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  • Lives and works in New York
  • Education:
    • Florida International University, Miami FL, BFA
    • New York University, MA candidate
    • The Art Students League of New York studied with Richard Pousette Dart
    • The Dante Alighieri School, Rome, Italy, studies in Italian Art Language and Culture

Residencies and Awards: The Millay Colony for the Arts, Artist Residency and Fellowship at The Vermont Studio Center; an M. Allen Hortt award for her work in its annual juried exhibit; 2010 ArtSlant Showcase Winner, as well as other awards.

Instagram: #arleneesantana

Media coverage: ABC Evening News, WPLG TV, and NBC Evening News, WCKT TV.

Articles and Reviews: Next Magazine, Rome; Segno Magazine, Milan; Art in America, Arts Magazine, NY; Fugue Magazine, Miami; The Miami Herald, FL; El Herald, FL; Art Voices South Magazine, FL; The Florida Arts Gazette, FL; The Berkshire Eagle, MA; and The Danbury News, CT. Art work has been published in the literary magazine “The Inkwell Journal” Spring and Fall editions 2011.


SR Capital Design Space and Gallery,  New York, NY 2017
Studio Gallery, Berkshires, MA 2011
Spazi Contemporary Art, Great Barrington, MA 2006
Time & Space Ltd. Gallery, Hudson, NY 2000
Galleria Miralli, Viterbo, Italy 1992
Centro Di Sarro Gallery, Rome Italy 1991
Studio Gallery, Miami Beach, FL 1887
SoHo Center for Visual Arts, New York, NY 1982
Martin Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 1980
Long Galleries, Palm Beach, FL 1979
Meeting Point Gallery, Miami. FL 1979
Thompson Giroux Gallery "En Masse”, Chatham, NY 2017
Concepto Gallery “SELECTIONS ’17, Hudson, NY  2017
Emerge Gallery, Saugerties, NY 2017
Mugen Art, Hudson, NY  2017
Basilica Hudson Gallery, Hudson, NY 2015
Nature on Paper, Studio Gallery, New York, NY 2012
Small Works, Segreto Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM 2002
Group show, Time & Space Ltd., Hudson, NY 2001
7th Annual Cup Show, Segreto Art, Santa Fe, NM 2000
Gallery Artists, Segreto Art, Santa Fe, NM 2000
Inaugural Show, Segreto Art, Santa Fe, NM 1999
Art Inspired by Nature Invitational, Salisbury, CT 1998
Naked Landscapes, Spazi Contemporary, MA 1997
INVISIBLE, Visual Field Gallery, Rhinebeck, NY 1997
New Work/New Artists, Spazi Contemporary, MA 1997
Formations/Reformations, Visual Field, Rhinebeck, NY 1997
"On Paper", Galleria Politechnico, Rome, ITALY 1996
RICA Contemporary Art, Housatonic, MA 1995
Nine Painters/Nine Voices, Pittsfield, MA 1995
Spazi Group Show, Great Barrington, MA 1995
Six Painters, Studio Gallery, New York, NY 1993
New York University Small Works Exhibit, NYC, NY 1991
"Dissimmetrica", ARTE ROMA, Rome, ITALY 1991
Metropolitan Museum Show, Coral Gables, FL 1987
Thomas Center Gallery, University of FL, Gainesville, FL 1985
The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT  1983
Lowe Levinson Gallery, Miami Beach, FL 1981
Viscaya Museum, Miami FL 1979
"Signatures" Florida International University, FL   1978


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