Irma Bohorquez-Geisler

Photographer + Founder, Artist & Program Director
New York City Day Of The Dead Festival
Location: New York
Nationality: Mexican
Biography: Irma Bohórquez-Geisler is a photographer, biologist, professor, traditional craftsperson and a cultural leader for Mexican-Americans on Staten Island. Irma immigrated to New York in 1991 from Mexico City. She holds a DPhil (PhD) in... read on
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Photoville 2021: Simple Moments of an Emerging Presence
irma bohorquez-geisler
Sep 16, 2021
Opening Reception: Sunday, October 24 - 1pm - 4pm.

I’m excited to share that my on-going series Simple Moments of an Emerging Presence, documenting the Staten Island Mexican-American and Mexican-immigrant communities from within, is featured in the Photoville Festival on its 10th anniversary year, and presented by Alice Austen House in New York City.  

Twelve of my photographs will be on display at the South Beach Promenade, 656 Father Capodanno Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10305 Ocean Breeze Fishing Pier. The exhibition is curated by Victoria Munro and Paul Moakley of Alice Austen House. September 15 - December 31, 2021, open 24/7. Admission: FREE and open to the public.
Photoville Festival – 10 year anniversary

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By Irma Bohorquez-Geisler / Father Capodanno Boulevard & Seaview Avenue. Staten Island, 10305. New York. — Join us! This Sunday,  24 October at 1pm - Opening Reception Twelve of my photographs of my on-going..

Migration Stories

By Irma Bohorquez-Geisler / Wilmer Jennings Gallery. 219 East 2nd Street. New York, NY. 10009. — New York, NY – Photographer, Irma Bohórquez-Geisler is one of 500 New York City-based artists..
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By Irma Bohorquez-Geisler / 150 Victory Blvd. Staten Island, NY. 10301 — Canvas Institute  announces its Re-Opening  with a group exhibit Silver Lining: Pandemic Induced..
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Art Auction: 32nd Annual of the John A. Noble Museum

By Irma Bohorquez-Geisler —     I was invited to participate in the 32nd annual Noble Auction of the John A. Noble Maritime..

The New York City Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) 2019

By Irma Bohorquez-Geisler — Photos of The New York City Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) 2019 , 27th Anniversary, presented by..

The Day of the Dead Festival

By Irma Bohorquez-Geisler — Join us on Sunday, October 20, 2019, for Día de Muertos  with a live Mariachi band, MazArte,..
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Exhibition: Deliberate Acts: The Alice Austen Second Triennial of Photography

By Irma Bohórquez-Geisler — I will be exhibiting in the contemporary galleries of the Alice Austen House Museum as part of Deliberate..


By Irma Bohórquez Geisler — I am honored to be a recipient of the 12 th Julia Margaret Cameron Award in the documentary category of the..
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By Irma Bohorquez-Geisler — WHEN: July 21, 2018 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM COST:  Free Art of the 5: Revisiting Staten Island..
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Exhibition: Mexico/Staten Island

By Irma Bohorquez-Geisler — Opened Saturday, July 15 at  Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanic Garden , 2 pm to 4 pm. On view..
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