DIANA GUERRERO-MACIÁ

  • Diana Guerrero-Maciá
    Snowthing, The Other Unicorn, 2015
    Wool, cotton, hand cut & stitched and bleach on canvas
    72 x 108 inches

  • Diana Guerrero-Maciá
    Snowthing at Night, 2015
    Wool, cotton, hand cut & stitched and bleach on commando cloth
    72 x 108 inches

  • Diana Guerrero-Maciá
    A Thinking Thing, 2012
    Wool and bleach on commando cloth
    72 x 108 inches

  • Diana Guerrero-Maciá
    The Body Electric, 2016
    Wool, canvas, Belgian linen, burlap, dye, oil paint, and bleach on
    canvas
    72 x 108 inches

  • Diana Guerrero-Maciá
    Collapsing Into One, 2012-2016
    Wool, cotton, canvas, vinyl, and dye on Belgian linen
    60 x48 inches

  • Diana Guerrero-Maciá
    The Greek Chorus No. 1, 2016
    Spectrally dyed Belgian Linen, cut & stitched with wool and bleach, mounted on Belgian linen
    12.75 x 14.75 inches

  • Diana Guerrero-Maciá
    Red Harlequin, 2016
    Wool and cotton on canvas, mounted on Belgian linen
    12.75 x 14.75 inches

  • Diana Guerrero-Maciá & Joe Adamik
    A Transformation of Things No.1 and 2, 2016
    Drum sets (bass, tom-tom, floor tom + snare drum), original formica, 3-ply gumwood and poplar, chrome headwear, custom thrones, wool, leather,canvas, india ink and slip tread.
    Various dimensions
    Made in collaboration with C&C Drum Company

  • Diana Guerrero-Maciá: A Transformation of Things
    Installation view, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
    November 11 – January 14, 2017
    Photo by Clare Britt

  • Diana Guerrero-Maciá: A Transformation of Things
    Installation view, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
    November 11 – January 14, 2017
    Photo by Clare Britt

  • Diana Guerrero-Maciá: A Transformation of Things
    Installation view, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
    November 11 – January 14, 2017
    Photo by Clare Britt

Bio

DIANA GUERRERO-MACIÁ

Born 1966
Lives and works in Chicago

Skowhegan School of Art, 1992
Cranbrook Academy of Art, MFA, 1992
Villanova Univeristy, BFA, 1988

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018

Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA (Forthcoming)
Sin’dikit Projects, Baltimore, MD (Forthcoming)

2016

Slow Blossoming, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL
Slow Blossoming (Minding The Gap), South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN

2015

Siblings of the Sun, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA

2012

Diana Guerrero-Maciá, The Uncertainty of Signs, Three Walls, Chicago, IL {catalogue w/essay by Jenni Sorkin, PhD}

2010

The Oblivion Before the Beginning: Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA

2008

Devoured By Symbols; Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, IL {catalogue with essays by Paul Brewer & Craig Drennan}

2006

Words Make Wide Open Spaces; Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005

Artpace, San Antonio; Hudson (Show)Room, San Antonio, TX {catalogue}

2003

My First Painting, Twenty-one Years Later; 12 x 12, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
This Cowboy Nation; Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery; Chicago, IL

2000

Perfect Lovers; The Forum for Contemporary Art {renamed Museum of Contemporary Art}; St. Louis, MO

1998

Position is Where You Put It: Artemisia Gallery; Chicago, IL

Sewings; Network: Pontiac, MI

1996

Contemporary Art Workshop; Chicago, IL 1995 FLOCK; Artemisia Gallery; Chicago, IL

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017

25 Years, Carrie Secrist, Chicago, IL (forthcoming)
Expo Chicago 2017, Navy Pier, Chicago IL
Neverending Summer, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA
Tabular (Diana Guerrero-Maciá, Matt Magee, Michelle Magot), Metropolitan Capital, Chicago, IL

2016

Cintas Knight Fellowship Finalists’ Exhibition, Miami Dade Museum, Miami, FL
By Hand,
Carrie Secrist Gallery
New American Paintings, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
Plus One, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA

