Born 1976 in Cusco, Perú; lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Lima, Perú

EDUCATION

2007        Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine
2000        Bachelor of Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014        Soñar Para Mañana, Revolver Galeria, Lima, Peru
2013        Migrating Identities, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
                Cuts, Burns, Punctures, Drawing Center, New York, NY
                Quoin, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
2012        Parquette, Museum of Contemporary Art Rome (MACRO), Rome, Italy
                Museo del Relave, Proyecto AFUERA, Cerro de Pasco, Perú
2010        Maquette For Landscape, Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome, Italy
                Un muro de Tochos, Arróniz Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
                Aún sin Título II, La Ex-Culpable, Lima, Perú
                Aún sin Título I, Revolver Gallery, Lima, Perú
2009        Ishmael Randall Weeks, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
                Trofeo, curated by Adriano Pedrosa, Zona Maco Sur, Mexico
2008        Experimentos, Camuflajes y Bunkers, Galería Kiosko, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
                Refugio, Galería Lucía de La Puente, Lima, Perú
2006        Estructuras, Simulacros, Galeria German Kruger, ICPNA, Lima, Perú (cat.)
2004        Rocoq, rocoq, pultín, Match Art Space, New York, NY
                Terra Funga, Centro Cultural Scotiabank, Cusco, Perú
2000        Essentially Linear, UBS Gallery, Bard College, New York, NY     

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014        Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed, University Galleries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
2013        Migrating Identities, curated by Betti-Sue Hertz, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
                Panorámica, Museo Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico
                En Obras, curated by Iciar Sagarminaga, Galeria Nuble, Santander, Spain
                Arte Al Paso, Colección Contemporánea del Museo de Arte de Lima, Museo Banco de la Republica, Bogota, Colombia
                How I Wrote Plastic Man, Invisible Exports, New York, NY
                PRIMERA DÉCADA, Artes visuales del siglo XXI en Lima, Galería Germán Krüger Espantoso, curated by Manuel Munive,
                ICPNA, Lima, Perú
2012        Bajo El Sol de La Muerte, Galeria Espacio Minimo, Madrid, Spain
                Latinoamérica, Arte entre Identidad y Máscara, curated by Antonio Arévalo, 11th Art Stays Festival, Ptuj, Slovenia
                Paved Paradise, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
                Decimo Paralello Nord, Ex-Ospedale Sant’Agostino, Modena, Italy
                Revolver Galeria en NueveOchenta, Galeria Nueveochenta, Bogota, Columbia
                The Peripatetic School: Itinerant drawing from Latin America, curated by Tanya Barson, Banco de la Republica,
                Bogota, Colombia
                Dias Negros, Revolver Gallery, Lima, Perú
                Voglio Soltanto Essere Amato, curated by MAP, EX3 art space, Florence, Italy
2011        El Placer es mas Importante que la Victoria, curated by Miguel Lopez, Tasneem Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
                Community Without Propinquity, curated by Inheritance Projects, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK
                The Peripatetic School: Itinerant drawing from Latin America, curated by Tanya Barson, The Drawing Room, London, UK
                Dublin Contemporary, curated by Jota Castro and Christian Viveros Faune, Dublin, Ireland
                Contain, Maintain, Sustain, curated by Welmoed Laanstra, Sara Reisman, and Ernesto Santalla,
                Washington Project for the Arts, Artisphere, Washington, DC
                Voglio Soltanto Essere Amato, Maga Museum of Art, Gallarte, Italy
                Anonymous Presence, curated by Yoab Vera, Y Gallery, New Cork, NY
                Fronteras en Mutacion, curated by Sigismond de Vajay, Centro Cultural de España, Buenos Aires, Argentina
                Bruma, organized by Alexander Dellal and Revolver Gallery, 20 Hoxton Square Projects, London, UK
                S-Files Bienal, curated by Elvis Fuentes, Trinidad Carillo, and Rocio Arranda, Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
                Heterogénea, Centro Cultural Juan Parra del Riego, Lima, Perú
                Tracing the Unseen Border, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud and Ian L. Cofré, La MaMa la Galeria, New York, NY
                Objects of Devotion and Desire: Medieval Relic to Contemporary Art, curated by Cynthia Hahn,
                Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY
                Glossolalia 5.0, film screening curated by Cauleen Smith, The Kitchen, New York, NY
2010        Planet of Slums, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud and LaToya Ruby Frazier, Third Screening, New York, NY
                Greater New York, curated by Klaus Biesenbach, Connie Butler, and Neville Wakefield, MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center,
                New York, NY
                Formes y Desformes, curated by Antonio Arévalo, Galleria Zak, Siena, Italy
                Dialogos en la coleccion de arte contemporáneo del MALI, curated by Tatiana Cuevas, Lima Art Museum (MALi),
                Lima, Perú 
                Altered Appropriations, curated by Jody Zellen, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA
                Painting and Sculpture, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY
                smART, Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida
                El Comienzo del Fin, curated by Revolver Gallery, Patricia Ready Galeria, Santiago, Chile
                Lush Life, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud and Franklin Evans, Collette Blanchard Gallery, New York, NY
                Des-Habitable, curated by Dermis Leon, Centro Cultural de España, Lima, Perú
                Guatavita, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
                Does the Angle Between two walls have a happy Ending?, curated by Ishmael Randall Weeks,
                Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome, Italy
2009        Slash: Paper under the knife, curated by David McFarden, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
                Des-Habitable, curated by Dermis Leon, OTR Espacio de Arte, Madrid, Spain
                Colectivo 2009, Arróniz arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
                Zegache, Museo Casa Lamm, Mexico City, Mexico
                Party at Chris’s House, curated by Phong Bui, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                Proyectos, Galeria Revolver, Lima, Perú
                Crisis in Progress, curated by Dorota Biczel and Emilio Tarazona, ICPNA San Miguel, Lima, Perú
                10th Havana Bienal, Havana, Cuba (national selection)
                Postales De Lima, curated by Tatiana Cuevas, Sala Wiese, Lima, Perú
                Trabajo de Espacio, Arróniz arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
                Desenhos (Drawings): A-Z, curated by Adriano Pedrosa, Museu Da Cidade, Lisbon, Portugal
                Pulp Fiction, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
2008        Visions of Contemporary Art in Perú, Galería Lucía de La Puente, Lima, Perú
                MALI Contemporary, Aquisitions and Donations 2008, Sala Wiese, Lima, Perú
                Al Natural, Dibujo Nuevo, Sala Raul Porras Barrenechea, Lima, Perú
                La Construcción del Lugar Común, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Lima, Perú
2007        10º 00 S. 76º 00 W, Galería Leme, São Paulo, Brazil
                Popular-Pop, curated by Rodrigo Quijano, Lima Art Museum (MALi), Lima, Perú
                Isla, Open Space, ARTE BA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
                Nomade, IX Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador (national selection)
                Legado Para el Futuro: The Permanent Collection 2005–2007, Lima Art Museum (MALi), Lima, Perú
2006        Arte y Urbe, curated By Jorge Villacorta, National Museum, Lima, Perú
                EO IPSO, Match Art Space, New York, NY
                Cambios Estructurales I, curated By Ishmael Randall Weeks, San Marcos Museum, Lima, Perú
2005        Viceversa, Match Art Space, New York, NY
                Vitaminas, curated by Armando Williams, Impromptu Gallery, Trujillo, Perú
                Noche de Arte, National Museum, Lima, Perú
2004        Frei Raüme, Frei Still e.v., Art Space, Berlin, Germany
2003        On Wheels, Vermont Studio Art Center, Johnson, VT
2000        Constellation, Fisher Arts Center, New York, NY

AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS, RESIDENCIES

2012        Full fellowship: MACRO Residency, Rome, Italy
2011        Award: New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), New York, NY
2010        Full fellowship: ART OMI Residency, OMI, New York, NY
2009-10   Award: Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation ‘Space Program,’ New York, NY
2009        Fellowship: La Curtiduria Residency, Oaxaca, Mexico
2008        Award: Art Matters Foundation, New York, NY
                Full fellowship: Kiosko Art Residency, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
                Full fellowship: Sculpture Space Residency, New York, NY
2007        Honorary mention: IX Cuenca Bienal, Ecuador
                Full fellowship: Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
2005-06   Award: Foundation for Contemporary Art, New York, NY
2003        Full fellowship: Vermont Studio Art Center, Johnson, VT
2000        Project grant: Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

BOOKS AND PUBLICATIONS

2013        Hertz, Betti-Sue, Migrating Identities, San Francisco: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
2011        Barson, Tanya; dos Anjos, Moacir; de la Barra, Pablo Leon, and Isobell Whitelegg, The Peripatetic School: 
                Itinerant Drawing from Latin America, London: Ridinghouse/Drawing Room
                Hahn, Cynthia Jean, Objects of Devotion and Desire, New York: Hunter College Press, pp. 16, 66–67
                Van Ginhoven Rey, Christopher, “A Veiled Intimacy,” in BRUMA exhibition catalogue, London: 20 Hoxton Square Projects
2010        Biesenbach, Klaus; Butler, Cornelia H., and Neville Wakefield, Greater New York 2010,
                New York: MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center, pp. 112–13, 162–63
2009        de Vajay, Sigismond, ed., Of Bridges and Borders, Zurich: JRP Ringier Kunstverlag AG, pp. 253–67
                Revere McFadden, David, Slash: Paper Under the Knife, Milan: 5 Continents, pp. 184–87
                Cornell, Lauren; Gioni, Massimiliano, and Laura Hoptman, Younger Than Jesus: Artist Directory, London: Phaidon Press, p. 507
                Era, Jorge Fernández, Integración y Resistencia en la era Global, Havana: Centro de Arte Contemporáneo
                Wilfredo Lam, pp. 454–55
2008        Williams, Armando, Visiones del Arte Contemporáneo en el Perú, Lima: Galería Lucía de la Puente
                Zegarra, Miguel and Jorge Villacorta, La Construcción del Lugar Común, Lima: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo
2007        Calle, Mercedes Espinoza and Rodrigo Abad Gómez, IX Bienal de Cuenca: Espacios, Tiempos Identitarios,
                Quito: Centro de Documentación, pp. 64–67
2006        Quijano, Rodrigo, “Llámenme Ishmael: Notas sobre Balances y Tensiones en la Obra de Randall Weeks,”
                in Ishmael Randall Weeks: Estructuras, Simulacros, Lima: ICPNA
                Alvarado, Luis; Dam, Paulo; del Valle, Augusto; López López, Miguel; Lerner, Sharon, and Jorge Villacorta,
                Post-Ilusiones: Nuevas Visiones, Arte Critico en Lima (1980–2006), Lima: Fundación Wiese, p. 113

