Teresita Fernández

(American, born 1968)

aurora green by teresita fernández

Teresita Fernández

Aurora Green, 2012

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drawn waters by teresita fernández

Teresita Fernández

Drawn Waters, 2009

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epic (august 21) by teresita fernández

Teresita Fernández

Epic (August 21), 2009

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installation view by teresita fernández

Teresita Fernández

Installation view, 2007

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nocturnal (golden night) by teresita fernández

Teresita Fernández

Nocturnal (Golden Night), 2014

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untitled (anthem) by teresita fernández

Teresita Fernández

Untitled (Anthem), 2008

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Biography

Timeline

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

Exhibitions

2015
Teresita Fernández: Fata Morgana, Madison Square Park Conservancy, New York, NY (solo)
Future Seasons Past, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
Piece by Piece: Building a Collection, a selection of works from the collection of Christy and William C. Gautreaux, The Kemper Museum, Kansas City, MO
Horizon, Lehmann Maupin, Hong Kong
2014
Almine Rech, London, UK (solo)
Nishijin Sky: Teresita Fernandez + HOSOO, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto, Japan (solo)
As Above So Below, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA (solo)
NOW-ism: Abstraction Today!, The Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
Cuban America: An Empire State of Mind, Lehman College of Art, Bronx, NY
Man in the Mirror, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
2013
Lehmann Maupin Gallery, Hong Kong (solo)
Cuban Forever, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
Mary Corse, Teresita Fernandez, Maya Lin, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
Beyond Belief: 100 Years of the Spiritual in Modern Art, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
Pattern: Follow the Rules, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan, MI
Order, Chaos, and the Space Between: Contemporary Latin American Art from the Diane and Bruce Halle Collection, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
A New View: Contemporary Art, St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
2012
Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2011
Pivot Points V: Teresita Fernández, MOCA, North Miami, FL (solo)
Intimate Immensity, SCAD Galerie Pfriem, Lacoste, France (solo)
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX (solo)
Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH (solo)
MOCA Miami, Miami, FL
Lehmann Maupin at STPI, Singapore
Burlington City Arts, Burlington, VT
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
MOCA Cleveland, OH
The Parallax View, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
2010
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco (solo)
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX (solo)
Five in Istanbul: A Selection of Artists from Lehmann Maupin Gallery, Borusan Muzik Evi, Istanbul, Turkey
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

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.
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.