Teresita Fernández  (American, 1968) 

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Teresita Fernández Biography
1968   Born in Miami, FL
1986 - 1990   BFA, Florida International University, Miami, FL
1990 - 1992   MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
1994   NEA Individual Artist's Grant, Visual Arts
Cintas Fellowship
1995   National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, CAVA Fellowship
Metro-Dade Cultural Consortium Grant
1997   Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, The Space Program, New York, NY
ARCUS Project, Moriya, Japan
1998   ArtPace International Artist-in-Residence Program, San Antonio, TX
1999   Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award
American Academy in Rome, Affiliated Fellowship
2003   Guggenheim Fellowship, New York, NY
2005   MacArthur Foundation Fellowship
  Lives and works in New York, NY
Selected Exhibitions
2010   Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco (solo)
2009   Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (solo)
2008   Beverly Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA (solo)
Mental Drawings, Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, Rome, Italy
2007   Mining Glass, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
Sculptors Drawing, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
The Sum of Its Parts, Cheim & Read, New York, NY
Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2006   A Room of One’s Own, Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL
The Materialization of Sensibility: Art & Alchemy, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY
Big Juicy Paintings and More: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
2005   Extreme Abstraction, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Vanishing Point: Hidden Beauty in Contemporary Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga, Málaga, Spain
Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY
2004   In Situ: Installations and Large-Scale Works in the Permanent Collection, MoCA Miami, FL
2003   Masataka Hayakawa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain
Galleria in Arco, Turin, Italy
Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO
2002   The Young Latins, Nassau County Museum of Art, Long Island, NY
Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Show, Ace Gallery, New York, NY
Off the Grid, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (solo)
Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, NY (solo)
2001   Bamboo Cinema, Public Art Fund commission, Madison Square Park, New York, NY (solo)
Hortus Conclusus, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (cat.)
Inside Space, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA (cat.)
Reading the Museum, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)
Estudio Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy (solo) (cat.)
2000   Hothouse, Commissioned Project, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo) (brochure)
James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM (solo)
Wonderland, St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO (cat.)
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
La Ville, Le Jardin, La Memoire, Villa Medici, Rome, Italy (cat.)
Greater New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art, L.I.C., NY
not seeing, Doug Lawing Gallery, Houston, TX
Deja-vu, Miami Art Fair 2000, Miami, FL
Site Santa-Fe, Santa Fe, NM (solo) (cat.)
1999   Supernova, Berkeley Art Museum/Matrix, Berkeley, CA (solo)(brochure)
Borrowed Landscape, Deitch Projects, New York, NY (solo)
Teresita Fernández, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA (solo) (cat.)
Luminous Mischief, Yokohama Portside Gallery, Japan (Brochure)
On Your Own Time, P.S.1 Contemporary Art, Long Island City, NY
1998   Artspace, San Antonio, TX (solo) (brochure)
Masataka Hayakawa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Threshold, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada (cat.)
Seamless, De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands(Brochure)
Insertions, Arkipelag/Cultural Capital, Stockholm, Sweden (Brochure)
1997   The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. (solo) (brochure)
The Crystal Stopper, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY
X-Site, The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD
1996   Teresita Fernández, Deitch Projects, New York, NY (solo)
Enclosures, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Container 96, Copenhagen Cultural Capital, Copenhagen, Denmark (cat.)
Defining the Nineties, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL (cat.)
1995   Real/More Real, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL (solo) (brochure)
Selections Spring '95, The Drawing Center, New York, NY (Brochure)
Fine, TBA (Thomas Blackman) Exhibition Space, Chicago, IL
The New Orleans Triennial, The New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
South Florida Cultural Consortium, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
1993   South Florida Artists Invitational, Margulies Taplin Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
Thirty and Under, Ground Level Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
1992   MFA Thesis Exhibition, Anderwson Gallery Richmond, VA (solo)
Literature
2008   Douglas, Sarah. "Conversation with Rosa de la Cruz". ARTINFO, 1 December.
Douglas, Sarah. "A Soft Landing at Frieze?" ARTINFO, 15 Oct.
