Ernesto Pujol

Updated
4 May 2017

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Ernesto Pujol, photo courtesy of the artist.

Performance artist and social choreographer Ernesto Pujol has performed with urban and rural communities worldwide. He is the author of Sited Body, Public Visions: silence, stillness & walking as Performance Practice, as well as numerous published essays on art education reform. Pujol’s work is held in the collections of the Bronx Art Museum, New York; El Museo del Barrio, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; and Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City; among others. He has been the recipient of fellowships from the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Cintas Foundation, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and Art Matters. He has served with the New York State Council on the Arts, the Academy for Educational Development, and the National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC. Pujol holds an MFA in interdisciplinary studio practice from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago, where he has also taught.