DIANA GUERRERO-MACIÁ

  • Diana Guerrero-Maciá Staring at the Sun, 2017 Wool, canvas, Belgian linen, cotton, oil paint, India ink, and damaged American quilt back 70 x 58 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
    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
    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
    Installation view, 25 YEARS
    Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
    November 4—December 23, 2017
    Photo by Nathan Keay

  • 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

2020
The Devil’s Daughter is Getting Married, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL

2018
No Other; Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA
The Other Ones (No Other); ‘Sindikit Exhibitions, Baltimore, MD

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

2020
From the Studio, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA
The Tiny Show, Hyde Park Art Center with Julius Caeser

2019
Arte Extraordinario, The Crocker Museum of Art, Sacramento, CA
NY Work on Paper Show, NY, NY
Untitled Art Fair, Miami, FL

2018
Waiting for a Sign, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN
Through Her Eye, Man Contemporary; Chicaog, curated by Ysabel Pinyol

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
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

Academic Positions

2018-current 2016-2019 2001-2018 1997-2001

Professor, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Fiber & Material Studies + Painting & Drawing Chair, Fiber & Material Studies, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Assistant & Associate Professor; The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Full-Time Lecturer, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Art

Public Collections

The Crocker Museum of Art, CA
Jordon Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Fidelity Investments, MA
Bank One {First Chicago Bank & Trust}, IL
Davis Museum at Wellesley College
JP Morgan Chase Collection, NYC
McCormick Place West, Inc., IL
South Bend Museum of Art
Twitter, INC. NYC
U. of Michigan C.S Mott Children’s Hospital & Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital, Ann Arbor Ultimo Limited, IL
Villanova University, PA
Washington University Special Collections, MO
Wesleyan University Library Special Collections, MA

Selected Reviews

Dluzen, Robin, Art LTD., Diana Guerrero-Maciá, Slow Blossoming at Carrie Secrist Gallery, January-Feb 2017
Frock, Christian, San Francisco Arts Monthly, NY Times, Arts Editorial, May 2015
Chang, Dewitt, Critics Pick San Francisco Bay Area, Art Ltd. Magazine, May 2015
Meier, Allison, Art on Paper Joins the Armory Week Fold, Hyperallergic, March 6, 2015, http://hyperallergic.com/188625/art-on-paper-joins-the-armory-week-fold/
Klein, Paul, Art Blooms in the Fall, The Huffington Post, Nov 6, 2012 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/paul-klein/chicago-art-openings_b_2065406.html
Schrager, Ian, The 101 Things of Summer, Surface, July-August Issue, 2013
Arts, Critic’s Choice, Fragment: Elmhurst Art Museum, Chicago Tribune, June 20, 2013 Chang, DeWitt, “Diana Guerrero-Maciá Mixes It Up”, East Bay Express, June 2010 http://www.eastbayexpress.com/ebx/diana-guerrero-macia
Weinberg, Laura, TimeOut Chicago, “New Icon”, June 2010 http://chicago.timeout.com
Foumberg, Jason, Frieze, June 4 2009 http://www.frieze.com/shows/review/loaded_hunting_culture_in_america/ Wall Street Journal, Collected Visions and Contemporary Works, Europe, November, 2007
Artner, Alan, Art Review, Chicago Tribune, March 3, 2006
Camper, Fred, “The Modern Sampler,” Chicago Reader, March 10, 2006
Chandler, Mary Voelz, “Global Context,” Rocky Mountain News, February 24, 2005
Challenging Stereo-Types, Southwest Art, April, 2005, p. 106-109
Motian-Meadows, Mary, “Rethinking Contemporary Latino Art,” Spectrum, Volume 19, No. 1, April, 2005

Notable Fellowships & Awards

2020 United Artists Fellowship Nominee
2019 Illinois Arts Council Artist Fellowship Award
2016 Cintas Knight Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship Finalist
2012 Artadia Award Finalist
2001 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award
1992 Skowhegan School of Art Fellowship
1990-2 Phillip Morris Foundation Graduate Fellowship
1988-9 Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Sacramento, CA worked for peace & justice

Publications

2020 Luxe Interiors, Artist’s showcase 4-page profile & interview, Winter 2020, 2019 Zyzzyva, Artist Project & cover Vol. 115, Spring 2019
2018 Chicago Magazine, Women artist Profile & interview, March 2018
2016 December, Volume 27.1 Fall Issue 2016
2016 Lapham’s Quarterly, SPIES, Vol. IX, No. 1 Winter
2015 New American Paintings, The Open Studio Press, No. 119

Additional Information

Gallery Exhibitions