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1963, Bogotá, Colombia.

Lives and works in Sydney, Australia.

 

EDUCATION

 

2008 – 2012       PhD, Philosophy, Sydney College for the Arts, Sydney University, Australia

1988 – 1990       MFA, Yale University, New Haven, USA

1981 – 1985       BFA, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

 

 

COMMISSIONS

 

2017

While I Live I Will Grow,  Commissioner, City of Sydney Council, Sydney, NSW,     Australia

The Weeping Willow of War, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, CT, Australia

2016   

Sandstone Pollen, Darling Harbour Promenade, Commissioner, Lend Lease, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2015       

Velvet Water, Commissioner, Wollongong Central, Wollongong, NSW, Australia.

2013    

Green Leaves and Dead Leaves, Macquarie Chest, Commissioner Newcastle Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2005      

Grass on Wall, Commissioner, One Miami Riverside Walk, Miami, FL, U.S.A

1999    

Cemetery-Vertical Garden, Commissioner Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, U.S.A

1996      

Cardoso Flea Circus Tent, Commissioner Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2018       

While I Live I Will Grow. Green Square Community and Cultural Precinct, Sydney, NSW, Australia

The Art of Seduction, Arc One Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Naked Flora, Adelaide Biennale of Australian Art, The Jam Factory, Adelaide, SA, Australia

2013

Undressing a Flower, William Wright Artist Projects, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Maria Fernanda Cardoso: Órganos Intromitentes, Galería CasasRiegner, Bogotá, Colombia

Maria Fernanda Cardoso: Colección de Arte del Banco de La República, touring to the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogota, Medellín, Bucaramanga, and Cúcuta, Colombia

2012

Museum of Copulatory Organs (MoCO),18th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2011

Maria Fernanda Cardoso: It’s Not Size That Matters, It Is Shape, ARC One Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Masters of Disguise, Freemantle Arts Centre, Freemantle, WA, Australia

2010

Maria Fernanda Cardoso: Garden of Insects, Galería CasasRiegner, Bogotá, Colombia

María Fernanda Cardoso: Fashion and Mimesis (Emu Wear), Rodman Centre for the Arts, Brock University, Ontario, Canada

María Fernanda Cardoso: Fashion and Mimesis,(Emu Wear), Definitely Superior Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Canada

2009

Emu Wear, GRANTPIRRIE Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2008

Mimicry, Berenice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL, U.S.A

Maria Fernanda Cardoso, Arc One Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

2007       

Maria Fernanda Cardoso: Emu, Galería CasasRiegner, Bogotá, Colombia

2006

María Fernanda Cardoso: Death Becomes Her, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY, U.S.A

Emu, next 5 km,GRANTPIRRIE Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia

María Fernanda Cardoso, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX, U.S.A

2004 

MaríaFernanda Cardoso, GRANTPIRRIE Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia

María Fernanda Cardoso: 20 años, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia

Cara de Buseta (Bus Face),Galería Diners, Bogotá, Colombia

2003

Cara de Buseta (Bus Face),Galería CasasRiegner, Miami, FL, U.S.A

Zoomorphia: Maria Fernanda Cardoso,MCA, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Biogeometrías (Biogeometries), Latincollector, New York, NY, U.S.A

María Fernanda Cardoso, Galería Diners, Bogotá, Colombia

Ovejas (Sheep), Artspace, Sydney, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington D.C, U.S.A

Sheep, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington D.C, U.S.A

2002

Dibujos de Mariposas (Butterfly Drawings), Galería CasasRiegner, Miami, FL, U.S.A

Dibujos de Mariposas (Butterfly Drawings), Galería Diners, Bogotá, Colombia

2000

Cardoso Flea Circus, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, U.S.A (Installation)

Esculturas (Sculptures), Galería Sala Alternativa, Caracas, Venezuela

1998

 Cardoso Flea Circus, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, U.S.A  (Installation)

1996

Cardoso Flea Circus, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A (Installation)

1995       

Love Down Under, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A

Cardoso Flea Circus Live, San Francisco Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A

Cardoso Flea CircusLive, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A

1994

Submarine Landscape, Capp Street Project, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A

Woven Water, Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A

María Fernanda Cardoso: Recent Sculptures, MIT List Art Center, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A

