Juan Jose Barboza-Gubo (Peru, 1976) received his Bachelor’s Degree at Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (graduating with honors). He received MFA degrees in Painting and in Sculpture, both from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Solo exhibitions include: Museum of Contemporary Art, Peru; Memory Museum, Peru; The Museum of Sex, New York; Inter Kultur Foto Art; Instituto Francés de Stuttgart; Museo Colonia Bogota Colombia; Galeria German Kruger Espantoso ICPNA-Peru; The Fitchburg Museum; among others. Recent awards of note include the 2019 Fellowship in Photography from the Mass Cultural Council, 2019 Icpna arte contemporaneo second award, 2018 Photolucida Critical Mass: Top 50, 2016 Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship in Sculpture, 2015 Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship in Painting, and others. In 2014 he was named the Breakout Artist of the Year by Artscope Magazine. His exhibitions have been reviewed in publications such as The Boston Globe, Artscope Magazine, Artsy, PRI’s The World, The Huffington Post, The Advocate, The Houston Press, El Comercio (Peru), and Lenscratch. Barboza-Gubo currently teaches at Massachusetts College of Art and Design.


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Select Works
  • Juan José Barboza-Gubo, A Vuelo de Pájaro 6, 2022
    Juan José Barboza-Gubo
    A Vuelo de Pájaro 6, 2022
  • Juan José Barboza-Gubo, Busqueda/Reencuentro, 2022
    Juan José Barboza-Gubo
    Busqueda/Reencuentro, 2022
  • Juan José Barboza-Gubo, DIA-TARDE-NOCHE-DIA, 2022
    Juan José Barboza-Gubo
  • Juan José Barboza-Gubo, RETORNO, 2022
    Juan José Barboza-Gubo
    RETORNO, 2022
  • Juan José Barboza-Gubo, RUTAS, 2022
    Juan José Barboza-Gubo
    RUTAS, 2022
  • Juan José Barboza-Gubo, Sensorial Primario 1, 2022
    Juan José Barboza-Gubo
    Sensorial Primario 1, 2022
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