Yuriko Rojas Moriyama
Born 1981 in Mexico City, Mexico; lives in Mexico City and works in Toluca de Lerdo, Mexico
Yuriko Rojas Moriyama graduated from the School of Art at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM), where she also obtained a master’s degree in visual studies. She teaches visual arts and has worked as an academic, museographer, designer, and artist. As part of a commemoration of 120 years of collaboration between Mexico and Japan, Rojas Moriyama’s artwork was featured in the exhibition Selenite Garden (Franz Mayer Museum, Mexico City, 2017). Her art also received honorable mentions at the Annual Salon of the School of Art (2002, 2003) and twice placed second in the University Biennale of Visual Art (2003, 2004). Rojas Moriyama has been curating and designing exhibitions with Mexican and international artists since 2007; her projects have included Intervenciones at the School of Art, which featured in situ works by young local artists. She has served on the committee of the University Biennale of Visual Art since 2005.