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Beatriz Cortez is a multidisciplinary artist born in San Salvador, El Salvador and based in Los Angeles. Her work explores simultaneity, life in different temporalities and versions of modernity, the untimely, and speculative imaginaries of the future. She has had numerous solo exhibitions and has participated in group exhibitions nationally and internationally. She has exhibited her work at Pitzer College Art Galleries in Claremont, CA; Rockefeller Center, New York; Craft Contemporary Museum, Los Angeles; Clockshop, Los Angeles; Vincent Price Art Museum, Los Angeles; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; BANK/MABSOCIETY, Shanghai, China; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Centro Cultural Metropolitano, Quito, Ecuador; among others. Currently, her work is on view at the ICA San Diego north campus and at the Museo MARTE in San Salvador, El Salvador. Cortez has received numerous awards including the Borderlands Fellowship, a joint initiative of the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School and the Center for Imagination in the Borderlands at Arizona State University (2022-2024); the California Studio Manetti Shrem Artist Residency at UC Davis (2022); Longenecker-Roth Artist Residence at UCSD (2021); Artadia Los Angeles Award (2020); Frieze LIFEWTR Inaugural Sculpture Prize (2019); Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant (2018); and California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists (2016), among others. She holds an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts, and a doctorate from Arizona State University.