December 21, 2016

Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz has been invited to be a visiting artist at Sidwell Friends School in Washington D.C. next fall.

Sidwell has been described as “the Harvard of Washington’s private schools.” Raimundi-Ortiz will also present a solo exhibition of her work at the school’s Daryl Reich Rubenstein Gallery.

In addition, Raimundi-Ortiz will present her newest work on March 21, Las Reinas: Pieta at the Knowles Memorial Chapel at Rollins College Produced by the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, she calls it a “deeply personal piece.”

Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz is a nationally and internationally recognized, award-winning artist and assistant professor of art in UCF’s School of Visual Arts and Design. This fall, her work was featured at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago. Featured in the museum’s annual Dia De Los Muertos exhibition, Wanda created an ofrenda for the victims of the Pulse tragedy.

Raimundi-Ortiz was a finalist in the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition and finalist for the Orlando Museum of Art’s 2015 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art.