b. Barranquilla, Colombia 1977

Education

2004    MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in affiliation with Tufts University, Medford, MA
2000    BFA, Fine Art Major with Art Education Minor, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2019   Empire, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, USA
            Galería Fernando Pradilla, Madrid, Spain
2018    Todos Tenemos Nuestra Sombra, Galería El Museo, Bogotá, Colombia
2017    Tropicalypse, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Miami, FL
2016    Picturesque, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            Prohibidas las Metáforas, Galería El Museo, Bogotá, Colombia
2015   Tropical Mythologies, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston , MA
2013    They Say I Came Back Americanized, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011   Tropicalia, Dot Fifty One Gallery, Miami, FL
2010   Splendor, Galeria Mundo, Bogota, Colombia
2009   Pornorama, Dot Fifty One Gallery Project Room, Miami, FL, USA
2006    Imaginary Displacements, Galeria Pluma, Bogota, Colombia
2004    Silencios Maduros, Galeria Pluma, Bogota, Colombia
            Ballet, The Artist Foundation, Boston, USA 

Group Exhibitions

2018    Trasatlántica, Galería Fernando Pradilla, Madrid, Spain
            EVA International Biennial of Visual Art, Limerick, Ireland
            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, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
            Locals Only, Diane Lowenstein Gallery, Miami, FL
            Lo Foto-gráfico, Galería El Museo, Bogotá, Col
2017    Let there be Light, ArtNexus Foundation, Las Nieves Studios, Bogotá, Colombia
            Champions; Caribbean Artists Breaking Boundries in South Florida, ArmoryArt
            Center, Palm Beach, FL
            El Gótico Tropical, Passerelle, Centre d’art contemporain, Brest, France
2016    Papered Stories; 14 Artists Dealing with Paper, LMAK Gallery, New York, NY
            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, U.S.A.
            Another Better World March, The Bascom: Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC
2015    100 Degrees in the Shade; A Survey of South Florida Art, Miami, FL
            New Art: South Florida Cultural Consortium Artists Fellowship Exhibition,
            Schmidt Center Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
            Masa Crítica; Prácticas Artísticas Emergentes en el Caribe, Galería La Escuela,
            Barranquilla, Colombia, Sept 16, 2015
            Lenguajes de Papel, Galería El Museo, Bogota, Colombia
            ArteBA Feria, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
            La Boca BA, Proa Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2014    Pinta Art Fair, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Miami, FL
            Installation “Eden” at Faena Hotel Miami Beach during Art Basel, Miami, FL
2013    Bidimensional Salon, Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia
            ParC Fair, Individual Project, Museum of Contemporary Art, Lima, Peru
            Utopia of Illusions, Nube Gallery, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2012    Art Miami Fair, Dot Fifty One Gallery, Miami, FL, USA
            Caribbean Crossroads of the World, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
            leitmotiv, Dot Fifty One Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
            About Change, The World Bank, Washington, D.C
            Arte BA, Dot Fifty One Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2011    BLACK AND WHITE, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            Florida Contemporary: Paintings, Photography and Sculpture Exhibition,
            Naples Museum, FL
            All Media Juried Biennial, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL
            Arte BA, Dot Fifty One Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
            Accumulations, Art Solar Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2011    All Media Juried Biennial, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL
            Arte BA, Dot Fifty One Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2010    10 x 10 + 1 , Museo de Arte del Tolima, Ibague, Colombia
            Arte BA, Dot Fifty One Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
            Thank You For Thinking Of Me, Parque Cultural del Caribe, Barranquilla,
            Colombia
2009    Hacer del Cuerpo,13 Salón Nacional de Artistas – Zona Caribe. Curatorial
            Group “Este Lado Arriba”, Cartagena, Colombia
            IV Salon Bidimensional, Gilberto Alzate Avendano Foundation, Bogota,
            Colombia
            ArtBo 2009, Pabellón Artecámara curated by Maria Iovino, Corferias, Bogotá,
            Colombia
            ArtBo 2009, Galería MUNDO, Corferias, Bogotá, Colombia
            Encuentro “Instituto Hemisferico”, Hemispheric Institute-NYU, Universidad
            Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia 
            II Concurso Arte Joven Colsanitas, Galería La Cometa, Bogotá, Colombia
2008    V International Biennial of Standards / 8th Edition, Centro Cultural Tijuana,
            Tijuana, Mexico
            Premios Molaa, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
            Laberintos, Galeria MUNDO, Bogota, Colombia
            Coloring Book, LMAK projects, Brooklyn,NY
            Conexion Colombia Auction, Galeria La Cometa, Bogota, Colombia
            Sintonizar 2008, Entrearte Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
            Alchemy; Collage, Photomontage & Assemblage, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM
            The Dynamics of Belonging, curatorial project, G-A-S-P Projects, Brookline, MA
2007    The 20th Drawing Show,”Drawing the Line – Magdalena Campos Pons, Juror”,
            The Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
            Brave New World, Solar Gallery, East Hampton, NY, USA
            Arte Joven, Galeria MUNDO, Bogota, Colombia
            VI Salón de Dibujo de Santo Domingo, Museum of Modern Art of Santo
            Domingo, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
            Premio Botero, Claustro de la Ensenanza, Bogota, Colombia
            Cover Up, KOP Foundation, Breda, Netherlands
            Papel XIII, Galeria Blasini, Caracas, Venezuela
2006    Imagen Regional, Banco de la Republica, Valledupar, Colombia
            ARTBO, Galería Jenny Vilà -Arte Contemporáneo. Bogotá, Colombia
2005    IMAGEN MULTIPLE, Galeria France,Alianza Francesa, Barranquilla,
            Colombia
            XIII Concurso Nacional de Pintura BBVA, Casa de Moneda, Banco de la
            Republica, Bogota, Colombia
            III Juried Show, Galeria Galou, Brooklyn, NY
2004    Sexy Sustenance, Imming Gallery, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA
            SLIP, Thesis Exhibition, Aidekman Arts Gallery, Tufts University, Medford, USA
2003    Exploraciones, Ministerio de Cultura, Monteria, Colombia
            Memorias de Apolo, Colombian Center Gallery, New York, NY, USA.
2001    Procesos XI, Amira de la Rosa, Banco de la Republica, Barranquilla, Colombia
2000    Painting the Line, East Side Gallery, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, USA. 

