Like much of Tacla’s work, his paintings represent a space of social rupture. These works situate themselves in the joints of a new architecture that arises in the wake of catastrophe—natural or man-made. Tacla perceives the devastation that results from such events as an opportunity to investigate structural systems that would otherwise remain unseen. To signify such unsettled worlds, he uses pictorial languages that are obsessive: sometimes repeating the images, sometimes repeating the same gesture in the same space many times until the visual register is analogous to the trauma that prompts it. Tacla Illuminates the variability of identity for victim and aggressor -an agent who is disassociated from his or her own identity- and the complexity of the assessment of guilt. These critical issues, and their situation in the larger, collective human experience, are the defining theoretical inquiries of Tacla's work.

 

Tacla studied at the Escuela de Bellas Artes, Universidad de Chile in Santiago and moved to New York in 1981. Since then, Tacla’s paintings have been exhibited internationally in museums, biennials and galleries. Recent notable exhibitions include: "Gran Sur: Arte contemporáneo chileno en la colección Engel", Sala Alcalá 31, curated by Cristián Viveros-Fauné, February 25th - April 26th, Madrid, Spain; "THE VISIBLE TURN: Contemporary Artists Confront Political Invisibility", USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, January 11th - March 2nd, 2019; "Jorge Tacla: Todo lo sólido se desvanece“ at CorpArtes, Santiago Chile, 2017-2018; "Jorge Tacla: Sign of Abandonment" at Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York, NY, 2017; “Let there be light”, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; "Identidad Oculta" curated by Adam Glick at New York City Center, New York, NY, 2016; "Upheaval" at Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA, 2016; "Hidden Identities: Paintings and Drawings by Jorge Tacla" at the Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC, 2015 - 2016; “Jorge Tacla: Hidden Identities” at Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York, NY, 2015; Identidades Ocultas at El Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, Santiago, Chile, 2014; Tales of Two Cities: New York & Beijing at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, 2014; the Emergency Pavilion at the 55th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy, 2013; Doble Vida at Galeria Lucia de la Puente, Lima, Peru, 2013; Dublin Contemporary, Dublin, Ireland, 2011; Sharjah Biennial 10, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2011; Altered Remains at Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York, 2011; and the 798 Biennale, Beijing, China, 2009. He has also completed several permanent installations including a mixed-media mural at the Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos in Santiago, Chile.

 

In 2019 the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art has acquired the papers of Jorge Tacla, including his drawings, correspondence, photographs, notebooks, and clippings. His holdings span nearly forty years and provide a look into the fluctuating histories of the New York and Santiago art worlds.

 

Throughout his career, Tacla has been awarded numerous grants and fellowships. Most recently, Tacla completed a residency at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Bellagio, Italy (2013). Notable awards include New York Foundation for the Arts (1987, 1991); the Eco Art Award, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1992); and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (1988), among others.
 

Tacla lives and works in New York City and Santiago, Chile.

 


Education

 

1976–79 Escuela de Bellas Artes, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

2020    Señales de Abandono. Sabrina Amrani. Madrid, Spain.

2018    Jorge Tacla: Error de Gravedad. MAM Chiloé, Chiloé, Chile.

2017-2018      Jorge Tacla: Trabajos sobre papel. Galería Animal, Santiago, Chile.

2017- 2018     Jorge Tacla: Todo lo sólido se desvanece en el aire. CorpArtes, Santiago, Chile.

2017    Jorge Tacla: Sign of Abandonment. Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York, USA.

2016    Informe de Lesiones. Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educacion, Santiago, Chile.
2016    Identidad Oculta. New York City Center, New York, USA. Curated by Adam Glick.

2015-2016      Identidades Ocultas: Paintings and Drawings by Jorge Tacla. Art Museum of the Americas, Washington D.C., USA.

