Bio

b. Cuba, 1994

EDUCATION

2023

MFA Candidate, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

2017

Painting BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2016

2016 European Honors Program, Rhode Island School of Design, Rome, Italy

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2021

Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

36 Paintings, Harper’s Books, East Hampton, NY

Endless State, Skowhegan [Online Exhibition]

2020

Satellite of Love, The Royal Society of American Art, Brooklyn, NY

2019

Paratext #40, Hangar, Barcelona, Spain

Residency Show, PLOP, London, UK

Inherit, Rubber Factory, New York, NY

Time Bomb, Wadstrom Tonnheim Gallery, Marbella, Spain

2018

The Southwest Brooklyn Biennial, Kustera Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Emoji Show, Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY

Omnipresent Elsewhere, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Fragmented Realities,, Nonfinito Gallery, New York, NY

2017

Multiple Sides of the Bed, Submerge 2017: Break Time, MINKA Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

Draft, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, ME

Afterimage, Memorial Hall Gallery, Providence, RI

Painting (1) Senior Show, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI

2016

RISDEHP: Alongside Roman Artists, Palazzo Cenci, Rome, Italy

Tiny Biennale, Temple Univerrsity, Rome, Italy

Sketching, Bibliothe Contemporary Art Gallery, Rome, Italy

RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS

2021

Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island, NY

Macdowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

2020

Fountainhead, Miami, FL

Vermont Studio Center, VSC/Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowship, Johnson, VT

Corporation of Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

2019

Hangar, Barcelona, Spain

PLOP, London, UK

Sharpe Walentas Studio Program, Brooklyn, NY

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Artadia Awards Finalist, New York, NY

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards 2019 Alumni Micro-grant, New York, NY

2018

Oxbow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI

2017

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, ME

Presidential Scholarship, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2016

Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Brooks Fellowship, Snowmass Village, CO

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2020

“Macdowell Colony Awards Fellowships to Eight-Seven Artists”, Artforum, 14 January 2020

2019

“Artadia Announces Five Finalists for the 2019 New York Awards”, Artadia, 2 April 2019

Borah, Santanu. “Erick Alejandro Hernandez”, Asian Curator, 29 December 2019

Editorial Selection, Art Maze Mag Issue 16, Winter 2019
HEADS Magazine #9, UDLI Editions, 2019

2018

“Meet the 2018 Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program Awardees”, Two Coats of Paint, 12 June 2018