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Carolina Caycedo

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Carolina Caycedo (b. 1978, London, UK, to Colombian parents; lives and works in Los Angeles) received an MFA from the University of Southern California in 2014 and a BFA from Los Andes University in Bogotá in 1999. Recent solo exhibitions have been held at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (2020-2021); Institute of Contemporary Art Boston (2020); Orange County Museum of Art (2019-2020); and Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź, Poland (2019-2020). Caycedo has participated in group exhibitions at the Institute for Contemporary Art, Richmond, VA (2020); Röda Sten Konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden (2020); Chicago Architecture Biennial (2019); Museo de Arte São Paulo, Brazil (2019); Centre Pompidou, Paris (2019); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2018); Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2018); Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2018); Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA (2017); and Seoul Museum of Art, South Korea (2017). Caycedo is the recipient of the VIA Art Fund Artistic Production Grant (2020), Art Matters Foundation Fellowship (2020), California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists (2017), Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant (2016), Creative Capital Award (2015), and Harpo Foundation Grant for Visual Artists (2015), and has participated in residencies at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA (2018); FAAP/Bienal São Paulo, Brazil (2016); and DAAD, Berlin (2012). Caycedo is the 2020-21 Wanlass Artist in Residence at Occidental College in Los Angeles, and a 2020-2022 Inaugural Borderlands Fellow of the ASU Center for Imagination in the Borderlands and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School. The Blessings of the Mystery, Caycedo’s exhibition with filmmaker David de Rozas, opens at Ballroom Marfa in April 2022.  


Caycedo's work is included in the collections of Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, NH; KADIST, San Francisco; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA; Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź, Poland; MUSAC, León, Spain; Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, Bogotá; Seoul Museum of Art; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA; Vincent Price Art Museum, Monterey Park, CA; and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.