Jessica Lagunas, On-Site Assistant


Jessica Lagunas is a New York City-based Latinx artist. Her work has
been included in group exhibitions at Museo Amparo, Mexico; Museo de
Arte Moderno de Medellín, Colombia; Museum of Contemporary Art Santa
Barbara (CA); the Everhart Museum (PA), the Art Museum of the Americas
(Washington, D.C.), the International Festival of Contemporary Arts–City
of Women (Slovenia), the Jersey City Museum (NJ), The Bronx Museum of
the Arts (NY), among others; and in biennials including Pontevedra
(Spain), El Museo del Barrio (NY), Tirana (Albania), Cuenca (Ecuador),
Caribbean (Dominican Republic) and Paiz (Guatemala); as well as in
cities in the United States, Canada, UK, Italy, Spain, Venezuela,
Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.

Lagunas has received grants from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York
State Council on the Arts, Hispanic Society Museum & Library, Bronx
Council on the Arts, City Artist Corps; and residencies at Lower
Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace, Bronx Museum’s AIM Residency and
Program, El Museo del Barrio, Wave Hill, The Center for Book Arts,
LMCC’s Governors Island, and Joan Mitchell Center. She is currently the
On-Site Assistant at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace.

Her work has been featured in the publications Madam & Eve (London:
Laurence King Publishing), and Imagining Ourselves: Global Voices from a
New Generation of Women (San Francisco: New World Library). Lagunas’s
work is in the collection of The Bronx Museum.