Michael Cuadrado (b. San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1995) is a visual artist working mostly between painting/drawing and collage. Largely influenced by ideas within queer theory, semiotics and phenomenology, his work is addressing topics within sexuality, desire/melancholia, spirituality, and his complex relationship to Western thinkers. He received a BFA in Drawing from Pratt Institute in 2018 and has done residencies at the Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists' Residency and The Wassaic Project. His work has been exhibited nationally in New York, Chicago, Florida, and Texas. He now lives and works in Chicago, IL.
Coded Collaboration Between Lovers
Chalk pastel and woven paper on canvas.
67in x 60in