2007   Richard, Frances, “Teresita Fernandez,” ArtForum, Summer issue, pg. 496.
Bryant, Eric, “Teresita Fernandez,” Art News, Summer issue, pg. 197.
Teresita Fernandez,” The New Yorker, April, pg. 14.
Stringfield, Anne, “The Dazzle,” Vogue, April issue, pg. 270.
Farr, Sheila, “Stunning sculpture park could redefine waterfront,” The Seattle Times, 14 January.
Howe Verhovek, Sam, “Transformed by a creative use of space,” The Los Angeles Times, 15 January.
Herzberg, Julia, “A Room of One’s Own,” Arte Aldia, issue 117, pg. 94-99.
Tuchman, Phyllis, “Sunday in the Park with McDreamy,” artnet.com, 8 February.
2006   “The New Alchemists”, Men’s Vogue, November/December, p. 200.
Chang, Daniel, Fabiola Santiago and Elisa Turner, “America’s largest art museum is open,” The Miami Herald, 7 December.
Shi, Jim, “Double the Louis: Vuitton’s San Francisco expansion,” WWD, 6 December.
2005   Ribas, Joao, “In the News: Teresita Fernandez,” ArtInfo, 25 September.
Santiago Fabiola, “Her Dedication to a Stroke of Genius,” Miami Herald, October.
Sederstrom, Johnathon, “Genius boro,” New York Daily News, September.
Amy, Michael, “Teresita Fernández at Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York,” tema celeste, September/October, Issue 111.
Newhall, Marissa, “25 earn the ‘genius’ title,” USA Today, 20 September.
Wallis, Stephen, “In the Studio,” Art & Auction, March, 38-42.
Yehya, Naief, “Teresita Fernandez at Lehmann Maupin Gallery,” Art Nexus, June, No. 57, Vol. 3, pp. 146-7.
Gardner, James, “Art Attack: Teresita Fernandez,” The New York Post, 14 May, p. 29.
Stakias, Lauren, “Exposed to the Elements, Teresita Fernandez captures the force of nature by surprisingly minimal means,” ArtReview, April.
2003   Harper, Paula, “Teresita Fernández at Miami Art Museum,” Art in America, November 2003.
2003   Momim, Shamim, “Three Variations On Sculpture: E.V. Day, Teresita Fernández, Tom Friedman,” Flash Art, May/June 2003, 114 – 117.
2002   Boswell, Peter, “New Work, Teresita Fernández,” Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL Brochure
The New Yorker, 18 November 2002.
2001   M. Sheets, Hilarie, “Gardens of Earthly Delights,” Artnews, September, p. 138-141.
de Alfonso, Carlota. 'Teresita Fernandez,La Espacialidad Como ArgumentoEl Punto, Madrid, (January 28-February 1,Year XV, No. 598):6.,'
Silver, Joanne. 'Home is Where the Cliches Aren't,' Boston Herald, (February 2).
Vogel, Carol. 'Inside Art-Art in the Park,' The New York Times, May 25,E26.
Turner, Elisa. 'Global Perspective,' The Miami Herald, Miami, Dec. 23, Lively Arts Section:1.
Skurvida, Sandra. 'Teresita Fernandez's Hothouse,' NY ARTS. (January):74.
Murria, Alicia. 'Teresita Fernández,' Lápiz, (February, No 169/170):184
Lloyd, Anne Wilson. 'Teresita Fernández at Castello di Rivoli,' Art in America, (Dec, no.12): 127.
Llorca, Pablo. 'Termitas Minimalistas,' El Pedriodico del Arte, Madrid,(Feb. No. 41):17.
2000   Cherubini, Laura. 'Kritiker-Umfrage;Das Kunst Jahr 1999,' Art-Das Kunstmagazin, (January, Nr.1):60
Yehya, Naief. 'Teresita Fernandez-Deitch Projects,' Art Nexus, (No.34, November-January, 2000):144-145.
