Clarissa Tossin

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EDUCATION
2009
M.F.A. in Art, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Valencia, CA
2000
B.F.A., Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado, São Paulo, Brazil

RESIDENCIES
2015
Fundação Joaquim Nabuco, Recife, Brazil
2013
ARTPACE, International AIR, San Antonio, TX (guest curator: Hanru Hou)
2010-12
CORE Program, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX
2011
SOMA Summer, Mexico City, MX
2010
Fundación Botín, Santander, Spain (mentor: Mona Hatoum)
2009
Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Stereoscopic Vision, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, CT
2016
Encontro das Águas (Meeting of Waters), JOAN, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Gladys-Katherina Hernando)
2014
Transplanted (VW Brasilia), Galeria Luisa Strina – São Paulo, Brazil
2015
Brasília Teimosa, Galeria Baobá, Fundação Joaquim Nabuco, Recife, BR
Streamlined: Belterra, Amazônia / Alberta, Michigan, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, USA
2013
Brasília, Cars, Pools & Other Modernities, Artpace – San Antonio, TX (curated by Hanru Hou)
Blind Spot, Blaffer Art Museum – University of Houston, Houston, TX
Study for a Landscape, Sicardi Gallery – Houston, TX
2012
On Brasília, Centre 3 – Hamilton, Canada
2011
Gasto/Spent, Galeria Luisa Strina – São Paulo, Brazil
2009
Real, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA (MFA Thesis).

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2017
Learning from Latin America, part of Getty’s PST: Los Angeles/Latin America, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles (curated by Clara Kim)
Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas, part of Getty’s PST: Los Angeles/Latin America, California Museum of Photography – University of California, Riverside (curated by Joanna Szupinska-Myers)
Bagage Claims, Orlando Museum of Art, FL (curated by Judy Fox and Ginger Duggan)
2016
Trans-Americas: A sign, a situation, a concept, Museum London, Canada (curated by Cassandra Getty and Dianna Pearce)
MetaModern, De Vos Art Museum, MI and Palm Springs Museum of Art, CA
PlaceBound, Nan Rae Gallery – Woodburry University, CA (curated by Bia Gayotto)Everyday Reflections in Abstraction, Space Collection, Irvine, CA (curated by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill and Greg Attaway)
Customizing Language, LACE – Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, CA (curated by Idurre Alonso and Selene Preciado)
2015
United States of Latin America, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, MI (curated by Jens Hoffmann and Pablo León de la Barra)
Time / Image, Blaffer Art Museum – University of Houston, Houston, TX
After Landscape, Fabra i Coats Centre d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain (curated by Martí Peran)
MetaModern , Krannert Art Museum, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Orlando Museum of Art, (curated by Judy Fox and Ginger Duggan)
Five Artists, David Nolan Gallery, New York, USA (curated by Matthew Schum)
In Search of an Exit (or Eight Characters in a Parlor), Heritage Square Museum, Los Angeles, USA
2014
Unsettled Landscapes, SITE Santa Fe, NM (curated by Candice Hopkins, Lucía Sanromán, Janet Dees and Irene Hofmann).
Made in L.A., Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (curated by Connie Butler and Michael Ned Holte)
Bringing the World into the World, The Queens Museum, New York, NY (curated by Hitomi Iwasaki)
Liberdade em Movimento, Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, BR (curated by Jacopo Crivelli)
The Cartographer, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Apollo TBD, Samuel Freeman , Los Angeles, CA
Dispositivos para um mundo (im)possível, Roesler Hotel, São Paulo, BR (curated by Luisa Duarte)
Art@Tell, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (curated by Thamar Ette)
2013
Southern Panoramas – 18º Festival Internacional de Arte Contemporânea Sesc_Videobrasil, SESC Pompéia, São Paulo, BR (curated by Solange Farkas, Eduardo de Jesus, Fernando Oliva and Julia Rebouças)
Sneakerotics, Edouard Malingue Gallery – Hong Kong, HK (curated by Robin Peckham)
Soft off, ltd los angeles – Los Angeles, CA
La Elipsis Arquitectónica, Centro Cultural Universitario Tlatelolco – Mexico City, MX (curated by Ruth Estévez and Javier Toscano)
When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, MI
2012
When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA (curated by Jens Hoffmann).
2012 Vantage Point, The Mission Projects, Chicago, IL
Of Other Spaces, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX
Dallas Biennial, Dallas Contemporary – Dallas, TX (curated by Florence Ostende)
2012 Core Exhibition, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
2011
Building Arts, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX
Material Differences, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX
Young Latino Artists 16: Thought Cloud, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX
Nowhere Near Here, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
2011 Core Exhibition, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
2010
The First Thing, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
I Know What You Did Last Summer, Saint Cecilia Convent, Brooklyn, NY

