Cris Tufiño currently lives and works  between Mexico City and Puerto Rico. She is a multidisciplinary artist, academic, and cultural organizer working fluidly across media and operating across arenas, Tufiño draws upon symbols of matriarchal power, ecological erosion to create otherworldly creatures, figures of transformation, metamorphosing of bodies to redefine the human. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Cultured Magazine, Artforum and Paper Magazine. She holds an MFA in Sculpture from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA , she attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine, a BFA  from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI and a BA in Art History from the University of Puerto Rico.  Her work was featured in solo exhibitions at Galeria Agustina Ferreyra, Mexico City, DF (2022) and (2019) Jane Hartook Gallery, New York, NY (2018). Recent selected group exhibitions include: El Momento del Yagrumo (curated by Marina Reyes), Contemporary Art Museum, San Juan, PR (2021); The Other Side of Now: Foresight in Contemporary Caribbean Art (curated by Maria Elena Ortiz), Perez Art Museum (PAMM), Miami, FL (2019);  Millenium Mambo, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY (2018); Gran Turismo, Selena Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, NY (2018); Clay Today, The Hole, New York, NY (2018); The Axis of Evil, Ruberta, Los Angeles, CA (2017); and I GO, YOU GO, GOOD TO GO (curated by Rirkrit Tiravanija & Gavin Brown), Uncleborther, Hancock, NY (2017). She is represented by Galeria Agustina Ferreyra in San Juan, PR and Mexico City, DF.


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