2015

Faculty Sabbatical Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2014

(text)ualization: words & art, North Seattle Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

2013

Fragment: Sampling The Modern, The Elmhurst Museum, Elmhurst, IL {catalogue & print ephemera included in exhibition}
Reading Room, Julius Caesar, Chicago, IL

2012

Wall Works 4; Traywick Contemporary; Berkeley, CA
Color Theory: The Use of Color in Contemporary Art; Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA
Vernacular Cultures & Contemporary Art From Australia, India, and the Phillipines; LaTrobe University Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2011

Sea Change, Karolina Gnatowski & Diana Guerrero-Maciá; The Meadow/Swimming Pool Projects, Chicago, IL

2010

Popular Culture Re-Constructed, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
New Icon, Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL {catalogue}
Spain: World Cup Champions; Diana Guerrero-Maciá & Joán Brossa, Art at Work, JP Morgan Headquarters, NYC
TypO, Galberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Dupage IL {catalogue}
Page Turner: Contemporary Artist Books, Burien Art Gallery, St. Burien, WA 2009 Burns, Ben Russell Presents, Chicago
Loaded: Hunting Culture in America, Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL {catalogue} 2008 On The Road, in conjunction with the touring of Jack Kerouac’s Scroll, A + D Gallery, Chicago, IL
Three; Traywick Contemporary; Berkeley, CA
Collected Visions and Contemporary Works, The Bronx Museum, NYC

2007

Collected Visions and Contemporary Works, Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey {catalogue}
Direct; Bodybuilder and Sportsman Gallery, Chicago
Making Peace; Three Walls; Chicago, IL {catalogue}
Rise and Set; Ken Fandell and Diana Guerrero-Maciá; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL Fast Forward; Rockford Museum of Art; Rockford, IL
Changing Cities; Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI
Go-Between, Devening Projects and Editions, Chicago, IL
Midwest Biennial, DePauw University Museum; Greencastle, IN

2006

The World Is Round, Public Art Fund, Metrotech Center, Brooklyn, NY {catalogue}
Wallworks 2; Traywick Contemporary; Berkeley, CA
Leaving Aztlán: Art in a Post-Chicano Age; ARENA; Santa Monica, CA {travelling}
Group Show; Bodybuilder & Sportsman; Chicago, IL
Putting it all Together; Hinsdale Center for the Arts; Hinsdale, IL

2005

Leaving Aztlán: Art in a Post-Chicano Age; Center for Contemporary Art; Denver, CO {catalogue}

2004

Summer Show; Bodybuilder & Sportsman, Chicago, IL 2003 Color Value; Gallery 400; University of Illinois; Chicago, IL|
Social Patterns; Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago
The Big Picture Show: Size Does Matter; Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, IL 2002 Cheap; White Columns, New York, NY {travelling}
Just What It Says; Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Hobby Lobby; Gallery 312, Chicago, IL
Blue Blood Blue Collar; Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
Prestar = borrow + lend; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2001

Chicago and Vicinity with a Bias; Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL {catalogue}
Fluid Interfaces; Gallery 2, Chicago, IL

2000

Soap Number Three; No Name Exhibitions @ The Soap Factory; Minneapolis, MN
Of Intrinsic Nature: transformando lo ordinario; Chicago Park District, Chicago, IL

1999

Washington University Art Faculty Exhibition: Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL 1998
One Night Stand; Critical Mass, St. Louis, MO

1996

Abstract Chicago, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
13th Biennial Exhibition; Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

1995

Corazón Latino, Four Latina Artists; University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2007

McCormick Place West, Chicago, IL
Finalist, Paris Metro Station Bir-Hakeim, Public Art Commission

2006

Public Art Fund, NYC

2004

Finalist, Percent for Arts Public Arts Competition, Chicago

SELECTED VISITING ARTIST/PUBLIC LECTURES

2015

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Presenter/Leader Annual Conference, Craft Thinking: Ideas on Making, Materials, and Creative Process

