Rosa Naday was born in Havana, Cuba; she speaks English, Spanish and Haitian Kreyol. She has participated in International Cultural Exchanges and exhibition programs in the United States and the Caribbean. Rosa is the recipient of several awards; Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grant, Artist Access Grant, Direct Support to Artist Grant from Oolites Arts, South Florida Cultural Consortium, Ellies Creator Award, and Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator. She has been awarded artist residencies at the Equal Justice Thematic International Residency, Vermont Studio Center, ProjectArt, and Art Center South Florida.

She studied at the University of South Florida, Parsons School of Design, University of Miami, Vermont Studio Center, and the Fort Lauderdale Art Institute.

Rosa is a member of Common Field, the National Performance Network/Visual Arts Network,  a member of American Alliance of Museums and serves as an artist on the board of Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator. She has been a teaching artist at the Perez Art Museum Miami since 2008, introducing, children, youth and adults to the power of art and ideas. 

Through the discourse of artistic practice, she continues to reaffirm her place in a larger community that transcends socially imposed geographical and ethnic borders while she continues to work towards a thriving cultural community in Miami-Dade County that supports all. 

Contact me or visit my studio @

Laundromat Art Space

5900 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137

305 606 9241

rosa naday garmendia

creativity / activism / social change

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