Lives and works in Ponce, Puerto Rico.
B. 1977, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Lives and works in Coamo, Puerto Rico

EDUCATION
2005
Fashion Design, Altos del Chavón, Santo Domingo, DOM

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2023
Inmaravillas, Galería Augustina Ferreyra, CDMX, MEX

2022
Portrait for Loneliness, Peres Projects, Berlin, DEU
Cabeza de mango, Chapter NY, New York
Allí, Galería Agustina Ferreyra, San Juan, PRI

2021
The Way We’ll Be, Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

2020
Diálogos Remotos, Peres Projects, Berlin, DEU

2019
the gaze is downstairs, Sunday Painter, London, GBR
The Devil Sees Beauty In A Pair of Horns, Four Claws And a Tail, Chapter NY, New York (in collaboration with Galería Agustina Ferreyra, Mexico City, MEX)
La Mansión de Lucía, Galería Mamey, Santo Domingo, DOM
It ain’t necessarily so, Galería Agustina Ferreyra, Mexico City, MEX

2018
La Casa de Dalton, Embajada, San Juan, PRI

2017
Recent Adornments, Lucy García Gallery, Santo Domingo, DOM

2014
Dalton Gata, Ramos Mederos Gallery, Santo Domingo, DOM

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2024
Surrealism and Us: Caribbean and African Diasporic Artists since 1940, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX (forthcoming)
Trópico as Politico, Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, MA

2022
Tropical is Political: Caribbean Art Under the Visitor Economy Regime, Americas Society Council of the Americas, New York, NY
FUTURISMO, Mendes Wood DM, Sao Paolo, BR
Fire Figure Fantasy: Selections from ICA Miami’s Collection, Institute of Contemporary Art Miami, Miami, FL

2021
3.0, Chapter NY, New York
Striving After Wind, Chapter NY, New York

2020
to dream a man, Clima Gallery, Milano, ITA
Geles Cabrera & Dalton Gata, organized by Galería Agustina Ferreyra as part of Siembra (Sowing), Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, MEX

2019-20
Futuro Modular, curated by Christopher Rivera, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

2019
Nothing without intention, curated by Kate Benedict, Claudia Delaplace, Xinchen Du, Rebecca Marsh, Angie Nee, David Suárez Mira and Yaoli Wang, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Siempre New Angeles, curated by Violeta Mansilla, Los Angeles, CA

2018
La Cabeza Mató a Todos, Galería Agustina Ferreyra, Mexico City, MEX
Who loves in the world, curated by Harry Burke, Caton Gallery, Guangzhou, CHN
Alleviators, curated by Christopher Rivera, Charles Moffet Gallery, New York, NY

2016
Objets d’art, Embajada, San Juan, PRI
Intro, Lucy García Gallery, Santo Domingo, DOM
Still Others, Centro Cultural de España, Santo Domingo, DOM

2015
Ser Otro, ArtLab, San Juan, PRI
Room of Curiosities, Lucy García Gallery, Santo Domingo, DOM
Manga!, La Alpargatería, Santo Domingo, DOM

2014
Unfold, Ramos Mederos Gallery, Santo Domingo, DOM

2013
Dangerous Botany, Honorable mention, 27th National Biennial of Visual Arts, Santo Domingo, DOM

2012
Dibujos Aislados, La Alpargatería, Santo Domingo, DOM

2011
Super/Heavy, Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery, Santo Domingo, DOM

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2022
Westall, Mark, “Dalton Gata Portrait for Loneliness,” FAD Magazine, October 18, 2022.
Gómez-Upegui, Salomé, “10 Cuban Artists Who Are Shaping Contemporary Art,” Artsy, July 6, 2022.

2021
Loos, Ted. “Museum Shows with Stories to Tell,” The New York Times, May 21, 2021.
Forteza, José. “Una vision Caribeña,” Vogue Mexico, May 2021.

2020
Rees, Lucy. “Next Big Things: Dalton Gata,” Galerie Magazine, December 18, 2020.
“Image of the Day,” Elephant, August 5, 2020.
“Dalton Gata.” Masthead Magazine, July 2020.

2019
Johanna Fateman, “Goings on About Town: Dalton Gata.” The New Yorker, October 2019.
“Dalton Gata: It Ain’t Necessarily So.” Artishock, June 17, 2019.
“Inside Artist Dalton Gata’s Beautiful, Dark, Twisted, Fantasy.” L’Officiel Art, May 29, 2019.
Jauregui, Gabriela. “Flipping the Gaze: Exhibition Around Mexico City Present the Body as Corporatized, Colonized, Tortured, Ungendered, Conspicuous.” ArtNews, February 25, 2019.

2018
“Critic’s Pick.” Artforum, December 2019.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Institute of Contemporary Art Miami, Florida