Roneld Lores is a Latin American artist living in the Boston area. Born in Havana, Cuba, Lores immigrated to the United States at the age of eight and studied Fine Arts at New World School of the Arts, Florida International University, and Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Lores currently teaches in the Fine Arts department at Middlesex Community College in Lowell, MA and is the Chair of the Creative Development Committee for the Cultural Organization of Lowell. His works are in private collections in the Americas and Europe.
Lores is an interdisciplinary artist that weaves elements from traditional and contemporary practices into immersive experiences merging painting, sculpture and installation. He is an artist philosopher who draws insights from multiple disciplines to layer meaning in his art. The diversity and range of exploration in his body of work is emblematic of his breath of life experiences, stemming from his multicultural upbringing and his diverse professional trajectory spanning careers as an animator, creative director in advertising, and software developer.
2022 MFA, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
1993 BFA, Florida International University, Cum Laude
1991 AA, New World School of the Arts, Highest Honors
2022 "Where I'm Coming From", MassArt X SoWa, Boston, MA
2022 "Erosive Tension", Western Avenue Studios, Lowell, MA
2022 "Common Ground", Doran Gallery, Boston, MA
2022 "Convergence", MassArt, Boston, MA
2020 "Art Fort Lauderdale: International Art Expo", Torosiete Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL
2020 "A Change in Atmosphere", The Umbrella Arts Gallery, Concord, MA
2019 "GRAVITY", Sprinkler Factory, Worcester, MA
2018 "Dialogue", Sidell Gallery at Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA
2016 "Incarnate" Two Person Show, Gallery Z, Lowell, MA
2015 "The Human Condition", LDG, Lowell, MA
2015 Parish Center for the Arts, Westford, MA
2015 "Cultural Immigrants", Chelmford Gallery, Chelmford, MA.
2015 Ayer Gallery, Lowell, MA.
2014 Annual Juried Exhibit, Whistler Museum of Art, Lowell, MA
2014 "Unified Dissonance", Loading Dock Gallery, Lowell, MA
2014 SOBO Art Center, Winter Garden, Fl.
2013 “From Start to Finish”, Albin Polasek Sculpture Museum, Winter Park, Fl.
2013 Platform Art Annual Exhibition, Lakeland, Fl.
2013 Jasper Gallery, Daytona Beach, Fl.
2012 Vargas Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, Fl.
Instructor - Fine Arts Department, Middlesex Community College, Lowell, MA
Chair - Creative Development Committee, Cultural Organization of Lowell (COOL)
Juror - Downtown Lowell Murals, Selection Committee
2021 Pendemics Journal, “Roneld Lores: On the Anthropocene”
2019 Torosiete Magazine, “Roneld Lores: The Children of Light, Water and Clay”
2014 Boston Voyager, “Thought Provokers”
2014 Artweek Boston, “Creatively Connected”
2013 Arts and Culture, “From Start to Finish”
2013 Orlando Sentinel, “The Artistic Type”