FRANCISCO DONOSO
Born in Quito, Ecuador. Lives and works in Inwood, NYC.

EDUCATION

2011 BFA, School of Art+Design, Purchase College, SUNY, Purchase, NY.
2007 New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL.
2005 Pre-College Summer Intensive w/Full Scholarship, MICA, Baltimore, MD.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018  Internalized Borders, Presidents Gallery, John Jay College, NY, NY. 
             People I Love Who Are Far Away, E.Tay Gallery, NY, NY. 
2017 HERE/HEAR, Groundswell, Brooklyn, NY.
            The Art of Healing, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance & NY Presbyterian Allen Hospital
            100 Works, Electropositive Space, Brooklyn, NY.
            Call & Response, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY.
            uptown: nasty women/bad hombres, El Museo del Barrio, NY, NY.
            Groundswell Benefit Auction, Brooklyn, NY.
2016 Transitions, Budin, Brooklyn, NY.
2014 Ecuador Meets Berlin, group show, Emerson Gallery Berlin, Berlin, Germany
             Language is Identity/El Lenguaje es Identidad, group show, Bronx Arts Space, Bronx, NY.
             Instructions on How to Build a Ladder, Solo Project, Tabler Center Gallery, Stony Brook Uni., NY.
             Work Ethic, New works-solo exhibit, Tabler Center, Stony Brook University, NY.
             Reuse Remixed: Small Works Show, group show, Materials for the Arts Gallery, Queens, NY.
2013 Immigrant Too, group show, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) Gallery, NY, NY.
             Status Flux, Sunroom Project Space Solo Exhibition, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY.
             We Are Still Here: Art IN the Bronx, group show, Andrew Freedman Home, Bronx, NY.
2012 Reflexives, 2-person show, New York Center for Art and Media Studies(NYCAMS) Gallery, NY, NY.
2011 Borders Patrolled, BFA Solo Show, Homespace Gallery, Purchase College
            Oven Fresh, Interdisciplinary Senior BFA Exhibition (Curated), Homespace Gallery, Purchase College
            BFA Graduation Exhibition, Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery, Purchase College
            Paintings on a Light Blue Wall/Getting Warmer, Homestead Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2018 Artist in the Marketplace (A.I.M.), Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY.
2017 Race Forward’s Racial Equity in the Arts Innovation Lab Fellowship, NY NY.
2014 Artist in Residence at Stony Brook University, NY.
             Smack Mellon, Hot Picks, www.smackmellon.org
2013 Van Lier Fellowship at Wave Hill, which includes 6-week Winter Workspace Residency Bronx, NY
2011 Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship/Studio Residency, New York Center for Art and Media Studies (NYCAMS), NYC

TEACHING & LECTURE EXPERIENCE

2017 Studio Programs Coordinator, Groundswell, Brooklyn, NY.
             Family Art Project Visiting Artist, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY.
             Artist Lecture, Purchase College, School of Art+Design, First Year Students
2016-17 Youth Advocate and Educator, Parsons Scholars Program, Parsons The New School, NY, NY.
2015 Museum Education, Queens Museum
             Artist Lecture, Purchase College, School of Art+Design, Painting & Drawing
2014 Artist Lecture, Stony Brook University, Undergrad College of Arts, Culture, and Humanities
2013- Teaching Assistant, Wave Hill Family Art Project, Bronx, NY.
             Teaching, Mixed Media Painting/Collage- Taught at Wave Hill, Bronx, NY.
             Teaching, Color Theory Through Painting- Taught at Wave Hill, Bronx, NY.

PRESS/MENTIONS

2018
Internalized Borders, Presidents Gallery at John Jay College
Internalized Borders at John Jay, Art Spiel
People I Love Who Are Far Away, E.Tay Gallery
In A New Show, Immigrant Artists Reckon with the Plight of Displacement, The Village Voice 

2017
Uptown: Nasty Women/Bad Hombres, El Museo del Barrio
Uptown, Show of Goodwill and Bad Hombres, The Financial Times
Call & Response, Wave Hill
‘Call & Response’ celebrates 10 years of emerging Wave Hill artists, The Riverdale Press
Call & Response at Wave Hill, through December 3, 2017, Arts Summary
NY gallery offers space for young artists, News 12, The Bronx
Interview With Curator Gabriel de Guzman, Arte Fuse