William Cordova (b. 1969, Lima, Peru; lives in Miami, New York, and Lima) graduated with a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1996 and went on to earn an MFA from Yale University in 2004. He has had solo exhibitions at Marfa Contemporary, Marfa, TX; Mills Gallery at Boston Center for the Arts; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; Artpace, San Antonio; Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami; Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Canada; and Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington. His work has been included in group exhibitions at the Orlando Museum of Art; Ritter Art Gallery at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton; Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham; Oakland Museum of California; Palm Springs Museum of Art; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia; Studio Museum Harlem, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. His work belongs to numerous public and private collections including the Berger Collection, Zurich; Museo de Arte de Lima, Peru; New Orleans Museum of Art; Seattle Museum of Art; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Pérez Art Museum Miami; and the Miami-Dade College Museum of Art and Design.