Residency Unlimited


2022 | NYC | Guest Curator

Emireth Herrera Valdés

Curator name: Emireth Herrera Valdés
Residency Dates: 2022
Born: 1983
Hometown: Saltillo, Coahuila. Mexico
Lives and works: New York
2018-2020 | MA in Art History, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
2008-2012 | Master in Arts, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico
2003-2007 | Architecture, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, Mexico

Emireth Herrera Valdés (b. Saltillo, Mexico) is an independent curator and writer based in New York City. Herrera has curated exhibitions such as Saunter Trek Escort Parade (S.T.E.P.) at Queens Museum, Tongue Tied, 3459’ at Flux Factory in NYC, and Todos Bien at the Sinaloa Museum of Art in Mexico. She co-curated the exhibition Grilo/Fernández-Muro at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU funded by the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art. Merging her curatorial practice with education she has organized numerous public programs between the MARCO Museum in Monterrey, Mexico, the Autonomous University of Coahuila and the TATE Modern Gallery in London. Her project From the Vulnerable Territory to the Utopia was presented at the AROS Museum in Aarhus, Denmark. Her articles have been published by The Brooklyn Rail, Arte Fuse, and VISTAS by ISLAA in New York, LAR-magazine in Latin America, Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, and the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon. She is currently Director at Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.

As RU Guest Curator, Emireth is assisting RU with the management of the selection process of the 2022-2023 Lead Artists for NYC Health + Hospitals Arts in Medicine Community Murals Project.