Angel Rafael Vázquez-Concepción

Angel Rafael Vázquez-Concepción, (b. 1981, Puerto Rico) independent curator and artist based in San Francisco, California, founder of Cranium Corporation. His work oscillates between the rigor and structure of research and writing and the design of exhibitions. He privileges collaboration and is a firm believer in art as a tool for education and civics. In 2015, Vázquez-Concepción obtained a Master’s in curatorial practice from the California College of the Arts. He has curated exhibitions at the Puerto Rico Museum of Contemporary Art, the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, and ÁREA: Space for Projects, in Caguas, Puerto Rico. In San Francisco and Oakland, California, he has contributed exhibitions to the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, Minnesota Street Project, CTRL + SHFT Collective, the Red Poppy Art House, Adobe Books Backroom Gallery, and the GLBT History Museum. He is currently pursuing a credential in history and social sciences education at San Francisco State University.