2015    Jorge Tacla. Taller BLOC, Santiago, Chile.

2015    Jorge Tacla: Hidden Identities. Cristin Tierney, New York, USA.

2014    Jorge Tacla: Identidades Ocultas. Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, Santiago, Chile.

2013    Jorge Tacla: Doble Vida. Galería Lucía de la Puente, Lima, Peru.

2011    Jorge Tacla: Altered Remains. Cristin Tierney. New York, USA.

2011    Jorge Tacla: Identidad Oculta. González y González, Santiago, Chile.

2010    Jorge Tacla: Papel. Galería Animal, Santiago, Chile.

2008    Jorge Tacla: Rubble. Galería Ramis Barquet, New York, USA.

2007    Jorge Tacla: Escombros. Galería Animal, Santiago, Chile.

2003    Jorge Tacla: Mass of Cement. Galería Ramis Barquet, New York, USA.

2003    Jorge Tacla: Break Point. Galería Lucía de la Puente. Lima, Peru

2003    Jorge Tacla: Works from 1995-2003. Galería Animal, Santiago, Chile

2001-2005      Jorge Tacla: Irrealidad Eterna. Sala Tacla Patio Mayor, Santiago, Chile.

2001    Jorge Tacla. Galería Klaus Steinmetz, San Jose, Costa Rica.

2000    Jorge Tacla: Señal de Abandono. Galería Ramis Barquet, Monterrey, Mexico.

2000    Jorge Tacla: Cargador de Carne. Galería Ramis Barquet, New York, USA.

1999    Jorge Tacla: Información Restringida. A.M.S. Marlborough, Santiago, Chile.

1999    Jorge Tacla. Galería Luis Adelantado, Valencia, Spain.

1999    Jorge Tacla. Centro De Arte Euroamericano, Caracas, Venezuela.

1998    Jorge Tacla: No Freedom…No Culture: A Conference on Freedom of Expressio–Photos. Dansens Hus, Stockholm, Sweden.

1998    Jorge Tacla: Paintings. Centro de Arte Euroamericano, Caracas, Venezuela

1998    Jorge Tacla: Paintings and Drawings–1989-1996. California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, USA.

1998    Jorge Tacla: Organismos Vivos. Fundación Corp Group, Centro Cultural, Caracas, Venezuela.

1998    Jorge Tacla: Shanty Town. Galería Ramis Barquet, New York, USA.

1997-1998      Jorge Tacla: Drawings. Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA.

1997    Jorge Tacla: Trabajos Recientes. Centro De Arte Euroamericano, Caracas, Venezuela.

1996    Jorge Tacla: Self-Feeder. Galería Ramis Barquet, Monterrey, Mexico.

1995    Jorge Tacla: Unsolved Problems. Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Coral Gables, USA.

1995    Jorge Tacla: Epicentro. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile.

1995    Jorge Tacla: Epicentro. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

1994    Jorge Tacla: Internal Biology. Galería Ramis Barquet. Monterrey, Mexico.

1993-1994      Jorge Tacla: Irrealidad 1982-1993. Museo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico.

1993    Jorge Tacla: Notas y Referencias. Galería Der Brücke, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1993    Jorge Tacla. Nohra Haime Gallery, New Work, USA.

1992    Jorge Tacla: Borders. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1992    Jorge Tacla: Memory of Place. Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, USA.

1991–1992      Art at the Edge: Jorge Tacla. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA.

1991    Jorge Tacla: Hemispheric Problem: Time and Space in Negative. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1991    Jorge Tacla: Watercolors. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1989    Jorge Tacla: Fantasy of the Figure. Seibu Fine Arts Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

1989    Jorge Tacla: Out of Focus. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1988    Jorge Tacla: To His Image and Likeness. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1987    Jorge Tacla. FORUM, Zurich, Switzerland.

1987    Jorge Tacla: Del Nilo al Mapocho. Galeria Arte Actual, Santiago, Chile.

1987    Jorge Tacla. Galeria Forum, Lima, Peru.

1986    Jorge Tacla: Tekeningen. Pulitzer Art Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

1986    Jorge Tacla: New Works. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1986    Jorge Tacla: From the Nile to the Mapocho. Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, New York, USA.

