Ana María Hernando (b. 1959, Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a multidisciplinary artist based in Denver, New York, and Buenos Aires.

ana (at) anamariahernando (dot) com

Representation


Robischon Gallery

Elle Gallery


Education


1990

California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA B.F.A Fine Arts

1988
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1984
Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Prilidiano Pueyrredon, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Solo Exhibitions


2024
Madison Square Park, New York, NY
Gallery Elle, Zürich, Switzerland

2023
Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO.
Making a Mountain, Boedecker Foundation Path To Excellence Grant, Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO.
Flowering Eulogy, public art commissioned by Boulder Office of Arts and Culture to commemorate the 2021 King Sooper Shooting.

2022
Geometrias Tiernas, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO.
The Memory of Flowers & Residency, Sun Valley Museum of Art, Ketchum, Idaho.

2021
Fervor, Denver Botanic Gardens, CO
Making a Mountain, Boedecker Foundation Path To Excellence Grant, Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO
Present Box, BMoCA, Boulder, CO

2020
Chateau de LaNapoule, LaNapoule Art Foundation, France
BMoCA at FM, Boulder, CO

2019
Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
Seidel City, Boulder, CO
Building Bridges, Los Angeles, CA
Glenarm Place, Temporary Public Art Installation, Denver, CO

2016
University of Colorado Art Museum, Boulder, CO, curated by Sandra Firmin
Experiments in Public Art, temporary public art for the City of Boulder, CO
Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO  

2014
Marfa Contemporary, Marfa, TX, curated by Mary Ann Prior
Colorado Impact Fund, Denver, CO

2013
Oklahoma Contemporary, Oklahoma City, OK, curated by Mary Ann Prior
Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO

2012
Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO

2010
When the Women Sing, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO, curated by Barbara O’Brien

2009
Project Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO, curated by Cydney Payton

2008
International Center of Bethlehem, Bethlehem, West Bank/Palestine

2006
Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN, curated by Ken Bloom
Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO


Group Exhibitions


2026
Lilley Museum of Art, Reno, NV.

2024
New Worlds—Women to Watch 2024, Washington, DC, curated by Orin Zahra and Ginny Treanor.

2023
Colorado Women to Watch, curated by Cecily Cullen for Colorado Committee (CCNMWA) Women to Watch 2024 nominated artists, Center for the Visual Arts, Denver, CO.
Lush: Prolific Nature. University of Colorado Art Museum, Boulder, CO.
Breakthroughs: A Celebration of RedLine at 15, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, CO. 
45 + Anniversary Exhibition Series: Part II, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO.
Gravitropic, RedLine, Denver, CO, curated by Christina Linden.
Narrative Threads, Moody Center for the Arts, Houston, TX.

2020
The Golden Door, Silvermine Gallery, New Canaan, CT, curated by Barbara O'Brien and Roger Mudre
Alive!, La Napoule Art Foundation, Château de la Napoule, France.
Pink Progression, Arvada Center, CO
Foreign Born, An investigation of the female perspective on immigration through mostly prints. Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO
All In This Together, Distance Gallery

2019
Building Bridges, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
Recalling Re/Call, Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO
Colorado Abstract: Past, Present and Future, Arvada Center, CO
Murmurations: Wingéd Beings Sacred & Profane, First Congregational Church, Boulder, CO

2018
Re/Call, Site-specific project w/Kenneth Robinson at the Land Library, curated by Louise Martorano and Mary Caulkins
Pink Progression, CVA Denver, Denver Public Library and Boulder Public Library
Imaginary Maps, Boulder, CO
In/Sight, Sherry Leedy Contemporary for Open Spaces Biennial, Kansas City, MO
BCAA Members, Boulder, CO

2017
Las Adas, Museo de las Americas, Denver, CO

2016
Impresión: Modern and Contemporary Latino Prints, Robert and Elaine Galleries, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
Wright State University, Impression: Modern and Contemporary Latino Prints, Dayton, OH
HOVAB, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
HOVAB, Macky Auditorium, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Crossing Borders, Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO

