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Amalia Caputo is a photo and video based artist, independent curator and art writer with an extensive exhibition and publication list. Recent exhibitions include Fantastical Vizcaya (2015) at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Instacorrespondences (2015) in La Plataforma Barcelona, Belonging (2015) at the Florida Gulf Coast University, Ft. Myers, and Obra Abierta.Ejes de libertad (2015) in Centro de Arte El Hatillo, Caracas, Transferencias (2012) at La Caja Centro Cultural Chacao in Caracas, Venezuela, Ocupa (2011) at Farside Gallery. Recent curated exhibitions include: Querido Gusano, Homage to Luis Brito (2016), 9Topics along with artist Marina Font (2015) Paul Amundarain (2014), Whiskey & Rye, an all women exhibition (2013).

Recent publications include: Instacorrespondencias (2014) artist book in collaboration with Marina Font, “María Cristina Carbonell” editor for monographic book (2013), “The Art of Progress”Audi, (2010). Amalia Caputo received her Bachelor in Art History from Universidad Central de Venezuela and her MFA in Art Theory & Photography from New York University and International Center of Photography. Lives and works in Miami since 2003 and has her studio in Wynwood art district since 2007.


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EDUCATION

 1995

MFA in Studio Art with a concentration in Art Theory and Photography, New York University/International Center of Photography NY, USA.

1988

BA in Art History, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Venezuela.


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

Instacorrespondences, Amalia Caputo & Marina Font, ongoing collaboration (Instagram and exhibition based)

5th installment: La Plataforma Gallery, Barcelona, Spain, June-September

2014

Instacorrespondences 4th installment: Florida Gulf Coast University Art Galleries, Ft. Myers, Sept- October 2014

Instacorrespondences 3rd installment: Dacil Galeria de Arte, Buenos Aires, June-July 2014 Instacorrespondences 2nd installment: 6th St. Container, Miami, Florida, February -March

2013

Instacorrespondences 1st installment: 924 Project, South Florida Art Center, Miami Beach, October-November 2013

2012

Correspondences, Amalia Caputo & Marina Font, 924 Projects, South Florida Art Center, Miami Beach

Transferencias, curated by Lorena González, Centro Cultural La Caja Chacao, Caracas, Venezuela

Obra reciente, Beatriz Gil Galería, Caracas, Venezuela

El beso, Art @ Work, Miami, Florida

2010

Tableaux, Dot Fifty One Gallery, Project Room, Miami, Florida

2006

Fe, cuerpo y artificio, curated by Costanza de Rogatis, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela.Traveled to Museo de Arte Acarigua-Araure, Venezuela, November 2007

2003

Masculinefemenine, Oolong Alternative Space, Barcelona, Spain

2000

Quilt, Convent de Sant Agustí, 10ª Primavera Fotográfica, Barcelona, Spain

1995

Somatic, 80 Washington Sq. East Gallery, NYC, USA.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

Pink Noise: Flexing the Frequency, curated by Sarah Michelle Rupert, Girls Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale

Flip Out: artists’ sketchbooks at the Girls Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale

Colectiva de verano, Beatriz Gil Galería Rock saved my life, Andromeda Productions, Miami

Self Portrait:Ve, Third Space Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

Obra Abierta/Ejes de Libertad, curated by Lorena González, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia (MacZul), Maracaibo, Venezuela

Álter-ego Lecturas del retrato, curated by Tahía Rivero, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia, Venezuela

2015

Fantastical Vizcaya, curated by Gina Wouters for the Contemporary Art Projects at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami

Miami 9 topics (co-curator), the Girls Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale

Summer show, Beatriz Gil Galería, Caracas

1st International Performance Biennial of Caracas, curated by Carlos Salazar Lermont and Erika Ordosgoitti, Centro Cultural El Hatillo, Caracas

Page.Print.Post> Make a book, curated by Juana Meneses and Leila Leder Kremer, Miami Dade Public Library, Main Library,

Miami 30 years on the road, curated by Edward Duval-Carrier, South Florida Art Center, Miami Beach

Portable Editions, Miami Zine fair, O Miami Poetry Festival, Miami

Obra abierta: Ejes de Libertad, curated by Lorena Gonzalez, Centro de Arte El Hatillo, Caracas, Venezuela

