Donna Conlon

From the Ashes. Donna Conlon

The artist (Atlanta, USA, 1966), who lives and works in Panama City (Republic of Panama) and who is also represented by the Diablo Rosso gallery in that city, exhibited a selection of videoworks in collaboration with Jonathan Harker at Espacio Mínimo in 2014 at the exhibition entitled Toca jugar and took part of Ecocéntricas with Bene Bergado and Maider López in 2020.

In 1991 she obtained a Master in Biology from the University of Kansas (USA) and in 2002 she obtained a Master of Fine Arts from Rinehart School of Sculpture, Maryland Institute College of Art (Baltimore), Maryland Institute College of Art (Baltimore). In 2002 she coursed a residency at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine.

She has participated in the 51st Venice Biennale in 2005, in the Arsenale exhibition as well as in the Italo-Latin American Institute exhibition. She has also shown her work at the Tate St. Ives (2021); Carrillo Gil Museum, CDMX (2020); AnotherSpace, NY (2020); Signs and Symbols, NY (2020); The MetBreuer, NY (2019); La Moneda Cultural Center, Santiago, Chile (2018); the Biennial of Asunción, Paraguay (2015); Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, Toronto (2013); Museum of the City, Cuernavaca, Mexico (2013); Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California (2011); El Museo del Barrio, NY (2011); The Prague Contemporary Art Festival (2008); Oi Future, Rio de Janeiro (2007); the 3rd Auckland Triennial (2007); Central Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands (2006); and Istanbul Modern Art Museum (2006).

In 2007 she received a fellowship for emerging Latin American artists from the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO). Her work is represented in outstanding collections such as Daros Latinamerica (Zurich), Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Art Foundation (Miami), Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY), Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection at the Lima Art Museum in Peru, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of New York, Tate Modern of London England, TEOR/éTica Museum Permanent Collection, San José, Costa Rica.