Ana Mendez, born in Miami and a graduate from the University of Illinois, is a professional dancer and performance artist. She has been commissioned by the Adrienne Arsht Center through Miami Light Projects’ Here and Now Festival, the de la Cruz Collection, Miami Art Museum, the Bass Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami. She is an artist fellow for the Artist-in-Residence in the Everglades program. Mendez was recently commissioned to present her first ever sculptural installation Fortress at Bas Fisher Invitational.
Mendez has also performed for Rosie Herrera Dance Theater, Natasha Tsakos, Octavio Campos, Miami Contemporary Dance Company and Circ X. She is currently a visiting performance artist at Spinello Projects.