Lina Maria Giraldo
Lina Maria Giraldo is a Colombian-born, Boston-based media artist focusing on Interactive Storytelling towards social change. She exhibits a diverse background ranging from digital educational tools, public art, and screen based, computer generated work. She holds a Master of Professional Studies on Interactive Telecommunications (ITP) from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where she was the recipient of both the Paulette Godard and the Tisch School Scholarships. She was awarded the Tsongas Scholarship at Mass College of Art, where she majored in Studio of interrelated Media with Departmental Honors and Academic Distinction. Her work has been displayed in galleries and shows as well as public spaces throughout Boston, New York, and Colombia. The Boston Globe, ABC News, and WBGH have highlighted her. Giraldo was selected to be part of the John F. Kennedy Legacy Gallery in the category of the Arts and has received grants from the Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, the St. Botolph Foundation, and a Creative City grant from New England Foundation for the Arts. She is currently part of the Boston AIR 2.0 Residency for the City of Boston.