- Felix Quintana
- lives, works, and teaches in Los Angeles, CA
Felix Quintana (b. Lynwood, CA, 1991) is a first generation Salvadoran-American artist and educator. Quintana’s multidisciplinary work spans photography, digital media, collage, writing, and teaching. Quintana received an MFA in Photography from San Jose State University (2021) and a BA in Art from Cal Poly Humboldt (2014).
Solo exhibitions include Residency Art Gallery, SOMArts Cultural Center, Cypress College, and Avenue 50 Studio. Select group exhibitions include Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, Vincent Price Art Museum, Center for Photography, Woodstock, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, LA><ART, Arion Press Gallery, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, and San Francisco State University Gallery, among many others. His work has been published in National Public Radio (NPR), LA Times, The Guardian, KCET Artbound, ArtNews, and more. His work can be found in the permanent collection of Oakland Museum of California, Altamed Art Collection, and Cal Poly Humboldt.
Quintana has taught and lectured at UCLA, San Francisco Art Institute, CalArts, Hammer Museum, California African American Museum, Cal State University Monterey Bay, San Jose State University, Cerritos College, Self Help Graphics & Art, Southern Exposure, Slanguage Studio, Greetings from South Central LA, and Las Fotos Project. Quintana has held residencies at Meta Open Arts, Spazio Labo Centro Di Fotografia, and Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latinoamerica (MACLA). Recent awards include the inaugural Los Angeles Nomadic Division Mohn LAND Grant, LACE Lightning Fund Grant, and a Commendation for Teaching by Hilda Solis. Quintana currently lives, works, and teaches in Los Angeles, CA.