Lucia Hierro USA, b. 1987


Lucia Hierro (b. 1987) is a Dominican American conceptual artist born and raised in New York City, Washington Heights/Inwood, and currently based in the South Bronx. Lucia’s practice, which includes sculpture, textile art, digital media and installation, confronts twenty-first century capitalism through an intersectional lens.

She received a BFA from SUNY Purchase (2010) and an MFA from Yale School of Art (2013). Hierro’s work has been exhibited at venues including the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Museum of African Diaspora (MoAD) in San Francisco, Jeffrey Deitch Gallery (Los Angeles), Elizabeth Dee Gallery (New York), Latchkey Projects (New York), Primary Projects (Miami), Sean Horton Presents (Dallas), and Casa Quien in the Dominican Republic.

Her works are part of the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, El Museo del Barrio in New York City, the Perez Art Museum Miami, the JP Morgan & Chase Collection, the Progressive Art Collection and the Rennie collection in Vancouver, among others. Her work has recently join the collections of the Guggenheim Museum in New York. 

Her artwork is influenced by the pop art of Andy Warhol and the famous oversized sculptures of everyday objects by Claes Oldenburg. Lucia's pieces explore themes of cultural identity and 21st century consumerism with a sense of humor and provocation. In this way, she places herself in the line of the great contemporary artists of our time.

Installation shots