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, To Let the Sky Know / Dejar que el cielo sepa, New York, NY.
Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO.
Gallery Elle, Zürich, Switzerland.

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

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

2021
Denver Botanic Gardens, Fervor, Denver, CO.
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Present Box, Boulder, CO.

2020
Chateau de LaNapoule, LaNapoule Art Foundation, France.
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 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.
Experiments in Public Art, temporary public art for the City of Boulder, CO.
Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO.

2014
Marfa Contemporary, Marfa, TX.
Colorado Impact Fund, Denver, CO.

2013
Oklahoma Contemporary, Oklahoma City, OK.
Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO.

2012
Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO.

2010
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, When the Women Sing, Kansas City, MO.

2009
Museum of Contemporary Art, Project Gallery, Denver, CO.

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

2006
Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN.
Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO.


Group Exhibitions


2026
Lilley Museum of Art, Reno, NV.

2024
University of Colorado Art Museum, CU: A Visual Celebration of Black Womanhood, Presence, and Connectedness, Boulder, CO.
Denver Botanic Garden, Process Makes Perfect: Printmakers Explore the Natural World, Denver, CO.
National Museum of Women in the Arts, New Worlds: Women to Watch 2024, representing Colorado, Washington, DC.

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

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

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

2018
Land Library, Re/Call, Site-specific project with Kenneth Robinson.
Center for Visual Arts Denver, Pink Progression, also at Denver Public Library and Boulder Public Library.
Imaginary Maps, Boulder, CO.
Sherry Leedy Contemporary, In/Sight, for Open Spaces Biennial, Kansas City, MO.
BCAA Members, Boulder, CO.

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

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

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

2014
Regis University, Women Printmakers, Denver, CO.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


2024
“New Worlds: Women to Watch 2024” Exhibition Catalogue.
Public Art in Public Space: Twenty Years Advancing Work in New York’s Madison Square Park.
“To Let the Sky Know / Dejar que el cielo sepa” Exhibition Catalogue.
New Fluffy Tulle Artwork Livens Up a Gray Manhattan. Rhea Nayyar, Hyperallergic.
El oasis primaveral de la artista argentina Ana María Hernando en medio del invierno de Nueva York. Latin American Post.
Les nouvelles sculptures de l’artiste argentine Ana María Hernando sont exposées au Madison Square Park. Kanselo Porti, News 24 France.

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.