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Basic Data

Arturo Herrera originally comes from the Venezuelan capital Caracas, studied in Oklahoma and Chicago, and today he lives between New York and Berlin. Arturo Herreras’ artworks, editions and paintings have been honoured with many prizes and awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship.

  • Born: 1959 
  • Place of birth: Caracas, Venezuela 
  • Nationality: Latin-american
  • Studied at: University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois
  • Era: Contemporary art
  • Stylistic direction: abstract art

 

Collections

Germany

 

England

 

Canada

 

Switzerland

 

Spain

 

USA

 

Exhibitions

  • 2906.2019 - 22.09.2019 Dread and Delight Fairy Tales in an Anxious World - Akron Art Museum, Akron.
  • 09.09.2018 - 30.06.2019 REMEMBER TO REACT: 60 YEARS OF COLLECTING - NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale.
  • 22.03.2018 - 09.06.2018 You are here - Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen.
  • 23.09.2018 - 10.03.2019 Arturo Herrera. HOP - Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg.
  • 11.09.2017 - 14.01.2018 How to Read El Pato Pascual: Disney’s Latin America and Latin America’s Disney - MAK Center, Los Angeles.
  • 14.03.2017 - 23.07.2017 COLOURS. The emotion of art - GAM Galleria Civica d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin.
  • 01.12.2015 - 12.11.2016 You've Got to Know the Rules ... to Break Them - De La Cruz Collection, Miami.
  • 25.01.2015 - 22.02.2015 A Man Walks Into a Bar… Jokes & Postcards - me Collectors Room, Berlin.
  • 12.12.2014 - 05.04.2015 Arturo Herrera: Little Bits of Modernism - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo.
  • 03.12.2014 - 17.05.2015 Impulse, Reason, Sense, Conflict - CIFO Art Space, Miami.
  • 10.10.2014 - 15.11.2014 ARTURO HERRERA - Sikkema Jenkins & Co, New York.

 

Awards

  • 2005: Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, New York.
  • 2004: Grants to Artists Award, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York.
  • 2003: DAAD Fellowship, Berlin.
  • 1998: The Pollock Krasner Foundation Award, New York.
  • 1998: ArtPace Fellowship, San Antonio.
  • 1997: The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, New York.
  • 1997: The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Award, New York.
  • 1996: Visual Arts Fellowship, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago.
  • 1995: CAAP Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago.
  • 1995: SA Grant, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago.

 

Literature

  • Arturo Herrera. You are here, exhibition catalog, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard (Publ.), Copenhagen 2018.
  • Arturo Herrera. Paintings, exhibition catalog, Sikkema Jenkins & Co (Publ.) New York 2017.
  • Arturo Herrera: Day Before, exhibition catalog, Ian Berry & Jordan Kantor, New York 2016.
  • Arturo Herrera. Books, exhibition catalog, Corbett vs. Dempsey (Publ.) Chicago 2013.
  • Arturo Herrera: series, exhibition catalog, Corbett vs. Dempsey (Publ.), Berlin 2012.
  • Arturo Herrera - Home, exhibition catalog, Katja Blomberg (Publ.), Cologne 2010.
  • Arturo Herrera - boy and dwarf, exhibition catalog, Sikkema Jenkins & Co (Publ.), Berlin 2007.

 

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