1993    

Cemetery, Chapman University, Orange County, CA, U.S.A

Gold, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1992

Calabazas (Gourds), San Francisco Artspace, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A

Botuto Guarura(Gourds)Sala Alternativa, Caracas, Venezuela

El Mármol Americano(American Marble)Ruth Bloom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A

1991

Obra Reciente (Recent Work), Galería Garcés y Velásquez, Bogotá, Colombia

1987       

Nuevos Nombres (New Names), Casa de La Moneda, Bogotá, Colombia

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018           

Campo a través: Arte colombiano en la colección del Banco de la República, Feria ARCOmadrid 2018, Lope de Vega Casa Museo, Madrid, España.

Apología a lo Perecedero, Galería Casas Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia 

Divided Worlds, Adelaide Biennale of Australian Art, The Jam Factory, Adelaide, SA, Australia

Textile Abstraction, Galeria Casas Reigner, Bogotá, Colombia

2017-2018   

Cover Missions: Mimicry and Resistance, Shepparton Art Museum, Shepparton, VIC, Australia.

2017 

Out of Hand: Materialising the Digital, Venue, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia

On the Origins of Art I and II. Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Hobart, Tasmania.

A Working Model of the World, UNSW Galleries, Sydney, NSW, Australia

La Vuelta: 28 photographes & artistes colombiens, Chapelle Saint-Martin du Méjan, Arles, France.

Sailor Neptune – Part II, Neptune, Hong Kong, China

Fragil II, Kronenberg Wright Artist Projects, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Seeing Science, Grace Cossington Smith Gallery, Wahroonga, Australia

2016

On the Origins of Art I and II. Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Hobart, Tasmania.

Stick Insect’s Most Intimate Moments, Art Basel Miami, Miami, FL, U.S.A

Persona, Étrangement humain, Musée du quai Branly, Paris, France.

Frágil I, Australian Art at XII Bienal de Cuenca, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2015 

Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), TX, U.S.A

Colombia Recounted: A Project of Contemporary Colombian Art, Christie’s, New York, NY, U.S.A

Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize, Art Schools National Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Bogotá, Belleza y Horror. Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá. Bogotá, Colombia.

2014

The Telepresent Animal Hall of Fame, The Museum for Insects, Urban Arts Space Gallery, Columbus, U.S.A

South: Contemporary Art from Australia, Mexico & South Africa, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, Gymea, NSW, Australia

Uncovered: Hidden Pleasures of the Day, Blacktown Arts Centre, Blacktown, NSW, Australia

2013    

Aliento: Arte de Colombia, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Cantos Cuentos Colombianos, Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Treasures of Newcastle from the Macquarie Era, Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle, NSW, Australia 29

Uno lo mío y lo tuyo: tres décadas de arte en expansión, Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, Bogotá, Colombia

Confluencias: Australian & Latin American Art, Museum of Freemasonry, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Project Video: Maria Fernanda Cardoso & Harley, Dias & Riedweg, Oscar Muñoz, Liliana Porter,     

Miguel Angel Rojas, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX, U.S.A

2012    

MoCO: Museum of Copulatory Organs, 18th Sydney Biennale, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Une mouche dans la tête. Art contemporain et poétiques naturalists (A fly in the head),Garenne Lemot et du château de Clisson, Gétigné-clisson, France

Volume One, Museum of Contemporary Art Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Conference of the Birds, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ, U.S.A

Redlands Art Prize, National Art School Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia

South of the Border, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Face It!, Spirit Museum, Stockholm, Sweden

2011  

Where There Is Water, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia

10 Instalaciones, Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia

Animals, People. A shared environment, Project Gallery, Griffith University College of Art, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Graduate School Exhibition, Sydney College for the Arts Galleries, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2010

Dead or Alive: Nature Becomes Art, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, U.S.A

I Trienal del Caribe (TRIC), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Curious Colony: A Twenty-First Century Wunderkammer, Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, Newcastle, Australia; S.H Ervin Gallery, Observatory Hill, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2009

Indomitable Women,10th Barcelona Arts Festival, Barcelona, Spain.