1985    Jorge Tacla. Galería Forum, Lima, Peru.

1985    Jorge Tacla. Limbo Gallery, New York, USA.

1985    Jorge Tacla. New Math Gallery, New York, USA.

1984-1985      Jorge Tacla: Recent Works. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1983    Jorge Tacla: Recent Work. Inter-American Art Gallery, New York, USA.

1983    Jorge Tacla. New Math Gallery, New York, USA.

1982    Jorge Tacla: Zapateo Americano. Galeria Sur, Santiago, Chile.

1982    Jorge Tacla – Mi Abuela en Nueva York. Galeria Forum, Lima, Peru.

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2021    BUM BUM BA YE [Under Pressure]. Sabrina Amrani, Madrid, Spain.

2021    Paisajes en el Tiempo. Reflexiones sobre la colección del Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey. Museo de Arte e Historia de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico.

2020    Paper. Cristin Tierney Gallery. New York, USA.
2020    Quarantine Quotidian. Cristin Tierney Gallery. New York, USA.
2020    Life During Wartime. USF Contemporary Art Museum. Tampa, USA. Curated by Christian Viveros-Fauné.

2020    The Life of Things. Shoshana Wayne Gallery May. Los Angeles, USA.

2020    Archipresente: Arte Latinoamericano en la colección Ca.Sa. Centro Cultural El Tranque. Santiago, Chile. Curated by Paula Solimano.

2020    You and Me and Everyone We Know. Sabrina Amrani OVR. Madrid, Spain. Curated by Christian Viveros-Fauné.

2020    Gran Sur. Sala Alcalá 31, Madrid, España. Curated By Christian Faune-Viveros.

2019    El Tercer Paisaje/ 14 Bienal de Artes Mediales. Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile.

2019    Waiting for the Garden Of Eden, White Box Harlem, New York, USA. Curated by Raúl Zamudio and Juan Puntes.

2019    THE VISIBLE TURN: Contemporary Artists Confront Political Invisibility. USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, USA.

2017    Let there be light. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA.

2017    Beloved Bodies. Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE

2016-2017      Una Imagen Llamada Palabra. Centro Nacional de Arte Contemporáneo Cerrillos, Santiago, Chile.

2016    Acts of Sedition: a group exhibition. Whitebox, New York, USA. curated by Raul Zamudio and Juan Puntes.

2016    Do It. Amman, Jordan. Co-curated by Sharjah Art Foundation Director Hoor Al Qasimi and Sepertine Gallery co-Director Hans Ulrich Obrist.

2016    Architectural Intersections. Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, USA.

2016    Upheaval, Marcelo Brodsky and Jorge Tacla. Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, USA.

2016    Do It. Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE. Co-curated by Sharjah Art Foundation Director Hoor Al Qasimi and Sepertine Gallery co-Director Hans Ulrich Obrist.

2015    The Architectural Impulse. Cristin Tierney, New York, USA. Curated by Warren James.

2014    Dear Mr. Thanatos. Cristin Tierney, New York, USA.

2014    Tales of Two Cities: New York & Beijing. Bruce Museum, Greenwich, USA.

2013    Emergency Pavilion: Rebuilding Utopia. 55th La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy.

2012    Cristin Tierney Gallery Backspace, New York, USA.

2012    New Space Exhibition. Galería Tomás Andreu, Santiago, Chile

2011-2012      The Second Seating for the Last Supper. Leyendecker Gallery, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.

2011    Terrible Beauty: Art, Crisis, Change & The Office of Non-Compliance. Dublin Contemporary 2011, Dublin, Ireland.

2011    Where is Ai Weiwei?. White Box, New York, USA.

2011    Sharjah Biennial 10, Sharjah, UAE.

2011    Cuerpos Radiográficos.  MAVI Museo de Artes Visuales, Santiago, Chile.

2011    Paisaje y Residuo. González y González, Santiago, Chile .

2010- 2011     III Ciclo Centenario. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile.

