David Antonio Cruz is an artist born in Philadelphia, PA. His solo work includes performing The Opera, El Museo Del Barrio/ Performa 13, NY, supported by the Franklin Furnace Fund Award (2013). His group exhibitions include Portraiture Now: Staging The Self, National Portrait Gallery with the Smithsonian Latino Center, Washington, D.C. (2014).

Cruz has also been a recipient of the Urban Artist Initiative Award, NY (2012). He holds a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute and a M.F.A. from Yale University.





Image credit: Cruz, iwishmyrainydayscamewithasideofmango, 2012