JUAN ALONSO-RODÍGUEZ

BORN:                        1956, Havana, CUBA

EDUCATION:             Self-taught

AWARDS:

2017                            Conductive Garboil Grant, Estate of Su Job, Seattle, WA

2016                            Dejunius Hughes Award for Activism, Artspace, Minneapolis, MN

2015                            Artist in Residence, Town Hall Seattle, Seattle, WA

                                    Seattle Presents Gallery Residency, Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle, WA

2013                            4-Culture - Special Projects Grant, King County, WA

2012                            Special Projects Grant, Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, Seattle, WA

2011                             Individual Artist Grant, 4Culture, King County, WA

2010                            City of Seattle Mayor’s Arts Award, Seattle, WA

                                    GAP (Grants for Artist’s Projects), Artist Trust, Seattle, WA

2007                           Artist of the Year, PONCHO (Patrons of Northwest Civic, Cultural and Charitable Organizations)

2006                           4-Culture - Special Projects Grant, King County, WA

2004                           City Artists Program - Special Projects Grant, City of Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs

1999                            GAP (Grants for Artist’s Projects), Artist Trust, Seattle, WA

                                    Sustaining Purchase Award, Seattle Collects, Seattle Arts Commission, Seattle, WA

1997                            The Neddy Artist Fellowship, Behnke Foundation, Seattle, WA

1996                            Neddy Award Nominee, Behnke Foundation, Seattle, WA

                                    Special Projects Grant, King County Arts Commission, Seattle, WA

                                    Northwest New Works Grant, On The Boards, Seattle, WA (collaboration)

1993                            Artist in Residence, Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend, WA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2017                         Seattle City Hall, Mayor's Offices, Seattle, WA

2013                            Layered, Storefronts Seattle, Open Studio Project, Seattle, WA

2012                            Upstairs Gallery, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010                            Under Construction, Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN Pratt Fine Arts, Seattle, WA

2009                           Aqua/Wynwood Art Fair, Miami, FL

2008                           Notations, Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2007                           Grey Matters, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

2006                           Exotica, Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2005                           RC Gallery, Portland, OR Pratt Fine Arts, Seattle, WA

2004                           Weathered, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

2003                           Cancer Lifeline, Seattle, WA

2001                            Closer, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                    Juan Alonso: Give/Take, West Gallery, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

2000                           Hyper-Terrestrial,  Friesen Gallery, Ketchum, ID

1999                            Seeds, Upstairs Gallery, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1998                            Passion, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                    Signs of Spring, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

1997                            Friesen Gallery, Ketchum, ID

1996                            Resident Alien, Seattle Central Community College Art Gallery, Seattle, WA (King County Arts

                                    Commission Special Project) Pierce College, Tacoma, WA

                                    AIDS Housing of Washington, Bailey Boushay House, Seattle, WA

1995                            (Betty and Loretta's) Garden Detour, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                    Levi's Plaza, Levi Strauss Global Headquarters, San Francisco, CA

1994/95                      TestaRossa, Seattle, WA

1994                            Elemental, Upstairs Gallery, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                   Julie Rico Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

                                    Bellevue Art Museum, Outside Wall, Bellevue, WA

1993                            The Bon Marche, Seattle, WA

                                    Juan Alonso, Work From His Centrum Residency, January 1993, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1992                            Nipple to the Bottle, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1991                             Rhythms, Momentum Gallery, Ventura Arts Council, Ventura, CA WilliamsLamb Gallery, Long Beach, CA

                                    Recollections, Esvelt Gallery, Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA

1990                            Upstairs Gallery, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                    Dancing at the Drop of a Hat, WilliamsLamb Gallery, Long Beach, CA

1989                            Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2017                          Making Our Mark - Art by Pratt Teaching Artists, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA

                                  Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) - Legacy Exhibit, Seattle, WA

                                  Here's to Summer! Wendy Frieze Gallerist/Nash Frame, Minneapolis, MN

                                   Many Lands, curated by Ben Gannon, Bridge Productions, Seattle, WA  

                                   Avenidas y Generaciones, curated by Blanca Santander, WA State Convention Center, Seattle, WA   

2016                           American Painting Today, V2, Presented by Hedreen Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                   Placiness, 57 Biscayne, Good Arts Building, Seattle, WA

                                   Seattle Simplified Part 2, recent art purchases for the city’s Portable Works Collection, Seattle Municipal  

                                   Tower Gallery    

                                    Summer Salon, Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2015                            Winter Salon, Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2013                            Visions & Environments, Washington State Convention Center

