Yesenia Bello is an artist and arts administrator currently making in Chicago, IL. Her installations, sculptures, and works on paper have been presented nationally and internationally at spaces including SCOTTY (Berlin), Tiger Strikes Asteroid (Chicago and LA), Chicago Cultural Center (Chicago, IL), Comfort Station (Chicago, IL), 6018 North (Chicago, IL), and the Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago,IL). She was part of the HATCH Projects 2016-2017 group at Chicago Artists Coalition and completed the 2018-2019 Center Program residency at the Hyde Park Art Center. Between 2011-2016 she was co-founder and organizer of Walla Fest, a volunteer run music and arts festival with the aim to build community for youth artists in the surrounding Philadelphia area. She received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) with a focus on Fiber and Material Studies. Currently, Yesenia is pursuing a Masters of Arts Administration and Policy degree at SAIC.
CURRENT AND UPCOMING
- ‘Imagined Tension’ at Ingress Gallery @ Soho House Chicago through June 2022