Astrid Bucio earned her BFA at Uarts in 2010 in Crafts with a concentration in Fibers. In her graduation year, she exhibited in Seoul, South Korea and was a “Nexus Selects” Artist at the Nexus Foundation in Philadelphia. Since then, she has been selected as a Fleisher Wind Challenge Artist and also commissioned by Tyler Contemporary to participate in “Quiet Works.” She continues to live and work in Philadelphia.
EDUCATION 2010 BFA in Crafts with a Concentration in Fibers University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 2009 Summer Workshop Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
EXHIBITIONS 2011-12The Wind Challenge Exhibition Series, Fleisher Art Memorial Philadelphia, PA 2011 Innovations in Fibers, Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham, PA 2010 Nexus Selects, Nexus Foundation, Philadelphia, PA 2010 Inside Twelve, 175 Gallery, Seoul, South Korea 2010 In the Moment, Over Time, Craft Senior Show, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 2009 New Growth, University of the Arts Fiber Symposium Show, Philadelphia, PA
AWARDS 2011 Fleisher Memorial TheWind Challenge Exhibition Series 2010 Florence Whistler Fish Award for Student Excellence 2009 The William Daley Crafts & Haystack Award 2008 Windgate Scholarship Award 2005 Promising Artist Award