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Elvis Fuentes

Independant Curator

Elvis Fuentes is an independent curator and art writer, based in New York City. Ph.D. Candidate in Art History at Rutgers University, he has served as curator at El Museo del Barrio, New York, the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, San Juan, and The Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, Havana. In 2005, Fuentes won the Grand Prix at the 26th International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana. His exhibition, Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, held concurrently at three New York City museums, was hailed by critics from The New York Times and The Village Voice among the Best Shows of 2012. Fuentes is Fellow of the Mellon IDRF from SSRC (2015-2016). He has recently been appointed Chief Curator of San Juan Print Triennial 2019, Puerto Rico.

Biography

Elvis Fuentes is an independent curator and art writer, based in New York City. Ph.D. Candidate in Art History at Rutgers University, he has served as curator at El Museo del Barrio, New York, the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, San Juan, and The Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, Havana. In 2005, Fuentes won the Grand Prix at the 26th International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana. His exhibition, Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, held concurrently at three New York City museums, was hailed by critics from The New York Times and The Village Voice among the Best Shows of 2012. Fuentes is Fellow of the Mellon IDRF from SSRC (2015-2016). He has recently been appointed Chief Curator of San Juan Print Triennial 2019, Puerto Rico.