Pepe Coronado was born and raised in the Dominican Republic and currently resides in Austin, Texas. Coronado is a founding member of the print collective Dominican York Proyecto GRAFICA, founder of Coronado Print Studio, and was a resident teaching artist at the Hudson River Museum in New York. He has taught printmaking at the Corcoran College of Art, Georgetown University and at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, where he earned the Master of Fine Arts. Coronado was a master printer for Pyramid Atlantic in Silver Spring, Maryland; the Hand Print Workshop International in Alexandria, Virginia; and the Serie Print Project in Austin, Texas. He has been a visiting artist at Self Help Graphics in Los Angeles.
Coronado’s most recent solo exhibitions include: Interactions: Borders, Boundaries and Historical Relations of the US/DR, Prizm Art Fair, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, Miami; Boundaries, Curated by Margaret Moulton, The Hastings Village Arts Commission Gallery, Hastings on Hudson, NY; Projects Photo/Prints, 410 GooDBudY Gallery, Washington, DC; Construcciones - Obstrucciones 2005 - 10, PhotoImagen Biennial, Casa de Teatro, Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, curated by Sara Hermann; and at the Center for the Digital Arts, Westchester Community College, NY, curated by Lise Prown; Obstrucciones, Gallery 101, Georgetown University, Washington DC and Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Group exhibitions include: Gráfica America, curated by Gabriela Martinez and Rogelio Gutierrez at MOLAA museum in Los Angeles. Uptown triennial, curated by Deborah Cullen and Souleo.
CCNY art gallery and El Museo del Barrio, curated by Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, NYC. My Home Is Not Your Backyard, curated by Oshun Layne, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Resilience: Reclaiming History and the Dominican Diaspora, co-curated by Moses Ros-Suarez and Jonathan Goldman, IDB Cultural Center, Washington DC; Tyranny’s Tear: Mending a Dominican Trauma, co-curated by Linda Cunningham and Moses Ros-Suarez, Bronx Art Space Gallery, Bronx, NY; Crossing Boarders at Arts Westchester Gallery, White Plains, NY, curated by Kathleen Reckling; Superreal at El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY, curated by Rocio Aranda-Alvarado;
Photo Credit: Manolo Salas.
El Panal/The Hive, Trienal Poli-Grafica de San Juan Puerto Rico, curated by Deborah Cullen; 6th international Printmaking biennial of Douro, Portugal, curated by Nuno Canela; and Directions: DC Contemporary Latino Art, Frida Kahlo Gallery, Cultural Institute of Mexico, Washington, DC, curated by Laura Roulet.
Coronado’s work is part of various collections, including the Museum of Latin Amercian Art (MOLAA), Los Angeles; The Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Archives of American Art, The Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios, CUNY Dominican Studies Institute, City College of New York City; El Museo del Barrio, El Museo Latino, Georgetown University, Lauinger Memorial Library of Rare Books and Prints Collection, The Library of Congress, The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation, The Federal Reserve Board of Governors Art Collection, District of Columbia Government: Arts and Humanities Commission, and El Paso Museum of Art and Mexic-Arte Museum.