Josais Figueirido Rivas


Josias Figueirido is an artist from Spain currently based in the United States. He received an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia (2017), a Post-Graduate Diploma in Drawing from the Royal Drawing School in London (2010), and a BA in Fine Arts from London Metropolitan University in London (2008). Josias has participated in the Fabric Workshop and Museum’s Post-Graduate Apprentice Program, Philadelphia (2015), the Dumfries House Artist Residency, Scotland (2016), and in the Moritz-Heyman Artist Residency, Italy (2018). In the summer of 2018, Josias completed the CRE Printmaking Fellowship at Second State Press in Philadelphia. Among Josias’ group exhibitions, his work was selected in 2013 for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in London and for the Atlante Exhibition at The Etching to Digital Prints Museum in Ribeira (Spain). His most recent solo show, “Give Me a Light That I May Walk Safely Into the Unknown”, took place in 2017 at the Marginal Utility gallery in Philadelphia. His works are in collections such as The Horseman Collection of American Art (St. Louis, MO), Paintings in Hospitals Collection (London), and Francisco Fernandez del Riego Collection (Vigo, Spain).