Honors + Awards

2018    The Ellies Creator Award, South Florida Art Center, Miami, FL
            Art Center South Florida Studio Residency, Miami Beach, FL
            Harpo Foundation Grant, Los Angeles, CA
2017    Artist Residency at 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
2014    Artist Residency at Bemis Center, Omaha, NE, June 2014
2013    1stPlace - 6th Bidimensional Salon, Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation, Bogotá
            Colombia
            New American Paintings Ed. 106. Juror, Miranda Lash,
            Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, New Orleans
2012    SMFA Traveling Fellowship Award, Boston, MA
2011    Third Place, 2011 All Media Juried Biennial, Art and Culture Center of
            Hollywood, FL
2010    New American Paintings Ed. 88. Editor’s Pick. Juror, Barbara O’Brien,
            Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
2009    Second Prize, II Concurso Arte Joven Colsanitas,
            Galería La Cometa, Bogotá, Colombia
2007    Vermont Studio Center Residency Program, August 2007,Johnson, Vermont, USA
            Honorable Mention, Premio Botero,
            Fundación Jóvenes Artistas Colombianos, Bogota, Colombia
2006    Art-Omi Artist Residency,Ghent, NY, July 2006
2005    Second Place, 13th Concurso Nacional de Pintura BBVA 2005,
            Casa de Moneda, Banco de la Republica, Bogota, Colombia
            Included in Slide Registry of The Drawing Center, New York, NY
2000    Finalist Nuevos Artistas Costeños promoted by Chamber of Commerce,
            Barranquilla, Colombia
            Keith Haring Full Tuition Scholarship Recipient granted by the
            Visual Arts Foundation and the Keith Haring Foundation, New York, NY
            Silas Rhodes Family Award granted by School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
            Stacey Sussman Traveling Award granted by School of Visual Arts, New York, NY 

