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GONZALO FUENMAYOR

Barranquilla, Colombia, 1977

EDUCATION

2004     MFA - Master of Visual Arts

             School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in affiliation with Tufts University, Medford,MA

2000     BFA - Undergraduate in Fine Arts and Art Education

             School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019      Empire, Dolby Chadwick Gallery , San Francisco, USA

2018     We all have our Shadow, El Museo Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia

2017     Tropicalypse, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Miami, FL

2016     Metaphors Prohibited, El Museo Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia

             Picturesque, Dolby Chadwick Gallery , San Francisco, USA

2015     Tropical Mythologies, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2013     They Say I Came Back Americanized, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011     Tropicalia, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Miami, FL.

2010     Esplendor, World Gallery, Bogota, Colombia.

2009     Pornorama, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Project Space, Miami, FL,

2006     Desplazamientos Imaginarios, Pluma Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia

2004     Mature Silences, Pluma Gallery, Bogota, Colombia

             Ballet, The Artist Foundation, Boston, USA

2003     The Aftertaste of Nothingness, Colombian Center Gallery, New York, USA

             Calores Mansos, La Pared Gallery, Bogota, Colombia

2001     Tongue twisters for Stutterers, France Gallery, Barranquilla, Colombia

2000     Tacit Lines, Institutional Museum, Barranquilla, Colombia

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS & FAIRS 

2018     EVA International Biennial of Visual Art, Limerick, Irlanda

 Aesthetics & Values: An Exhibition Presented by the Honors College at FIU,

 Frost Museum of Art, Miami, FL

 Deconstruction, Curated by Amy Galpin, Frost Museum of Art, Miami, FL

 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art Exhibition, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL

 Locals Only, Diane Lowenstein Gallery, Miami, FL

 Lo Foto-gráfico, Galería El Museo, Bogotá, Col

2017     Champions; Caribbean Artists Breaking Boundaries in South Florida, Armory Art Center, Montgomery Hall, January 14- February 11, 2017, Palm Beach, USA

             El Gotico Tropical, Passerelle, Centre d’art contemporain in Brest, France in the context of the cross year Francia/Colombia 2017

             Artist as Subject, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco.

             Painting, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Miami.

2016     Papered Stories; 14 Artists Dealing with Paper, LMAK Gallery, New York, NY, USA

             ConTexto; palabra, escritura y narración en el Arte Contemporáneo, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

             At Home in the World, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM, USA

             Displacement, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, USA

  Another Better World March, The Bascom: Center for the Visual Arts

  Highlands, NC

2015     Lenguajes de Papel, Galería El Museo, Bogotá, Colombia.

             ArteBA Feria, Galería Dot Fiftyone, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

             La Boca BA, Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina Junio 3-7

             “Masa Crítica”, Galería La Escuela, Bellas Artes, Barranquilla, Colombia.

 New Art: 2015 South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artists Fellowship Exhibition, Schmidt Center Gallery,  Boca Ratón, USA

2014     Feria Pinta, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Miami, FL

             Instalación “Eden” en Faena Hotel Miami Beach durante Art Basel, Miami, FL

2013     Salón Bidimensional, Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño, Bogotá, Colombia

  Feria ParC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Lima , Perú

  Utopía de Ilusiones,  Galería Nube, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

2012     Art Miami, Galería Dot Fiftyone, Miami, FL, USA

 Caribbean Crossroads of the World, Museo de Queens,, Flushing Meadows, NY,

             Arte BA, Galería Dot Fiftyone, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  El Cambio, Banco Mundial, Washington, D.C

  Arte BA, Galería Dot Fiftyone, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2011     Florida Contemporánea: Exhibición de Pintura, Fotografía y Escultura, Museo de Naples, FL, Abril 23-Junio 5

             Quinta Bienal Curada, Centro de Arte y Cultura de Hollywood, FL, Abril 30 – Junio 5

             Arte BA, Galería Dot Fiftyone , Buenos Aires, Argentina

             Accumulations, Galería Art Solar, East Hampton, NY, Junio 25

             Blanco y Negro, Galería Dolby-Chadwick, San Francisco, CA

2010     10x10+1, Museo de Arte del Tolima, Ibagué, Colombia

              Arte BA, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina

   Gracias Por Pensar En Mi, Parque Cultural del Caribe, Barranquilla,Colombia, Enero 28 – Febrero 13, 2010

   MIA Art Fair, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Centro de Convenciones, Miami, FL, USA

 

AWARDS

2017      Artistic Residence, La Sierra Artist Residency, Santa Marta, Colombia

2015      Tropical Mythologies, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

              South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship for Visual and Media Artists Award

2014      Art Residency, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE, June 2014

2013      First Prize, Two-Dimensional Salon, Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia

              New American Paintings Ed. 106. Jury, Miranda Lash,

              Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, New Orleans, USA

2012      Artistic Creation Scholarship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

              Bemis Center of Contemporary Art, Artistic Residence, Omaha, NE, June 2014

2011      Third Place, Biennial Curated, Hollywood Arts & Culture Center, Hollywood, FL

2010      Included in "New American Paintings Ed. 88". Editor's selection.

              Jury, Barbara O'brien, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

2009      Honorable Mention, II Concurso Arte Joven- Colsanitas, La Cometa Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia

