b. San Juan, Puerto Rico
Lives and works in New York.
Miguel Luciano is a multimedia visual artist whose work explores themes of history, popular culture, and social justice through sculpture, painting and socially engaged public art projects. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including exhibitions at The Mercosul Biennial, Brazil; El Museo Nacional de Bella Artes de la Habana, Cuba; La Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris; El Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City; The San Juan Poly-Graphic Triennial, Puerto Rico, and The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. He is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including the Latinx Artist Fellowship (2021) supported by the Mellon and Ford Foundation, The Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Award, and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Award Grant. His work is featured in the permanent collections of The Smithsonian American Art Museum, The National Museum of African American History and Culture, The Brooklyn Museum, El Museo del Barrio, the Newark Museum, and the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico.
Luciano was an inaugural Artist in Residence in The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Civic Practice Partnership Artist Residency Program (2018-2021). He is currently a faculty member at the School of Visual Arts and Yale University School of Art.