Carolina Cueva was born in Lima, Peru and lives and works in Miami, Florida. She studied at the School of Visual arts and graduated with a BFA. Cueva is an interdisciplinary artist working in sculpture, performance, and 2D works of art. Her work examines identity, ancestry and displacement through personal narrative, history and the transcendental. She is one half of the performance art duo Cuentos Retablados. Selected group exhibitions include Photo L.A, Los Angeles, CA (2017), Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Port Angeles, WA (2019), Dimensions Variable, Miami, FL (2020), and the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood, Hollywood, FL (2021). Selected performances include NADA Miami, Miami, FL (2018), Doral Contemporary Art Museum, Doral, FL(2019), and Piero Atchugarry Gallery, Miami, FL(2020). Cueva was awarded a Wavemaker Grant and an Artist Access Grant in 2021.
In addition to her art practice she works with youth and is invested in the transformative, restorative, and change-making capacities of imagination and expression. She has an extensive history working with museums, institutions and non-profits as an educator and teaching artist throughout Miami-Dade County.
- 2023 Studio Resident
- 2022 Studio Resident
- 2021 Home + Away Resident