Tampa-based Florida native Selina Román received her Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of South Florida in 2013. Prior, she worked as a new paper reporter and investigator. Her work is in the collection of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota; the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art in Tarpon Springs; Hillsborough Community College, as well as numerous private collections. She has participated in residencies with the Visual Artists Network and Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator.
Román has exhibited nationally at institutions such as The Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Kenyon College in Ohio, and internationally at Edna Manley College of Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, Jamaica, and Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Her work was also featured at Brighton Photo Fringe in the United Kingdom during the 2016 Brighton Photo Biennial. In 2017 she received a Hillsborough County Artist Grant and was invited to participate in Review Santa Fe 2019 and Critical Mass 2020. She currently teaches visual art and photography courses at the University of Tampa and Hillsborough Community College.
Her work explores ideas of femininity, perception, liminality, memory, place, and how the invisible offers more answers than what’s visible.