Evelyn Politzer 

Born in Montevideo, Uruguay

Lives and works in Miami, Florida



2021-MFA in Visual Arts. Miami International University of Art and Design.Miami, FL

1987-B.A. Law, Universidad de la República. Montevideo, Uruguay


2020 Winner of The Ellies Creator Award. Miami’s Visual Arts Award by Oolitearts.org


Professional Development

2019-Experimental Fibers Art Class. Florida Int’l University. Miami, FL

2018-Spatial Fibers. Penland School of Crafts. Penland, NC

2016-In Place: Observing, Recording, Making. Crow Barn. Baltimore, OH

2015-Sculptural Knitting. Penland School of Crafts. Penland, NC

2000-Certificate Antiques Connoisseurship. Parsons School of Design. New York, NY

1998-Certificate Interior Design. Parsons School of Design. New York, NY


Solo Exhibitions

2024 – Ft Lauderdale Airport, Terminal 2. “Felt Dreamscapes”. Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2023 – FAU: Florida Atlantic University–Schmidt Center Gallery, “Threads, Folds, and Rabbit Holes.” Boca Raton, FL (Two Person Exhibition)

2023 – Tanya Brillembourg Art, “Woven Waters.” Key Biscayne, FL (Two person exhibition)

2023 – Pinecrest Gardens, Hartvest Project “Nature and History”  Hidden Garden, Pinecrest, FL

2022 – Miami Beach Botanical Garden.Tree Huggers and Nests. The Art of Evelyn Politzer

2021 – Hialeah Cultural Center. Miami Dade College-Hialeah Campus. “Invisible Threads.”

2018 – Lion Brand Studio. Installation “Every Drop Counts”. NYC, NY

2017-2018 – The Eye has to Travel. Miami International Airport. Knitting as Poetry. Miami, FL

Reflections on the Natural Environment. Installations “Nesting” & “Every Drop Counts.”


Selected Group Exhibitions

2024 – Manifest Gallery, “Modular” Cincinnati, OH

2024 – Pinecrest Gardens, “Oolite Arts in the Gardens” Pinecrest, FL

2024 – Museum of Contemporary Arts of the Americas,”American Heartbeats” Kendall, FL

2024 – Arts Warehouse, “Conceptually Green” Delray Beach, FL

2023 – The City of Miami: Office of the City Manager, “y tu, de donde eres?.” Miami, FL

2023 – Casa Eme Gallery, The ANT Project, “Punto de Inflexión.” CDMX, Mexico

2023 – The CAMP Gallery, “This is Not a Doll’s House.” North Miami, FL

2023 – MIFA Gallery and FAMA, “The American Denim.” Doral, FL

2023 – Green Space Miami “Halleluyah: Recycling&Upcycling Le Salon des Refuse.” Miami, FL

2023 – Jewish Museum Milwaukee, “Women Pulling the Threads of Social Discourse.”Wisconsin

2023 – FAU:Florida Atlantic University–Ritter Art Gallery, “Overflows.” Boca Raton, FL

2023 – Thousand Islands Art Center, “Color Culture: Our History Through Fibe.” Clayton, NY

2023 – Doral Contemporary Art Museum, “Artists Celebrate our Planet with Care.” Doral, FL

2023 – Tenth Street Gallery, “Birding: Obsession of Observation”. Sarasota, FL

2023 – Vogue Knitting Live – Art Gallery. NYC, NY

2023 – Coral Gables Museum, “El Mundo es un Pañuelo”. Coral Gables, FL

2022 – Museum of Contemporary Art of the Americas, Kendall “Subverting Materials: Fibers and Textile Art” Miami, FL

2022 – Pinecrest Gardens,  Hartvest Project. “Los Colores de Miami” Pinecrest, FL

2022 – Art and Culture Center/Hollywood – 2022 Florida Biennial “Installations, Materiality, and Magic Realism” Hollywood, FL

2022 – LnS Gallery. “In the company of women: at large” Coconut Grove, FL

2022 – Consulado México en Miami and Doral Contemporary Art Museum “El Hilo Conductor II”

2022 – The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery. “Elemental. Terra, Tide and Time” Pembroke Pines, FL

2021 – The Society of the Four Arts. Museum and Gardens “Talking Threads” Palm Beach, FL

2021 – Bridge Red Studios. “Materiality” North Miami, FL

2021 – The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery. “Warp and Weft.” Pembroke Pines, FL

2021 – Kendall Art Center-Rodriguez Collection. “Seeds of Connection.” Kendall, FL

