Works in the Collection
William Villalongo was born in 1975 in Hollywood, Florida to a Puerto Rican father and African American mother. He was raised in Bridgeton, NJ and earned a BFA from Cooper Union. He then attended Tyler School of Art at Temple University, earning an MFA in 2016. Villalongo also completed artist residencies at the Studio Museum in Harlem, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, the Hermitage Artist Retreat, Studio-f at the University of Tampa, and Fountainhead in Miami, Fl. In 2016, he co-curated the exhibition “Black Pulp!” with fellow artist Mark Thomas Gibson. He is currently a professor at Cooper Union and maintains a studio in Brooklyn.