Juan Sánchez was born to Puerto Rican and African American parents and is a photographer, painter, printmaker, and mixed media artist. He earned his BFA from the Cooper Union in New York and an MFA from Rutgers University in New Jersey. His work can be found in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art all located in New York. Sánchez is a professor of painting, photography, and combined media at Hunter College in New York City.
August 26 1954