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 (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 Painters & Sculptors Grant, New York State Council on the Arts, Hispanic Society Museum & Library, Bronx Council on the Arts, City Artist Corps Grants. She has been awarded residencies in NYC from Bronx Museum’s AIM Residency, El Museo del Barrio, Wave Hill, The Center for Book Arts, LMCC at Governors Island, the Bronx Museum of the Arts’ AIM Program; and in New Orleans at the Joan Mitchell Center. Her work is in the collection of The Bronx Museum of the Arts.
Featured Image Photo Credit: Photo by Roni Mocan