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In the Studio: Gonzalo Fuenmayor

Americas Society

July 15, 2020


Gonzalo Fuenmayor in conversation with Diana Flatto, assistant curator of Visual Arts.

Join us live on Instagram from your cell phone, or watch here and on YouTube live or after, for a series of remote visits to artists' studios to bring Americas Society's Visual Arts public programs to your home. Every Wednesday this month, contemporary artists will dialogue with our Visual Arts department about their work and practice.

About the artist:

Gonzalo Fuenmayor was born in Barranquilla, Colombia in 1977 and currently lives and works in Miami, Florida. He received an MFA from School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA in 2004, and a BFA in Fine Arts and Art Education from School of Visual Arts in 2000. Fuenmayor has been awarded numerous awards including a 2018 Ellies Creator Award, a 2018 Harpo Foundation Award, a 2015 South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship for Visual and Media Artists, Traveling Fellowship by the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 2014, among others.  He has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows in USA, Latin America and Europe; his work was recently showcased in The Florida Prize, Orlando Museum of Art, 2018, Orlando, the solo exhibition Tropical Mythologies at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in 2015; Caribbean Crossroads at the Queens Museum; as well as recent solo shows at Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Miami and El Museo Gallery, Bogotá in 2018.  He is a current resident at Oolite Arts Residency in Miami and is represented by Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Miami, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco and El Museo Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia. 

Visit the Americas Society Visual Arts YouTube Channel for recordings of In the Studio Series and other previous events.

Follow the conversation on Instagram: #IntheStudioAS | @americassociety.visualarts

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Image caption: Gonzalo Fuenmayor. Courtesy of the artist.