Luis A. Gutierrez is a mixed media artist creating multi-layered paintings and installations. Inspired by how oppressive institutions manipulate historical facts to create new narratives, he dissects paintings and abstracts historical images. Gutierrez is a 2021 recipient of the City Artist Corps Grant and a 2020 AIM fellow artist at The Bronx Museum of the Arts. In 2019, He exhibited “Entre Sombras, From Figuration to Abstraction” (solo) at GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, Pa. He has also shown work in the Coral Springs Museum of Art, in private galleries, and Christie’s, New York. In 2016, Gutierrez was a semi-finalist for the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. In addition, spectrum Miami Art Fair awarded him the Launchpad Artist Award and a site-specific installation that same year.