tu Forma De Expresión- Your reality, your own expression, empowerment, multisensorial approach by Bibi Flores (sensorial be present artist art workshop, artist talk, and guided talk in connection with workshop about Leonora Carrignton exhibition) MARCO, Museum of Contemporary Art, Monterrey, Mexico

2014-15​

  • Art Healing Workshop for DV Survivors, 2014-15, A Step Forward to Happy, by Bibi Flores Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence, New York, 

  • Art.Justice.Action, NYC Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence, NYC Family Justice Center, New York

  • Art for Liberation, and Empowerment Workshop, Woman and Gender Studies, Hunter College, New York

  • Empowerment Workshop For Children, Animal Art it!, Art For Change, New York

2011

  • Outsight Inn, Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, New Jersey 

 

Selected Articles and Press:

2017

  • ART511 Magazine, Article: Top Ten Artist in New York (artist as one of the Top Ten Artist) Launch edition, printed and online, New York

  • Zip Creative, Article and interview, Fast Forward Friday with artist and designer Bibi Flores by Joanne Zippel, New York

2010

  • El Norte- La Silla, September, Monterrey, Mexico

  • Artnet, Art Spring Eternal, May, MFA Open Studio, New York

  • VIsual Art Brief- SVA, Multiplex, New York

  • VIsual Art Brief- -SVA, Electric Kool-Aid, New York

2006

  • Studio Journal Blogspot SV July (curator David Gibson), New York

2005

  • Los Sueños de Bibi, El Norte- La Silla, July,(06/03), p. 24-25, Monterrey, Mexico

2004  

  • Artista Bibi Flores, Verbum Magazine, UDEM, Monterrey, Mexico

  • Bibi Plasma Su Sentir, El Norte- La Silla, December, (12/10),   p. 20, Monterrey, Mexico 

2003

  • Expone Su Propuesta, El Norte- La Silla, December,  (12/19)p. 18, Monterrey, Mexico

2001

  • Bibi Pinta Sueños y Realidades, El Norte- La Silla, May, Cover and  p. 20-22, Monterrey, Mexico (05/30 )

Participations or Collaborations:

2014

  • Your Name in Lights By John Baldessari, artist name use in piece, Monnaie de Paris, Paris, France

  • Pick-Nick At El Museo Del Barrio, participation in performance by Nicolás Dumit Estévez, Museo del Barrio, New York

  • Office Hours, participated and assisted in performance piece for Nicolás Dumit Estévez and Lulu Lolo, Museo del Barrio, New York

2012

  • Fall For Sparkling Love Bibi Flores installation, and wearable art pieces made by artist to add as part of costumes to be used by Lululolo at her performance at the artist installation piece at the garden, The Herb Garden, New York  

2008   

  • Participate Me, School of Visual Arts-MFA, Bibi Flores performance and photos used for Theodoros Zafeiropoulos as a whole piece using work from different artist        

2007

  • Third Millennium Video Project, Participation with 7 videos in artist collaboration,  Forum de las Culturas Mexico, Monterrey, Mexico

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