Quisqueya Henriquez was born in Havana, Cuba, and lives and works in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. After graduating from the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba, Henriquez has exhibited throughout Latin America, Europe, and the US, including a mid-career retrospective at the Bronx Museum of the Arts in 2007. Henriquez has had solo exhibitions at Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City; Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL; Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee, WI; and The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD. She has been included in group exhibitions at Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY; Museum of Latin American Art, Los Angels, CA; French Academy at Villa Medici, Rome Italy; Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Fl; Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH; IFA Galerie, Bonn, Germany; Perez Art Museum of Miami, Miami, FL; Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City; Frost Museum of Art, Miami, FL; V Bienal del Caribe, Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; and 8th Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador. Her work is in important private and public collections including El Museo del Barrio, New York; Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL; Miami Art Museum; Cintas Foundation, NY; Rhode Island School of Design; Coleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, NY; De la Cruz Collection, Miami, Fl; Blanton Museum of Art, Austin,TX; among others. The September 2007 issue of ARTnews named Henriquez one of 25 art world trendsetters. In 2015 she co-founded Sindicato, an artist-run platform based in the Dominican Republic.