Assistant Professor of Printmaking
Art & Art History
Enrique Figueredo is a Venezuelan-American artist who immigrated from South America at a young age. Figueredo’s work looks closely at the forces and issues affecting today’s world—economy, religion, immigration, power—and relates those incidents to the visual history of ancient civilizations, the colonization of the Americas, and mythology.
Recent projects include a solo exhibition at Form & Concept (Sigue pasando por aquí), The Re Institute (At the Edge of Lawlessness), group shows at International Print Center New York (Multilayered), ARTag Gallery (The Happiness Index) in Helsinki, and a site-specific installation on 14th Street in NYC for Art In Odd Places 2017: SENSE. Figueredo is the recipient of the Jerry Manson Residency (Flatbed Center for Contemporary Printmaking, 2023), VCUarts Fountainhead Fellowship in Painting and Printmaking (2019-2020), The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts: Robert Blackburn Printmaking Award (2019), and the Nadine Goldsmith Fellowship (Vermont Studio Center, 2019).
Figueredo studied at Purchase College (SUNY) earning a BFA in 2004, with a printmaking concentration, and his MFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University in 2019, where his work is in the Zimmerli Art Museum collection.