Leticia R. Bajuyo is a Filipinx-American interdisciplinary artist, object maker, and sculptor based in Texas who started creating in rural Midwest flyover communities. Bajuyo received her M.F.A. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and her B.F.A. from the University of Notre Dame. In fall 2017, Bajuyo joined the faculty at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, where she is an Associate Professor of Sculpture. Prior to this professorship in Texas, she served as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Sculpture at the University of Notre Dame and Professor of Art at Hanover College.
Through her large-scale works, Leticia Bajuyo engages audiences and connects with communities through her site-specific installations that involve community collections of media and memories. Bajuyo’s drawings, sculptures, and installations highlight the impact of cultural capital, assimilation, and desire. In addition to exhibitions of her individual artwork, Bajuyo is a member of several collectives, including Project Vortex; the Land Report Collective; the TLC Art Collective; and ENID: Generations of Women Sculptors. Additionally, Bajuyo serves on the Board of Directors for the Mid-South Sculpture Alliance and for the Texas Sculpture Group.