Miguel Luciano
215 E 99 ST Apt 408, New York, NY  10029
 

Education
 
2000    University of Florida, Master of Fine Arts
1997      New World School of the Arts / University of Florida, Bachelor of Fine Arts
 
 
Selected Individual Exhibitions
 
2017     BRIC, RIDE or DIE, Brooklyn, NY
2012     Kuona Trust Gallery, smARTpower - Amani Kites, Nairobi, Kenya
2008    Lorenzo Homar Gallery, Miguel Luciano, Taller Puertorriqueño,   
             Philadelphia, PA
2007    CLA Gallery, Pure Plantainum, Boston, MA
             Slater Gallery, When Hens Pee, Tufts University, Medford, MA
2006    CUE Art Foundation, Miguel Luciano, New York, NY
2004    Real Art Ways, Recent Paintings, Hartford, Connecticut
             Galeria Tinta Roja, Folklore & Fantasy, IPRAC, Chicago, IL
2002    The Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, La Carrera, la Parada, y lo
             Comprado
, San Juan, Puerto Rico
2001     Taller Boricua, La Mano Poderosa Racetrack, New York, NY
 
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
 
2017    The Wallach Art Gallery, Uptown Triennial, Lenfest Center for the Arts, New York, NY
            UCR ARTSblock, Mundos Alternos, University of California, Riverside, CA
            Museum of Latin American Art, Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the
            Caribbean Archipelago,
Long Beach, CA
2016    Studio Museum of Harlem, Palatable, New York, NY
            Bronx Museum, AIM Alumni Exhibition, New York, NY
            EFA Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, Cosmic Comics, New York, NY
            National Hispanic Cultural Center, House on Mango Street, Albuquerque, NM 
2015     El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de la Habana, Wild Noise/Bronx Museum, Havana, Cuba
            The Brooklyn Museum, American Identities: A New Look - Modern Life, Brooklyn, NY
            El Museo del Barrio, ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York, New York, NY 
            The Bronx Museum of the Arts, ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York, New York, NY
            Smack Mellon, RESPOND, Brooklyn, NY
            Hunter East Harlem Gallery, Anchor, New York, NY
2014    The Brooklyn Museum, Crossing Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
            The National Museum of Mexican Art, House on Mango Street, Chicago, IL
2013     Smithsonian American Art Museum, Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
            Washington, DC
            Nevada Museum of Art, Voces y Visiones: Selected works form El Museo del Barrio’s      
            Permanent Collection
, Reno, NV
            The Brooklyn Museum, Unfolding Tales: Selections From the Collection, Brooklyn, NY
            MACLA, De Ezperanza y de Locura, San Jose, CA
            Corridor Gallery, Justice Blind, Rush Arts, Brooklyn, NY
2012     Art Museum of the Americas, The Ripple Effect, Washington, DC
            San Juan Poly/Graphic Triennial, El Panal / The Hive, San Juan, Puerto Rico
            Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, Interconexiones: Plátano Pride, San Juan, PR
2011     Mercosul Biennial, Essays on Geopoetics, Porto Alegre, Brazil
            Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, América Latina: Arte y Confrontacíon -1910-2010, Mexico  
            City, Mexico
2011     Hunter East Harlem Gallery, LABOR, New York, NY
2010    Museum for Arts and Design, Think Twice, New York, NY
            Maccarone Gallery, VLA Art & Law Residency Exhibition, New York, NY
2010    Exit Art, Global / National, NY, NY
            Rotunda Gallery, Accented, Brooklyn, NY
            El Museo del Barrio, Voces y Visiones – Forty Years of El Museo del Barrio’s Permanent         
            Collection
, NY, NY
2009   La Grande Halle de la Villette, Kréyol Factory, Parc de la Villette, Paris, France
            The Smithsonian Institution, OAS Art Museum, Puerto Rico: Human Geography, Washington, 
            DC
            The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Bike Rides, Ridgefield, CT
            Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico: Geografía humana, San Juan, PR
            Center for Book Arts, Racism: An American Family Value, New York, NY
2008   Queens Museum of Art, Center of Everywhere, Queens, NY
            Exit Art, The Labyrinth, NY, NY
            Parsons The New School, OURS: Democracy in the Age of Branding, NY, NY
2008   Rotunda Gallery, Grotesque Histories, Brooklyn, NY
            Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, En Sus Marcas, San Juan, Puerto Rico
            The Ice Box, Global Warming at the Ice Box, Philadelphia, PA
2007   The Brooklyn Museum, Infinite Island, Brooklyn, NY
            Ljubljana Biennial 27th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia
            Museo de las Americas, Estigma, Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, San Juan, PR
            Hessel Museum, In Someone Else’s Skin, Bard College, NY
            Nathan Cummings Foundation, Keep the Change, New York, NY
2006   Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Objetos de Gravamen y Causa…, San Juan, PR
            Zverev Center for Contemporary Art, War ImPRessions, Moscow, Russia
            Exit Art, Interplay, New York, NY
            Jersey City Museum, Tropicalisms: Subversions of Paradise, Jersey City, NJ
            Wave Hill, Transplant-Transculture, Bronx, NY
2005   Ljubljana Biennial, 26th Biennial of Graphic Arts, (Grand Prix Recipient), Ljubljana, Slovenia
2004   San Juan Poly / Graphic Triennial, Latin America and the Caribbean, San Juan, PR
            El Centro Cultural de España, La Marginal – Spanic Attack, Lima, Peru
            International Print Center New York, Impresionante, New York, NY
            The Parish Art Museum, Voces y Visiones, Southhampton, NY
2003   The Newark Museum, The Caribbean Abroad: Contemporary Latino Artists and Migration, 
            Newark. NJ
            Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Inc., American Dream, New York, NY
            The Chelsea Art Museum, Funky Fall Line, New York, NY
            The Rotunda Gallery, Critical Consumption, Brooklyn, NY
 

