VIVIANE SILVERA is an award winning artist and filmmaker whose work explores the mystery, magic and science of memory.
Viviane received a BA from Tufts University in Cognitive Psychology and Political Science and an MFA at the New York Academy of Art.
Her hand-painted stopmotion videos have been installed at the University of Mary Washington (Nov 2017), Davidson College (Nov 2018 - Jan 2019) , MGM National Harbor in Washington D.C (April - Sep 2017), 4Culture in Pioneer Square Seattle (June 2017-June 2018) and Cube Art Project - Union Bank in Lincoln, NE (May 2018 - May 2019).
Recent solo exhibitions include Iron Gate East Gallery and the Edward Hopper House and group exhibitions at the Albright Knox Gallery, The Dahesh Museum, The Masur Museum and The Museo de la Cuidad - Mexico.
Her documentary short, “See Memory,” is available on Amazon and was an official selection of multiple film festivals including the American Psychological Association Film Festival and the Imagine Science Film Festival with screenings at Columbia University and Sarah Lawrence College among others.
Silvera’s work is held in the permanent collections of the Clinton Presidential Library & Museum, the Van Every Smith Galleries at Davidson College, Vanderbilt University’s "Garden of Great Ideas, the Ziff Davis Corporate Collection, Tribeca Flashpoint Media Academy. Her outdoor sculpture, “The Fault”, was made for the Women’s Studies Department at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, where it is permanently installed and was funded by a grant from the Newington Cropsey Foundation. She is a two- time recipient of the Chaim Gross Award and the winner of the Harriet Whitney Frishmuth Travel Award from the National Academy of Design. Most recently she received the Award of Excellence in Painting at the Edward Hopper House.
Her work has been written about in the Art Daily, The Wall Street Journal, Gotham Magazine, Fine Art Connoisseur, Time Out New York and The New York Times and was the cover and featured interview in Gambling the Aisle Literary magazine.