Henry G. Sanchez is a project based, an interdisciplinary social practice artist and curator who’s initiatives concentrate about history, environmental and social justice and the natural sciences. He is the founder of the ENGLISH KILLS PROJECT, a socially engaged, bio-art project that proposes community based initiatives to introduce bio-remediation in Newtown Creek, a Superfund site in Brooklyn, NY. In 2015 he established the Law Office Center for Citizenship and Art (L.O.C.C.A.) www.loccart.org in Houston, TX. Located in Houston’s East End district. L.O.C.C.A. is art and social justice platform addressing issues confronting the Latino/a/x, Hispanic and Mexican-American community. Sanchez’s work has been exhibited and screened at Electronic Arts Intermix, NYC; Microscope Galley, Brooklyn New York; DiverseWorks, Houston Texas; Civic TV, Houston; Momenta Art, Brooklyn; The School of Visual Arts, NYC; Greenpoint Film Festival, Brooklyn; Guggenheim Museum, NYC; McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX; Rooster Gallery, NY; Lab Gallery, NYC; Jersey City Museum; Here Art Center, NYC; Pera Musuem, Istanbul, Turkey; Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ; Rupert Ravens Contemporary and Affero Gallery, Newark, NJ; City University of New York; 58 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ; Taller Boriqua Gallery, NYC; Schmidt Center Gallery, Florida Atlantic University; Ben Shahn Center, William Patterson University; and Centro de Arte de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain. His curated exhibitions include AQUA-CULTURE at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary in Dallas, Texas (2014), GEO-LOCO at Outpost Artists Resources and DATA-DADA at Grace Exhibition Space in Brooklyn, NY. Sanchez received his M.A. in International Relations from Rutgers University in 2000. After a brief career in politics and working in non-governmental organizations, he has devoted his time and efforts to his art-work. He is a 2014 graduate of the Art Practice in Interdisciplinary Arts M.F.A. at the School of Visual Arts. Sanchez taught fine arts digital media at the School of Visual Arts, BFA Fine Arts Department from 2009-2016. Recently he created a new socially engaged and science based project, The BioArt Bayou-torium, http://www.bioartbayoutorium.org. The Bayou-torium a science lab/art studio on the banks of Buffalo Bayou in Houston’s East End/2nd Ward that invites the general public of all ages to investigate nature with the aid of science tools to make art from what is observed and provides bilingual pontoon boat tours of the nature and history of the area. Sanchez resides in Houston while maintaining his art project in Brooklyn, NY.