BeLonging, Caputo, Frorup & Mason, curated by John Loscuito, Florida Gulf Coast University, Ft. Myers, Florida

2014

Venezuela-Ukraine, curated by Tony Vázquez Black Square Gallery, Miami, Florida

Instacorrespondencias, Amalia Caputo& Marina Font, 3ª Installment, Dacil Art Galería, Buenos Aires

Nothing Familiar, curated by Guillermo Espinosa, South Florida Art Center, Miami Beach

Abracadabra, curated by Jane Hart, Hollywood Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, Fl

2013

Alter Ego, Lecturas del retrato, curated by Tahía Rivero, Colección Mercantil, Fundación Mercantil, Caracas

In the name of honor, curated by Jenny Christenson, Sarah Charlton Foundation/Christies, One Mayfair, London, UK

Whiskey and Rye (curator), The Night Club Miami series, Dacra Building, Miami

2012

Memories of the Oikos: The House Re-presented, curated by Adriana Herrera y Willy Castellanos, Centro Cultural Español Miami, Florida

Women´s Perspectives, Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami, Florida

Works by Emilia Azcárate, Amalia Caputo, Eugenio Espinoza Glexis Novoa and Jorge Pedro Nunez. Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation at ONE Sotheby's International Realty, Miami Beach

2011

Collective show, Artepuy Gallery en Scope Miami, Miami Beach Art Basel Week, Miami

Amalia Caputo, Pepe López, Cipriano Martínez and Cecilia Paredes at Pinta Latin American Art Fair, N.Y.

Unresolved Circumstances, Video Art from Latin América, curated by Idurre Alonso and Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, Museum of Latin American Art, Molaa, Long Beach, California

Collective show, curated by Lorena González for Galería Artepuy, FIA Caracas, Venezuela

After Process, Pip Brandt, Amalia Caputo, Patricia Figueroa, Dinorah Rodríguez de Jesús and Odalis Valdivieso, curated by Denise Delgado, Miami Beach Regional Public Library, Miami Beach

2010

Inside-Out, Photography After Form: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, curated by Simon Baker and Tanya Barson, Tate Modern, CIFO, Miami

BANG! II Barcelona Art Mooving Festival, Punt Multimédia, Barcelona

NW MIAMI 2010- as part of the collective Talking Heads Transmitters- THT, curated by René Morales and Peter Boswell, Miami Art Museum, Miami

Dentro y estando fuera – Galería Artepuy for FIA Caracas

2009

Dialogues: Chapters of Latin American Art in the MOLAA Permanent Collection, curated by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California

Imperfect Archives, curated by Angela Valella, 801 Space, Miami

Ocupa, works by Amalia Caputo, Odalis Valdivieso, and Eugenia Vargas Pereira, Farside Gallery, Miami

USA Dwell, Summer group show, Douz and Mille, Washington D.C.

Photoshopping and more: MOLAA Collects Photo-Based Art. Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California

2008

Morsel, Blink Gallery, Ottawa, Canada

Survival of the Fittest, Art Rouge Gallery, Miami

2007

Photo Buenos Aires, Kunsthaus Santa Fe Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Auction Exhibition 07, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California

  ArtDC, Kunsthaus Miami, Booth 238, Washington DC 

The Model at Hand, Art Center South Florida, Miami Beach

2006

Aqua Art Fair, Lemonsky Projects + editions, Art Basel Miami Beach

In the loop, Douz & Mille at DIVA, Digital and Video Art Fair, NYC

Perfect Timing, Ela-Asia, Art Taipei, Douz and Mille, Taipei, Taiwan

Arteamericas art fair, Kunsthaus Miami Contemporary Art Space, Coconut Grove Convention Center, Miami

Witnesses… Kunsthaus Miami Contemporary Art Space, works of Florencio Gelabert, Nelson Gutierrez, Amalia Caputo, Ronald Moran & Guido Albi Marini, Miami

2005

4X Fotografías de Luis Brito, Amalia Caputo, Jorge Parra y Antolin Sanchez, Spazio Zero, Caracas

Scope London, Douz & Mille, St.Martins Lane, London, UK

III Salon Exxonmobil, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela

Open Vessel, Oldowan Projects Space, Works of Amalia Caputo, Alessandra Fonseca and Stephan Tugrul. Curated by Simone Porto. Miami

