Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, and known for large-scale installations and sculptures that manifest his interactions with American pop culture, authenticity, art history, institutional hierarchies, and the Latinx experience, Justin Favela has exhibited his work both internationally and across the United States. His installations have been commissioned by museums including the Denver Art Museum in Colorado and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Arkansas. His major project, Puente Nuevo, was on view in Fort Worth, Texas, at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, in 2020. He is the recipient of the 2018 Alan Turing LGTBIQ Award for International Artist. Favela hosts two culture-oriented podcasts, “Latinos Who Lunch” and “The Art People Podcast.” He holds a BFA in fine art from UNLV.