"Reinaldo Sanguino was born in Caracas, Venezuela (1973). He graduated in 1993 from the School of Visual Arts Cristobal Rojas in Caracas, in the concentration program of ceramics. After graduating he relocated to New York City from where he currently works and lives. He has exhibited in both one-person and group shows throughout the United States and Latin America. Sanguino is the recipient of national and international grants-award and has participated in artist in residency programs throughout the United States. He was the 2007 nominee for the prestigious Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award and was one of the artists participating in the El Museo Del Barrio 5th edition 2007-2008 Biennale “The (S) Files” in New York City. His work is included in numerous major private collections as well as the permanent collections including the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX, MINT Museum, Charlotte NC, Museum and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis MN. Sanguino’s work is currently included in exhibitions at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the MINT Museum Charlotte NC."