Quisqueya Henríquez

Quisqueya Henríquez   was born in Havana, Cuba in 1966. She studied in the Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo and Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), in Havana, Cuba. She has had solo exhibitions in prestigious museums and art spaces such as Artist Space, New York; Miami Art Museum, Miami; Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh; Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico; INOVA/Institute of Visual Arts at The University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee; and the Contemporary Museum, Baltimore. Among her numerous international exhibitions are the VI Bienal Internacional de Tenerife, Islas Canarias, Spain; 8 Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador; INSITE 97, San Diego, California; V Bienal del Caribe, Museo de Arte Moderno, Dominican Republic; Interplay, The Moore Space, Miami; Tutto Normale, Villa Medici, Roma; Defining the Nineties, Consensus-making in New York, Miami and Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Miami: Human Nature, The New Museum of Contemporary Art; and most recently, No Lo Llames Performance, Museo del Barrio, New York. NY and Island Nations at the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence. Her work is in prestigious private and public collections and she has received important awards and fellowships such as the South Florida Cultural Consortium, Visual and Media Artist Fellowship, The Cintas Fellowship and Eduardo Leon Jimenes 2002. Henriquez lives and works in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.