2015
Biennial of the Americas, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO
Sculptured and 3-D Paper, 15th Street Gallery, Boulder, CO
Graficas Gallery, Nantucket, MA

2014
Women Printmakers, Regis University, Denver, CO

2013
Area Code, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
Ink Paper Scissors, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT
New Neon: Light, Paint, and Photography Bedford Gallery at the Ledger Center For the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

2012
Fuera de la Frontera, Arts & Venues Denver, McNichols Building, Denver, CO
The Veil, Visible and Invisible Spaces, traveling throughout the USA for the past five years, curated by Jennifer Heath

2011
The Big Reveal New Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
Piece by Piece, United States Department of State, Art Bank Gallery, Washington D.C.
Natural Beauty, Roswell Museum Invitational, Roswell, NM
Altered Nature, Center for the Visual Art, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO

2010
Denver Biennial, invited Latin American artist by Museo de las Américas, Denver, CO
Shark's Ink, Works published by Master Printer Bud Shark, Wright State University, Dayton, OH

2009
Pure Pleasure, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
Colorado Abstract, Center for the Visual Arts, Denver, CO

2008
Giving Shelter and The Cradle Project, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM

2007
Hotel de Inmigrantes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Con Confection, Three Latin American Artists, Museo de las Américas, Denver, CO

2006
Best of Colorado, Denver International Airport, CO
Extended Remix: The Influence of Decades, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO


Awards and other activities


2024
Representing the State of Colorado at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Women to Watch 2024, DC.

2023
Recipient of Joan Mitchell Fellowship from the Joan Mitchell Foundation.
Teaching at Shakerag, Sewanee, TN.
Recipient of Community Project Grant from the Boulder Arts Commission of the City of Boulder.
Madison Square Park Conservancy Symposium, NY, NY.
Nominated for the Anonymous Was a Woman Award.

2022
Nominated for the Nora Burnett Abrams for 2024 Women to Watch, CCNMWA
Nominated for the Anonymous Was a Woman Award.
Nominated for the Joan Mitchell Fellowship.

2021
S*Park Resource Artist at Redline, Denver, a two-year residency.
1st Place in the Americas COVID-19 Memorial Juried Competition with the Biennial of the Americas.
Member of the MCA Board of Trustees, from 2012 to 2021

2020
Recipient of the Prix Henry Clews from LaNapoule Art Foundation
Artists Chats: Ana María Hernando and Bud Shark, Dairy Art Center, Boulder, CO
Tour of AMH French studio, organized by Bmoca
Salka Archipelago, a collection of bilingual poetry with Kenneth Robinso

2019
Martha Kate Thomas Fund for Artists Grant
Teaching and residency at Château de LaNapoule, LaNapoule Art Foundation, France
Residency at Building Bridges, Los Angeles, CA

2018
Teaching and a residency at Château de LaNapoule, LaNapoule Art Foundation, France

2017
Boulder Arts Commission Professional Development Grant
Colorado Creative Industries Grant

2016
A Knitting Ballet, a performance choreographed and produced for We Have Flowers, CU Art Museum, Boulder, CO
Grant from the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation

2015
Performance and Poetry Reading for the Biennial of the Americas hosted by Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
Honored Artist, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Spring Banquet
DAM guest artist for In Bloom, Denver, CO

2014
Recipient of the Neodata Visual Artist Fellowship The Sea, Boulder, CO  

2013
Grant Recipient from the State of Colorado and the National Endowment of the Arts through Colorado Creative Industries
Grant Recipient from the Boulder Arts Commission, Boulder, CO
Printing with Bud Shark, from Shark’s Ink, as part of the Salka Archipelago Project, funded by the Kemper Foundation.