Kuru Ala: Eyes Open Tjanpi Dessert Weavers, María Fernanda Cardoso, Alison Clouson, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia

Addressing Identities, Katonah Museum of Art, New York, NY, U.S.A

Natural World, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Thesis, Victorian College for the Arts Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

2008-11

Arte No es Vida, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico DF, Mexico; Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico; Blaffer Gallery, University of Texas, Houston, TX, U.S.A, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, Brazil;Sala de exposición de la fundación Telefónica, Madrid, Spain; Fundación Caja Granada, Instituto Santa Fe, Granada, Spain; Museo Extremeño Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Bajadoz, Spain; Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain; Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico DF, Mexico; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico; Sala 29 del Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Sala de exposición de Fundación Telefónica, Lima, Perú; Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico

2008

Grantpirrie, Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide, SA, Australia

Otras Floras, Galería Nara Roesler, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Hecho a Mano, Galería Casas- Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia

TRANSactions: Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln; NE, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro; NC, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, U.S.A

Viva La Muerte, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Island, Casula Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia

50 X 50, Arc One Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

2007        

Puntos de Vista. Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Lateinamerika, Daros-Latinamerica Collection, Museum Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Homing Devices, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL, U.S.A

Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney, NSW, Australia

The Hours: Visual Arts of Contemporary Latinamerica, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, NSW

Australia; Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), Dublin, Ireland.

Patio Herreriano, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Español, Valladolid, Spain; National Australia Bank

Sculpture Gallery, National Gallery ofAustralia, Canberra, ACT, Australia

New Media/New Materials: Highlights in Contemporary Art, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Contemporary Arts Center (CAC), Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A

Arte Colombiano en la Colección del Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia

Constructing a Poetic Universe: The Diane and Bruce Halle Collection of Latinoamerican Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, U.S.A

María Fernanda Cardoso, Jacky Redgate & Imants Tillers, Arc One Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

2006

TRANSactions: Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD), La Jolla, CA, U.S.A traveling through 2008 to Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A

MCA Collection: New Acquisitions 2006, Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Nature in the Garage, Gallery 1313, Toronto, Canada

Earth Cry, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia

Animal as Allegory, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

 We are Australian too, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Swell, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia

Marca Registrada, Museo Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia

Big Juicy Paintings, Miami Art Museum (MAM), Miami, FL, U.S.A

2005

Riverside Walk, permanent public art piece, Miami, FL, U.S.A

Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney, NSW, Australia

The Hours: Visual Arts of Contemporary LatinAmerica, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

Bug City, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada

Swell, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia

Ecos y Contrastes, Arte Contemporáneo en la Colección Cisneros, Museo de Arte y Diseño    Contemporáneo (MADC), San José, Puerto Rico

Otras Miradas: Arte Contemporáneo de Colombia, Museo de Arte de Lima, Perú, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber,Caracas, Venezuela; Galería Gabriela Mistral, Galería Metropolitana, Galería Bech, Galería Balmaceda, Galería Posada del Corregidor, Santiago, Chile; Museo de Bellas Artes de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Casa de América Latina de París, Paris, France

2004

Cantos Cuentos Colombianos, Daros Latinamerica, Zurich, Switzerland

 XXXIX Salón Nacional de Artistas,Bogotá, Colombia  

Material Witness,Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH, U.S.A

El Final del Eclipse,Fundación Telefónica, Santiago, Chile; Pinacoteca de Sao Paulo, Brazil

Urban Echoes: Wind, River, Trees, Clouds, Chickens, and Orange,Galería de la Raza, San Francisco,CA, U.S.A

Otras miradas, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Ímber MACCSI, Caracas, Venezuela, Museo de Bellas Artes de Buenos Aires, Argentina

2003     

IV Bienal del Mercosur, Porto Alegre, Brazil

50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia,Venice, Italy

Cardoso Flea Circus, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, U.S.A

Fourtell, Casas Riegner Gallery, Miami, FL, U.S.A

Corporal, Schimidt Center Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, U.S.A

Vestido de Mujer,DPM Arte Contemporáneo, Guayaquil, Ecuador

El Final del Eclipse: El Arte de América,Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Mexico; Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo (MEIAC),Badajoz, Spain; Universidad de Salamanca, Spain; Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico; Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, Spain; Palacio de los Condes de Gabia, Badajoz, Spain; Centro Cultural CajaGRANADA, Spain; Diputación provincial de Granada, Spain

