Idalia Vasquez-Achury (she/her/hers) is a Colombian-born, Philadelphia-based lens media artist. Exploring performance, installation, and photography, her practice center on immigration and identity formation while inhabiting intermediates spaces. Combining factual and fictional re-imagination of the experience, Idalia explores the state of permanent transition or perpetual becoming. Her multidisciplinary practice includes photography, artist books, and large-scale photographic installations.
She earned an MFA in Photography from Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University. Vasquez-Achury has taught at The Tyler School of Art and Architecture and the Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Lancaster. She has exhibited at venues including The Print Center, Fleisher Art Memorial, Woodmere Art Museum, Goldilocks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Scarab Club Gallery, Detroit, and 555 Gallery, Dearborn, both MI; Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury, VT; as well as Casa Sin Fin, Bogota, Colombia. Her Works have been featured in Lenscratch and Don’t Take Picture, among other publications.