Protzman, Ferdinand. 'VCU Sculpture: A Prominent Profile,' The Washington Post, (January 30), Section G,: 1,4.
Kamiya, Yukie. 'Teresita Fernandez,' Bijutsu Techo Monthly Art Magazine, (January, Volume 52, no.782): 116-117.
Colman, David. 'The Wonderful Wizard of Art,' Harper's Bazaar (Sept);536-539
Carver, Jon. 'Tomorrowland, Today,' Santa Fe Reporter, Santa-Fe, (Nov.14-21)
1999   Ho, Melissa. "Teresita Fernández," New Art Examiner, (July/August): 56-57
Harris, Jane. "Intimate Immensity," Art/Text, (February-April, No.64):39-41.
Leffingwell, Edward. "Teresita Fernández at Deitch Projects," Art In America,(November, No.11): 138-139.
Lloyd, Anne Wilson. "From an Architect of Desire, Many-Layered Constructions," The New York Times, (March 21), Section 2,: 41.
Moleski, Charles. "Reviews-Teresita Fernández," Art Papers, (Sept/Oct): 54-55.
Morgan, Anne Barclay. "Focus: Teresita Fernández," Sculpture, (January/February, Volume 18, no.1): 8-9.
Williams, Gregory. "Into the Void," World Art (Issue 20): 58-61.
Smith, Roberta. "Teresita Fernández, Borrowed Landscape," The New York Times, (June 4). E33.
Spada, Sabina. "Teresita Fernández, Recensoni," Tema Celeste, Italy. (Volume 75, July-September): 85.
Feinstein, Roni. "Report from Miami:Part II / Miami Heats Up," Art In America,(Nov, No.11):58-69.
Kamiya, Yukie. "Borrowing Scenery- An Interview with Teresita Fernández /Scenari in Prestito," -Cross (No. 2 , 1999, Immersion(e),:116-121.
1998   Dellinger, Jade. "Cityscape-Miami," Flashart, (March/April 1998): 69-72.
Basualdo, Carlos. "X-Site '97," Artforum, (March): 104-105.
DiPietro, Monty. "A Room with a View-and a Very Cozy Perspective," Asahi Evening News, (September 10):11.
Lerner, Adam J. "Teresita Fernández/Quisqueya Henriquez," Art Papers, (March/April, Volume 22, Issue 2):50.
Tanguy, Sarah. "X-Site 97,"Sculpture,(March, 1998-Volume 17,No.3): 60-62.
Sheets, Hilarie. "Gardens of Earthly Delights," Artnews, (Sept., Volume 100/no. 8): 138-141.
Morgan, Anne Barclay. "Paths to Success: Recently "Emerged" Artists," Sculpture. (July/August, Volume 17, no.6):48-53.
1997   Avgikos, Jan. "The Crystal Stopper," Artforum, (September): 124.
Cantor, Judy. "Room with a View," The New Times, Miami, (July 20): 65
Drolet, Owen. "Teresita Fernández," Flashart, (March/ April 1997):111.
Dorsey, John. "X-Site," The Sun, Baltimore, (October 28, 1997): 1E-4E.
Feaster, Felicia. "Enclosures," Art Papers, (March/April, Vol. 2, Issue 2): 63.
Giuliano, Mike. "Global Warnings," The City Paper, Baltimore, (Dec 3).
Sundell, Margaret. "The Crystal Stopper," Art Nexus, (July-Sept. 1997, no. 25): 115 116.
Lovelace, Cary. "Weighing in on Feminism," Art News, (May): 141.
Amor, Monica. "Teresita Fernández at Deitch Projects," Art Nexus, (no. 23): 142-143.
1995   Turner, Elisa. "Consortium Show Aims High...," The Miami Herald, Miami, (June 11), Lively Arts Section: 5.
Turner, Elisa. "Transitory yet Sturdy Nature Sets COCA‚s Tone of Paradox," The Miami Herald, Miami, (June 20). Lively Arts Section:1.