Carolina Cueva was born in Lima, Peru and raised in Miami Beach, Florida. An artist and educator, Cueva works in sculpture, performance and 2D works. Cueva follows an intuitive form of making, layering investigation and invocation that deepens her connection to source. Cueva draws from her Quechua Indigeneity, Andean heritage and her cross-cultural upbringing. Selected group exhibitions include Photo L.A, Los Angeles, CA (2017), Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, Port Angeles, WA (2019), Dimensions Variable, Miami, FL (2020), Oolite Arts, Miami Beach, FL(2022). Selected performances include NADA Miami, Miami, FL (2018), Doral Contemporary Art Museum, Doral, FL(2019), and Piero Atchugarry Gallery, Miami, FL(2020). One person exhibitions include The Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, FL (2022). Cueva was awarded a Wavemaker Grant and an Artist Access Grant in 2021.
She is currently an artist in residence at Oolite Arts. In addition to her art practice she works with youth and is invested in the transformative, restorative, and change-making capacities of imagination and expression. She has an extensive history working with museums, institutions and non-profits as an educator and teaching artist throughout Miami-Dade County.