Collection CHC5368 - Silvia Lizama Collection

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CHC5368

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Silvia Lizama Collection

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  • 1980-2009 (Creation)

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1 Box

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Biographical history

Silvia Lizama, born in Havana, Cuba, moved to South Florida in 1960. She earned her MFA from Rochester Institute of Technology in New York and her BFA from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. Her black and white hand colored photography depicts unusual environments and objects found in her travels. Her work has been exhibited and collected extensively throughout the Americas as well as Spain.

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The Silvia Lizama Collection contains ephemera, show bills, pamphlets, clippings and show catalogs related to the work of Cuban photographer Silvia Lizama, particularly her art galleries and exhibits.

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This collection is open for research.

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Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please contact chc@miami.edu for more information.

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  • English

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Gift of Silvia Lizama, 2014

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