Two-time Cintas Foundation Fellowship finalist, Francisco Maso (Havana, 1988) is an Afro-Cuban, American visual artist living and working in Miami. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Stage Design from the Instituto Superior de Arte (Havana, 2014) and is a graduate of both the Behavior Art School (Havana, 2009), led by Tania Bruguera, and the San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts (Havana, 2007). Recent exhibitions include Time for Change: Art and Social Unrest in the Jorge M. Pérez Collection at El Espacio 23 (2019), Cintas Foundation Fellowships Finalist Exhibition 2019- 2020 at Lowe Art Museum (2019), 10 – A Decade at Dimensions Variable (2019), Concrete Jungle: Narrative of Presence at Bridge Red Studios (2019), and Constructing Identity at Miami MOCAAD (2019). Maso is the cofounder of Women Photographers International Archive (WOPHA), a nonprofit organization to research and promote the contributions of women and those identified as women in photography.
- 2022 Home + Away Residency: Anderson Ranch
- 2020 Home + Away Resident: Atlantic Center for the Arts