                                    To Give in Return, Seattle City Hall, Seattle, WA

2011                             Passages: Contemporary Latino/a Artists, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

                                    Seattle as Collector, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

                                    Vortexibition Polyphonica, Stroum Gallery, Henry Art Gallery, U of WA, Seattle, WA

2010                            Juan Alonso & Stephanie Hargrave, TASTE Restaurant, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

                                    Juan Alonso & Marita Dingus, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                    The Art of Discovery: The Northwest Art Collection of the Junior League of Seattle,

                                    Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA

                                    Honoring 15 Years of Neddy Fellows, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

                                    A Continuing Cultural Legacy: Selections from the Safeco Collection Contribution to the Washington Art Consortium, Wright

                                    Exhibition Space, Seattle, WA

                                    ¡SENSE US! Ten Latino Artists of the Pacific Northwest, ArtXchange Gallery, Seattle, WA

2007                           8th Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

                                    A Decade of Excellence: Celebrating the Neddy Artist Fellowship, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2004                           Seattle Perspective: Selections from the City of Seattle % for Art Portable Works Collection,

                                    Washington State Convention & Trade Center, Seattle, WA

2003                           New Paintings: Inaugural Exhibit, the new Seattle Art Museum Rental/Sales Gallery, Seattle, WA

2001                            Northwest Views, Selections from the SAFECO Collection, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

2000                           Bumberbiennale: Painting 2000, Olympic Room, Northwest Court, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA

1999                            The Asian Aesthetic: Interpretations, Bradford Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                                    Bygone Modern - Paintings by Northwest Artists from the Last Quarter of the 20th Century, WA State Convention Center  

                                    Fresh Flowers, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

1998                            1998 Neddy Artist Fellowship Exhibit, Seafirst Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                    Class of 98, Galeria Dos Damas, San Diego, CA

                                    Looking to Nature, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA

1997                            1997 Neddy Artist Fellowship Exhibit, Seafirst Gallery, Seattle, WA

                                    Working Papers, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1996                            The Neddy Inaugural Art Exhibit, Galleria of Art, Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, WA

1995/96                      Celebration Especially for Children: The Art of Theater, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

1995                            The Survival of Joy:  Contemporary Cuban Art, Seattle Central Community College, Seattle, WA

                                    Folie a Deux, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

                                    Washington: 100 Years, 100 Paintings, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

1994                            Eyes on Public Art, 21st Year Retrospective Exhibition: Contention Corridor, Bumbershoot

                                    Exhibition, Seattle Center-Northwest Rooms, Seattle, WA

                                    Public Encounters, Selection from State of Oregon Percentage for Art Collection, Bush Barn Art

                                    Center, Salem

 

COLLECTIONS:

Affiliated American, Corporate Headquarters, Bellevue, WA

AIDS Housing of Washington

AirTouch Cellular, Bellevue, WA

Beresford, Booth, Baronsky, & Trompeter, Seattle, WA

California Lawyers for the Arts, Santa Monica, CA

Care Unit Hospital, Kirkland, WA

Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend, WA

City of Everett, WA

City of Kent, WA

City of Renton, WA

City of Tacoma, WA

City of Seattle, WA

City of Yakima, WA

Danmoor Coorporation, San Antonio, TX

Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

General Mills, Minneapolis, MN

Harborview Medical Center, Cultural Heritage Collection, Seattle, WA

Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Hilton Hotel, Seattle, WA

IMG Inc., Division of Masushian Corporation, Tokyo, JAPAN

Jumby Bay Villas, Long Island, Antigua, WEST INDIES

Junior League of Seattle, Seattle, WA

King County Housing Authority, Seattle, WA

Legacy Emanuel Children’s Hospital, Portland, OR

Long Island Resort Hotel, Long Island, Antigua, WEST INDIES

Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA

Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

One Bean Productions, Hollywood, CA

Oregon State Arts Commission, New Portland State Office Building, Portland, OR

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

Qwest Field (Seahawks Stadium), Seattle, WA

Seattle/Tacoma International Airport, Port of Seattle, WA

Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

Walker Richer & Quinn Inc, Seattle, WA

Washington State's Art in Public Places Program

 

PUBLIC WORKS:

Renton Technical College, Renton, WA, ArtsWA

Chief Sealth International High School, Seattle, WA, ArtsWA

King County Housing Authority, Seattle, WA

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Port of Seattle, WA

Portland State Office Building, Portland, OR

Seattle Light Rail, Sound Transit, WA

Century Link Field and Exhibition Center, Seattle

Epiphany School, Seattle, WA