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About

Oscar Rene Cornejo (b. 1982) is currently based in New York City. In 2004, he cofounded the Latin American Community Art Project (LA CAPacidad), where for seven years he directed summer artist residencies to promote intercultural awareness through community art education. His work has been included in numerous exhibitions, including Collective Solid, Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, TX (2015); and Parliament of Owls, Diverseworks, Houston, TX (2015). A solo exhibition of his paintings and writing will open at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in 2017. He has completed residencies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, where he has been a member of the staff since 2015, and at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. He received a Fulbright to El Salvador in 2007. Cornejo holds a BFA from The Cooper Union School of Art and an MFA from Yale University.