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Moses Ros papers, 1978-2012

Ros, Moses, 1958-

Installation artist

Collection Information

Size: 2.3 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of installation artist Moses Ros measure 2.3 linear feet and date from 1978 to 2012. The collection is comprised of files for several New York City Housing Authority commissions, as well as architecture, sculpture, and mural projects; professional files for Dominican York Proyecto GRAFICA, MUD/BONE Print Studio, and a New York American Institute of Architects residency; printed materials; and artwork that includes doodles, sketches, mock ups, and a paper and feather mask.

Biographical/Historical Note

Moses Ros (1958- ), also known as Moses Ros-Suárez, is an installation artist in Bronx, New York. He was born in New York City to Dominican born parents. Ros received a bachelor's degree in architecture from Pratt Institute and is a licensed architect in the state of New York. He incorporates his knowledge of architecture into his numerous sculptural designs for community centers, daycare facilities, and other public spaces. He has completed sculpture, design, and mural commissions for the New York City Housing Authority, Bronx Council on the Arts, the Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Metropolitan Transit Authority. Ros has also been active with collaborative artist groups such as Dominican York Proyecto GRAFICA and MUD/Bone Print Studio.

Provenance

The papers were donated in 2016 by Moses Ros.

Funding

The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.