Dr. Dominguez is a visual artist, art educator, cultural arts curator, and art writer living in Miami, Florida. She has had numerous solo and group exhibitions in public and commercial galleries as a practicing artist. Her artwork (prints, mixed media, and photography) is displayed worldwide in public and private collections. She has also curated several exhibitions for public art galleries and written essays for exhibition catalogs.
As an educator, she has taught photography and art courses at the University of Miami, Barry University, Miami International University, Miami Dade College, and Florida Atlantic University, as well as education courses at Barry University. She is an alumnus of San Alejandro art academy in Havana, Cuba; and New World School of the Arts, University of Miami, and Barry University in Florida, U.S. She has over ten years of experience teaching art in higher education and the K-12 settings.
Dr. Dominguez believes information is only helpful if we learn the tools to understand and apply it to any field of interest. A firm believer in the power that community-based endeavors hold, Dr. Dominguez advocates for constantly challenging ourselves to develop new skills and insight with which we can influence our communities, from local to global, in positive ways. The arts are an essential piece to this process. Looking through, around, and into art enhances the human component of being who we are.
Dr. Dominguez has delivered lectures and workshops to art and education groups at local and international levels and has presented at Education and Research conferences on the topic of creativity and the identity of the artist-teacher.
“Only the difficult is stimulating.” -Jose Lezama Lima, 1957