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Gabriel Sosa

Gabriel Sosa
Visiting Lecturer and Saturday Studios Director
South 107

Gabriel Sosa is a Cuban-American artist, linguist, educator, and curator. His work has been shown at Fitchburg Art Museum; The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco; Fábrica de Arte Cubano, Havana, Cuba; Tufts University Art Galleries, Medford; A R E A, Boston; and Museo La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia. He has also created public art projects in partnership with Now + There; Montserrat College of Art; O, Miami Poetry Festival; and Somerville Arts Council. He has participated in residencies at Lugar a dudas, The Art & Law Program, Urbano Project, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Mass MoCA, and Santa Fe Art Institute. A former court interpreter, he has worked on language initiatives with Harvard Art Museums, ICA Boston, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Gabriel also serves as Deputy Director of Essex Art Center in Lawrence, Massachusetts. 

2016 M.F.A., School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University 2007-08 Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain 2007 B.A., Boston University
Industry Experience: 

Selected Projects and Exhibitions

  • 2022 — No Vehicles In The Park, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA
  • 2022 — Today’s Specials, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
  • 2021 — Exposed, The Current, Stowe, VT
  • 2021 — The Medium is the Message, VSOP Projects, Greenport, NY
  • 2021 — BodyMonopolizingPoliticking, Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA
  • 2021 — Message Received, Boston Cyberarts Gallery, Boston, MA

Residencies and Fellowships

  • 2021 — Materia Abierta, Mexico City, Mexico
  • 2021 — Art & Law Program, New York, NY
  • 2021 — Urbano Project, Boston, MA
  • 2020 — Now + There Accelerator Program, Boston, MA
  • 2019 — Lugar a dudas, Cali, Colombia

Selected Lectures, Presentations and Workshops

  • 2021 — Urbano Project, Boston, MA
  • 2020 — Boston College, Newton, MA
  • 2019 — Lugar a dudas, Cali, Colombia
  • 2019 — SMFA at Tufts University, Boston, MA
  • 2018 — East Boston Public Library, Boston, MA 

Curatorial Projects

  • 2022 — The Architecture of Deafness, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA
  • 2021 — Shaping Things, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA
  • 2020 — Performance Section, Area Code Art Fair
  • 2019 — Crossing the Line, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA
  • 2017 — Three Acts For(giving), Haley House, Roxbury, MA