2010    Colectiva Animal. Galería Animal, Santiago, Chile.

2010    The Waste Land. White Box, New York, NY.

2010    Quince Años. Galeria Lucía de la Puente, Lima, Peru.

2010    The Metamorphosis. Other Gallery, Shanghai, China.

2010    Jorge Tacla: Al Mismo Tiempo, en el Mismo Lugar, Permanent Installation. Museo de la Memoria, Santiago, Chile.

2010    CHACO. Galería Animal, Galería Isabel Aninat. Santiago, Chile.

2009    The Man Who Fell to Earth. 798 Biennale, Beijing, China.

2009    25 years. Galería Ramis Barquet, New York, USA.

2009    CHACO. Galería Animal, Santiago, Chile.

2008    Garden of Delights/2008. Yeosu International Art Festival, Yeosu Cultural Center and Yeosu Chonnam University, Yeosu, South Korea.

2007    The Rare Event. The Gallery at Fairchild, Coral Gables, USA.

2007    Images of war: Recent Acquisitions. Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, USA.

2007    Diamond Jubilee. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, USA.

2006    City Art. Center for Architecture New York, USA.

2006    Map. La Tabacalera, San Sebastián, Spain.

2006    Catharsis. Galería Paupa, San Sebastián, Spain

2006    Ejercicio de Colección. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile.

2005    Images of Time and Space; Contemporary Views of Landscape. Wayne State University, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Detroit, USA

2005    Drawings. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts Hagerstown, USA

2005    Contradicciones y Convivencias. Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, Arte de America Latina 1981-2000, Bogotá, Colombia.

2004    Images of time and Place: Contemporary Views of Landscape. Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, USA.

2004    En el Sueño de los Ojos. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, México

2004    Colección Bidimensional de MACCSI. Museo Contemporáneo de Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela.

2003    Paradise Lost? Aspects of Landscape in Latin American Art. Lowe Art Museum Coral Gables, USA.

2003    In the Realm of the Absurd. Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Conneticut, USA.

2002    Reality and Figuration: The Contemporary Latin American Presence. Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, USA.

2002    Arte de América Latina. Galería Lucía de la Puente, Lima, Peru.

2002    Paradox & Coexistence. The Inter-American Development Bank Cultural Center Art Gallery, Washington DC, USA.

2002    Estación Bellas Artes, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile.

2001    Moderna Postmoderna. Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce, Puerto Rico.

2001    Recent Acquisition. California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, California, USA.

2000    Blue. Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, USA.

2000    Acquisitions. Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA.

1999    Gallery A, Inc., Chicago, USA.

1998    Paintings from the Collection. Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA.

1998    Monumental Propaganda. Kennisaw State University, Kennisaw, USA.

1998    Terra incognita. Centro Cultural del Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1998    The Shared Medium: A Latin-American Drawing Exhibition. Gallery A, Inc., Chicago, USA.

1997-1998      Premio Marco. Marco Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico.

1997    Monumental  Propaganda. Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland; Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden

1996    Premio Marco. Marco Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico.

1996    Bronx Spaces. The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, USA.

1996    Auction and Exhibition. The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA.

1996    The Shape of Sound. Exit Art, New York, USA.

1996    Monumental Propaganda. Muckenthaler Art Center, Fullerton, USA; Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, USA; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art & Design, Kansas City, USA.

1996    Latin American Contemporary Artists. Galería Ramis Barquet/Robert Miller Gallery, New York, USA.

1995    Premio Marco. Marco Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico.

1995    Prints to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts. Brooke Alexander, New York, USA.

1995    Monumental Propaganda. Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina Public Library, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

1994–1996      Pinturerías. El Arte del Arte Taurino. Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico; Museo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico; Museo de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico; Centro Cultural Tijuana, Baja, California; Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico; Museo de Arte de Querétaro, Querétaro, Qro, Mexico.

1994–1995      Monumental Propaganda. Smithsonian Institution, International Gallery, Washington, USA.

1994    Le Temps d’un Dessin. Galerie de L’Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Lorient, Lorient, France.

