Luis Cruz Azaceta—a visual artist born in Havana, Cuba—is best known for his paintings, drawing, and mixed-media works. Azaceta emigrated to New York City at the age of 18 where he studied at the School of Visual Arts, and he has lived and worked in New Orleans since 1992. Over the course of his career, Azaceta’s work has addressed war, terrorism, displacement, identity, racism, and collapsing economies. Azaceta has exhibited extensively—both nationally and internationally—and has been awarded grants from organizations, such as The Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, and Joan Mitchell Foundation. His work is in the permanent collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Whitney Museum of Art, New York, The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., Museo De Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela, Marco, and Museo de Arte Contemporaneo De Monterrey, Mexico, among others. Learn more: www.luiscruzazaceta-art.com

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