Juanita Lanzo is a visual artist, whose artwork draws inspiration from the natural world and science fiction, she creates artwork that comments on gender and sexuality, body politics, violence, loss, and memory.
Her works have been included in group exhibitions at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos, BronxArtSpace, Wallworks, Bullet Space, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, NJ; Caguas Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, and Museum of Art and Anthropology in PR.
From (2008-2018), she served as Director of Longwood Arts Project she organized over 50 solo and group exhibitions centered on issues of gender, race, and immigration, supplemented with public programs, professional development, and advocacy/career sustainable practices for visual artists. Her curatorial projects focus on emerging artists of color, especially women and the LGBTQ community.
She graduated from City College of NY (2005 MFA) and University of Puerto Rico (BFA 1996), lives in East Harlem and works in the Bronx where she consults as an independent curator for En Foco and Bronx River Art Center.