2007      Vermont Studio Center, Artistic Residency, Johnson, Vermont, USA

              Honorable Mention, Botero Prize,

              Colombian Young Artists Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia

2006      Art-Omi Artistic Residency, Ghent, NY, USA

2005      Second Place XIII Concurso Nacional de Pintura BBVA 2005,

              Casa de Moneda, Banco de la República, Bogotá, Colombia

              Slide Directory, The Drawing Center, New York, NY, USA

2000      Finalist New Coastal Artists promoted by the Chamber of Commerce, Barranquilla, Colombia

              Recipient Full scholarship from Keith Haring Foundation-Visual Arts Foundation, New York, NY, USA

              Silas Rhodes Family Award from School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, USA

              Stacey Sussman Travelling Award from the School of Visual Arts, New York, NY,USA

 

COLLECTIONS

Boston Museum of Fine Arts, MA, USA

The Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, USA

Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia

Jorge & Darlene Perez, Miami, USA

Sayago & Pardon, California, USA

Alan Faena, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Enrique and Denise Lerner, Miami USA

Brian and Brandi Sodi, Boca Raton, FL USA

Gustavo Hernandez & Olympia Castro, NY, USA

Museum of Modern Art of Bogota, Bogota, Colombia

Museum of Contemporary Art Minuto de Dios, Bogotá, Colombia

 

PUBLICATIONS

2016      Displacement: Symbols and Journeys, catálogo Cornell Fine Arts Museum of Rollins College, 2016 Amy Galpin, Meghan Beck

2015      McQuaid, Cate.“Bananas ripe with symbolism for Gonzalo Fuenmayor at the MFA”. The Boston Globe. June 23, 2015

   Birbragher, Francine.“El Exotismo Híbrido de Gonzalo Fuenmayor”, Periódico Arteria, Edition # 49, June-July 2015

              Arias, Andrés.“Las Obsesiones de Gonzalo Fuenmayor”. Revista Esquire/Colombia, Abril, 2015

   Arias, Andres.“Europa contra Macondo, en la obra del artista Gonzalo Fuenmayor”. El Tiempo, April 17, 2015

   Metzger, Morgan. Art for Rollins: The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, Volume II, Editado por Abigail Ross, Cornell Fine Arts Museum. Pg. 45. 2015

2013      New American Paintings Ed. 106. Jurado, Miranda Lash,

              Curador de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, New Orleans

  Cheng, De Witt, Review “They say I came back Americanized, art ltd. magazine, September, 2013

2012     Caribbean Crossroads of the World, Deborah Cullen & Elvis Fuentes, Yale University Press, Noviembre 2012

2011     La Nación, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Dec.18, 2011

  Herrera, Adriana. “Gonzalo Fuenmayor: Canibalizar el Trópico”. El Nuevo Herald, Sept 18, 2011, Miami, USA

             Catálogo “13 Salones Regionales de Artistas de Colombia”, Bogotá, Colombia

2010     New American Paintings Ed. 88, Southern Edition, Open Studios Press, 2010

             Esplendor, Revista Mundo, Abril 2010

2009     Herrera, Adriana. “Hernán Cédola y Gonzalo Fuenmayor. Arte al Dia, Ed. Noviembre

  Herrera, Adriana. “Cedola y Fuenmayor: Nuevos Horizontes del Arte Emergente”, El Nuevo Herald, 07/06/09, Miami , USA

  Fiorillo, Heriberto, “El Hombre que se Murió en el Bar, Ilustraciones y portada, Editorial Norma, 2009  

2008      Mayfield, Dan. “Show Portrays Modern Relevance por Collage” Albuquerque Journal, April 6th, 2008

2007      Rogers, Pat. "Artists Explore "Brave New World"". The East Hampton Press, Dec. 19
                McQuaid, Cate, Drawing Show Works Around the Edges, Boston Globe,
                Dec.21, 2007  
                Franco, Maria Angelica, "Plátanos como Propuesta Pictórica",
                Revista noventaynueve, Dic, 21, 2007
                Landes, Jennifer, Scary New World, The East Hampton Star, Nov. 8, 2007
                ARTE JOVEN, Revista MUNDO, September 23, 2007.

2004      McQuaid, Cate, Boston Globe. Immig Exhibit meant for  Public Consumption. July         23, 2004
                Monsalve, Jaime, Fruta Fresca, Revista Cambio 16. Jul. 26, 2004
                McQuaid, Cate, Young Masters. Boston Globe. June 13, 2004
2003      Villamarín, Paola, Los Colores de la Costa. El Tiempo. Feb. 19, 2003
2002      Cuello, Claudia,  El Estudio de un Artista. Revista Gente Caribe. Jul. 13, 2002
                Cuello, Claudia,  La Música de Gonzalo Fuenmayor. Revista Gente Caribe. Sept, 1.
                Diaz, Paola.  El Sujeto detrás de los Trabalenguas. El Heraldo, Aug. 2001
                Martinez, Carolina, Los Trabalenguas de Gonzalo Fuenmayor, El Heraldo, Aug, 19