Jorge Tacla



 




Born in Santiago, Chile: 1958
Moved to New York City: 1981

EDUCATION
1976-79 Escuela de Bellas Artes, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile


GRANTS & AWARDS
1981-82 Grant "Corporación Amigos del Arte," Santiago, Chile
1986 AT & T Foundation
1987 New York Foundation for the Arts
1988 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
1991 New York Foundation for the Arts
1992 Eco Art Award, Brazil


SELECTED ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2003
- Galeria Ramis Barquet, "Jorge Tacla - Mass of Cement," January-February,
New York, NY
2001
- Galeria Klaus Steinmetz, "Jorge Tacla," August-September, San Jose,
Costa Rica
- Sala Tacla, " Jorge Tacla, Irrealidad Eterna," August, permanent
installation, Santiago, Chile
2000
- Galeria Ramis Barquet, "Jorge Tacla - Señal de Abandono,"
March-April, Monterrey, Mexico
- Galeria Ramis Barquet, "Jorge Tacla - Cargador de Carne," October-
November, New York, N.Y.
1999
- A.M.S. Marlborough, "Informacion Restringida," April-May, Santiago,
Chile
- Galería Luis Adelantado, September, 1999, Valencia, Spain
1998
- Dansens Hus, "No Freedom¿No Culture: A Conference on Freedom of
Expression - Photos".
March, Stockholm, Sweden
- Centro de Arte Euroamericano, "Jorge Tacla Paintings," Caracas,
Venezuela.
- California Center for the Arts Museum, "Paintings and Drawings - 1989-1996,"
May 22 -
September 2, Escondido, CA.
- Fundacion Corp Group, Centro Cultural, "Organismos Vivos," July
19-October 11, Caracas, Venezuela.
- Galería Ramis Barquet, "Jorge Tacla - Shanty Town," October
20-November 17, New York, NY
1998-97
- Milwaukee Art Museum, "Jorge Tacla Drawings," December 19, 1997
- February 15, 1998,
Milwaukee, WI.
1996
- Galeria Ramis Barquet, "Self-Feeder," May 3 - June 10, Monterrey,
N.L., Mexico
1995
- Fredric Snitzer Gallery, "Unsolved Problems," July 7-31, Coral Gables,
FL
- Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, "Epicentro," July 13-August 20,
Santiago, Chile
- Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, "Epicentro," October 31-December
20, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1994
- Galería Ramis Barquet, "Internal Biology," Monterrey, N.L.,
Mexico
- FIA '94, "Jorge Tacla," Caracas, Venezuela (Galeria Ramis Barquet,
Monterrey, N.L., Mexico)
1994-93
- Museo de Monterrey, "Jorge Tacla: Irrealidad 1982-1993," October
21- January 20, Monterrey, Mexico
1993
- Galería Der Brücke, "Notas y Referencias," March 31-May
15, Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Nohra Haime Gallery, "New Work," November 17-December 23, New York,
NY
1992
- Nohra Haime Gallery, "Borders," April 7-May 2, New York, NY
- Lehman College Art Gallery, "Jorge Tacla: Memory of Place," November
5-December 16, Bronx, NY
1992-91
- High Museum of Art, "Art at the Edge: Jorge Tacla," November 21-January
31, Atlanta, GA
1991
- Nohra Haime Gallery, "Hemispheric Problem: Time and Space in Negative,"
January 8-February 9,
New York, NY
1990
- Nohra Haime Gallery, "Watercolors," October 3-27, New York, NY
1989
- Seibu Fine Arts Gallery, "Fantasy of the Figure," September 20-[October],
Tokyo, Japan
- Nohra Haime Gallery, "Jorge Tacla: Out of Focus," November 1-18,
New York, NY
- Seibu Artforum, "Fantasy of the Figure: 3 Visions," August 18-30,
Tokyo, Japan
1988
- Nohra Haime Gallery, "Jorge Tacla: To His Image and Likeness," September
14-October 15,
New York, NY
1987
- FORUM, "Jorge Tacla," Zurich, Switzerland (Nohra Haime Gallery,
New York, NY)
- Galería Arte Actual, "Jorge Tacla: Del Nilo al Mapocho,"
March 17-April 15, Santiago, Chile
- Galería Forum, "Jorge Tacla," April 1-30, Lima, Peru
1986
- Pulitzer Art Gallery, "Jorge Tacla: Tekeningen," March 22-April
24, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- Nohra Haime Gallery, "Jorge Tacla: New Works," April 29-May 24,
New York, NY
- Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, "Jorge Tacla: From the Nile to the
Mapocho,"
May 29-July 6, New York, NY
1985
- Galería Forum, "Jorge Tacla," March 6-April 2, Lima, Peru
- Limbo Gallery, "Jorge Tacla," October 3-27, New York, NY
- New Math Gallery, "Jorge Tacla," December, New York, NY
1985-84
- Nohra Haime Gallery, "Jorge Tacla: Recent Work," December 4-January
12, New York, NY
1983
- Inter-American Art Gallery, "Jorge Tacla: Recent Work," March 15-April
9, New York, NY
- New Math Gallery, "Jorge Tacla," November 8-December 4, New York,
NY
1982
- Galería Sur, "Zapateo Americano," September 21-October 17,
Santiago, Chile
- Galería Forum, "Mi Abuela en Nueva York," November-December,
Lima, Peru


