Bio / CV

Kevin Quiles Bonilla (b. 1992) is an interdisciplinary artist born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He received a BA in Fine Arts – Photography from the University of Puerto Rico (2015) and an MFA in Fine Arts from Parsons The New School for Design (2018). His work has been presented in Puerto Rico, The United States, Mexico, China, Belgium, and Japan. He’s the recipient of an Emerging Artist Award from The John F. Kennedy Center (2017). He has recently presented his work at The Brooklyn Museum, Queens Museum, The Shelly & Rubin Foundation’s 8th Floor Gallery, Dedalus Foundation, and the Leslie-Lohman Museum’s Project Space. He has been an artist in residence at Art Beyond Sight’s Arts + Disability Residency (2018-2019), Leslie-Lohman Museum’s Queer Performance Residency (2019) and LMCC’s Workspace Residency (2019-2020). He explores ideas around power, colonialism, and history with his identity as context. He currently lives and works between Puerto Rico and New York.


Kevin Quiles Bonilla (n. 1992) es un artista interdisciplinario nacido en San Juan, Puerto Rico. Completó un bachillerato en Bellas Artes – Fotografía de la Universidad de Puerto Rico (2015) y una maestría en Bellas Artes de Parsons The New School for Design (2018). Su producción artística ha sido presentada en Puerto Rico, Estados Unidos, México, China, Bélgica y Japón. Es recipiente del Premio para Artistas Emergentes de el John F. Kennedy Center (2017). Recientemente ha presentado su trabajo en The Brooklyn Museum, Queens Museum, Shelly & Rubin Foundation’s 8th Floor Gallery, Dedalus Foundation y Leslie-Lohman Museum’s Project Space. Ha sido recipiente de residencias artísticas, como Art Beyond Sight’s Arts + Disability Residency (2018-2019), Leslie-Lohman Museum’s Queer Performance Residency (2019) y LMCC’s Workspace Residency (2019-2020). Sus exploraciones nacen a raíz de ideas sobre poder, colonialismo, e historia con su identidad como contexto. Actualmente vive y trabaja entre Puerto Rico y Nueva York.


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instagram: @kevinquilesbonilla

email: kevinquilesupr@gmail.com