2002        

Material World: 25 Years of the Fabric Workshop and Museum,Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, NSW, Australia

There is Something About Repetition,Galería Casas-Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia

Animalandia, Museo de Arte Universidad Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia

Almost Warm and Fuzzy: Childhood and Contemporary Art, (Touring Exhibition), MOCA Museum of  Contemporary ArtCleveland, Cleveland; Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, U.S.A; Art Gallery of Hamilton, Canada; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, U.S.A; La Caixa Forum, Barcelona, Spain; PS1 ContemporaryArt Center, Long Island, NY, U.S.A; Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN, U.S.A; ClevelandCenter for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH, U.S.A; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art(SMoCA), Scottsdale, AZ, U.S.A; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, U.S.A; Des Moines Center forthe Arts, Des Moines, IA, U.S.A

2001 

Bienal del Barro,Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela

Club Latino, Casula Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Políticas de la Diferencia: Arte Iberoamericano de Fin de Siglo, Centro de Convenciones de Museo Sofia Ímber, Caracas, Venezuela; Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela; Museo Carrillo Gil, Mexico; Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA), Argentina; Chicago Cultural Center, IL, USA; Museo Reales Atarazanas,Valencia, Spain; Centro de Convenciones de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil

Ibero-American: Art at the End of the Century, Centro de Convenciones de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil

Ultra Baroque: Aspects of Post-Latin American Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Francisco; Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A; The Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario, Canada; The Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, U.S.A; Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL, U.S.A; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A; Museum of Contemporary Art of San Diego, La Jolla, CA, U.S.A

Final Del Eclipse, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, Spain; Palacio de los Condes de Gabia, Badajoz, Spain; Fundación Caja Granada, Granada, Spain; Instituto de Santa Fe, Granada, Spain

Retorno al Ps de las Maravillas: El Arte Contemporáneo y La Infancia, Centre Cultural de la Fundación “la Caixa, Barcelona, Spain

2000

Versiones del Sur: 5 propuestas en torno al arte en Latinoamérica, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain

Ultra Baroque: Aspects of Post-Latin American Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; MCASD La Jolla, CA, U.S.A

Almost Warm and Fuzzy: Childhood and Contemporary Art,(Touring Exhibition), SMoCA Scottsdale   Museum ofContemporary Art,Scottsdale; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, U.S.A

Send in the Clowns, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, Canada

1999  

Modern Starts: People, Places, Things,MoMA Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, U.S.A (commissioned installation: Cemetery: Vertical Garden)

Arte y violencia en Colombia desde 1948, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia.

1998

Sliding Scale,South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A

Generación Intermedia (Intermediate Generation), Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia

1997

Of Mudlarkers and Measurers,Agnes Ethenington Art Center, Ottawa Art Gallery, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

1996

Collective Soul,Galeria Marina Marabini, Bologna, Italy

Natura Morte (Sill Life),Institute fur Auslandsbeziehumgen Galerie, Stuttgart and Bonn, Germany

V Bienal de Bogotá, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Colombia

Fuera de Límite,Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia

The Essential Object, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA, U.S.A

Explorations Part I: The Shoreline, The Art Museum of Santa Cruz, CA, U.S.A

Matters of the Heart,Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A

Changing Spaces, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada; Arts Festival Atlanta, GA, U.S.A; Miami Art Museum,FL, U.S.A; Norton Museum, Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A

1995

Confronting Nature: Silenced Voices,Main Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, CA, U.S.A

About the Size of It,The Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A

1994   

Ante América.Actualidad Latinoamericana, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica; Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia.

Animal, John Michael Kholer Art Center, Sheboygan, WI, U.S.A

Punto de Apoyo, Expo Arte Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico; Colombian Center, New York, NY, U.S.A; Galería Deimos, Bogotá, Colombia

Cartographies, Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia; Museo de Artes Visuales Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela; The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY, U.S.A; Fundación La Caixa, Madrid, Spain; Winniped Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MA, Canada; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

The Flag Show, Capp Street Project, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A

Klima Global-Arte Amazonas, Kunst Forum Museum, Aachen, Germany; Staatliche Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany; Museo de Arte Moderna de Rio de Janeiro, Museu de Arte Moderno de São Paulo, Brazil

1993

Lingua Latina est Regina, Stux Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.A

Space of Time: Contemporary Art from the Americas, Americas Society, New York, NY, U.S.A; Center for Fine Arts, Miami, FL, U.S.A; Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela; Global Climate–Amazonian Art, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany; Kunst Forum Museum, Aachen, Germany

1992       

Entre-trópicos, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela

Work in Progress by Visiting Faculty, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A

Contemporary Images, The Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY, U.S.A

Klima Global-Arte Amazonas, Museo de Arte Moderna de Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Museu de Arte Moderno de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Ante América,(touring exhibition), Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia.

