MARIA BERRIO

b. 1982, Bogota, Colombia

Lives and works in New York.

EDUCATION

2007 MFA School of Visual Art, NY

2004 BFA Parsons School of Design, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017- “In a Time of Drought”, Praxis Gallery, New York, NY

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

2013 -“Dream Gardens”, Praxis Gallery, NY

2012 -“Of Dreams and Hurricanes”, Praxis Gallery, New York, NY

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

2008- “Luz”, Sensei Gallery, New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

“All that Glitters”, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

“Art on Paper 2017 Biennial”, Weatherspoon Museum, Greensboro, NC

2016

“American Histories”, Pi Artworks, London, UK

“Arachnes Wolf”, Livtak Contemporary, Tel- Aviv, Israel

2015

“CUT N MIX”, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY

“ZARBARDAST” Twelve Gates Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2013

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

2012

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

“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

“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

2007

“Thesis Show”, School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

“Secret Lives”, Art Director’s Club Gallery, New York, NY

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

 

MUSEUMS & BIENNIALS

2017

“Prospect New Orleans: Prospect.4 Triennial: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp”, New Orleans, LA

“Art on Paper: The 44th Exhibition”, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

2015

“CUT N MIX”, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY

 

SELECTED ART FAIRS

2015

Art15 London, Praxis Gallery, London UK

Art Southampton, Praxis Gallery, Southampton, NY

Art Miami, Praxis Gallery, Miami, FL

LA Art Show, Praxis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014

Downtown Art Fair, Praxis Gallery, New York, NY

Art Miami, Praxis Gallery, Miami, FL

Toronto International Art Fair, Praxis Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Art Southampton, Praxis Gallery, Southampton, NY

2013

Context, Praxis Gallery, Miami, FL

Korea International Art Fair, Praxis Gallery Seoul, Korea

India Art Fair, Praxis Gallery, New Delhi, India

Art Southampton, Praxis Gallery, Southampton, NY

LA Art Show, Praxis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012

Pinta Art Fair, Praxis Gallery, New York, NY

 

PUBLIC WORKS

2017- 2018

“There is Magic Underneath it All” Public Art. MTA for Arts and Design, New York, NY

2012

“Esperanza” (mural), Puebla: Ciudad Mural Project, Puebla, Mexico

“Dreams of a Creative Revolution”(mural), Harlem, NY

2011

“Cinderella” (stage set design), Miami Children’s Theatre, Miami, FL

“Magic with Logic” (mural), Harlem, NY

2009 “Windows to the Future”, Harlem, NY

 

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2017 Smack Mellon Studio Program, Brooklyn, NY

2016 Sharpe Walentas Studio Program, Brooklyn, NY

2014 Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

2013 Chachama New York City, New York, NY

2012 Colectivo Puebla, Puebla, Mexico

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

“28 Artists to Watch”: Frieze London Special Projects & Deutsche Bank Arts Programme, 2017

“In a Time of Drought”, Catalogue, Praxis Gallery, 2017

“Artists to Artists” Volume 2 (2002-2016) Sharpe Walentas Studio Program, 2016

“The Harmony of the Spheres”, Catalogue, Praxis Gallery, 2015

“We Tell Stories” 30th Anniversary 1984-2014 SVA Allumni Exhibition, 2014

“Raza con ‘A’: A Latin Artists Exhibit”, 2013

“Dream Gardens” Catalogue, Praxis Gallery, 2012

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

“Of Dreams and Hurricanes”, Catalogue, Praxis Gallery, 2011

“The Young and the Bangin’”, Nike Sportswear, 2010

COLLECTIONS

Permanent Collection Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

 

SELECTED PRESS

2017

”Finding Inspiration at the Weatherspoon” The Carolinian, August 2017.

2016

“What’s in your toolbox Maria Berrio” Design Sponge designsponge.com, December 2016

2015

“Welcome to the Radical world of contemporary Collage “, Huffington Post, October 8 Th 2015

“Maria Berrio uses South American Folklore and Myth as their muses”, by Alexxa Gotthard for Artsy,October, 2015

“The Magical Sisterhood of Maria Berrio: The Harmony of the Spheres” Artefuse, October 2015

“The Complex meaning behind one of Christmas most Enduring Symbols” Artsy, December 2015

2014

“Highlights from Downtown Fair 2014”, Empty Lighthouse Magazine, May, 2014

“International Dealers Make Art Southampton Worth the Trip”, ArtNet News, July, 2014

2013

“’Dream Gardens’ de Maria Berrio: Utopia y Paraisos Perdidos’”, Exclama Magazine, October 2013

“RIAD Represents: Irving Penn + Maria Berrio on NY Art Tours”, RIAD Represents, October 2013

“Colombian Artist Creates Ethereal Scenes on Japanese Paper”, October 2013

“Maria Berrio uses Japanese rice paper, watercolors for latest series of collages ‘Dream Gardens’”, NY Daily News, October 2013

“Trending Now: Works by Maria Berrio, Brian Adam Douglas, and Sol Lewitt on View”, School of Visual Arts News, September 2013.

Maria Berrio: Dream Gardens, ArtNet News, Septmber 2013.

Maria Berrio: Dream Gardens, ArtBeat,  September 2013

2012

“MoMA PS1 Studio Visit: Maria Berrio”, 2012

“Maria Berrio (Colombia): Featured Artist from Dialogo 365: Carpe Diem Art in City Hall”, October 2012

“Bushwick’s Wondrous Walls: Swoon, Concrete Jungle, Priscila De Carvalho, Ema, Sonni & More”, Street Art NYC, July 2012

2011

“Harlem Youth Paint Mural to Capture Flavor of the Neighborhood”, WNYC Radio, August 2011

“Huge Hamilton Heights Mural Portrays History of Harlem”, DNAinfo New York, August 2011

“Brash Portraits of NYC Artists at Poundcake Pop-Up Gallery”, Vanity Fair, February 2011

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 2010