Latinx Artist Fellowship

Supporting the most compelling Latinx artists working in the US today

Our country’s Latinx artists—creatives of Latin American or Caribbean descent who live and work in the US—have made significant and vital contributions to American culture. Yet these artists have lacked visibility and received little of the philanthropic or institutional support necessary to secure their place in the story of American art. Designed to address this systemic and longstanding lack of support, and now in its third year, the Latinx Artist Fellowship is awarding $50,000 each to a multigenerational cohort of 15 Latinx visual artists each year for an initial commitment of five years. Administered by the US Latinx Art Forum in collaboration with the New York Foundation for the Arts and supported by the Mellon Foundation and the Ford Foundation, this award is the first significant prize of its kind and celebrates the plurality and diversity of Latinx artists and aesthetics.

Committed $5M

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For more information about the Latinx Artist Fellowship, see our Fact Sheet.

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2024 Latinx Artist Fellows

  • Alberto Aguilar

    Alberto Aguilar


    Chicago, IL

  • Yreina D. Cervántez

    Yreina D. Cervántez

    Painter, Printmaker, and Muralist

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Lizania Cruz

    Lizania Cruz

    Participatory, Installation, Multidisciplinary, Conceptual Artist, Printmaker, and Designer

    Brooklyn, NY

  • Jenelle Esparza

    Jenelle Esparza

    Multidisciplinary Artist

    San Antonio, TX

  • Fronterizx Collective

    Fronterizx Collective

    Interdisciplinary Social Practice

    Phoenix, Douglas, AZ/ Agua Prieta, SON

  • Joel Gaitan

    Joel Gaitan


    Miami, FL

  • Guillermo Gómez-Peña

    Guillermo Gómez-Peña

    Performance Artist and Writer

    San Francisco, CA and Mexico City, Mexico

  • Maria Maea

    Maria Maea

    Multidisciplinary Artist

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Pepón Osorio

    Pepón Osorio

    Visual Artist

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Charo Oquet

    Charo Oquet

    Multidisciplinary Artist

    Miami Beach, FL

  • Elle Pérez

    Elle Pérez

    Artist and Photographer

    Bronx, New York

  • Gadiel Rivera Herrera

    Gadiel Rivera Herrera

    Visual Artist

    San Juan, Puerto Rico

  • Sandy Rodriguez

    Sandy Rodriguez

    Artist and Researcher

    Los Angeles, CA

  • John Valadez

    John Valadez

    Painter, Muralist, and Photographer

    Los Angeles, California

  • Chris E. Vargas

    Chris E. Vargas

    Transdisciplinary Artist

    Los Angeles, CA

2023 Latinx Artist Fellows

  • Felipe Baeza

    Felipe Baeza

    Visual Artist

    Brooklyn, NY

  • Diógenes Ballester

    Diógenes Ballester

    Arteologist and Multimedia Artist

    New York, NY

  • Margarita Cabrera

    Margarita Cabrera

    Interdisciplinary and Social Practice Artist

    Arizona and Texas

  • Beatriz Cortez

    Beatriz Cortez

    Multidisciplinary Artist and Sculptor

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Sofía Gallisá Muriente

    Sofía Gallisá Muriente

    Visual Artist

    Hato Rey, Puerto Rico

  • Verónica Gaona

    Verónica Gaona

    Multidisciplinary Artist

    Houston, TX

  • Ester Hernandez

    Ester Hernandez

    Printmaker, Painter, and Mixed Media Artist

    San Francisco, CA

  • Joiri Minaya

    Joiri Minaya

    Interdisciplinary Visual Artist

    New York, NY

  • Raphael Montañez Ortiz

    Raphael Montañez Ortiz

    Interdisciplinary Mixed Media Artist

    Highland Park, NJ

  • Postcommodity


    Sound, Installation, and Performance Artists

    Tempe, AZ and Los Angeles, CA

  • Daisy Quezada Ureña

    Daisy Quezada Ureña

    Visual Artist

    Santa Fe, NM

  • Diana Solís

    Diana Solís


    Chicago, IL

  • Edra Soto

    Edra Soto

    Interdisciplinary Visual and Public Artist

    Chicago, IL

  • Maria Cristina (Tina) Tavera

    Maria Cristina (Tina) Tavera

    Multidisciplinary Artist

    Minneapolis, MN

  • Mario Ybarra Jr.

