William Cordova: narratives of southern alchemy

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February 20, 2019
All Day
University Hall

William Cordova was born in Lima, Peru in 1971 and moved to Miami, Florida at an early age,
also spending time in Houston, Chicago, and New York. He graduated with a BFA from
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1996 and went on to earn an MFA from Yale
University in 2004. He has participated in numerous artist residencies including Artpace,
San Antonio, TX; The Core program, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Woodstock Center
for Photography, NY; The Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA; The Studio Museum
in Harlem, NY; Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine; and
American Academy in Berlin, Germany.
His most recent solo exhibitions include now’s the time: narratives of southern alchemy,
Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL, and kuntur: sacred geometries, University Galleries
of Illinois State University, Normal, IL, both in 2018. His work is included in collections
of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,
New York; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Yale Art Gallery, New Haven; Museo de Arte
de Lima, Peru; Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal; Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami;
and La Casa de las Americas, Havana, Cuba; among others.

The event is sponsored by The Public Narrative Collaborative and the Department of Art in conjunction with Project Narrative.