Ephemeral Trends III, Arteaméricas Art Fair, Coconut Grove Convention Center, Miami

Big Chill, Space + Douz & Mille, Washington DC

2004

Miami Sites 04, Lummus Park, curated by William Kedell and Brook Dorsch for Art Basel, Miami

Extremities, Amalia Caputo & Eugenio Espinoza, Douz & Mille, Potoma, MD

63rd Arturo Michelena Biennial, Ateneo de Valencia, Venezuela

Photo NY Fair, Grapa Contemporary Art, NY

VIII International Cuenca Biennial, Central Bank Museum, Cuenca, Ecuador. Curated by Maria Elena Ramos representing Venezuela along Alexander Apóstol and Juan Araujo

2003

Tunnel Vision, Daniel Azoulay Gallery, Miami,

PhotoSeptember, Festival of Light, Ateneo de Caracas- Embassade du France, Caracas,

2002

Fragment & Universe, Centro Cultural Corp Banca, curated by María Elena Ramos, Caracas

No hay línea, Grapa Studio of Art, curated by Sandra Colmenares, Miami

2001

59th Arturo Michelena Biennial, Ateneo de Valencia, Venezuela Four Venezuelan Photographers from Abroad, Angela Bonadies, Amalia Caputo, Marianna Collet & Marisela LaGrave, Art al Rec Gallery (Now Alicia Ventura Gallery) Barcelona

2000

Habitar, Fundación Itaca/Funón EAPN, Poble Espanyol, Barcelona

12 Artists From The Michelena, Galleries of the Industrial Banc Foundation, Caracas

1999

New Art - Art al Rec Gallery, Barcelona Sants Hotel, Spain

IV Christian Dior Biennial of Visual Arts, curated by Luis Angel Duque, Centro Cultural Corp Banca, Caracas

57th Arturo Michelena Biennial, Ateneo de Valencia, Venezuela

1998

56th Arturo Michelena Biennial, Ateneo de Valencia, Venezuela

A selection of the V Biennial of Guayana, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas,

1997

V Biennial de Arte de Guayana, Museo Jesús Soto, Ciudad Bolívar, curated by Ruth Auerbach,Venezuela

III Salon Pirelli, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Caracas

Tallers Oberts, Centre Cìvic Pati Llimona,,Performance and Installation in collaboration with Claudia Costa, Barcelona

Anatomies of the Soul, Espai 13, curated by Ferran Barenblit, Joan Miró Foundation, Barcelona

1996

The furor of change, curated by Kathleen McQueen, Pulse Art Gallery, NYC

1995

II Salon Pirelli, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, curated by María Luz Cárdenas and Luis Angel Duque, Caracas

Cross-Section. New York SoHo Biennial, 473 Broadway, NYC, USA, curated by Mark Hungerbüeler, NY

1994

Sangre de mi Sangre, Centro de la Imagen, curated by Patricia Mendoza, México D.F

Self Identity and Portraiture, curated by Laurie de Chiara, Rosemberg Gallery, NYU, NY

III National Salon of Young Photographers, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Venezuela

1990

National Biennial of Young Photographers, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Venezuela


PUBLIC PROJECTS

2013

1st Slideluck Miami, Gramps, Miami

2004

Miami Art Sites, curated by William Kedell y Brook Dorsch, Lummus Park, Miami

Arte por el Sí, Mural in Chacao, Caracas made by several artists on the occasion of the Referendum in Venezuela

1993 Art around the Park, Tompkins Square Park, NY, NY


AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2015 Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Resident Artist, Miami

2006 Juried Resident Artist, South Florida Art Center, Miami

2004 Premio Juan Lovera, 62º Salón Arturo Michelena, Valencia, Venezuela

2003 Grant for editorial project, CONAC - Consejo Nacional de la Cultura, Venezuela

1999 Premio Braulio Salazar, 57th Salón Arturo Michelena, Valencia, Venezuela

1998 Premio Henrique Avril, 56º Salón Arturo Michelena, Valencia, Venezuela

1995 Scholarship Crea for the arts, Polar Fundación, Caracas, Venezuela

1992 Fundayacucho /LASPAU scholarship for MA at NYU/ ICP, USA


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Museum of Latin American Art – Molaa, Long Beach, California

