SOLO EXHIBITION: DAVID ANTONIO CRUZ: FOR I AM, OR I WAS. THERETURNOFTHEDIRTYBOYS
Opening Wednesday April 6th, 2016
David Antonio Cruz is a multidisciplinary New York-based artist. His work fuses video, costume construction, performance and painting to explore and redefine queerness, diasporic, psychological and ever shifting unnamed spaces.
Cruz received his BFA from Pratt Institute, and his MFA from Yale University. He attended Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture and the AIM program at the Bronx Museum. He is a recipient of a 2013 Franklin Furnace Fund and the Urban Artist Initiative Award in 2011. His work has been exhibited at El Museo del Barrio, Bronx Museum, Jersey City Museum, Museo de Puerto Rico, Performa 13, and the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. His films have been shown at the Big Screen Project, the Anthology Film Archives, Arte Americas, El Museum Del Barrio and various installations in Philadelphia, Chapel Hill and Miami.