Cyriaco Lopes is a New York based Brazilian artist with a hybrid practice. His work queers art history.
Lopes has exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in Rio, the Museum of Art of São Paulo, El Museo del Barrio in NYC, the Centre Wallonie Bruxelles in Paris, Casa Degli Artisti in Milan, among many other international venues. His work has been curated by artists such as Lygia Pape, Janine Antoni, and Luciano Fabro, as well as by art critics such as Paulo Herkenhoff (formerly MoMA), Bryan Barcena (MoCA), Nicholas Barlow (LACMA), and Adriano Pedrosa (MASP). He is the winner of the NYC World Studio Foundation Award, the Contemporary Art Museum Saint Louis Project Award, the São Paulo Phillips Prize of trip to Europe. He was selected into many art residencies, such as Skowhegan, Mass MoCA, and MacDowell. Lopes is an associate professor of photography and deputy chair of the Art and Music department at John Jay College/CUNY.