Galería de Arte Nacional, Caracas, Venezuela

Ateneo de Valencia, Valencia, Venezuela

Colección Fundación Banco Mercantil, Caracas

Alejandra Ellenberg Collection, Barcelona, Spain

Samuel Wagner Collection, Miami, Florida

Ella Fontanals Cisneros Collection, Miami, Florida,

Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela

Museo de Arte Acarigua-Araure, Caracas, Venezuela

Arturo and Liza Mosquera Collection, Miami, Florida,

Manuel de Santarén, Boston MA

Dr. Serge Benayoun, Montreal, Canada


LECTURES & WORKSHOPS

2015

Instagram and new languages in photography, La Plataforma Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

Round table conference at NALAC, Miami 2015, Miami Dade College, Fl

Cyanotype making, along with Marina Font at Girls Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl

Photo book stories, along with Marina Font at Girls Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl

2014

A room of one’s own. Women in photography, Lecture at Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami, Fl

2013

The visual diary in the age of Instagram, 2-day workshop, The Girls Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale

2012

Photography and Contemporary Art, Dot Fifty One Gallery and 2B Foundation, Miami

The body and other miracles. Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami

Thinking about Photography. Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami

Critical Photography: From the darkroom to the screen. Roundtable at Art Tuesdays/Miami, Books and Books, Coral Gables, Fl

2006

Guest lecturer at Miami Art Central, Digital Photography courses, Miami

2003

Guest lecturer at American Intercontinental University, Plantation, Fl

2002

Guest lecturer at Altair, Barcelona

Photography instructor at The Photography Centre at Can Basté Centre Civic, Montserrat, Barcelona

2000

Photography and alternative processes instructor at Tallers de Fotografía, Barcelona, along Claudia Costa, Barcelona

Summer residences lecturer at Can Serrat, Montserrat, Spain

1999

Lecturer at Imagomundi Photography Institute, Caracas

Lecturer at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas



SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY


-Marina Font & Amalia Caputo: Instacorrespondences, Lenscratch, July 2015

http://lenscratch.com/2015/07/photolucida-marina-font/

-BeLonging, Caputo, Frorup, Mason, ArtSWFL.com Digital newspaper, February, 2015

-Arts Center South Florida faces 30th anniversary with uncertain, but rosy, future by George Fishman,  Miami Herald, November24th, 2014 http://www.miamiherald.com/entertainment/visual-arts/article4123677.html#storylink=cpy

-Amalia Caputo y Marina Font: Correspondencias, Artist book published by Portable Editions, 2014, Edition of 50 hands intervened. Available at: http://portableeditions.tictail.com/product/amalia-caputo-and-marina-font

-Amalia Caputo & Marina Font, Correspondences, by Eddie Arroyo in Art is About, November 2013 http://artisabout.com/2013/10/13/correspondences-amalia-caputo-marina-font-project-924/

-Amalia Caputo y Marina Font: Correspondencia Instantánea, by Janet Batet, April 26th, 2014, El Nuevo Herald, Miami

-Women Artists: Amalia Caputo, by OhNena, July 2013 http://www.oh-nena.com/blog/women-artists-amalia-caputo/

-Transferencias by Amalia Caputo, Lisa Blackmore, Art Nexus Magazine, #89, 2013

-Amalia Caputo, El obturador, by Grisel Arveláez, Literary Paper, El Nacional Newspaper, August 18, 2013

-Amalia Caputo, El cuerpo, by Carmen Victoria Méndez, in La Individual del Lunes, El Nacional Newspaper, April 22, 2013  http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-HJvQJ-6KlhY/UXUe5Is60zI/AAAAAAAAISY/XLb5UxSUcAk/s1600/pD_4_print-7.jpg

-Cuerpo y Arte by Ricardo Andrade, Revista Locatel, Caracas, February 2013

-Amalia Caputo: Gesto e imagen by Inés Yanes, Revista Hábitat plus, Caracas, February 2013

-Photography by Amalia Caputo, by Mariana Monteagudo, in Lost at E Minor digital publication, Dec 2012 http://www.lostateminor.com/2012/12/11/photography-by-amalia-caputo/

