Robert F. Figueroa, Artist and Alumnus, Exhibits Work at BBC Photography Gallery


At the FIU Photography Gallery at the Biscayne Bay Campus, Robert F. Figueroa (BFA ’14) is showing his work in Tom, Dick and Harry: the everyman series, starting Wednesday September 17th.

To describe the theme behind this exhibition, Figueroa presents the following questions:

Can we feel we know someone based solely on their online profile photographs?
Is it possible for an inanimate toy to provoke the same feelings?
Which one would best document how you would like to represent yourself?
Which one would you start a conversation with?
With whom do you identify with? Which one would you date?

The FIU Photography Gallery – and this exhibition – is directed by Eduardo del Valle and Mirta Gómez, Professors of Photography.

An Artist’s Discussion with Roberto F. Figueroa will take place on Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 5PM, at the Photography Gallery, FIU Biscayne Bay Campus: 3000 N.E. 145 Street, Academic II – Room 105, North Miami, Florida 33181.

Tom, Dick and Harry: the everyman series will run from September 17th to October 15th, 2014 at the FIU Photography Gallery. Gallery Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 11AM – 3PM; Tuesday and Thursday, 4PM – 6PM.

Figueroa is currently a freelance photographer. He has previously been the webmaster for and a personal assistant for writer and entertainer David Leddick. His work has been featured in Jewels (Bruno Gmunder Publications, Germany 2010) and Ocean Drive Magazine. He has participated in exhibitions at The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami-Dade College, the House of Art, and the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in New York. He received his Associate in Science Degree in Photographic Technology with honors from Miami-Dade College in 2011, and his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art with summa cum laude recognition from FIU in 2014.

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