Collections           
 
            Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
            The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
            The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
            El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
            Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
            The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
 

Honors and Awards
 
2017    Surdna Foundation, Artist Grant in partnership with El Museo del Barrio.
2015    Citizens Advisory Committee for the Cultural Plan of New York City, Appointed by Mayor
           Bill De Blasio, NYC.
2014    Art Matters, Socially Engaged Art Grant
2012     smARTpower (Kenya), International Artist Fellowship, Bronx Museum of the Arts & Bureau of
            Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State
2011     Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, Artist Grant
2007   Joan Mitchell Foundation, Painters and Sculptors Award Grant
2006   Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, Artist and Communities Grant, Fleisher Art Memorial,
            Philadelphia, PA.
2004    New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), Artist Fellowship
2003    Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, Artist and Communities Grant, Newark Museum, NJ
 
 
Residencies
 
2010    VLA Art and Law Residency Program, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, NY, NY
2005    Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), 120 Broadway Workspace Residency, NY, NY
2001    Bronx Museum of the Arts Artists in the Marketplace (AIM 22), Bronx, NY
            The Kitchen Artist Residency, Music, Image, Sound, and Text in Community (M.I.S.T.I.C.), NY,
            NY
 
 
Lectures and Symposia
 
2016    Metropolitan Museum of Art, Artists on Artworks, New York, NY
           The Met Breuer, Unfinished (9-minute Talks), New York, NY
2015    Smithsonian Latino Center, Lecturer, Latino Museum Studies Program, Washington, D.C. 
            Rutgers University, Visiting Artist Lecture, New Brunswick, NJ
2014    Vermont Studio Center, Visiting Artist, Johnson, Vermont; School of Visual Arts, Visiting
            Artist Lecture, New York, NY; University of Central Florida, Visiting Artist Lecture, Orlando, FL
2013    Sarah Lawrence College, Visiting Artist Lecture, Sculpture Dept, Bronxville, NY
            Smithsonian American Art Museum, Panelist, Defining/Defying Latino Art, Washington, D.C.
2012    Yale University, Visiting Artist Lecture , Caribbean Art / Dept. of African American Studies,
            New Haven, CT; University of Florida, Visiting Artist Lecture, Gainesville, FL
2011     SUNY New Paltz, Visiting Artist Lecture ,NY; University of Illinois, Visiting Artist Lecture ,
            Chicago, IL
2010    MASS Art, Visiting Artist Lecture, Boston, MA; University of Puerto Rico, Visiting Artist Lecture,
            Rio Piedras, PR; Flagler College, Visiting Artist Lecture, St. Augustine, FL.; Stony Brook 
            University, Visiting Artist Lecture, NY; El Museo del Barrio, Visiting Artist Lecture, NY, NY; 
            Museum of Arts and Design, Visiting Artist Lecture, NY, NY
2009    Smithsonian American Art Museum, Artist Talk: In Conversation with Pepón Osorio,
