Florida International University, Honors College Artist in Residence
Miami, Florida (2013 – Present)
Since 2013, Leonor has held the prestigious title of Artist in Residence of the Florida International University’s Honors College, and is founder and curator of the FIU’s Honors College Art Collection. She has organized and curated several exhibits, with subjects ranging from Prison Reform to Environment Preservation. Her passion for a sustainable environment led her to create the NestGen Project. This biennial project, is comprised of artistic installations, incorporating a call to a collective conscience regarding our planet and the promotion of reuse, reduce and recycle principles.
Espinasse31, Milano Artist Residency
Milan, Italy (February 2018)
Leonor is participating in the Espinasse31 Milan artist residency from February 1 – March 1, 2018. This residency culminates with a solo exhibit of the work produced during her time there. The exhibit will take place during Milan Fashion Week 2018.
Her project, Objects of Passion will focus on the physicality of fashion, the connection among art, fashion and key icons of the fashion world.
Florida International University Torch Awards, Distinguished Alumni Award Miami, Florida, 2017
Leonardo Da Vinci Award, The Universal Artist
Borghese Palace, Florence Italy, January 2016
Premio Caravaggio, Roma Piazza del Popolo
Rome, Italy, 2015
Premio Guglielmo II, Centro Culturali a Monreale
Certificate of Appreciation, The City of Miami
Exposure Award, Musee du Louvre
Paris, France, July 2015