A multicultural visual artist, she divides her time between Minneapolis and Mexico City. Her work addresses issues of the body, identity, and landscape.
Silvana has exhibited her work internationally in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Italy, Spain, Russia, Venezuela, India, and Japan. Recently she was awarded the 2020 Minnesota State Arts Board Visual Artist Initiative Grant in photography and the Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte Fellowship by the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes in Mexico.
She has been an artist in residence at diverse venues such as the Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada, and the Irish Museum of Modern Art.
Silvana holds an MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts in New York.