            Washington, D.C; Princeton University, Panelist, Reggaeton (Duke University Press),
            Princeton, NJ; University of Connecticut, Panelist, Race, Politics and Cultural Agency
            Symposium, Storrs, CT.
2008    Smithsonian Latino Center, Visiting Artist Lecture, Washington D.C; Pace University, Visiting
            Artist Lecture, New York, NY.
2007    Parsons The New School, Visiting Artist Lecture, Vera List Center, New York, NY
2007    UMass, Visiting Artist Lecture, Boston, MA; Tufts University, Visiting Artist Lecture, Medford,
            MA; Cleveland Institute of Art, Visiting Artist Lecture, Cleveland, OH
2006    Harvard University, Visiting Artist Lecture, Transnational Studies Dept., Cambridge, MA; The
             Newark Museum, Visiting Artist Lecture, Newark, NJ
2004    Columbia University, Visiting Artist Lecture, Teachers College, New York, NY
             Columbia College, Visiting Artist Lecture, Chicago, IL
2003    Harvard University, Panelist, The Color Lines, Cambridge, MA; Drew University, Visiting Artist
            Lecture, Madison, NJ
 
 
Bibliography
 
2017    The Brooklyn Rail, Jul/Aug, In Conversation, Schultz, Charles; Farzin, Media
2015    New York Times, Jul 23, ‘When the Young Lords were Outlaws in NY, Cotter, Holland
2014    Village Voice, Oct 29, ‘Crossing Brooklyn’ Contains Multitudes… Viveros-Faune
           The New Yorker, Oct 20, Local Heroes, Schjeldahl, Peter
           Art in America, April 23, Crossing Brooklyn, from Bushwick to Bayridge, Boucher, Brian
2012    Washington Post, December 8, (Front page), Written on the Wind, Bahrampour, Tara.
           Art in America, March 2, Roving Eye: Into Africa, Block, Holly.
2012    New York Times, December 28, Celebrating Heritage, Drawing Others in, Jacobson, Aileen.
2010    PBS / Thirteen, Annenberg Media Foundation, Art Through Time: A Global View, Episode One:
           Converging Cultures.
           Esse, Spring / Summer 2010, Portfolio: Miguel Luciano, Montreal, Qc., Canada
2010    Velo: Bicycle Culture and Design, Gestalten, Berlin, Germany
            Art News, September 2009, Art Talk – Creative Spins, Brown, Jenny.           
2009    Sculpture Magazine, September 2009, Global Warming at the Ice Box, Csaszar, Tom.
            Reggaeton, Duke University Press, Visualizing Reggaeton, Marshall, Wayne; Rivera, Raquel Z.
2008    New York Times, October 1, Video: It’s the Cart that’s Art, as Cold as Ice, Kilgannon, Corey.
            The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 11, One Man’s Revelations…, Newhall, Edith.
            Revista, Spring 2008, MA, Feet in Both Worlds, Harvard Review of Latin America, Levitt,   
            Peggy.
2007   New York Times, August 31, Infinite Island: Caribbean Visions of Tropical Paradise and
            Protest, Cotter, Holland.
            Village Voice, September 11, NY, Treasure Islands, Kunitz, Daniel.
2004    None of the Above, Real Art Ways, CT, Notes on Changing Concepts of Identity in Puerto
            Rican Art, Caragol, Taina.
2004    Utne Reader, June, Street Artists Speak Out, Luker, Amanda.
2003    New York Times, December 21, Images of Tropical Lands, Issues of Caribbean Identity,
            Genocchio, Benjamin.
            New York Times, March 7, Critical Consumption, Review, Cotter, Holland.

 
 
 
 
 
 


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