Born in Mexico City in 1965, Claudia Nierman earned a master's degree from the University of Design in Basel, Switzerland. Her academic journey also included completing a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design at the Iberoamerican University in Mexico City.With a... Read More
Born in Mexico City in 1965, Claudia Nierman earned a master's degree from the University of Design in Basel, Switzerland. Her academic journey also included completing a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design at the Iberoamerican University in Mexico City.
a dynamic career spanning 36 years, Claudia Nierman has excelled as a graphic
designer and established herself as a photographer and educator in the realms
of photography and design. She commenced her teaching journey in 1988 and has
enriched the education landscape at various institutions, both in Mexico and
abroad, including notable roles at ITESO University in Guadalajara, the Art
Institute in Boston, Massachusetts, the Iberoamerican University, Anáhuac, and
recognition of her contributions, Claudia was bestowed with an honorary
doctorate in 2020 from the International Cultural Fraternity Claustro Doctural
Ciencia, Tecnología, Arte y Humanidades.
photographic prowess has earned her invitations to participate in over 30 group
exhibitions and an impressive 45 solo exhibitions worldwide. Her work has
graced galleries in locations spanning from Mexico, including several
prestigious museums and cultural centers such as the Cabañas Institute in Guadalajara,
to global destinations like New York, Boston, Irvine, Palo Alto, Berkeley,
California, New Orleans, Seattle, Ohio, Rheinfelden, Switzerland, Monte Carlo,
Budapest, Hungary, and Paris. Her creations have been featured in various
publications, including magazines, catalogs, and books, and she has received
international acclaim, including the prestigious Yehuda Magnes Award from the
museum of the same name in Berkeley, California.
a more recent artistic exploration, Claudia ventured into the realm of
"the moving image," experimenting with stop motion. This innovative
journey allowed her to merge her two passions, photography and music.
Ultimately, this endeavor led to a collaborative project with Mexican-American
music composer Oscar Olea, creating videos as a moving backdrop for an opera
titled "Diario de un Fantasma," which premiered in Mexico City in
2021, featuring projection on five large-format screens.
Nierman's work is cherished in public and private collections across the globe.
WHO I AM
Mexican born photographer, video artist and graphic designer.