1994    American Art Today: Heads Only. The Art Museum at Florida International University Frost Art Museum, Miami, USA.

1994    Cinco Artistas de las Américas. Arte Sandra Ascárraga, Mexico City, Mexico.

1994    Artists Talk Back: Visual Conversations With El Museo. Reclaiming History. El Museo del Barrio, New York, USA.

1994    Monumental Propaganda. AI Gallery, Institute of History, Tallin, Estonia; Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

1994- 1992     Eco Art. Museo de Arte Moderno, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Casa de América, Madrid, Spain; Casa de Parra, Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Instituto Italo Latino-Americano, Rome, Italy; Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy; Galeries Des Halles De I’lle, Geneva, Switzerland; Le Toit de La Grande Arche, Paris, France; Palácio Galvea, Lisbon, Portugal.

1993–1996      IV Bienal Internacional De Pintura. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Panama City, Panama; Salón Cultural Bancatlan, Tegucigalpa, Honduras; Patronato Pro Patrimonio Cultural, San Salvador, El Salvador; Centro Binational, San Jose, Costa Rica

1994    Current Identities: Recent Paintings in the United States. Museo de Arte Moderno, Medellín, Colombia; Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogotá, Colombia;

BNC’s Galería Augustin Barrios, Asunción, Paraguay; Casa de Bastidas, Santo Domingo,

Dominican Republic, Fundación Banco Patricios, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Museo de Arte Moderno; Juan Astorga, Mérida, Venezuela, Centro Cultural Consolidado, Caracas, Venezuela.

1993–1995      Engaged Cultures. Hartnett Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, USA; College of St. Rose, Albany, USA; Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center, State University of New York, Fredonia, USA; Hofstra University, Hempstead, USA; The Philharmonic Center, Naples, USA.

1993–1994      Drawings. Thirtieth Anniversary Exhibition. To Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Art. Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, USA.

1993    Paper Trails: The Eidetic Image. Krannert Art Museum & Kinkead Pavillion, University of Illinois, Urbana– Champaign, IL; I Space, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA.

1993    Seven Latin American Artists. Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, USA.

1993    Aquí y Afuera: Latin-American Works on Paper. Cavin Morris Gallery, New York, USA.

1993    Courtyard Gallery, World Financial Center, New York, USA.

1993    Monumental Propaganda. Institute for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia.

1993    Masks. Sewall Art Gallery, Rice University, Houston, USA.

1993    Contemporary Public Art in The Bronx. Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, USA.

1993    The Linear Image II: Twentieth-Century Master Works on Paper. Marisa del Re Gallery, New York, USA.

1993    Return of the Cadaver Exquis. The Drawing Center, New York, USA.

1993    The Art Show (Art Dealer’s Association for America), Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1992    Domenikos Theotokopoulos: A Dialogue. Phillipe Briet Gallery, New York, USA.

1992    Migrations. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA.

1992    Miniature Museum. Reflex Modern Art Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1992    And He Was Looking for Asia: Alternatives to the Story of Columbus Today. Asian American Arts Center, New York, USA.

1992    Salon de Mars. Nohra Haime Gallery, Paris, France.

1992    Detour. International House, Columbia University, New York, USA.

1992    Cruciformed: Images of the Cross Since 1980. Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, USA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Wright State University, Dayton, USA; Western Gallery, Western Washington  University, Bellingham, USA; Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

1991    Latin American Drawings Today. San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, USA.

1991    Myth and the Magic in the Americas: The Eighties. Marco Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico.

1991    McNature. Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, USA.

1991    Salon de Mars. Nohra Haime Gallery, Paris, France

1991    Topography of a Landscape. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1990–91          Works on Hanji Paper. National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea.

1990    Borderlines: Recent Drawings by Hispanic Artists. Thomas Center Gallery, Gainesville, USA.

1990    Signs of Self: Changing Perceptions. Woodstock Gallery Association, Woodstock, USA.

1990    Earth: Latin America’s Vision. Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela.

1990    The Decade Show. Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art; New Museum; Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA.

1990    China 4. Blum Helman, New York, NY; Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong.

1990    Poetics of Presence. Southeastern Massachusetts University Art Gallery, N. Dartmouth, USA.

1990    Salon de Mars. Nohra Haime Gallery, Paris, France

1990    Contemporary Prints and Multiples. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1989    Fantasy of the Figure: 3 Visions. Seibu Artforum, Tokyo, Japan.

