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Alicia Reyes McNamara

Chicago Illinois, USA
Lives and works in London, UK

EDUCATION
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MFA, University of Oxford Ruskin School of Art graduated with distinction 2015-2016
· BFA, California College of the Arts graduated with distinction, 2003-2006
· The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2000-2001

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018
· Communal Knowledge, The Showroom, London, UK (forthcoming)
· Navigating Proximity, b.Dwitt Gallery, London, UK
· If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Roaming Projects, London, UK

2017
· HerStories, Protein Studio, London, UK
· Language of Puncture, Gallery101, Ottawa, Canada
· Nowhere Else, South London Gallery, London, UK

2016
· Bloomberg New Contemporaries, ICA, London, UK
· 19112016, Clearview.ltd, London, UK
· ArtWorks Open 2016, Barbican Arts Trust, London, UK
· HIX Award, Unit London, London, UK
· Bloomberg New Contemporaries (selected by Alan Kane, Anya Gallaccio & Haroon Mirza), Liverpool Biennial, Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK
· Ruskin MFA Degree Show, Ruskin School of Art, Oxford, UK

2014
· Through the Looking Glass, Mirus Gallery, San Francisco, CA
· Fellows of N41° 16.7531′, W095° 56.8453’ 1, The Wanda D. Ewing Gallery, Omaha, NE

2013
· National Hispanic Heritage Month, Chicago Public Libraries, Chicago, IL

2012
· The Fall, FM Gallery, Oakland, CA
· Phosphenes n., Lost Coast Cultural Machine, Fort Bragg, CA
· La Fuerza Silenciosa, Inside Out Project, El Progreso, Honduras
· 27th Annual Made in California Juried Exhibition, Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA

2011
· The Cheaper Show No.10, Vancouver, Canada

2006
· BFA show, Isabelle Percy Gallery, Oakland, CA

2005
· Funktion Junktion, South Gallery, Oakland, CA
· Best of Junior Review show, Oliver Art Center CCA, Oakland, CA

2001
· Art Institute First Year Juried Show, Gallery X, Chicago, IL

RESIDENCIES

2018
· Triangle Fellowship through Gasworks at Kiosko Galeria, Bolivia
· London Creative Network at SPACE Studio, London, UK

2017-18
· Artquest Peer Forum, Camden Art Centre, London, UK
· 2016-17 South London Gallery Graduate Residency, London, UK
· 2013-14 Art Fellow at The Union for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
· 2010-13 Artist in Residence at the Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino CA

PUBLIC EVENTS AND TALKS

2017
· In conversation with Tate’s curator Michael Wellen, South London Gallery, London, UK
· In conversation Daniella Valz Gen, Chandra Frank, South London Gallery, London, UK
· Brujxs, South London Gallery, London, UK AWARDS

2016
· South London Gallery Graduate Residency
· Bloomberg New Contemporaries

2013
· Fellowship at The Union for Contemporary Art, Omaha NE

2005
· Best of Junior Review, CCA

2003
· Faculty Merit Scholarship, CCA

2001
· Best of show first year student’s juried show, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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