Visiting Artist: David Antonio Cruz

May 9 - May 25, 2024

Visiting Artist David Antonio Cruz will be at Anderson Ranch from May 9th – 25th, 2024.

David Antonio Cruz uses painting and performance to explore the visibility and intersectionality of brown, black, and queer bodies. Cruz lives and works in New York City, where he is the Assistant Professor of Visual Arts at Columbia University. He received his BFA in Painting from Pratt Institute, NY, and his MFA from Yale University, CT. He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and completed the AIM Program at the Bronx Museum, New York. Recent residencies and fellowships include the Skowhegan Alumni Residency, Maine (2021); LMCC Workspace Residency, New York (2015); Gateway Project Spaces, Newark, NJ (2016); BRIC Workspace Residency, Brooklyn (2019); Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Award (2018), and Mass Cultural Council’s Artist Fellowships (2022). Cruz’s work has been included in notable exhibitions at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C (2014/2021); El Museo del Barrio, New York (2006/2016); the Ford Foundation, New York (2019); the Brooklyn Museum (2019); McNay Art Museum, San Antonio (2019), and the Kemper Art Museum (2021/2022. Cruz’s work was recently on view in When The Children Come Home: a solo exhibition at ICA Philadelphia (2023), A Place For Me: Figurative Painting Now, ICA Boston (2022), The Block Museum at Northwestern (2022), DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum for the New England Triennial (2022), Museum of the African Diaspora (2022), and the Zuckerman Museum of Art (2023).

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May 9 - May 25, 2024

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