2013

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Gallery Talk; Home Bodies, Chicago, IL
Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
Michigan State University, Graduate School of Art, East Lansing, MI

2010

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Graduate School of Art
Harold Arts Residency, Chesterhill, OH

2008

Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
Savannah College of Art & Design, Graduate Painting Department
National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India
University of Illinois, Chicago, Graduate School of Art

2007

Washington University, Sam Fox School of Art and Architecture, St. Louis, MO
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Northern Illinois University, School of Art, Graduate Department

2006

Dominican University, Department of Art, River Forest, IL

2005

Artpace, San Antonio, TX

2004

American University, Graduate Department of Painting, Washington D.C.
Macdowell Colony, Fellows Lecture, Peterborough, NH

2003

University of Illinois, Gallery 400, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

2001

University of Massachusetts, Lowell, School of Art
University of Dayton, School of Art & Design
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Washington University, School of Art, St. Louis, MO

2000

Forum for Contemporary Art Saint Louis

1998

Macdowell Colony, Fellows Lecture, Peterborough, NH

1997

Washington University School of Art; St. Louis, MO
Colorado College, Colorado Springs; CO

1996

Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2015

Juror, MID-Atlantic Arts Foundation, CRAFT Panel
Conference Leader, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Annual Conference, Craft Thinking: Ideas on Making, Materials, and Creative Process
Editorial Advisory Board, Textile Journal of Cloth & Culture, Routledge Press

2014

External evaluator for tenure review, Yale University School of Art
Juror, MID-Atlantic Arts Foundation, CRAFT Panel

2013

External evaluator for tenure review, University of Oregon

2012

External evaluator for tenure review, Roski School of Art, USC

2003

Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, Fellowship Award Nominator

PUBLICATIONS

2016

December, Volume 27.1 Fall Issue 2016 {forthcoming} Lapham’s Quarterly, Volume IX, Number 1, Winter 2016

2015

New American Paintings, No. 119

 

GRANTS 7 FELLOWSHIPS

2014

Dave Bown Projects – 8th Semiannual Competition (Curators: Cindy Buckner, Al Miner, Margot Norton) Honorable Mention davebownprojects.com/diana_guerrero-macia.html

2012

Artadia Award Finalist

2001

Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award

2000

Exhibition Grant Forum for Contemporary Art St. Louis

1999

Soap Factory Production Grant

1988-89

Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Sacramento, CA {worked for peace & justice while living in poverty & community}

 

RESIDENCIES

2014

Roger Brown Home and Studio, New Buffalo, MI

2013

Hotel2Tango; Recording Studio, Montreal, Quebec {in collaboration with Joe Adamik & classical musicians} Roger Brown Home and Studio Residency, New Buffalo, MI

2009

Senior Resident, Oregon College of Arts & Crafts, Portland, OR {awarded only}

2008

Letterpress Residency, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC {awarded to work with Master Printer to create suite of broadside prints}

2007

Roger Brown Home and Studio Residency, New Buffalo, MI

2004

MacDowell Colony Fellow, Peterborough, NH

2003

Roger Brown Home and Studio Residency, New Buffalo, MI MacDowell Colony Fellow, Peterborough, NH

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2016-current

Chair, SAIC Fiber and Material Studies

2007-current

Associate Professor; The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Departments of Fiber & Material Studies, Graduate Advisor, Painting & Drawing Department, Tenured Spring, 2007.

2001-2007

Assistant Professor; The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Department Department Head; First Year Program, Chicago, IL. Departments of Fiber & Material Studies, Graduate Advisor, Painting & Drawing Department

Public Collections

Fidelity Investments, MA
Bank One {First Chicago Bank & Trust}, Chicago JP Morgan Chase Collection, NYC
McCormick Place West, Inc., Chicago
Twitter, INC.
University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor Ultimo Limited, Chicago
Villanova University
Washington University Special Collections Wesleyan University Library Special Collections

Selected Press

Gallery Exhibitions