José Vera Matos (b. 1981) lives and works in Lima, Peru.
José Vera Matos studied at the School of Visual Arts Edith Sachs and in the National School of Fine Arts of Peru. He received the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation Fellowship for Latin American Artists in 2012. His work has been shown in Lima, Mexico City, Barcelona, Madrid, Basel, Bogota, New York, Turin, Buenos Aires, among others.
Selected Exhibitions include: Nuevas Adquisiciones Museo de Arte de Lima, MALI; Nueva Era, OFICINA 1, Caracas, Venezuela; Bienal del Fin, el 52, Mexico DF; El placer es mas importante que la victoria, Tasneem Gallery, Barcelona; Armory Show, NY, USA; Superreal, Alternative Realities in photography and video, El Museo del Barrio, New York; Color & Unrest, a survey of Latin American video Production curated by Proyectos Ultravioleta, New York; Bajo el sol de la muerte, Espacio Mínimo Gallery, Madrid; Tierra Incógnita, Centro Cultural de España, Lima; El sol del Mundo Natural es Puro Fuego, Revolver Galeria, Lima; Metabolismo de Utopias, Garùa, Lima; LISTE. Solo Projects, Basel.
His work is part of public and private collections such as Lousiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark and MALI, Museo de Arte de Lima.