Deconstructed upcycled quilted mattress covers, embellished with faux pearls, and paper cutouts
32 x 72 in (81.28 x 182.88 cm)
Hugo Moro was born in Havana, Cuba in 1954. He lived in New York City from the age of 12, there he attended The High School of Art and Design; Pratt Institute; The Fashion Institute of Technology; and The Art Students League. In New York he held various graphic design positions in advertising and publishing. He relocated to Miami Florida in 1999, since then he has visited Cuba with support of Research Travel Grants from Florida International University’s Cuban Research Institute. In 2006 he participated in the IX Havana Biennial invited by the Biennial’s collateral exhibitions committee. In 2009 he participated in the first Ghetto Biennial in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He was a residence artist at Art Center/South Florida in Miami Beach, and an adjunct professor at FIU from 2006 to 2012, and relocated to Seattle WA in September 2014. His work space is located at Project-106 Artist Studios in Pioneer Square.