Firelei Báez (born 1981) is a Dominican-born, New York City-based artist known for intricate works on paper and canvas, as well as large scale sculpture. Her art explores the Western canon through the elements of non-Western reading.
Báez’s work has been exhibited at the New Museum, New York, NY, the Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, Florida, Taller Puertorriqueño, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, Clinton, New York, the Drawing Center, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York and the Studio Museum, New York, New York. Her work was featured in the United States Biennial Prospect.3 in New Orleans, Louisiana, curated by Franklin Sirmans. She was included in Getty’s Pacific Standard Time’s LA>LA exhibition, and in the Pinchuk Art Foundation’s Future Generation’s Art Prize exhibition at the 2017 Venice Biennale.