Residency Period: 2014
Born in Havana, Cuba, Olivia Ramos’s creative practice is a cross-pollination of visual art and urban development. Through myriad visual language, Ramos maps historical and predictive information in order to identify practical solutions to urban density increase. Currently, Ramos is developing a data-imaging project for the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, in collaboration with artist Nicolas Lobo. Ramos is a partner at neon ARCHITECTURE, which was recently selected by General Micro Grids to produce architectural concepts for sustainable art communities. Ramos holds a Masters degree in Real Estate Development + Urbanism from the University of Miami and a Master of Architecture from Columbia University. She currently leads a studio class on sustainability and finance at Florida International University.