Photo credit: Courtesy of the artist
Puerto Rican born, Juanita Lanzo is a Bronx based visual artist, whose work is inspired by anatomy, life cycles and the natural world. She invents shapes that inhabit non-objective settings that are evocative of growth, sexual activity, sensual interactions, that allude to contact, the body, memory, love, loss, and desire.
Her works have been featured at group exhibitions dealing with the intersection of race, gender, colonialism, genetics/ancestry, body politics and desire. Recent exhibitions include Bullet Space, Bronx Art Space, Clemente Soto Velez, Governors’ Island, Hell Gate Arts, Longwood Art Gallery, and Wallworks, Numeraki Projects, and JVS Project Space.
Ms. Lanzo, graduated from City College, CUNY, (MFA, Printmaking and Painting, 2005) and from University of Puerto Rico (BFA, Printmaking & Drawing, 1996).