Ernesto Rivera (born Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is an artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York. He holds a BFA in Fine Art from Parsons: The New School. He attended the MFA in Theory and History of Design from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico City (2015) where he conducted research on the editorial processes of design criticism. Ernesto had a working experience under the Registrar at the Patricia Phelps Cisneros Collection, and later as the Collection Management Assistant at the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art. He is a frequent contributor to cultural publications in the Dominican Republic, and is the co-founder and social media coordinator for LA PRECARIA (@la.precaria).
Art Awards and Achievements
2020: The Interdisciplinary Art and Theory Program 2020-2021
2020: Finalist, 28 Concurso de Arte Eduardo León Jimenes
"Ensayo” (2020) Installation
2018: Finalist, 27 Concurso de Arte Eduardo León Jimenes
“Contra Uno” (2018) Installation
2017: Finalist, Concurso Diario Libre Arte Contemporáneo, 2017. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
“Archivo” (2017) Sculpture
“Testigos” (2017) Sculpture
2016: Honorable Mention, Concurso Diario Libre Arte Contemporáneo, 2016. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
“80-20” (2016) Sculpture
May -June 2021: The Real House. Group Show. Brooklyn, New York
January - May, 2021: '28 Concurso de Arte Eduardo Leon Jimenes'. Group Show. Centro Leon. Santiago. Dominican Republic.
May, 2018: ‘Parsons Festival 2019’. Group Show. Parsons, New York.
May, 2018: ‘Parsons Fine Arts Thesis Show’. Group Show. Parsons, New York.
Oct, 2018- April 28, 2019: ‘27 Concurso de Arte Eduardo Leon Jimenes’. Group Show. Centro Leon. Santiago. Dominican Republic.
Oct, 2018: ‘Parsons Fine Arts Open Studio’. Group Show. Parsons, New York.
April 2018: ‘Fire in the Web Lab’. Group Show. 25 East Gallery. Parsons, New York.
Dec 2017: ‘Urban Emptiness’. Group Show. Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Brussels, Belgium.
Dec 2017: ‘Hybrid Projects: Images-Texts’. Group Show. Parsons + The New School, New York.
2018: Interview for Centro Leon. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZdNaa2LYsU&list=PLHmLozy0rg-E95xY7yPFMqDjMBPCLMFXI&index=2
2017: Interview for Diario Libre. Retrieved from http://dlartecontemporaneo.com/finalista/62
2016, May 23: Interview for Diario Libre. Retrieved from https://www.diariolibre.com/revista/ernesto-rivera-IH3779956