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2002
- Boca Raton Museum of Art, "Reality and Figuration: The Contemporary Latin
American
Presence," Boca Raton, FL
- The Inter-American Development Bank Cultural Center Art Gallery, "Paradox
& Coexistence,"
Washington, DC
- Galería Animal, "Tacla," Santiago, Chile
- Galería Lucía de la Puente, "Arte de América Latina,"
Lima, Perú
- Estacion Bellas Artes, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile
- Miami Beach Basel, "Galeria Ramis Barquet," Miami, FL
2001
- Museo de Arte de Ponce, "Moderna Postmoderna," Ponce, Puerto Rico

- California Center for the Arts Museum, " Recent Acquisition," Escondido,
California
2000
- Milwaukee Art Museum, "Acquisitions," Milwaukee, WI
1998
- Milwaukee Art Museum, "Paintings from the Collection," Milwaukee,
WI
- Centro Cultural del Banco do Brasil. "Terra incognita." Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil
- Gallery A, Inc., "The Shared Medium: A Latin-American Drawing Exhibition,"
Chicago, IL
1996
- The Bronx Museum of the Arts, "Bronx Spaces," Bronx, NY
- The New Museum of Contemporary Art-Auction and Exhibition, April 27-May 12,
New York, NY
- Exit Art, "The Shape of Sound," New York, NY
- Muckenthaler Art Center, Fullerton, CA; Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL;

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art & Design, Kansas City, MO: "Monumental
Propaganda"
- Galería Ramis Barquet/Robert Miller Gallery, "Latin American Contemporary
Artists," New York, NY
1995
- Brooke Alexander "Prints to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Performance
Arts,"
New York, NY
1995-94
- Smithsonian Institution, International Gallery: "Monumental Propaganda,"
December 7-February 26,
Washington, DC
1994
- Le Temps d'un Dessin-Galerie de L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Lorient, March 16-April
6,
Lorient, France
- Arte Sandra Ascárraga, "Cinco Artistas de las Américas,"
Mexico City, Mexico
- El Museo del Barrio "Artists Talk Back: Visual Conversations with El
Museo. Reclaiming History."
New York, NY
1996-93
- Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Panama City, Panama; Salón Cultural Bancatlan,
Tegucigalpa,
Honduras; Patronato Pro Patrimonio Cultural, San Salvador, El Salvador; Centro
Binational, San Jose,
Costa Rica; IV Bienal Internacional De Pintura-1994, Cuenca, Ecuador; Museo
de Arte Moderno,
Medellin, Colombia; Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogota, Colombia; BNC's Galeria Augustin
Barrios,
Asuncion, Paraguay; Casa de Bastidas, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Fundacion
Banco
Patricios, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Museo de Arte Moderno Juan Astorg, Merida,
Venezuela;
Centro Cultural Consolidado, Caracas, Venezuela: "Current Identities: Recent
Painting in the United
States"
1995-93
- Hartnett Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; College of St. Rose,
Albany, NY;
Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center, State University of New York, Fredonia,
NY; Hofstra University,
Hempstead, NY; The Philharmonic Center, Naples, FL: "Engaged Cultures"
1994-93
- Leo Castelli Gallery, "Drawings. Thirtieth Anniversary Exhibition. To
Benefit the Foundation for
Contemporary Performance Art." December 11-January 8, New York, NY
1993
- Krannert Art Museum & Kinkead Pavillion, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign,
IL; I Space,
University of Illinois, Chicago, IL: "Paper Trails: The Eidetic Image"

