b. Barranquilla, Colombia 1977

Education

MFA 2004 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in affiliation with Tufts University, Medford, MA
BFA 2000 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 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
         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
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
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, Medellin, Colombia
         At Home in the World, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.
         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 Critica; Practicas Artísticas Emergentes en el Caribe, Galeria La Escuela, Barranquilla, Colombia
         Lenguajes de Papel, Galeria 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
2013 Bidimensional Salon, Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation, Bogota, Colombia
         ParC Fair, Individual Project, Museum of Contemporary Art, Lima, Peru
         Utopia of Illusions, Nube Gallery, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2012 Caribbean Crossroads of the World, Queens Museum of Art, Flushing Meadows, 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, April 23-June 5
         All Media Juried Biennial, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL, April 30 –June 5
         Arte BA, Dot Fifty One Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
         Accumulations, Art Solar Gallery, East Hampton, NY, June 25th.
2011 All Media Juried Biennial, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL, April 30 –June 5
         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 
         Economies of Scale, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA, USA
2008 V International Biennial of Standards / 8th Edition, Centro Cultural Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico 
         Premios Molaa, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA 
         ARTBO 2008, Galeria MUNDO,  Corferias, Bogota, Colombia 
         Laberintos, Galeria MUNDO,  Bogota, Colombia
         Conexion Colombia Auction, Galeria La Cometa, Bogota, Colombia
         Colombia Coloring Book, LMAK projects, Brooklyn, NY 
         Sintonizar 2008, Entrearte Gallery, Bogota, Colombia 
         Arteamericas, Solar Gallery, Miami FL, Alchemy;Collage, Photomontage & Assemblage, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM
         The Dynamics of Belonging, curatorial project, G-A-S-P Projects, Brookline, MA
2007  Word of Mouth, Bridge Art Fair, The Catalina Hotel, Miami, FL
         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 Salon de Dibujo de Santo Domingo, Museum of Modern Art of Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 
         Cabinet of Curious Ties, Lab Gallery @ Roger Smith Hotel, New York, NY 
         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 
         Size Matters, Jury Show, The Rhys Gallery, Boston, MA, USA 
         Under the Fort, The Rhys Gallery, Boston, MA
2005 USA 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 
         Student Annual Exhibition, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
2003 Exploraciones, Ministerio de Cultura, Monteria, Colombia 
         Student Annual Exhibition, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA 
         Memorias de Apolo, Colombian Center Gallery, New York, NY, USA. 
2001 Procesos XI, Amira de la Rosa, Banco de la Republica, Barranquilla, Colombia 
         Vanguardia Francesa y Pintores de Barranquilla, Galeria France, Barranquilla, Colombia
         International Works on Paper, SOHO 20 Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2000 Concurso Alejandro Obregon, Biblioteca Departamental, Barranquilla, Colombia 
         Painting the Line, East Side Gallery, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, USA. 
         Nuevos Artistas Costenos, Cámara de Comercio, Barranquilla, Colombia 
1999 Galería Massacio, Montecastello di Vibio, Italy

Honors + Awards

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 1st Place- 6th Bidimensional Salon, Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation, Bogota, Colombia
         New American Paintings Ed. 106, Juror, Miranda Lash, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, New Orleans
2012 SMFA Traveling Fellowship Award, Boston, MA
Artist Residency at Bemis Center, Omaha, NE , June 2014
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 
2007 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
2005 Included in Slide Registry of The Drawing Center, New York, NY 
2001 First Honorable Mention, Concurso Alejandro Obregon, Biblioteca Departamental, Barranquilla, Colombia 
2000 Finalist Nuevos Artistas Costeños promoted by Chamber of Commerce, Barranquilla, Colombia 
2000 Keith Haring Full Tuition Scholarship Recipient granted by the Visual Arts Foundation and the Keith Haring Foundation, New York, NY 
2000 Silas Rhodes Family Award granted by School of Visual Arts, New York, NY 
2000 Stacey Sussman Travelling Award granted by School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

Publications + Reviews

2015 McQuaid, Cate. "Bananas ripe with symbolism for Gonzalo Fuenmayor at the MFA." The Boston Globe, June 23.
         Birbragher, Francine. "El Exotismo Híbrido de Gonzalo Fuenmayor," Periódico Arteria, Ed. #49, June-July
         Arias, Andres. "Las Obsesiones de Gonzalo Fuenmayor," Esquire Magazine Colombia, April 2015.
         Arias, Andres. "Europa contra Macon, 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," Ed. by Abigail Ross, Cornell Fine Arts Museum. Pg. 45. 

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, September 2013

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 
2007 McQuaid, Cate, Drawing Show Works Around the Edges, Boston Globe, Dec.21, 2007 
2007 Franco, Maria Angelica, "Platanos como Propuesta Pictorica", Revista noventaynueve, Dec. 21, 2007 
2007 Landes, Jennifer, Scary New World, The East Hampton Star, Nov. 8, 2007 
2007 ARTE JOVEN, Revista MUNDO, Sept. 23, 2007. 
2004 McQuaid, Cate, Boston Globe. Immig Exhibit meant for Public Consumption, Jul. 23, 2004 
2004 Monsalve, Jaime, Fruta Fresca, Revista Cambio 16. Jul. 26, 2004 
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, Carolina, Los Trabalenguas de Gonzalo Fuenmayor, El Heraldo, Aug, 19

Selected Collections

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, U.S.A.
The Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, U.S.A.
Gilberto Alzate Aveda
ño Foundation, Bogota, Colombia.
Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogota, Bogota, Colombia
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Minute de Dios, Bogota, Colombia

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