Alma Hawkins Visiting Chair, 2021
Julie Tolentino (b. 1964, San Francisco; lives and works in Joshua Tree) is a Filipina-Salvadoran artist whose practice explores durational performance, movement, and sensual practices within installation environments as a way to explore the interstitial spaces of relationality, memory, race, gender, and the archive. Tolentino received their MFA from University of California Riverside in 2020, where they were a Dean's Distinguished Fellow in Experimental Choreography. Recent performances and exhibitions have been held at Aspen Art Museum, CO (2020); Leslie Lohman Museum of Art, NY (2020); Performance Space New York, NY (2019); Commonwealth and Council (2019); Participant Inc, New York (2019, 2005); The Kitchen, New York (2019); EFA Project Space, New York (2019); 6th Annual Thessaloniki Biennale, Thessaloniki, Greece (2018); and the Lab, San Francisco (2018).