SELECTED ARTICLES

2013        MacAdams, Barbra, “Ishmael Randall Weeks,” ARTnews, April
                Haber, John, “Quoin Tricks,” Haberarts.com, March
                Bacon, Alex, “Ishmael Randall Weeks with Alex Bacon,” The Brooklyn Rail, February 5
                Halle, Howard, “Ten just opened gallery shows you should see,” Time Out New York, January 14
                “Quoin. Ishmael Randall Weeks,” Cura, January
                Gopnik, Blake, “Ishmael Weeks Disturbs History,” The Daily Beast, January
                Buhmann, Stephanie, “Two Seasons, a ‘Weeks’ and ‘Eight Recent Works,’” The Villager, January 17
2012        Lopez, Miguel, “Lima Remembers,” Art in America, September
                Castro, Jan, “Peru’s Contemporary Sculptors,” Sculpture Magazine, March
2011        Anne Miller, Leigh, “A Continental Biennial,” Art in America, December
                Chatruc, Celina, “Cruzar Las Fronteras,” La Nacion, July 10
2010        Bernabei, Valentina, “Ishmael Randall Weeks,” Flash Art, December
                Saldari, Eloisa, “Da Federica Schiavo Le Transformazioni Orogenetiche di Randall Weeks,” ARTEeCRITICA, no. 65
                Agliottone, Marianna, “Ishmael Randall Weeks, a Solo Show,” Exibart Magazine, September
                Catton, Pia, “Greater Visions of Contemporary Art,” The Wall Street Journal, May 20
                Viveros-Fauné, Pia, “‘Greater New York 2010’ is Worse than the Biennial,” The Village Voice, June 2
                Paul, Carlos, “Artista Utiliza Arquitectura y Urbanismo para Reflejar Los Movimientos Sociales de AL,” La Jornada, May 7
                Harris, Jane, “Slash: Paper under the Knife,” Time Out New York, January 14–20
2009        Ramonetti, Aridana, “Reinventar y Alterar: Una mirada a la obra de Randall Weeks,” Glamour Magazine Mexico, December
                Micchelli, Thomas, “Ishmael Randall Weeks,” The Brooklyn Rail, May
                TD Neil, Jonathan, “Next Greats,” Art Review Magazine, March
                Montejo Navas, Adolfo, “Entre la Integración y la Resistencia,” LAPIZ magazine, May, pp. 67–76
                González Rosas, Blanca, “Trabajo de Espacio,” Revista Proceso
                “Pulp Fiction,” The New Yorker, February 4
                Rivero, Gerson, “Tres Residencias,” El Deber, August
                Otero, Diego, “Pero se Expone,” El Comercio, January
                Otero, Diego, “Espectáculos y amenazas,” El Domincal, January
2007        Noceda, Jorge Manuel, “Cuenca, una bienal a orillas del tomebamba,” ART NEXUS, no. 67
                Revoredo, Alberto, “Nuevas Coordenadas para el Arte,” El Comercio, September
                Verlichak, Victoria, “IX Cuenca Bienal,” ARTE AL DIA, May/June, p. 80
2006        Román, Élida, “Experiencia imprescindible’ El Comercio, January
                Escribano, Pedro, “IR y sus metáforas del mundo,” La Republica
                Velasco, Claudia, “Restos del Futuro,” El Comercio, January
                Martínez, Jack, “Dilema del Progreso,” La Primera, January
                Bernuy, Jorge, “Estructuras, Simulacros,” Expreso, January
                “Rastros del Futuro,” Caretas Magazine, January
                Casas, “Tensiones y Balances,” Revista Casas, January
2005        Dalglish, Jamie, “Mad Dream Chamber,” NY ARTS, March
2004        “Canales de Weeks,” Caretas Magazine, December
                Lauer, Vera, “Los Dibujos tóxicos,” La República, August

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, Italy
Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
Middlesbrough Insitute of Modern Art (MIMA), Middlesbrough, UK
The Museum of Art in Lima (MALi), Lima, Perú
Museum of Contemporary Art (MACRO), Rome, Italy