2021 – Ciconia Art Collection. 10 Artists Program for Art Collecting. hARTvest Project. FL

2021 – Moore Building 200. “Inter I Sectionality: Diaspora Art” Miami Design District, FL

2021 – Doral Contemporary Art Museum. “South Florida Women Artists At Large” Doral, FL

2021 – Consulado General de México en Miami. “El Hilo Conductor” Miami, FL

2020 – Collective62. “Collective Threads” Miami, FL

2020 – TheCAMPGallery. “Women Pulling at the Threads of Social Discourse” Miami, FL

2020 – Harvey B.Gantt Center. “InterISectionality: Diaspora Art”, DVCAI.org. Charlotte, NC      

2020 – hARTvest Project. Pinecrest Gardens. “Braided Nature.” Miami, FL

2019 – Pinta Miami Art Fair. “Crossing Cultures.” Wynwood, Miami, FL

2019 – Corcoran School of the Arts and Design. George Washington University.

            “Inter I Sectionality: Diaspora Art from the Creole City”. Washington, D.C.

2019 – The Box Gallery. “ConstitutionX: Our Human Right”. West Palm Beach, FL

2019 – Laundromat Art Space. “Mother, I see myself in your eyes.” Miami, FL

2019 – FIU Art+Art History. “Ghosts of Louise Bourgeois” MB Urban Studios. Miami Beach, FL

2019 – Concrete Space Art Projects. “Mother, I see myself in your eyes.” Doral, FL

2019 – hARTvest Project. Pinecrest Gardens. “Fiber Art & Photography.” Miami, FL

2018 – hARTvest Project. Pinecrest Gardens. “Breast Cancer Awareness.” Miami, FL

2018 – Vogue Knitting Live – Art Gallery. San Francisco, CA

2018 – ArtServe. “12 to See Exhibition.” Fort Lauderdale, FL

2017 – Harris Art Gallery. Bird Road Art District. “Fiber Optics.” Miami, FL

2016 – FIU Art+Art History. “Olympic Waves” Miami International Airport. Miami, FL

2015 – La Pasionaria “The Bra Project. Un Sostén para la Vida.” Montevideo, Uruguay


2023 – “Woven Waters” by Adriana Herrera Ph.D  at Tanya Brillembourg Art Gallery. https://evelynpolitzer.com/woven-waters-maritza-caneca-y-evelyn-politzer/

2023 – “Tejer una comunidad” by Francine Birbragher, Letra Urbana.     https://letraurbana.com/articulos/tejer-una-comunidad/

2021- “Interview with fiber artist, Evelyn Politzer” by Teri Henderson, All She Makes: Issue 4. Cover feature. https://www.allshemakes.org/magazine/p/issue-4-digital-download

2021- “Evelyn Politzer–Una artista local que conecta el campo uruguayo con las tendencias en Miami” by Ministerio de Diseño-Uruguay. https://xn--ministeriodediseo-uxb.com/arte-exposiciones/evelyn-politzer-una-artista-local-que-conecta-el-campo-uruguayo-con-las-tendencias-en-miami/

2021- “The Fibers’ Expression” by Dainy Tapia, Arte al Dia https://www.artealdia.com/Reviews/THE-FIBERS-EXPRESSION

2020 – “Colorful Coral Gables Home is an Artistic Hub” by Marina Brown, Florida Design: Volume 16, No. 2. Cover feature.https://floridadesign.com/florida-homes/colorful-coral-gables-home-is-an-artistic-hub/

2018- “Knitting as Poetry. Reflections on the Natural Environment” by Dr. Yolanda Sanchez. MIA Gallery– The Eye Has to Travel at Miami International Airport

Community Projects: Founding & Organizing

2022 – November. Cofounder First Miami Textile Biennial “Threading the City”  Miami, FL

2021 – Organizer “Talking Threads” The Society of the Four Arts. Palm Beach, FL

2020 – FAMA-Fiber Artists Miami Association -cofounder- for the education and advancement                                    

            of the contemporary fiber arts  https://www.fiberartists-miamiassociation.com/

2019 – Knitting at the Museum @ Coral Gables Museum. Miami, FL

2019 – World Wide Knit in Public Day @ Coral Gables Museum. Miami, FL

2017-2016 – World Wide Knit in Public Day @ Perez Art Museum. Miami, FL

2018-2012 – Hat-a-thon for Soldiers. Miami, FL

2019-2012 – Collaborative Knitting Projects for Educational Scholarships. Miami, FL