-Amalia Caputo:Transferencias, La Caja Chacao, by Beatriz Sogbe Arte al Día, January 2013

-La memoria visual de Amalia Caputo y Esperanza Mayobre, D Falcón, El Universal, November 2012

-Amalia Caputo, A pocket full of empty, E-flux unrealized projects, 2011 http://e-flux.com/aup/project/amalia-caputo-a-pocket-full-of-empty/

-Amalia Caputo, la valentía de sus imágenes incómodas, by Adriana Herrera, Palante Magazine, July 2011

-Fotografía en Cifo: la cercanía entre lo evidente y lo vedado, by Adriana Herrera, El Nuevo Herald, March 06, 2011

-Inside Out, Photography after Form: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, by Jose Antonio Navarrete, Arte Al Día January, 2011

-Inside Out, Photography After Form: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection. Catalog essay for the exhibition by Simon Baker and Tanya Barson, December 2010

-Amalia Caputo and Jose Luis Landet by Janet Batet, Art Nexus Magazine # 77, August 2010

-Jose Luis Landet y Amalia Caputo, diálogos a puerta abierta entre el artista y el arte by Adriana Herrera, El Nuevo Herald, Miami, January 20, 2010

-Tres habitaciones propias llenas de ficción en Farside by Adriana Herrera, Artes & Letras, El Nuevo Herald, Miami, September 13, 2009

-Amalia Caputo by Sonia Casanova, Art Nexus, #65, June-September, Miami Florida, USA 2007

-Fé, cuerpo y artificio, by Tomás Rodríguez Soto, en Arte al Día,January 2007

-Fé, cuerpo y Artificio by Costanza di Rogatis. Catalog essay for solo exhibition, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas November 2006

-Amalia Caputo. El cuerpo del cuerpo by Xiomara Moreno, Revista Veintiuno, Caracas, Venezuela, June-July 2005

-62 Salón Arturo Michelena by Freddy Carreño, Arte Al Dia Newespaper, Caracas, Venezuela, December 2004

-Three Venezuelans at the VIII Cuenca Biennial by Maria Elena Ramos, Venezuelanalitica.com, June 2004

-The body's memory, the city's transfiguration, the reflection of art about itself by María Elena Ramos in Arte al Dia Newspaper, Caracas, Venezuela, June 2004

-Catalogue for the V Biennial of Guayana, Jesus Soto Museum, Guayana City, Published May 2004

-Catalogue for the VIII International Cuenca Biennial, Cuenca, Ecuador. April 2004

-21 Venezuelan Photographers by Adriana Gibbs, Estampas Magazine, El Universal Newspaper, Caracas, Venezuela, February 2004

-Tunnel Vision: A Contemporary Odyssey by Lilia Fontana, Arte al Día Magazine # 101, Miami Florida, USA, February 2004

-Parody, bodies and movie. About the recent work of Angela Bonadies, Amalia Caputo and Lisbeth Salas. By Carlos E. Palacios. Extracámara magazine # 22, 2003

-21 Venezuelan Women Photographers by Maria Teresa Boulton, Editorial Arte, Caracas Venezuela, 2003

-Fragment & Universe by Sonia Casanova, Art Nexus # 48 April-June Miami Florida, USA. 2003

-Fragment and Universe by María Elena Ramos, Venezuelanalitica.com, February 2003

-Aesthetics of the Fragmentary by María Elena Ramos, Verbigracia at El Universal Newspaper, October 26th, Caracas, Venezuela, 2002

-Amalia Caputo studies the human body through photography by Marie Claire Uberqoi, El Mundo Newspaper, Barcelona Spain, January 11, 2001

-Constructivism and erotism in the Michelena, Literary Body, El Nacional Newspaper by Ricardo Bello, January 4th, Caracas Venezuela, 2000

-Scandalous Good Art by Ruben Witzoski, El Nacional Newspaper, Cultural Pages, October 25th Caracas Venezuela, 1998

-Deconstructivism: a path tor re-starting by Sandra Pinardi, Extracámara Magazine # 3 April-June, Caracas, Venezuela 1995

-Portfolio of Amalia Caputo by Sonia Casanova, Estilo Magazine, 6th year # 25, Caracas Venezuela 1995
















































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