Biography

Joaquin Trujillo explores cross-culturalism, identity, and concepts of home in portraits and still-lifes that emulate a structured slippage of heritage across place and time. These consistent spans and gaps are sewn into the fabric of Trujillo’s work, synthesizing past and present in an elegant time warp.

Joaquin Trujillo (b. 1973, Los Angeles) received his BFA from Art Center College of Design. His work is in permanent collections at San Francisco MoMA and the Amon Carter Museum and has been included in their recent exhibitions: Portraits and Other Likenesses (SF MoMA) and Color! American Photography Transformed (Amon Carter Museum). Trujillo is based in Brooklyn, NY and Zacatecas, Mexico.