CIFO Achievement Award for Cecilia Vicuña

6 December 2018 

Cecilia Vicuña has received the Achievement Award from the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO). The 2019 Grants & Commissions Program Award recognizes nine Latin American artists representing seven countries, across three categories: The Achievement Award, Mid-Career Artists, and Emerging Artists. The accompanying exhibition of new works by the awarded artists will be held at El Museo del Barrio in New York City, in Autumn 2019. The annual Grants & Commissions Program “is an embodiment of the foundation’s mission to foster, support, and exhibit innovative work by Latin American artists. The awarded artists exemplify the breadth and depth of contemporary art production throughout Latin America, engaging with diverse contemporary themes across media including video, performance, multimedia installation, sculpture, and found material.”