Ernesto Pujol trained in art and humanities, education, psychology and sociology, media theory, and Western monasticism, studying in the Caribbean, Europe, and the United States. He has performed with urban and rural communities worldwide. Pujol is the author of Sited Body, Public Visions: silence, stillness & walking as Performance Practice; as well as numerous published essays in collections such as Awake: Buddha Mind in Contemporary Art, Learning Mind: Experience Into Art, and Fernweh: A Traveling Curator’s Project. He has been awarded numerous grants by the Joan Mitchell Foundation, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and Art Matters. Pujol resides in New York and has served as performance instructor, project and thesis advisor to the graduate programs of Parsons The New School, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, and The School of Visual Arts.