Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, Justin Favela is known for large-scale installations and sculptures that manifest his interactions with American pop culture and the Latinx experience. His work has been exhibited both internationally and nationally, and site-specific installations have been commissioned by both the Denver Art Museum (Colorado) and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (Arkansas). His most recent project, Puente Nuevo, is currently on view at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art (Forth Worth, Texas) through June 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 Bachelors in Fine Art from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.