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Elle Pérez

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Elle Pérez (b. 1989, Bronx, New York; lives and works in New York City) received an MFA from Yale University in 2015 and BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2011. Recent solo exhibitions have been held at Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (2021); Public Art Fund, New York (2019); MoMA PS1, New York (2018); and 47 Canal, New York (2018). Pérez’s work has been included in group exhibitions at 47 Canal, New York (2021, 2020); Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany (2021); Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL (2020); Barbican Centre, London, UK (2020); Brooklyn Museum, New York (2019); and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2019). They are the recipient of the Vermont Studio Center Civil Society Institute Fellowship (2015); Theo Westenberger Foundation Photography Prize (2014); Bronx Recognizes Its Own Grant (2012); and Jane Meyer Photography Travelling Fellowship (2011). Pérez will participate in Orlando at Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland, opening 2022.