Catalina Tuca (b. Santiago, Chile / Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY)
Multidisciplinary Visual Artist, educator, and independent curator, working in the intersections of geographic identities, collective memories, and hybrid systems of collaboration and participation through existing technologies.
After earning a BFA and a degree in Visual Arts Education, she developed her career in Santiago, showing her work in solo and group exhibitions, teaching Visual Arts and Film, and creating and directing art spaces such as Oficina Barroca Gallery, and CANCHA Santiago Residency Program. She participated in art residencies, at Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan 2012; Taller 7, Medellin, Colombia, 2013; and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, US, 2015. Following these experiences, in 2016 she moved to the US to pursue an MFA at Rutgers University from where she graduated in 2018. After that, she was a member at NEW INC, The New Museum Incubator Program NY, a resident at NARS Foundation NY, a fellow at The Interdisciplinary Art and Theory Program, NY, Collider Art Residency, Contemporary Calgary, CA, and Foundation for Contemporary Arts, NY. She participated in solo and group exhibitions in the US and abroad, being the most recents “Rerouting” at Contemporary Calgary, CA and “Temporary solutions that stay forever “ at The Clemente, NY, USA.
She is currently an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University and Pratt Institute.
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY, US.