GRANTS/AWADS/FELLOWSHIPS
2016
Commission for PST: LA/LA exhibition, The City of Los Angeles/Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
2015
Residency Fellowship, Fundação Joaquim Nabuco
2014
Emerging Artist Fellowship, California Community Foundation
2013
Artpace Fellowship, Artpace San Antonio ARC Grant, Center for Cultural Innovation
2012
Artistic Innovation Grant, Center for Cultural Innovation
VI Concurso de Videoarte, Fundação Joaquim Nabuco
2010-12
Core Program Fellowship, Museum of Fine Arts Houston
2009
Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Donald and Doris Fisher Fellowship.
Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, CalArts Matching Fellowship
Los Angeles MFA Award, College Art Association
Dean’s Grant, California Institute of the Arts
2008
Interdisciplinary Grant, California Institute of the Arts
2007-09
Graduate Scholarship, California Institute of the Arts

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2015
“Artist Portfolio: Clarissa Tossin,” Los Angeles Review of Books, Quarterly Journal (summer 2015)
Edward Goldman, “Art that a) Amuses, b) Challenges, c) Leaves us in Disbelief,” KCRW Art Talk (June 30, 2015)
2014
Alexandra Grant, “Biennial at a Crossroads: SITE Santa Fe’s Reinvention,” X-tra Magazine, Vol. 17, NUmber 4 (Summer 2015)
Neha Choksi, “Staging a Biennial,” X-tra Magazine, Vol. 17, Number 2 (Winter 2015)
George Melrod, “Made in L.A.,” Art Ltd Magazine (July/August 2014)
Abe Ahn, “Broadcasting Los Angeles,” Hyperallergic, (July 28, 2014)
Paula Bittar, “A Casa que Niemeyer Criou,” Correio Braziliense, (July 24, 2014)
Adele Oliveira,”SITE Santa Fe — Clarissa Tossin: Place holders,” Santa Fe-New Mexican Magazine (July 18, 2014)
Anuradha Vikram, “The Politics of Rehearsal,” Daily Serving, (July 14, 2014)
Roberta Smith, “If Seeing Is Believing, a Panorama of Truth,” The New York Times, (June 19, 2014)
Mariola V. Alvarez, “Maintaining Cars, Pools & Other Modernities: Clarissa Tossin’s Brasília,” Gulf Coast, Vol. 26, Issue 2 (Spring 2014).

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
“Customizing Language,” Idurre Alonso, Selene Preciado, 2016.
“Unmapping the World | Desmapenado o Mundo,” Guilherme Wisnik, Michael Ned Holte & Moacir dos Anjos, 2015.
“United States of Latin America,” Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, 2015.
“Time/Image,” Blaffer Art Museum – University of Houston, 2015.
“After Landscape: Ciutats Copiades,” Fabra i Coats Centre d’Art Contemporani, 2015.
“MetaModern,” Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox, University of Washington Press, 2015.
“Made in L.A. 2014,” Butler & Holte, Hammer Museum, Delmonico/Prestel, 2014.
“Unsettled Landscapes,” SITE Santa Fe, 2014.
“Liberdade em Movimento,” Fundação Iberê Camargo, 2014.
“Panoramas do Sul – 18º Festival Internacional de Arte Contemporânea Sesc_Videobrasil,” Edições SESC. 2013.
“La Elipsis Arquitectónica,” Estévez & Toscano, Centro Cultural Universitario Tlatelolco, Arquine, 2013.
“When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes,” CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, 2012.