Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art

Doris Vila

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1986, 1988, 1991, 1998

Doris Vila is an interdisciplinary artist who creates luminous environments where stories stretch out in time and space. Often her work revolves around flocks, swarms, and crowds in motion, as viewers trigger sounds, video, and holographic scenes. For more than 25 years, Vila has worked with art and technology in Europe, Latin America, and the United States. Born in Miami of Cuban heritage, she studied at the University of California, Berkeley, and Hunter College in New York City.



Doris Vila worked in the Alexander studio.

Originally designed to be a visual art gallery, this facility was built in memory of the late John White Alexander (1856-1915) and funded by Elizabeth Alexander and their son James. John White Alexander was highly regarded as a portrait painter and, in the early part of the 20th century, served…

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