2021 EXPOSED ARTIST DIRECTORY
2021, Acrylic on watercolor on acid-free paper, 24 x 18 in
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Cuban-born, Juan Carlos Zaldivar (aka Violenta Flores) is a LatinX visual artist living and working in the United States. Zaldivar completed both a BFA and a Masters of Fine Arts at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and also taught there as an adjunct faculty. Zaldivar is currently producing a feature-length art film with the support of La Biennale di Venezia College Cinema 2019, Sundance Writers Lab and Locarno Open Doors. Zaldivar is also completing a VR community screening project to mitigate the effects of isolation during the Covid-19 epidemic on seniors with the support of The Warhol Foundation through Locust Projects in Miami, Oolite Arts, and other grants.