- Annina Nosei Gallery, "Seven Latin American Artists," New York,
NY
- Institute for Contemporary Art, "Monumental Propaganda," Moscow,
Russia
- Marisa del Re Gallery, "The Linear Image II: Twentieth-Century Master
Works on Paper,"
October 7-November 6, New York, NY
- The Drawing Center, "Return of the Cadaver Exquis," November 6-December
18, New York, NY
1994-92
- Museo de Arte Moderno, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Casa de América, Madrid,
Spain; Casa de
Parra, Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Instituto Italo Latino-Americano, Rome,
Italy;
Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy; Galeries Des Halles De I'lle, Geneva, Switzerland;
Le Toit de La Grande Arche, Paris, France; Palácio Galvea, Lisbon, Portugal:
"Eco Art"
1992
- Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, "Migrations," Providence,
RI
- International House, Columbia University, "Detour," New York, NY

- Reflex Modern Art Gallery, "Miniature Museum," Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1992-91
- Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH; Museum of Contemporary
Art,
Wright State University, Dayton, OH; Western Gallery, Western Washington
1991
- San Diego Museum of Art, "Latin American Drawings Today," March
16-April 28, San Diego, CA
- Marco Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, "Myth and the
Magic in the Americas: The
Eighties," Monterrey, Mexico
- Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University, "McNature,"
Canton, NY
1991-90
- National Museum of Contemporary Art, "Works on Hanji Paper," November
21-February 20, Seoul,
South Korea
1990
- Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art; New Museum; Studio Museum in Harlem:
"The Decade Show,"
New York, NY
- Blum Helman Warehouse, New York, NY; Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong: "China."

1989
- Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, "Figurative-Abstract,"
Austin, TX
- Seibu Fine Arts Gallery, "Drawing Exhibition From New York," [June-July]
Tokyo, Japan
- Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, "Art for Your Collection,"
Providence, RI
1989-88
- Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, "New Visions of the Apocalypse,"
Providence, RI
1988
- Frances Wolfson Art Gallery, Miami-Dade Community College, "Finis Terrae,"
Miami, FL
1987
- Hooks-Epstein Galleries Inc., "The Anatomy of Drawing," September
12-October 7, Houston, TX
- Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, "Latin American
Artists in New York Since 1970,"
Austin, TX
- Gray Art Gallery, East Carolina University, "Images of Culture,"
Greenville, NC
1986
- Jersey City Museum, "Into the Mainstream," Jersey City, NJ
- Contemporary Arts Center, "Oppression/Expression," May 10-June 15,
New Orleans, LA
1985
- The St. Paul's Companies, "The Art of South America," St. Paul,
MN
- Sande Webster Gallery, "Cross Currents-New Work From New York,"
Philadelphia, PA
1985-84
- City Gallery, Center for Inter-American Relations, "New Forms of Figuration,"
December 7-January
18, New York, NY
1984
- P.S. 1, Institute for Art and Urban Research, "The New Portrait,"
April 15-June 10, Long Island City, NY
- Miami-Dade Community College, "New Figure Drawing: Twelve Latin American
Artists," October 10-
November 9, Miami, FL
1983
- Chrysler Museum, "Contemporary Latin American Art," Norfolk, VA


PUBLIC COMMISSIONS
1991 Bronx Housing Court, Grand Concourse, Percent for Art Commission
2001 Patio Mayor, Sala Tacla, Santiago, Chile