Bio | José Lerma

José Lerma (1971, Spain)

José Lerma was born in 1971 in Seville Spain and grew up in Puerto Rico. His solo exhibitions include Andrea Rosen Gallery, Galeria Roberto Paradise, Galerie Xavier Hufkens,  Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Green Gallery, Gallery Loock, Galeria Marta Cervera, Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh, NC, Arario Gallery in Seoul and Galleria Il Capricorno in Venice, Italy.   He has taken part in group exhibitions at  Lehman Maupin Gallery, the Milwaukee Art Museum, Institute Valecia d’art Modern in Spain, Innova, Museo de arte de Ponce, Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Deste Fountation for Contemporary art, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Museum of Contemporary art Detroit , Museo del Barrio, Josh Lilley Gallery, ZiherSmith Gallery in NYC, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Ex-Teresa in  Mexico City, and Loyal in Stockholm,.His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Art Forum, Time Out NY, The L Magazine,  Die Welt, ABC and Flash Art.  He attended the CORE program in Houston, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and has an MFA from the University of Wisconsin Madison (2002) and a BA from Tulane University. He is currently teaches at the School of the  Art Institute of Chicago