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Visiting Artist: Ernesto Pujol

Ernesto Pujol (b. 1957, Havana, Cuba) conceptual artist with an interdisciplinary art and curatorial practice. Pujol studied humanities and painting at the University of Puerto Rico, and Spanish art history at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid. Pujol pursued graduate work in education at the Universidad Interamericana in San Juan, followed by studies at Pratt Institute and Hunter College in New York City. Solo exhibitions include Farmers Dream at Salina Art Center, The Water Cycle, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Walking Ground at The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu Academy of Art, and Inheriting Salt, at Ramis Barquet Gallery in New York. Ernesto Pujol has been the recipient of fellowships from the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Cintas Foundation, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and Art Matters. His works belong to the collections of the Bronx Art Museum, New York, the Rhode Island School of Design, El Museo del Barrio, the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, among others. 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. Ernesto Pujol is currently based in New York.

Earlier Event: October 8
Visiting Artist: Brian Bress
Later Event: October 13
October "B" Session Begins