Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa

Information about Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa

Born
1978, Guatemala City, Guatemala

About Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa

graduated with an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2008 and went on to complete a Postgraduate Research Program at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht. Ramirez-Figueroa has been awarded numerous prestigious prizes and fellowships including the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship and a stipend for Akademie Schloss Solitude. In 2016, he participated in the DAAD Berlin Artists-in-Residence Program. Ramirez-Figueroa has organized performances and solo exhibitions at numerous institutions, including Gasworks in London, Tate Modern in London, CAPC musee d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, the Museum Haus Esters, and Kunsthalle Lisbon. The artist also participated in the 10th Gwangju Biennale (2014), 13th Lyon Biennale (2015), 32nd Bienal de Sao Paulo (2016), and the 57th Venice Biennale “Viva Arte Viva” (2017).