2011

Set design for Sin Pecado Concebido, by No Bailarás Dance Company, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2010

Artist in Residence, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
Member of Museo de las Americas Board of Directors from 2008 to 2010

2009
Artist in Residence, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO

2008
Recipient of the Neodata Visual Artist Fellowship, Boulder, CO
Inside/Outside, Museo de Las Américas, Denver, CO, in collaboration with museums in La Paz, Bolivia and Puebla, Mexico

2006
Artist in Residence, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN

2005
Tea and Stitchery, an open group installation at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
Recipient of a Major Grant from the Boulder Arts Commission, Boulder, CO


Press and publications


2023
13 Textile Artists Pushing the Medium Forward. Lark Breen, Sixtysix Magazine.
Following Boulder King Soopers tragedy, local artist turns memorial flowers into compost. Ray Mark Rinaldi, The Denver Post.
Colorado Artists Shine in Massive Exhibition. Sommer Browning, Hyperallergic.
Rice’s Moody Center has a new free exhibit. Amber Elliott, The Houston Chronicle.

2022
The best art exhibitions of 2022. Ray Mark Rinaldi, The Denver Post.

2021
Fervor. Jillian Blackwell, DARIA Magazine.
Ana Maria Hernando celebrates female power in nature. Ray Mark Rinaldi, The Denver Post.
Museo de las America Hosts “Americas COVID-19 Memorial”. Hilal Bahcetepe, 303 Magazine.
Envuelta en Telas de la Naturaleza / Wrapped in the Fabric of Nature. Petra Harmat, Arte Al Limite Magazine.
Las interminables instalaciones de Ana María Hernando. Fahrenheit Magazine.
Beautiful Billowing Tulle Floods Unexpected Spaces with Feminine Power. Arnesia Young, My Modern Met.\
Ana María Hernando brings a French castle to life with ethereal tulle-based creations. Nina Azzarello, designboom.
Swaths of Tulle Billow from Site-Specific Installations by Ana María Hernando. Grace Ebert, Colossal.

2020
The Golden Door, Silvermine Art Center.
Pink Progression is keeping the spirit of the Women’s March alive. Ray Mark Rinaldi, the Denver Post.
Elle Magazine, French Edition. 
Nice Matin, France.
French Public TV, a documentary by Elodie Trouvé. 

2019
"What's That?: Textured Sign in Capitol Hill is an Art Installation". Interview by Micah Smith, Denver Channel 7.
Textiles, Community, and Controversy: The Knitting Map. Edited by Jools Gilson and Nicola Moffat.


2018
Ana María Hernando, Undomesticated. A documentary by A Bar K Productions and Milkhaus.

Imaginary Maps, Expeditions to Uncover Apocryphal, Unsubstantiated and Forbidden Places, Artists Navigate Uncharted Territories. Curated and edited by Jennifer Heath. Baksun Books and Arts

2017
We Have Flowers, catalogue published by the CU Art Museum
5 Colorado Artists To Collect Now. Karah Kemmerly, 5280 Magazine


2016
Denver artists' shows look at flowers, and memory and time. Ray Mark Rinaldi, the Denver Post.
Artist Ana María Hernando in Full Bloom with We Have Flowers. Micheal Paglia, Westword.

2015
Kinetic, Highlights from the Polsinelli Art Collection.
Marking 20 Years: Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.
By Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.


2014 
Marfa Public Radio interview by K. Yolan, February

2013
Art Desk, In Full Bloom by Mary Ann Prior, Issue No. 1
Spirituality and Community in the Garden. Mary Kathryn Moeller, Art Focus.
​Art Review: Floral Patterns Mark The Illuminated Garden.
Floral Patterns Mark the Illuminated Garden at the Oklahoma Contemporary.
The Illuminated Garden Comes to Oklahoma. Kurt Gwartney, NPR.
Kansas City Art Institute Catalogue, collection of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.
News OK.

2012
"Fuera de la Frontera/Outisde the Border". Ray Mark Rinaldi, Denver Post.
Robishon Gallery Exhibit Review. Michael Paglia, Westword.