Juan Carlos Caballero-Perez is a Metal artist and educator from Mexico City, Mexico. Carlos has been a Professor in the Metals Program at Rochester Institute of Technology since 2001.
A New York State Foundation of the Arts Fellow and Craft Alliance of New York State Career Development Grant Recipient, Carlos teaches, gives demonstrations and lectures nationally and internationally. Workshop and lecture venues include Penland School of Crafts, Touchstone Center for Crafts, Florida Society of Goldsmiths, Appalachian Center for Craft, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and the Southwest Center for Crafts among others. Recent work includes the creation of several large public sculptures including National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Pieters Family Life Center, ArtWalk Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology. In addition, recent exhibitions include Counterflux: Defensive Ornament G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA; “Touch Song” Nazareth College Arts Center Gallery Pittsford, NY; 5th Biennial International Ashes to Art, The Gallery at Funeria, Graton, CA; Metal Inclinations2 International online Exhibition www.smm-metalinclinations.org; Art in Craft Media, Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY; Reclaim, Reuse, Renew, The Atrium Gallery at Ball State University, Muncie, IN; Five Countries Gold Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan; Contemporary Crafts of NYS Invitational, and Soon Gallery: Seoul, Korea, among others.
Publications include 30-Minute Rings: Lark Books, 2011, Art Jewelry Magazine: November 2010, Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western NY: The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester in Association with Hudson Hills Press 2010, 30-minute Necklaces; Lark Books 2010, 500 PENDANTS; Lark Books, 2008 , Craft In America: Celebrating Two Centuries of Artists and Objects: Lauria and Fenton 2007, 500 BRACELETS ; Lark Books, 2005, Art Jewelry Today ; By Dona Meilach, 2003