(b. 1982, Bronx, NY)
DAVID RIOS FERREIRA has exhibited in galleries and museums in the US and abroad including CoCA (Seattle, WA), Nemeth Art Center (Park Rapids, MN) and Kunstraum Richard Sorge Gallery (Berlin, Germany). He has held residencies at the Lower East Side Printshop (New York, NY), Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (New York, NY) and The Center for Book Arts (New York, NY). Rios Ferreira has participated in professional development programs such as Emerge 11 at Aljira (Newark, NJ) and the Bronx Museum’s Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program (Bronx, NY). Awards include a New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship, the Innovative Cultural Advocacy Fellowship from the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, a National Association of Latino Arts & Culture Fund for the Arts grant and the ArtSlant Grand Prize. Recent exhibitions include Bronx Calling: The Fourth AIM Biennial, The Bronx Museum of the Arts (Bronx, NY), And by each crime and every kindness, Sunroom Project Space at Wave Hill (Bronx, NY), Uproot at Smack Mellon (Brooklyn, NY) and Mirrored by Nature at Welancora Gallery (Brooklyn, NY). David Rios Ferreira lives and works in New York and Jersey City, and holds a BFA from The Cooper Union.