Esperanza Mayobre


Esperanza Mayobre is a visual artist who lives in Brooklyn, NY. She grew up in Caracas during the Venezuelan oil boom. She studied woodworking at the Instituto Artesanal de la Colonia Tovar (IACT) and visual arts at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) in Boston. She recently had a solo exhibition at the University of Westchester in New York and organized a curatorial project “Magical (un) Real: Entranced Land” at the Momenta Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. Esperanza formed part of the “Art and Power, From Museum to Real World” Panel at NYU (New York University) and was recipient of the “Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship (SARF)” (Washington DC), the “Jerome Foundation Travel Grant” (Romania), the “Lower East Side Printshop Keyholder” (New York), the “International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) )” (New York), the “Smack Mellon Studio Program” (Brooklyn, NY), the “Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace”(New York), and the “Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture” (Maine). She has exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, at MIT Cavs Boston, the Museum of the Americas in Washington DC, the Museum of the Bronx, the Museum of Jersey City, the Incheon Biennial in Korea, the Museum of Contemporary Art in El Salvador, and La Caja Centro Cultural Chacao in Caracas, Venezuela. Her work has been reviewed in Artishock, Bomb, The Brooklyn Rail, Hyperallergic, Creative Time Reports, Art a Day, Art in America, El Universal, and El Nacional.

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