1989    Figurative–Abstract. Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, USA.

1989    Drawing Exhibition From New York. Seibu Fine Arts Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

1989    Art for Your Collection. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA.

1989    Master Prints. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1988–1989      MIRA. Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles; The Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist; University, Dallas; The Bass Museum, Miami; Terra Museum, Chicago; El Museo del Barrio, New York, USA.

1988-1989      New Visions of the Apocalypse. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA.

1988    Finis Terrae. Frances Wolfson Art Gallery, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, USA.

1988    Blues and other Summer Delights. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1987    The Mind’s Eye I. Asian Arts Institute, New York, USA.                          

1987    From the Other Side. Terne Gallery, New York, USA.

1987    The Anatomy of Drawing. Hooks-Epstein Galleries Inc., Houston, USA.

1987    Latin American Artists in New York Since 1970. Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, USA.

1987    Images of Culture. Gray Art Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA.

1987    Eccentric Images. RVS Fine Arts, Southhampton, USA.

1987    ICAF Los Angeles. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1986    Isolation and Identity: Maria Thereza Alves, Hu-rial Fyu, Pat Mercada, Jorge Tacla. Minor Injury Gallery, New York, USA.

1986    Two by New. El Museo del Barrio, New York, USA.

1986    Into the Mainstream. Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, USA

1986    Oppression/Expression. Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, USA.

1986    Liberty: A Different Perspective (An Irreverent View). Gallery 69, Bronx, USA.

1986    Democracy at Work. Bronx Council on the Arts, Bronx, USA.

1986    Expressions ’86: Africa in the Americas. City College, New York, USA.

1986    Art as Theater…Theater as Art. Limbo Gallery, New York, USA.

1986    Art Against Apartheid Benefit. Limelight, New York, USA.

1986    A Benefit for the Malcolm X Centers For Survival. El Bohio, New York, USA.

1986    Major Works by Gallery Artists. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1986    Pastels. Aleman Galleries, Boston, USA.

1986    ICAF Los Angeles. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1985    State of Mind/State of Union. PAD/D, Judson Memorial Church, New York, USA.

1985    Frotándonosla Tacla/Díaz. Visuala, Santiago, Chile.

1985    Art Against Apartheid. Paul Robeson Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA.

1985    Democracy at Work. 22 Wooster Gallery, presented by Fashion Moda in the Basement, New York, USA.

1985    Heroes and Heroines. ABC No Rio, New York, USA.

1985    The Art of South America. The St. Paul’s Companies, St. Paul, USA.

1985    Cross Currents—New Work From New York. Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, USA.

1985    Latin American Artists in New York. ArtConsult International Gallery, Boston, USA.

1985    Pastels. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1985    Avenue C by the Sea. Tower Gallery, Southhampton, USA.

1985    The East Village Art Collection. The Palladium, New York, USA.

1985    Group Show. Limbo Gallery, New York, USA.

1984–1985      New Forms of Figuration. City Gallery, Center for Inter-American Relations, New York, USA.

1984    The New Portrait. P.S. 1, Institute for Art and Urban Research, Long Island City, USA.

1984    New Figure Drawing: Twelve Latin American Artists. Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, USA.

1984    Art Against Apartheid. City College, New York, USA.

1984    Six Chilean Artists. 38 Kuwa Gallery, Nishiezabu, Tokio, Japan.

1984    Rotating. Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA.

1983    Contemporary Latin American Art, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, USA.

1983    Salon for the New Depression. New York, USA

1983    Painting & Relief. Lucky Strike, New York, USA.

1983    Thirty Artists—Chile. Cayman Gallery, New York, USA.

1982    Arch Gallery, New York, USA.

1982    Brushwork. Inter-American Art Gallery, New York, USA.

1981    Promoción del 80. Sala de Exposiciones del B.H.C., Santiago, Chile

1981    Becados—Corporación Amigos del Arte. Santiago, Chile

1980    Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago, Chile.

