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 and Oolite Arts.
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White Orchids, 2022
Acrylic and enamel on poster board
24” x 28”