was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1933. His work has been presented in solo and group shows both nationally and internationally. One-person shows in New York include the Castelli Gallery, the Nancy Hoffman Gallery, Museum of Modern Art, El Museo del Barrio, and Hamilton Gallery of Contemporary Art. Group exhibitions include Martha Jackson Gallery, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, Museum of Modern Art, The New York Botanical Garden, Hudson River Museum, Hamilton Gallery, Independent Curators, Inc., Nancy Hoffman Gallery, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ferrer's work is in national and international public collections including the Chase Manhattan Bank, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the New York State Facilities Corporation, and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. Ferrer is the recipient of National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, 1972, 1978, and 1989 and received a Guggenheim Award in 1975. He has been a Visiting Professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and has taught, lectured and held seminars extensively throughout the country.