RONNY QUEVEDO

Ronny Quevedo (b.1981 in Guayaquil, Ecuador) works in a variety of mediums including sculpture and drawing. Quevedo received his MFA from the Yale School of Art in 2013 and BFA from The Cooper Union in 2003. He has had several solo exhibitions including Pacha, Llaqta, Wasichay: Indigenous Space, Modern Architecture, New Art at the Whitney Museum (2018), no hay medio tiempo / there is no halftime at the Queens Museum (2017), Home Field Advantage at Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, Bronx, New York (2015), and Ulama, Ule, Olé at Carol Jazzar Gallery, Miami (2013).

Quevedo is a recipient of a Queens Museum/Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists and A Blade of Grass Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art. He has participated in residencies at the Triangle Arts, Socrates Sculpture Park, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Kala Art Institute, the Core Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Project Row Houses, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, and Lower East Side Printshop, and currently is artist in residence at Smack Mellon. Of his recent work, Ananda Cohen-Aponte writes in Hyperallergic that Quevedo’s work "posits profound interconnections between the circular movements engendered by sport and the expansive pathways forged by the artist’s personal migration story from Ecuador to the Bronx."

Ronny Quevedo is included in the Whitney Museum of American Art's exhibition, Pacha, Llaqta, Wasichay: Indigenous Space, Modern Architecture, New Art, on view through September 30, 2018.