1991       

Cuarta Bienal de La Havana,Centro Wilfredo Lam, Habana, Cuba

Instalaciones, Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín, Medellín, Colombia

1990

II Bienal de Bogotá, Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogotá, Colombia

Arte Colombiano de los 80: Escultura,Centro Colombo Americano, Bogotá, Colombia

XXXIII Salón Nacional de Artistas (XXXIII National Artists Salon), Feria Exposición, Bogotá, Colombia

1988        

I Bienal de Arte de Bogotá,Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogotá, Colombia

1987

XXXI Salón Nacional de Artistas,Aeropuerto Rionegro, Medellín, Colombia

1986

XXX Salón Nacional de Artistas,Museo Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia

1985

Salón de Arte Joven, Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia

 

VIDEO FESTIVALS

Cardoso Flea Circus 8 min colour video, co-directed with Ross Rudesh Harley 1997: Medianale, Berlin, 1997; Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, 1997; Espacio Vacío, Bogotá; Norton Museum, Florida, 1998; VideoBrasil, São Paulo, 1998; Montreal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media, 1998; AV- arkki, Helsinki, 1998; Philadelphia International Film 1998; FestivalMedianale, Berlin Film Festival, 1998; MuuMediaFestival X,Helsinki, 1998; SBS TV Australia, 1998-2000; D.art 98, Sydney; Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2000 Second Annual Video Marathon, Art in General, New York, 2000

 

PERFORMANCES

 

2008       

Fashion and Mimesis, Definitely Superior Gallery, Thunder Bay, Canada

Emu Wear, Berenice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A

Emu Wear, Casula Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia

2000

Cardoso Flea Circus, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland

Cardoso Flea Circus, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Festival, Australia

1998

Cardoso Flea Circus, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris Quartier D’ete, Paris, France

Cardoso Flea Circus, Awesome International Children’s Festival, Perth, Australia

Cardoso Flea Circus, Atlanta Arts Festival, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A

1997

Cardoso Flea Circus, Arts Festival Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A

1996

Cardoso Flea Circus, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A

1995    

Cardoso Flea Circus, San Francisco Exploratorium, San Francisco, California, U.S.A

Cardoso Flea Circus, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

 

1995       

Visiting artist, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia,

Visiting artistSan Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA

1991-93

Visiting artist, California Institute for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA, USA

 

DISTINCTIONS & AWARDS

 

2015         

The Outstanding Field: Artistic Research Emerging from the Academy, DDCA Symposium, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

2014

Fellowship, Australia Council for the Arts, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2012

ArtsNSW Grant for Creation and Presentation, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Finalist Redlands Westpac Art Prize, National Art School Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2011

Finalist David Harold Sculpture Prize, Sydney College for the Arts Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2010

Dead or Alive: Nature Becomes Art, International Arts Critic Association AICA / U.S.A Award for the best exhibition of 2010, MAD Museum of Art and Design in NY, curated by David McFadden Special Guest I Trienal Internacional del Caribe, Santo Domingo, República Dominicana

2009        

Fashion and Mimesis, Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) Award for Best Exhibition and Installation Design for the show María Fernanda Cardoso, curated by Gary Genosko

2008

GRAPHICSTUDIO University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, U.S.A (Artist in residence)

Bundanon Trust, Illaro, NSW, Australia (Artist in residence)

New Work Grant from the Visual Arts/Craft Board of the Australia Council

2005        

One Miami Riverside Walk, Miami, FL, U.S.A (Commissioned public artwork)

National Sculpture Prize, National Art Gallery, Canberra, ACT, Australia

2004

First Prize, Jupiter’s Art Award, Gold Coast Art Gallery, QLD, Australia (First prize)

