Félix Suazo, art critic & curator
Félix Suazo (Havana, Cuba, 1966) is a professor, art critic, researcher and curator. He graduated from the Higher Institute of Art of Havana, with special mention in Sculpture, in 1990. and in 2003 he received a Master in Museology from the University of Valladolid, Spain. He has developed as a teacher, art critic, researcher and exhibition curator in Venezuela. He has served as a researcher at the National Art Gallery (1997-2003) and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Caracas (2004-2008). From 2008 to 2013 he was Coordinator of Exhibitions and Curator of Periférico Caracas / Arte Contemporáneo. He is currently the Manager of the Sala TAC, member of the curatorial team of El Anexo / Arte Contemporáneo and professor at the Universidad Nacional Experimental de las Artes. He is the author of the books A diestra y siniestra. Comentarios sobre arte y política (Right and Left. Comments on Art and Politics) (2005), Umbrales. Museo, Curaduría, Investigación (Thresholds. Museum, Curatorship, Research) (2013) and Panorámica. Arte Emergente en Venezuela, 2000-2012 (Panoramic. Emerging Art in Venezuela, 2000-2012) (2014). In 2018 he was appointed Pedagogical Curator of the XIV Biennial of Cuenca, Ecuador and in 2021. He was in charge of the curatorship of the Special Projects section in the 15th 2021 and 16th 2022 edition of Pinta Miami, Florida.
Félix Suazo (Havana, 1966) graduated from the Higher Institute of Art of Havana, with special mention in Sculpture, in 1990. Between October 2002 and February 2003 he completed a Master’s Degree in Museology at the University of Valladolid, Spain, as a fellow of the Caroline Foundation. Residing in Venezuela, he has developed as a teacher, art critic, researcher and exhibition curator.
Suazo currently lives in Miami, Florida, where he works as a curator and advisor for art projects. He is also co-editor of the About Images newsletter, an initiative of ArtMedia Gallery, and Curator of IDArtLab.
In addition, he is the author of the books “A diestra y siniestra. Comentarios sobre arte y política” (Fundación de Arte Emergente, 2005), “Umbrales de la museología” (El Anexo / Arte Contemporáneo, Caracas, 2013) and “Panorámica. Arte Emergente en Venezuela. 2000-2012” (Fundación Telefónica, Caracas, 2014).