explores the interplay between vulnerability and empowermentin the space where stereotypes, archetypes and lived experience of cultural and racial Otherness overlap.
Since 2006, her
persona Chuleta has unpretentiously educated YouTube viewers about the Art World.
Wepa Woman murals tell the story of a NuyoRican superhero, who is charged with representing all her
people and preserving their culture on top of having the deal with the regular stresses that all humans have.
Most recently, in a suite of performances and photographs called Reinas, she
holds court in a costumed manifestation of personal and universal anxieties.
Wanda earned her AAS from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York in 1995, was a 2002 Skowhegan Fellow and earned her MFA from Rutgers University in Brunswick, New Jersey in 2008.
has been awarded the Bronx Recognizes Its Own Award (2002 and 2006) and a Cultural Preservation Award from the Bronx River Alliance
In 2011, she was named Keeper of the Creed by University of Central Florida, where she has been an Assistant Professor since 2010.
has exhibited nationally and internationally, including exhibitions at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico
, Institute of Contemporary Art at University of Pennsylvania
, Centro Cultural de EspaÃ±a
in El Salvador.
: Chuleta first came on the scene end of 2006 as an examination of my own presence as a Latina artist visiting Art Basel.