Georgie Sánchez

he/they/she (flexible)
Modern and Contemporary Art


Georgie Sánchez is a 2023–2024 Lassen Fellow and Ph.D. student in modern and contemporary art. He holds a double B.A. from Tufts University, a J.D. from Rutgers School of Law, and an M.F.A. from New York University. He is admitted to practice law in N.Y. and N.J. Georgie served as the curator and arts coordinator of “Dispossessions in the Americas: The Extraction of Bodies, Land, and Heritage from La Conquista to the Present,” a three-year multidisciplinary initiative between the Mellon Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania where he helped produce over a dozen exhibitions with institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro, the Center for Contemporary Art of Quito, Ecuador, the Museum of Modern Art of Bogota, Colombia, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Lima, Peru, and the Museum of Fine Arts in Chile, among others.

As the former curator of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies (CENTRO) at Hunter College, he helped create the Diasporican Art in Motion archive. Georgie obtained a scholarship from the Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona (MACBA) to participate in the 7th edition of their Independent Studies Programme (P.E.I.). His writings have been published by The Archive: The Journal of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian ArtLa Revista del Instituto de Cultura de Puerto Rico, Anomaly Journal, the Queens Museum, the Journal of New Jersey Poets, among others. In 2019, he managed the creative studio of visual and political artist Tania Bruguera. He has collaborated in several artist projects like ‘Female Disappearance Syndrome’ with Lucia Egaña and ‘Muerte Rosa/Pink Death’ with Carlos Martiel. His recent curatorial projects include co-curating the exhibition ‘RAÍZ’ at the Center for Contemporary Art in Quito, Ecuador, as well as the exhibition RUMBLINGS OF THE EARTH at Iceberg Projects in Chicago. His poetry, photographs, and curatorial projects address Latinx & Diaspora studies, HIV/AIDS, Queer/Cuir perspectives, and sexual dissidence.

Research interests include Queer Art, Latin American & Latinx Art, and Performance. 

Selected Publications

“Towards a Language of the Heart.” The Archive: The Journal of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. Issue 69: 70.  2021.

El número 6 de la Tercera Serie de la Revista del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña. Caribe: ejes y periferias, El ser negro de Carlos Martiel. 2017.

Contemporary Art
Modern Art