Arturo Herrera was born in 1959, in Caracas, Venezuela. He lives and works in Berlin. He holds a BFA from The University of Tulsa (1982) and a MFA from The University of Illinois at Chicago (1992). He is the recipient of numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship (2005), a Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) Fellows- hip (2003), a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant (1998), and a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Fellowship (1992).Read More
Herrera’s work has been exhibited widely throughout the United States and Europe including recent solo exhibitions at Linda Pace Foundation in San Antonio and Corbett vs. Dempsey in Chicago (both 2013), which featured a group of altered books in which every page becomes a work by the artist. This past September he curated Without you I’m nothing at the Heldart Bikini Berlin. Upcoming projects include a lecture this December in conjunction with the Henri Matisse cut-outs exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and a solo exhibition at the Tang Museum in Saratoga Springs, New York on view from June 6 through August 30, 2015.