PEDRO CRUZ-CASTRO

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Born in Caracas, Venezuela in 1970.
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.


Solo Shows
2007 “Reclamation” Sunroom Project at Wave Hill, Bronx, New York
1998 "Embody", Cave Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
1997 New York Public Library, Yorkville Branch, New York
1994 "Lo que descubran tus ojos", Tabaco Bar, Caracas

Selected Group Shows
2015 Sala Mendoza "Art Motion", 40 Ludlow, New York
2015 Gallery Shoshinkan, Nagano, Japan
2013 GalerieR31 “Black Beans/Liquid Gold”, Berlin, Germany
2011 Greenspan Center, “Not Festival: On horns, hair, hens, haze and other organic things”, New York
2010 Art Museum Of South Texas Corpus Christi “Beyond Shared Language”, TX
2009 Society for Contemporary Craft “Beyond Shared Language”, Pittsburg, PA
2008 Galerie AltePost “Threading Trends”, Berlin, Germany
Gallery
Na Kashirke “Leckerbissen”, Moscow, Russia
“Informed by Function”, Lehman College Art Gallery , New York
2007 “TidBit”, GalerieR31, Berlin, Germany
The Carriage House Islip Art Museum. Long Island, New York
The (S) Files/The Selected Files, El Museo del Barrio , New York
“Objects of Comfort”, Tacoma Contemporary, Tacoma, Washington
2006 “Icons”, Werketage, Berlin, Germany
“AIM 26”, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
“Rumbo”, Gathering the of Tribes, New York

2005

"Venezueland", Galeria Galou, Brooklyn, New York
"Objects of Comfort", Werketage, Berlin, Germany
"Eviction Blue", Asian American Arts Center, New York

2004 "FACE OFF", Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York
"A Stereoscopic Vision," Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, New York
"Integration, "Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center, New York
"Emphasis", Venezuelan Center, New York
2003 "Transportable", Werketage, Berlin, Germany
"10 New York Artist," LBI Foundation for the Arts, New Jersey
"Moved by Awe" Aljira, Center for Contemporary Art, New Jersey
2002 "Across the bridge/ in the Office", Cox Advertising, New York
"Par Avion," Werketage, Berlin, Germany
"The Human Body", Dumbo Atrs Center, Brooklyn, New York
"Acroos the Bridge," Wright Gallery, Kingston, New York
2001 "faces/phases", Municipal Building Gallery, New York
"Par Avion," Carolina Figueredo Galeria, Caracas, Venezuela
"Planet Magazine", Collaboration at LOT61, New York
"N.Y.- Underground", Silvester Galleries, LBI, New Jersey
2000 "Changing", Consulate General of Venezuela, New York
"NEO New Approaches to Art Making", Exit Art, New York
"Garden", Cave Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
1999 "Attain", Moo Art Long Island City, New York
"Vision & Fusion," Art Lab, Pasaic, New Jersey
1998 "Pushing", Art Lab, Passaic, New Jersey
"Encounters", Cinque Gallery, New York
"Venezuelan talent in NY", Consulate General of Venezuela, New York
1996  "We are all AVAP," Pro-Venezuela Center, Caracas, Venezuela
1994  Art and Photography Exhibition, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Caracas, Venezuela

Awards & Grants

2007 The Carriage House, Islip Art Museum, Long Island, New York
2006-07 Sunroom project space, Wave Hill, Bronx, New York.
2006 Artist in the Marketplace AIM (26), The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York.
2000-01 Aljira - Emerge 2001- Artist Development Program, New Jersey.
2000 "Change" Grant- Rauschenberg's Foundation & Change Inc, New York
2000 Merit Loan. The Art Students League of New York, NY
1999-00 Best Piece in Show, The Art Students League of New York, NY

Bibliography

2008 Nov. Informed by function, ArtNexus, Jeffrey Cyphers Wright, New York.
2006 Apr. AIM Bronx Museum, The New York Times, Benjamin Genochio, New York.
2006 Apr. AIM26, Catalogue, Lydia Yee, Senior Curator/Bronx Museum, New York.
2004 Sept. Gallery-Going, The New York Sun, David Grosz, New York.
2004 Sept. Date line Brooklyn, ArtNet, Stephen Maine, New York.
2004 Sept. “A Stereoscopic Vision”, Time Out New York, Lauren Cornell, New York.
2004 Jul. Weekend Picks, Metro New York.
2004 Jul. “A boom grows in Brooklyn”, The Brooklyn Rail, James Kaln, New York.
2003 May New York Art Invades Island, The Sand Paper, Larry Savadove. LBI, New Jersey.
2002 Aug. "Across the Bridge" Catalogue, Michael Wilson. New York.
2002 Jul. Art on the Island, Beachcomber, Marjorie Amon Stone LBI, New Jersey.
2001 Jan Moved by Awe, Emerge 2001, Catalogue, Arlene Raven. New York.
2000 Sept NEO new approaches to art making, NYARTS,Scott J. Budzynski. New York.
1999 Nov. NY ARTS Cover, Vol. 4 # 11. New York.
1998 Jul. "Cultura y algo mas" La Voz Hispana, Pedro Bravo-Guzman. New York.
1994 Nov. "La pintura un divino tormento" El Universal, Vieglamar Torres. Caracas.