Naava Guaraca is a painter/printmaker born and raised in New York City. She is committed to a deep investigation into her familial history, reconstruction of personal narrative, and the material function of oil paint. Her practice is currently focused on invention of memory and the recreation of intimate home spaces in both New York and Ecuador. She likes to make pasta and rub her cat’s ears. She will receive her Bachelor of Fine Arts from New York University in May 2021.