Juanita Lanzo

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Artist
Email: juanita.lanzo@gmail.com

Artist Bio

Juanita Lanzo’s artworks are organic abstractions that are evocative of life cycles: birth, growth, decay and death.

She currently works in the Bronx and lives in East Harlem. Her artworks have been exhibited at Clemente Soto Velez, Lower Eastside, NY Bronx Art Space, Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos and BAAD, in the Bronx, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark New Jersey, and University of Puerto Rico Galeria Oller, Museo de Arte e Historia, Ateneo Puertorriqueño, San Juan PR.

In 2005 she joined the Bronx Council on the Arts as Program Coordinator for Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos becoming Gallery Director & Curator in 2008 where she has organized over 30 solo and group exhibitions with guest curators and hundreds of visual local and international artists. Ms. Lanzo has also served as a panelist for NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs, Percent for Art Program and MTA, Arts for Transit, Lower East Side Printshop and Center for the Book Arts.

She graduated from City College in NY (MFA 2004) in Printmaking and Painting and from University of Puerto Rico (BFA 1996) in Printmaking and Drawing.