Christopher Saucedo is an artist from Old-Brooklyn that taught sculpture at the University of New Orleans for 20 years before retiring as Chair of the Art Department in 2012. He currently divides his time between Rockaway, NY and New Orleans.
Presently, Saucedo lives in two cities, having returned to New York and joined the faculty at Adelphi University where he continues to teach sculpture. His artwork has been extensively exhibited nationally and abroad over the past 25 years. He also recently completed three works of public sculpture in New Orleans: Flood Marker, Milne Boys Home; Equal Slices, University of New Orleans; and Boettner Park, You Are Here in New Orleans' Lower Garden District. A monumental steel sculpture, You Must be This Tall, is under construction for the St Claude Art District, also in New Orleans.
Saucedo is the recipient of numerous awards including recent grants from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, The Joan Mitchell Foundation, and the New York Foundation for the Arts. His artwork has been reviewed and featured in Art News, Bomb, Art Papers, Sculpture, The New York Times, and this autumn, World Sculpture News.