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Meet Over Lunch: Angel Ricardo Ricardo Ríos in Conversation with Meyken Barreto

Virtual Talk
Thursday, June 17, 2021 | 2:00pm

In this talk, Angel Ricardo Ricardo Rios and RU Guest Curator Meyken Barreto discuss the artist’s residency, practice, and trajectory, influences, and more.



Angel Ricardo Ricardo Rios (@angelricardorios) has exhibited at numerous museums and galleries internationally, including Museum of Talavera, Puebla, Mexico; El Museum Gallery, Bogota, Colombia; Lucia de la Puente, Gallery, Peru; El Chope University Museum, DF, Mexico; Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain; Jacobo Carpio Gallery, Costa Rica and Nina Menocal Gallery, DF, Mexico, among other venues. His work has been showcased at many international art fairs and biennials including the Havana Bienal, the National Biennial of Visual Arts in Yucatan, and the Rufino Tamayo Painting Biennial, Casablanca Biennale among others.

RU Guest curator Meyken Barreto is a curator and art writer she is also an adjunct lecturer at City College of New York. Meyken received her MFA and BA in Art History from the University of Havana. She has served as Regional Director at Artist Pension Trust (APT), Gallery Manager at Y Gallery in New York, and Studio Manager at Los Carpinteros Studio in Madrid and Havana. In 2009 she won Cuba’s National Curatorship Award. Barreto has curated and co-curated several exhibitions including Shifting Streams. Twelve artists by the Hudson River at Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture, NY in 2020, Cabinet of Curiosities: The whimsical world of Carlos de Medeiros at Guttenberg Arts, NJ in 2017; and co-curated the group exhibitions Divagation at Y Gallery in 2016, Pioneros: Building Cuba’s Socialist Childhood at Parsons, The New School for Design, New York in 2015 among others.


This program is supported by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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