JP Peralta ’19, a major in Art History and Theatre, has been selected to be an educator and interpreter at the American Pavilion of the 2019 Venice Biennale. He will be working under acclaimed sculptor Martin Puryear on a team of educators representing the United States at this renowned international art fair. In addition to working with visitors to the American Pavilion, part of the job will also be comprised of performing work for local charities and women and children’s centers. This job is sponsored by the Arts Intern program, which seeks to offer students from around the nation paid experience in the arts.
JP is the Curatorial Assistant to the Director at The Sculpture Center and one of the Teaching Assistants for the Saturday Art classes at the Cleveland Museum of Art. He also served as the Warshawsky Fellow in the department of Education at the Cleveland Museum of Art during the summer of 2018.