Uruguayan-born artist, speaker, writer and language justice interpreter living in the US South.

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Upcoming speaking engagements, events and workshops

July

22

2018

SONG Guerilla Activism 101 / Art Build

 Diversity Thrift, 1407 Sherwood Ave, Richmond, VA

SONG invites you to come connect to the history of the queer liberation movement in the U.S. and understand what a movement and guerilla activism are.
Let's talk about creativity in the movement and ways to get involved and join us for a stenciling tutorial and art build. Potluck style- bring a dish to share! 1-3PM

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Aug

22

2018

John Marshall House Salon Series: Drawing Parallels Part 1

John Marshall House, 818 E Marshall St, Richmond, Virginia 23219

Drawing Parallels: Immigration and Free Speech

Preservation Virginia's John Marshall House invites the community to a two-part Salon Series on immigration and free speech featuring special guest, Uruguayan artist and activist Leonina Arismendi on August 22 and September 5 (While we would love for you to attend both salons, they can also stand alone and if you miss the first one, you are still welcome to attend the second part of the series). 5:30-7:30PM

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Sept

5

2018

John Marshall House Salon Series: Drawing Parallels Part 2

John Marshall House, 818 E Marshall St, Richmond, Virginia 23219

Drawing Parallels: Immigration and Free Speech

Preservation Virginia's John Marshall House invites the community to a two-part Salon Series on immigration and free speech featuring special guest, Uruguayan artist and activist Leonina Arismendi on August 22 and September 5 (While we would love for you to attend both salons, they can also stand alone and if you miss the first one, you are still welcome to attend the second part of the series). 5:30-7:30PM

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Curricul-
um Vitae

Self-taught and with a distinctive, informal and powerful voice Leonina writes their thoughts on social justice issues on Medium where they have won top writer awards for their writings on Intersectional Feminism. They write for various publications and zines.

Leonina was commissioned in the Spring of 2018 by the Virginia Anti Violence Project to create and perform a Spanish monologue for NERVE: Stories of Queer Resilience at the Richmond Triangle Players/Robert B. Moss Theater.

2018

GWS Dept. @VCU presents: Bodies & Borders Group Exhibition, Crenshaw House, Richmond, VA.

Intersectional Wonder Woman Group Exhibition The HOF, Richmond, VA.

2017

Art for Animals Sake benefit at SPCA, January, 2017. Fredericksburg, VA.

Nasty Women Group Exhibition, April 2017. Art Mart, Fredericksburg, VA.

Twitter Art Exhibit, April 2017. Stratford ArtsHouse, Stratford Upon Avon, UK.

May Day Solo at Adventure Brewing Co, May 2017.  Stafford, Virginia.

#Banned FXBG Solo. July, 2017.  Art Mart FXBG, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Commissioned Street Art Installation project for Dark Star Saloon, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

2016

Amber Rose’s Slut Walk Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

Live mural painting feature at Homegrown HQ during Nuit Blanche: Art All Night, DC.

Latino Arts Project "Frida" juried exhibition, Little Rock, AR.

Welcome to Fred Vegas Solo Exhibition at the Sunken Well, Fredericksburg, VA.

Pura Sabrosura. Silent Barn Brooklyn, NY.

Commissioned mural project for Fly Fitness Studio. Fredericksburg, VA.

Viva La Muxer Festival. Werkartz, Los Angeles, CA.

65th Annual Fredericksburg Art Show. Fredericksburg, VA.

Vinyl Remix, Ponshop, Fredericksburg, VA.

Boundless Brooklyn Model group exhibition, Ponshop, Fredericksburg, VA.

2015

Commissioned mural project for Fly Fitness Studio. Fredericksburg, VA.

Commissioned mural project for Allman’s BBQ. Fredericksburg, VA.

Commissioned mural project for Angelini Motorsports. Fredericksburg, VA.

Waynesboro Mural Project. Waynesboro, VA.

40 Under 40, Juried exhibition. Shenandoah Valley Arts Center. VA.

Vinyl Remix, Ponshop Studios, Fredericksburg, VA.

Welcome to FXBG Group Exhibition. Art Mart FXBG, Fredericksburg, VA.

Under 150 Show, Backdoor Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA.

Dia de los Avivados Group Exhibition, Art Mart FXBG. Fredericksburg, VA.

True Grit Group Exhibition, Art Mart FXBG. Fredericksburg, VA.

2013

Art Comes Alive! Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center, VA.

Art Crimes: Animal. The Dunes, DC.

Art Crimes: Cardiac Arrest. The Dunes, DC.

Featured artist “Remixed” Ponshop Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA.

2012

The Blend. RAW DC, Washington DC.

Art Crimes: Femme Embers.The Dunes Gallery, DC.

Create a Cure PopUp Gallery. Napoleon Restaurant, DC.

Sketch Lounge, Veracruz, DC.

Private Collection. Mova Gallery, DC.

Open (Heart Surgery. The Dunes Gallery, DC.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

May Day Solo at Adventure Brewing Co.  Stafford, Virginia May 2017

#BannedinFXBG Solo at Art Mart FXBG, Fredericksburg, Virginia, July, 2017.

2016

Two Faced Little B!tch. Art Mart. Fredericksburg, VA.

Welcome to FredVegas, Sunken Well Tavern, Fredericksburg, VA.

2014

Works by YAYA. Blackstone Coffee, Fredericksburg, VA.

“What is Love?” Magic Bullet Records, Fredericksburg, VA.