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Luciana Abait was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and is currently based in Los Angeles where
she is a resident artist of 18 TH Street Arts Center in Santa Monica. Her multimedia works deal
with climate change and environmental fragility, and their impacts on immigration in
particular.

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BIO 

Abait’s artworks have been shown widely in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia
in solo shows in galleries, museums and international art fairs. Selected exhibitions include A
Letter to The Future at Los Angeles International Airport in California; Flow, Blue at Rockford
College Art Museum and Luciana Abait at Jean Albano Gallery in Illinois; Nest at Lehigh
University in Pennsylvania; and ARCO in Spain. She has completed numerous corporate and
public art commissions, among them “Vistas”, a 24 feet mural commissioned by Miami- Dade
Art in Public Places and “Hong Kong Windows”, commissioned by Swire Properties in Hong
Kong.
Her recent public art projects have included The Billboard Creative, where her artwork was
displayed on a billboard in Hollywood, Projecting Possibilities, a video projection onto the
street in Culver City, and LUMINEX in Los Angeles, where her 34-foot high immersive video
installation “Agua” was projected onto a historic cultural monument: the Petroleum Securities
Building in Downtown Los Angeles.
Abait’s works are held in private, public and corporate collections from the United States,
Europe, Latin America and East Asia. Among these collections are: The Related Group, Florida
State University, Permanent Art Collection of Neiman Marcus, Miami-Dade Public Library
System and Four Seasons in Florida; King and Spalding in Texas; Lehigh University Museum and
West Collection in Pennsylvania; Sprint Corporation in Missouri; Flint Institute of Arts in
Michigan; the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington D.C., and
Freshfields and Swire Properties in Hong Kong.
Abait is the recipient of the 2016 Santa Monica Individual Artist Fellowship Award and the “Art
Lives Here” Award by the Geffen Playhouse in 2022. Her work has been featured in The Art
Newspaper, Los Angeles Times, Hyperallergic, Aesthetica, and Stir World among others.

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