Juan de Nieves is an independent curator living and working between Madrid and La Coruña, Spain. De Nieves received his degree in Modern and Contemporary Art from the University of Santiago de Compostela. He has been professionally involved in contemporary art from the mid 1990s as a curator for several institutions such as, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporaneo and the Espai d’Art Contemporani de Castelló. De Nieves became the Artistic Director of Rupert (Vilnius) in 2013, a new educational and residency program established in Lithuania. He served as Artistic Director of the 2nd edition of SUMMA Contemporary Art Fair (Madrid) in 2014.