Uncategorized Artist

Hoesy

Corona

Hoesy Corona is an uncategorized artist working across various media while considering what it means to be a queer Latinx immigrant in a place where there are few. His performances and installations oftentimes silently confront and delight viewers with some of the most pressing issues of our time. Reoccurring themes of queerness, race/class/gender, nature, isolation, and celebration are present throughout his work. He lived in Mexico, Utah, and Wisconsin, before moving to Baltimore, MD in 2005 to establish a professional practice in the arts. He is a recent Halcyon Arts Lab Fellow in Washington, DC and currently splits his time between Baltimore and Tulsa. He has shown compelling works and inventive sculptures fitted to the human body internationally in Greece, France, and in the USA. Exhibiting and performing at various institutional, private, public and underground venues including among others The Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Athens School of Fine Arts, The Baltimore Museum of Art, The Walters Art Museum, and Current Space. In addition to maintaining a prolific studio practice he is the founding co-director of Labbodies, a nomadic arts organization since 2014. Recent honors include a Merriweather District Artist in Residence; an Andy Warhol Foundation Grit Fund Grant; a Robert W. Deutsch Foundation’s Ruby’s Project Grant; and a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award.