Federico Cuatlacuatl

Assistant Professor, Studio Art


Federico Cuatlacuatl is an Indigenous artist born in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico. In 2015, Cuatlacuatl received his MFA specializing in Digital Arts at the Bowling Green State University.  Federico’s work is invested in disseminating topics of Latinx immigration, social art practice, and cultural sustainability. Building from his own experience growing up as an undocumented immigrant and holding DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), Federico’s research is primarily concerned with pressing realities in current social, political, and cultural issues that Latinx undocumented immigrants face in the U.S. 

Federico’s independent productions have been screened in various national and international film festivals including:  Mexico;  Canada;  Finland;  Athens, Greece;  Delph, England;  Lucknow, India; Paris, France; and the Azores Islands off of Portugal. As founder and director of the Rasquache Artist Residency in Puebla, Mexico, he actively stays involved in socially engaged works and binational endeavors.