Esperanza Mayobre was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. She earned her diploma of arts from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2003) and Cabinetmaking from El Instituto Artesanal de la Colonia Tovar (IACT), Caracas (1999). She has participated in numerous group shows including the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Bronx Museum, Smack Mellon, The Elizabeth Foundation, Miami Dade College, MIT CAVS, Museo de Arte (MARTE), El Salvador, and the Rich Gallery in London. She was part of the Skowhegan Talk Lectures Series at Artist Space and Proyecto TAGA, Colección Mercantil. Recently she had a solo show at Galería Fernando Zubillaga, Caracas, Venezuela. She has been awarded the LMCC WorkSpace Residency, the NYU Visiting Artist Program, the Honorable Mention XI Salón CANTV, the Skowhegan 2005 Fellowship, the Artist in the Marketplace Fellowship at the Bronx Museum, the Rebecca R. Joslin, and the Clarissa Bartlett Traveling Scholars Award. Her work has been reviewed at Bomb, The New York Times, Artnet, Arte al Dia and Artforum. Mayobre lives in Brooklyn, New York.