    Mario Ybarra Jr.

    Interdisciplinary Artist

    Wilmington, CA

2022 Latinx Artist Fellows

  • Tanya Aguiñiga

    Tanya Aguiñiga

    Craft-based artist and activist

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Candida Alvarez

    Candida Alvarez

    Visual Artist and Painter

    Baroda, MI and Chicago, IL

  • María Magdalena Campos Pons

    María Magdalena Campos Pons

    Multimedia artist

    Nashville, TN

  • Maria Gaspar

    Maria Gaspar

    Interdisciplinary artist

    Chicago, IL

  • Jay Lynn Gomez

    Jay Lynn Gomez

    Painting and sculpture artist

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Lucia Hierro

    Lucia Hierro

    Sculpture and installation artist

    New York, NY

  • Consuelo Jimenez Underwood

    Consuelo Jimenez Underwood

    Contemporary fiber artist

    Gualala, CA

  • Koyoltzintli


    Interdisciplinary artist

    New York, NY

  • Leslie Martinez

    Leslie Martinez

    Visual artist and painter

    Dallas, TX

  • Amalia Mesa-Bains

    Amalia Mesa-Bains

    Installation artist, curator, and writer

    Monterey, CA and San Francisco, CA

  • Rosemary Meza-DesPlas

    Rosemary Meza-DesPlas

    Multidisciplinary artist

    Farmington, NM

  • Las Nietas de Nonó

    Las Nietas de Nonó

    Multidisciplinary artists

    San Antón, Carolina, Puerto Rico

  • Carmelita Tropicana

    Carmelita Tropicana

    Writer and performance artist

    New York, NY

  • Juana Valdés

    Juana Valdés

    Multidisciplinary artist

    Miami, FL and New York, NY

  • Vincent Valdez

    Vincent Valdez

    Visual artist and painter

    Houston, TX

2021 Latinx Artist Fellows

  • Elia Alba

    Elia Alba

    Multidisciplinary artist

    New York

  • Celia Álvarez Muñoz

    Celia Álvarez Muñoz

    Artist and activist

    Arlington, TX

  • Adriana Corral

    Adriana Corral

    Multidisciplinary artist

    Houston, TX

  • Carolina Caycedo

    Carolina Caycedo

    Multidisciplinary artist

    Los Angeles

  • rafa esparza

    rafa esparza

    Multidisciplinary artist

    Los Angeles

  • Christina Fernandez

    Christina Fernandez

    Artist and activist

    Los Angeles

  • Coco Fusco

    Coco Fusco

    Interdisciplinary artist and writer

    New York

  • Yolanda López

    Yolanda López

    Visual artist

    b. 1942, San Diego, CA d. 2021, San Francisco, CA

  • Miguel Luciano

    Miguel Luciano

    Multimedia artist

    New York

  • Guadalupe Maravilla

    Guadalupe Maravilla

    Transdisciplinary visual artist, choreographer, and healer

    Brooklyn, NY

  • Carlos Martiel

    Carlos Martiel

    Performance artist

    New York and Havana

  • Michael Menchaca

    Michael Menchaca

    Multidisciplinary artist

    San Antonio, TX

  • Delilah Montoya

    Delilah Montoya

    Printmaker and photographer

    Houston, TX

  • Vick Quezada

    Vick Quezada

    Interdisciplinary artist

    Northampton, MA

  • Juan Sánchez

    Juan Sánchez

    Visual artist

    New York