2003

Represented Colombia for the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

2001

New work grant from the Visual Arts/Craft Board, Australia Council for the Arts, Australia (Artist grant)

1993

Artist’s grant from the Instituto Colombiano de Cultura, Colombia

1992

Represented Colombia in the Havana Biennale, Cuba

1900

First Prize, II Bienal de Bogotá, Mambo, Colombia

1989-90

Scholarship, Yale University, New Haven, U.S.A

1987-89  

Scholarship for Overseas Graduate Studies, Banco de la República, Colombia

 

DOCUMENTARIES

 

2015

Dr. Maria Fernanda Cardoso: The Marriage of Art and Science.DDCA & NITRO.Country: Australia. Available on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aM3-gMXddp4

2013

Museo de Órganos Copulatorios, nueva obra de María Fernanda Cardoso.Alcaldía Mayor de Bogotá, Country: Colombia. Available on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l87zW8Z7Sdk

Undressing Flowers Workshop, Casa Daros. Programa Arte è Educação. Country: Brazil. Available on: http://mariafernandacardoso.com/video/655

2012

The Wonderful World of Professor Cardoso, ARTSPACE by ABC TV, Emma Watts(Director). Country: Australia. Available on: https://vimeo.com/71472762

2012

18th Biennale of Sydney: Maria Fernanda CardosoSTUDIOARTBREAK,.Country: Australia. Available on:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6J1srEtZr-I

2007  

Homing Devices Symposium. Contemporary Art Museum, Institute for Research in Art. Country: United States. Available on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5q9wWT-6Es

2003

Interview With Maria Fernanda Cardoso.MCA Museum of Contemporary Art, Zoomorphia: Maria Fernanda Cardoso, Country: Australia. Available on: http://mariafernandacardoso.com/animal-art/ interview-with-mariafernandacardoso 

2002   

Cardoso Flea Circus Installation.MCA Museum of Contemporary Art, Ross Rudesch Harley (Director), Country: Australia. Available on: http://mariafernandacardoso.com/animal-art/cardoso-flea-circus-tent-installation-at-mca-australia

1999

Cardoso Flea Circus Live in Paris.Ross Rudesch Harley (Director), Country: France. Available on: http://mariafernandacardoso.com/animal-art/cardoso-flea-circus-live-in-paris-2

 

INVITED LECTURES

 

2013

Meridianos, Artist Talk, Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. April 17 2013

Undressing a Flower, Workshop, Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

Paper, Objects that Talk. Sculpture Space + Place, A symposium in collaboration between The Australian National University’s Research School of Humanities and the Arts, School of Art, and the National Gallery of Australia NGA.Canberra, Australia. 10 -12 May 2013

2012 

Paper, Art and Science.Art in Global Health initiative by the Wellcome Trust. Held at the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit organized in collaboration with Sán Art, Independent Art Space, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. 11 October 2012

Paper, A Marriage of Science and Art —The Museum of Copulatory Organs, Entomological Society of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Nov 13 2012

10 artists talks,18thBiennale of Sydney. Sydney, Australia. June 27-Sept 16 2012

Intersections Kuru Alala at the Jam Factory,Artist talk, Symposium, Adelaide, QLD, Australia. June 2, 2012

2011

Animals, People – a Shared Environment, Artist talk, 4th Biennal Conference of the Australian Animal, studies group, Brisbane, SA, Australia. July 10-13-2011

2010    

Paper, The Aesthetics of Reproductive Morphologies, Sydney College for the Arts, University of Sydney. Australia. August 2010

2008

Artist Talk, Graphicstudio: Institute for Research in Art, University of Southern Florida, Tampa, USA. October 2008.

 

INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTIONS

Artbank, Australia.

Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX, U.S.A

Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL, U.S.A

Tate Modern, London, UK

Daros Latinamerica, Zurich, Switzerland

CIFO Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, U.S.A

Colección Cisneros, Venezuela, U.S.A

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, U.S.A

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, U.S.A

Pérez Art Museum, Miami Beach, U.S.A

The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, U.S.A

Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Bogotá, Colombia

Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia

Gold Coast Art Gallery, Gold Coast, Australia

Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, Australia

Tamworth Regional Art Gallery, Australia

Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, U.S.A