JUANITA MENESES

(Colombia, active United States, born 1974)


EDUCATION

 

2006

MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California

 

2003

Post Baccalaureate, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

 

1998

BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2008

Ni Aquí ni Allá/Not Here or There, Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles

 

2006

Stranger’s Luggage, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California

 

2004

Mutations, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California

 

2001 First Sight, Miami-Dade Community College Miami, Florida

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2007

Red Dot Miami Beach Art Fair, Sam Lee Gallery exhibiting in Miami Beach
Nexus, Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles
Transformation & Restoration, The Carbon County Cultural Project, Jim Thorpe,
Pennsylvania
Cosas/Things, Colombian Embassy Gallery, Portugal
Barriers, The Annex, Bogotá, Colombia
ART LA, Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, California

 

2006

Rose Bowl Biennale, Rose Bowl Flea Market, Pasadena, California
Stomping Ground, Le Florence Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Collusions & Pileups, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California
Supersonic, Barnsdall Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, California

 

2005

Home Artifacts, BLAM!, Los Angeles, California             
Displacement, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
40m2, FLY, Madrid, Spain
Mid Residency Show, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
All Over The Place, One Night Gallery, Miami, Florida
The Meeting, Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, California
We Are Drawing Now, Untitled Space/Studio 9, Madrid, Spain

 

2003

Retrospectives, Gallery 312, Chicago, Illinois

Art Miami, Grapa Gallery, Miami, Florida

 

2001

Retrospectives, Gallery 312, Chicago, Illinois
Art Miami, Grapa Gallery, Miami, Florida
Home Grown, Art Center/South Florida, Miami Beach, Florida
Red Show, Cheryl Hazan, New York, New York
Open Studio/Summer Residency, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York
Recent Editions, Art Center/South Florida, Miami Beach, Florida

 

2000

Small Works/Large Vision, Cheryl Hazan, New York, New York
Small Works, Ann Norton Sculpture Garden, Palm Beach, Florida
Hispanic Heritage Month Exhibition, Miami City Hall, Miami, Florida

 

1999

Follies/Experiments in Architecture, Museum of Art , Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

 

1998

B.F.A. Graduating Show, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

 

 

AWARDS

 

2007

ARC (Artist’s Resource for Completion) Grant, The Durfee Foundation, Los Angeles,
California

 

2004-6

Ahmanson Scholarship, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California

 

2002

Incentive Fellowship, S.A.I.C., Chicago, Illinois

 

2000

Citylink Annual Competition, Artserve, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

 

1999 Experiments in architecture, Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

 

 

COLLECTIVES

 

2007

Outpost for Contemporary Art, LA Collective, Los Angeles, California

 

05-07 BLAM!, Founded in October 2005, Los Angeles, California

 

 

SELECTED PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

 

Cesar Gaviria Collection

Organization of American States Collection

Colombia Embassy in Spain Collection

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Alfredo Triff, “The Eyes Have it”, Miami New Times Weekly, February 14, 2002

Cover Image, Street Miami, January 25-31, 2002

Candace Russell, “Hello Walls”, CityLink Newspaper, July 4, 2001

Miguel A. Sergado, “Galeria :Artes y Letras: New Talents in South Florida”, Nuevo Herald, May 27, 2001

Damarys Ocaña, “Do it: Fresh Faces at Art Center”, Street Miami Weekly, Mayo 25-31 2001

Anetta Nowosielska, “Interview: Stroke of a Genius”, SunPost Newspaper, March 22, 2001

Candace Russell, “The Art Issue: Gallery Artists”, CityLink Newspaper, August 30, 2000

Candace Russell, “Gallery”, CityLink Newspaper, August 23, 2000