Maria Berrio

mariaberriostudio@gmail.com

Born in Bogota- Colombia 1982

Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

Education

2007- MFA, School of Visual Arts

2004- BFA, Parsons School of Design

Solo Exhibitions

2015- The Harmony of the Spheres, Praxis International Gallery, New York, NY

2013- Dream Gardens, Praxis International Gallery, NY

2012- Of Dreams and Hurricanes, Praxis International Gallery, NY

2009- Between Humans and Animals, Kokoro Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008- Luz, Sensei Gallery, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016- Arachnes Wolf, Livtak Contemporary, Tel- Aviv , Israel

2015- Cut N Mix, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY

-Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

2013 - Raza con “A”, Gallery Space at Wagner New York University, New York, NY

-  Carpe Diem: A Latin American Art Exhibition, Philadelphia City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

2012 - Colorin Colorado, Praxis International Gallery, New York, NY

 -  Two-Year Retrospective, Kokoro Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 -  The Architecture of Devotion, Brooklyn, NY
2011- The Last Supper Saloon, Brooklyn, NY

-  Animals, Blue and Green Gallery, VT

- The Book Show, School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2010 - One Year Retrospective, Kokoro Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  - Wall Bought, The Loading Dock Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 -  Friends of Friends, Garfo Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT

2009- Thesis Show, School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2007 - Secret Lives, Art Director’s Club Gallery, New York, NY

-  The Sins in the Hands of the Artists, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY

2005 - Art Fusion, Parson’s School of Design, New York, NY

2003- We May See the Winds Together, Florida International University, and Miami, FL

2002 - Metamorphosis, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Art Fairs

2015- L.A. Art Show, Praxis International Art, Los Angeles, CA

2014- Downtown Art Fair, 369th Armory, Praxis International Art, New York, NY

-  Art Basel, Praxis International Art, Miami, FL

-  Toronto Art Fair, Praxis International Art, Toronto, Canada

-  Art South Hampton, Praxis International Art, South Hampton, NY

2013- Art Basel, Praxis International Art, Miami, FL

-  Context Art Miami, Praxis International Art, Miami, FL

 - Korea Art Fair, Praxis International Art, Seoul, Korea

-  India Art Fair, Praxis International Art, New Delhi, India

 -  Art South Hampton, Praxis International Art, South Hampton, NY

 -  L.A. Art Show, Praxis International Art, Los Angeles, CA

2012- Pinta Art Fair: Latin American Art Show, Praxis International Art, and New York, NY

Public Works

2012- Esperanza (mural), Puebla, Mexico

-  Dreams of a Creative Revolution (mural), Harlem, NY

-  Deer Mermaid (mural), Brooklyn, NY

2011 - Set Design for Cinderella (stage set design), Miami Children’s Theatre, Miami, FL

-  Magic with Logic (mural), Harlem, NY

2009 - Windows to the Future, Harlem, NY

Residency Programs

2015- Sharpe -Walentas Studio Program, Brooklyn, NY

2014 - Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

2013 - Chashama New York City, New York, NY

2012- Collective Puebla, Puebla, Mexico

-  DUMBO Art Residency, Brooklyn, NY

Teaching Artist Residencies

2014 - Studio in a School

2012- Harlem RBI

-  Creative Arts Workshops for Kids

-  CITY Arts

2011- Creative Arts Workshops for Kids

Bibliography

  -  “Raza con ‘A’: A Latina Artists Exhibit”, Fall/Winter 2013 (interview, p.15)

  -  “Dream Gardens” Exhibition Book, Praxis International Art Gallery, Summer 2012

  -  “Carpe DIem: A Latin American Exhibit”, Exhibition Book, Casa de Venezuela, 2012

  -  “Of Dreams and Hurricanes”, Exhibition Book, Praxis International Art Gallery, Summer 2011

  -  “The Young and the Banging’”, Nike Sportswear, 2010

Collections

List of private collections available only upon request from Praxis International Gallery at +1 (212) 772-9478.

Press

2014 -  “Highlights from Downtown Fair 2014”, Empty Lighthouse Magazine, May 12, 2014 http://bit.ly/VI39Gy

-  “International Dealers Make Art Southampton Worth the Trip”, ArtNet News, July 25, 2014.       bit.ly/1nIImyP

2013-  “‘Dream Gardens’ de Maria Berrio: Utopia y Paraisos Perdidos’”, Exclama Magazine, October 2013.  http://bit.ly/1iMt9FK

-  “RIAD Represents: Irving Penn + Maria Berrio on NY Art Tours”, RIAD Represents, October 13, 2013. http://bit.ly/1v6cS8O

-  “Colombia Artist Creates Ethereal Scenes on Japanese Paper”, October 11, 2013. http://bit.ly/1q2njXE

 -  “Maria Berrio uses Japanese rice paper, watercolors for latest series of collages ‘Dream Gardens’”, New York Daily News, October 10, 2013.  www.nydn.us/1tsXSyY

-  “Trending Now: Works by Maria Berrio, Brian Adam Douglas, and Sol Lewitt on View”, School of Visual Arts News, September 2013. http://bit.ly/1rqngHS

-  Maria Berrio: Dream Gardens, ArtNet News, and September 2013. http://bit.ly/1q5b37N

-  Maria Berrio: Dream Gardens, ArtBeat, 2013. http://bit.ly/1q5c6Vf

2012-  “MoMA PS1 Studio Visit: Maria Berrio”, 2012. http://bit.ly/1vshGmo

-  “Maria Berrio (Colombia): Featured Artist from Dialogo 365: Carpe Diem @ Art in City Hall”, October 27, 2012. http://bit.ly/1t0cmIX

-  “Bushwick’s Wondrous Walls: Swoon, Concrete Jungle, Priscila De Carvalho, Ema, Sonni & More”,  Street Art NYC, July 6, 2012.  http://bit.ly/1t0hGMo

2011 -  “Harlem Youth Paint Mural to Capture Flavor of the Neighborhood”, WNYC Radio, August 18, 2011. http://bit.ly/1q2p6vP

-  “Huge Hamilton Heights Mural Portrays History of Harlem”, DNAinfo New York, August 17, 2011. http://dnain.fo/1tzXlKu

-  “Brash Portraits of NYC Artists at Poundcake Pop-Up Gallery”, Vanity Fair, February 7, 2011 http://vnty.fr/1vsosZa

2010 -  “Maria Berrio Helps Create ‘Windows to the Future’ in Harlem”, Words & Pictures: The Illustration Program Design Blog for Parsons The New School for Design. August 24, 2010.  http://bit.ly/1tA34jv