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Pepon Osorio Edit Profile

Latino artist

Pepón Osorio is a Latino artist.

Background

Osorio, Pepon was born in 1955 in Santurce, Puerto Rico.

Education

Student, University Inter-America, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, 1974. Bachelor of Science, Herbert H. Lehman College, 1978. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1985.

Career

Artist-in-residence El Museo del Barrio, New York City, 1989—1991, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, Park Avenue Shelter Homeless Women, Artist/Homless Shelter, New York City, 1993, Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1993, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1994, Center Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, 1996, Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, Pittsburgh. Artist in residence department visual arts Rutgers University, Center Innovative Print and Paper, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1998. Visiting artist department visual arts Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1995, Temple University, Tyler School Arts, Philadelphia, 1996.

Visiting artist Skowhegan (Maine) School Painting and Sculpture, 1998, University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1998. Visiting artist department fine public art California State University at Monterey, 1996. Visiting faculty Rhode Island School Design, Providence, 1993, Cleveland Art Institute, 1993.

Member advisory board Performance Space 122, New York City, 1989—1993, The New Museum, New York City, 1996—1998, Centro de Estudios Puertoriqueños at Hunter College, New York City, 1996—1998. Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • 1985 Bessie Award \r\n1999 MacArthur Fellows Program.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Hostos Center Arts and Culture, Hostos Community College, Bronx, 1985, University of Colorado Art Galleries, University Colorado, Boulder, 1991, El Museo del Barrio, New York City, 1991, University Arts, Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, 1992, Museum American Art, Academy Fine Arts, 1992, Cleveland Institute Art, 1993, Real Art Ways, Hartford, 1994, Storefront, 33 Broadway, Newark, 1995, Museo de Pedro Albizu, Campos, Chicago, 1996, Galerie OZ, Paris, 1996, Ronald Feldman Fine Art, New York City, 1996, Otis Gallery, Otis College Art and Design, Westchester, California, 1997, Center Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, 1997, South Bronx and Manhattan, New York, 1997, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, 1998, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela, 1998, Hostos Art Gallery, Bronx, 1998, exhibited in group shows at Museum American Art, Smithsoniann Institution, Washington, 1996, Whitney Museum American Art at Champion, Stamford, Connecticut, 1997, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo, 1997, Africus Institute Contemporary Art, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1997, The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York City, 1998, International Center Photography Midtown, 1999, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, 2000, Oakland Mus of California, 2002, Institute Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, 2004, Miami Art Museum, 2005, performances include, No Regrets, 1989, Broken Hearts, 1991, Historias, 1992, Familias, 1995, others, commissions include, Cafe American, New York City, 1990, Brooklyn Academy Music, 1991, Represented in permanent collections El Museo del Barrio, New York City, National Museum American Art, Philadelphia, Newark Museum, Walker Center Arts, Minneapolis, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Whitney Museum American Art, New York City.