Publications + Reviews

2017    Tropicalypse at Dot Fiftyone, Francine Birbragher, Art Nexus Magazine, May 2018
2016    Porges, Maria. “Gonzalo Fuenmayor @ Dolby Chadwick”. Squarecylinder.com.
            September 5, 2016.
           “Displacement: Symbols and Journeys”, catálogo Cornell Fine Arts Museum of
            Rollins College, Amy Galpin and Mary Beck 2016
2015    McQuaid, Cate.“Bananas ripe with symbolism for Gonzalo Fuenmayor at the MFA”.
            The Boston Globe. June 23, 2015. 
            MFA Preview Magazine, p. 18, Boston, MA
            Birbragher, Francine. “El Exotismo Híbrido de Gonzalo Fuenmayor,” Periódico
            Arteria, Edition #49, June-July 2015.
            Arias, Andres.“Las Obsesiones de Gonzalo Fuenmayor”. Esquire Magazine
            Colombia, April, 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, Edited by Abigail Ross, Cornell Fine Arts Museum. Pg. 45. 2015.
2013    New American Paintings Ed. 106. Juror, Miranda Lash, Curator of Modern and
            Contemporary Art, New Orleans
            Cheng, De Witt, Review “They say I came back Americanized, art ltd. magazine
2012    Caribbean Crossroads of the World, Debora Cullen & Elvis Fuentes, Yale University
            Press, Nov. 2012. Article by Alvaro Medina
2011    La Nación, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Dec.18, 2011
            Herrera, Adriana. “Gonzalo Fuenmayor: Canibalizar el Trópico”. El Nuevo
            Herald, Sept 18, 2011, Miami, USA
            Catalog 13 Salones Regionales de Artistas de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia
2010    New American Paintings Ed. 88, Southern Edition, Open Studios Press, 2010
            Esplendor, Revista Mundo, April 2010
2009    Herrera, Adriana. “Hernan Cedola y Gonzalo Fuenmayor. Arte al Dia, Ed. November
            Herrera, Adriana. “Cedola y Fuenmayor: Nuevos Horizontes del Arte Emergente”,
            El Nuevo Herald, Jul. 6, 2009, Miami, USA
            Fiorillo, Heriberto, El Hombre que Murio en el Bar, (front cover and illustrations),
            Editorial Norma, 2009
2008    Mayfield, Dan. “Show Portrayis 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, "Platanos como Propuesta Pictorica",
            Revista noventaynueve, Dec. 21, 2007
            Landes, Jennifer, Scary New World, The East Hampton Star, Nov. 8, 2007
            ARTE JOVEN, Revista MUNDO, Sept. 23, 2007.
2004    McQuaid, Cate, Boston Globe. Immig Exhibit meant for Public Consumption,
            Monsalve, Jaime, Fruta Fresca, Revista Cambio 16. Jul. 26, 2004
            McQuaid, Cate, Young Masters. Boston Globe. Jun. 13, 2004
2003    Villamarin, 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 Musica de Gonzalo Fuenmayor. Revista Gente Caribe. 
            Sept, 1.
            Diaz, Paola. El Sujeto detras de los Trabalenguas. El Heraldo, Aug. 2001
            Martinez, Carolina, Los Trabalenguas de Gonzalo Fuenmayor, El Heraldo,
            Aug, 19
            Diaz, Paola. El Sujeto detras de los Trabalenguas. El Heraldo, Aug. 2001
            Martinez, C

Selected Collections

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 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 y Denise Lerner, Miami USA
Brian and Brandi Sodi, Boca Ratón, FL USA
Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Minuto de Dios, Bogotá, Colombia

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