1980    Sala de la Capilla Teatro Municipal, Santiago, Chile

1980    Segundo Encuentro de Arte Joven. Centro Cultural Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.

1979    Galería C.E.D.L.A., Santiago, Chile.

 

 

Art Fairs

 

2021    ARCOmadrid. Sabrina Amrani. Madrid, Spain.

2018    Art Lima. Galería NAC, Lima, Peru.

2015    ZONA MACO, Cristin Tierney Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico.

2012    The Armory Show. González y González,New York, USA.

2012    ARCOmadrid. Leyendecker Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

2011    Pulse Art Fair. Cristin Tierney, New York, USA .

2011    The Armory Show. González y González, New York, USA.

2010    arteBA’10. Galería Animal, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2010    Art Dubai, Galería Animal, Dubai, UAE.

2005    ARCOmadrid. Galería Ramis Barquet, Madrid, Spain.

2004    Art Basel Miami Beach. Galería Ramis Barquet, Miami Beach, USA.

2004    Art 35 Basel. Polígrafa, Basel, Switzerland.

2003    Art Basel Miami Beach. Galería Ramis Barquet, Miami Beach, USA.

2003    Art Basel Miami Beach. Polígrafa, Miami Beach, USA.

2002    Art Basel Miami Beach. Galería Ramis Barquet, Miami Beach, USA.

2000    Art Miami. James Goodman Gallery, Miami, USA.

1999    FIAC Paris. Galería Ramis Barquet, Paris, France.

1998    ARCOmadrid. Galería Ramis Barquet, Madrid, Spain.

1998    FIAC Paris. Galería Ramis Barquet. Paris, France.

1997    Art Chicago. Galería Ramis Barquet, Chicago, USA.

1997    ARCOmadrid. Galería Ramis Barquet, Madrid, Spain.

1996    ARCOmadrid. Galería Ramis Barquet, Madrid, Spain.

1996    Art Chicago. Galería Ramis Barquet, Chicago, USA.

1995    Art 26 Basel. Galería Ramis Barquet, Basel, Switzerland.

1995    Art Chicago. Galería Ramis Barquet, Chicago, USA.

1994    ARCOmadrid. Galería der Brücke, Madrid, Spain.

1993    FIAC Paris. Nohra Haime Gallery, Paris, France.

1992    ArteBA. Galería Der Brücke. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

 

Selected Grants & Awards

 

2013 Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Bellagio, Italy

1992    Eco Art Award, Brazil

1991    New York Foundation for the Arts

1987    New York Foundation for the Arts

1988    John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

1986    AT & T Foundation

1981–82 Grant “Corporación Amigos del Arte” Santiago, Chile

 

 

Public Commissions

 

1990 Bronx Housing Court, “Memories of the Bronx,” Percent for Art Commission, Bronx, NY

2001 Patio Mayor, “Irrealidad Eterna,” Sala Tacla, Santiago, Chile

2004 Edificio el Regidor, “San Santiago,” Santiago, Chile

2004 Lan, “646,” Directory Room, Santiago, Chile

2010 Museo de la Memoria, “Al Mismo Tiempo, en el Mismo Lugar,” Santiago, Chile

 

 

Public Collections

 

AMA | Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C.

Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, TX

Banco Crédito Inversiones, Santiago, Chile

Banco del Estado de Chile, Santiago, Chile

Bozano, Simonsen Collection, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Bronx Housing Court, Grand Concourse, NY

California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondida, CA

CTC, Compania de Telecomunicaciones de Chile S.A.

Deutsche Bank Art, New York, NY

The Drawing Center, New York, NY

Edificio el Regidor, Santiago, Chile

FEMSA, Monterrey, Mexico

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

Laboratories Saval, Santiago, Chile

Lan, Santiago, Chile

Marco Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Mexico

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Miniature Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Mission of Chile, New York, NY

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago, Chile

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Sofia Imber, Caracas, Venezuela

Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogotá, Colombia

Museo de Arte Moderno, Santiago, Chile

Museo de Arte Moderno, México City, México

Museo de la Memoria, Santiago, Chile