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CV – Francheska Alcántara




b. Santo Domingo, DR


2019 ​MFA, Sculpture + Extended Media, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 

2015 ​BFA with distinction, Painting and Combined Media, Hunter College, New York, NY 

2009​ BA, Art History, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 


2023 Modos de ver/Ways of Seeing, curated by Silvia Benedetti and Lindsay Alveilhé, Gardiner Gallery at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 

2023 In the Air, Juneteenth Art Exhibition, Tulsa, OK  

2023 Strange and Oppositional, 108 Contemporary Gallery, Tulsa, OK (two-person exhibition)

2022 Exchanging Horizons, part of Ears to the Ground: An Ethnography of Material, Sound, and Conversations, Martin Regional Library, Tulsa, OK

2022 Secure the Bag, Mint the Soaps and Throw the Bones, Recess Art, Brooklyn, New York 

2022 Eyes of the Skin, curated by Teresita Fernandez, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY

2022 Skin Le Fleur, Liggett Studio, Tulsa, OK (solo exhibition)

2021 The Meeting Point, Meatpacking District, New York 

2020 Beast Like Me: Feminism and Fantasy, BronxArtSpace, Bronx, NY 

2020 Geografía Relativa, Galería Agustina Ferreyra, CDMX 

2018 Cuerpxs Radicales: Radical Bodies in Performance, Brooklyn Museum of Art,  Brooklyn, NY 

2018Her Art Will Be Cannibal, Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos, Bronx, NY 

2017Sisterin’ in Procession​, artistic action covering 73+ blocks along Jerome Avenue in The Bronx, NY 

2017 ​Bronx Calling: The Fourth AIM Biennial, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY 


2023  LMCC Workspace, New York, NY

2023 MASS MoCA Artist Residency, North Adams, MA

2023 Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA), mentor Larry Ossei-Mensah, New Smyrna Beach, FL 

2022 Thrive Grant, supported by the Warhol Foundation and Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Oklahoma City, OK

2022 Recess Art Session Program, Brooklyn, NY 

2021 Interchange Artist Grant, supported by Mid-America Arts Alliance and Mellon Foundation, Tulsa, OK 

2021 City Artist Corps Grant, New York, NY

2021 Wave Hill Gardens Workspace Residency, Bronx, NY

2020-2023 Tulsa Artist Fellowship, Tulsa, OK

2019 Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT (awarded with fellowship)

2018 Shandaken Projects: Storm King Art Residency, New Windsor, NY

2017​ Franklin Furnace Archives, Inc., ​Franklin Furnace Fund​ supported by the Jerome Foundation, Brooklyn, NY 

2017 ​​Bronx Museum of the Arts, Artists in the Marketplace (AIM Program) Bronx, NY


Art Seen: Eyes of the Skin, Folasade Ologundudu, The Brooklyn Rail, July-August, 2022. 

Your Concise New York Art Guide for July 2022, Billy Anania, Hyperallergic, June 29, 2022.

What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries Right Now, Aruna D’Souza, New York Times, June 24, 2022.


2022 “The Power of Stories,” Ears to the Ground discussion, Rudisill Library, Tulsa, OK


2023 Recess’ Advisory Board, Brooklyn, NY

2020 North Bronx Collective member, Bronx, NY