Gisela Colon


GISELA COLON

 

Education

1987  University of Puerto Rico, B.A., magna cum laude

1986  Harry S. Truman Scholarship Congressional Award

1990  Southwestern University School of Law, J.D

 

Solo Exhibitions

​2018

PODS, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO (September – December 2018)

PODS, Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho (March – July 2018)

2017

PODS, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas (December 2017- February 2018)

PODS, Roswell Museum of Art, New Mexico (June – September 2017)

PODS, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, Georgia (March – June 2017)

GISELA COLON, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas, (Spring 2017)

HYPER-MINIMAL, Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, California, January- February 2017

2016

PODS, Castellani Art Museum, Niagara, New York, August 2016- February 2017

PODS, International Museum of Art & Science, McAllen Texas, April – July 2016

2015

PODS, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, September 2015- March 2016

PODS, ACE Gallery, Beverly Hills, California, January- June 2015

2014

COLORIMETRY, Museum of Art & History (MOAH), Lancaster, CA

2013

GLO-PODS, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

PODS, Museum of Art & History (MOAH), Lancaster, CA

2012

LARGE PODS, Nye + Brown, Los Angeles, CA

2011

CHROMATIC COOL, Andi Campognone Projects, Pomona CA

RAW GEOMETRY, Madison Gallery, La Jolla, CA

2009

LIQUID GOLD, David Lawrence Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

2008

LIQUID LIGHT, Galeria Petrus, San Juan, Puerto Rico

KINETIC LIGHT, LS Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

2007

URBAN INSTINCTS, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

​2017

PLASTIC ENTANGLEMENTS: ECOLOGY AESTHETICS MATERIALS,Palmer Museum of Art,

Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, Fall 2017

TRANS-ANGELES: CROSSOVER EXPERIMENTATION,Neuer Kunstverein,

Kunstlanding, Aschaffenburg, Germany, May – July 2017

ON THE ROAD: AMERICAN ABSTRACTION,David Klein Gallery,

Detroit, Michigan, March 18 – April 22, 2017

2016

COLLECTION, Museum of Art & History, Lancaster, CA, October 2016

PAST/PRESENT/FUTURE, Grand Rapids Art Museum,

Grand Rapids, MI, September 1 – October 30, 2016

RADIANT SPACE, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas,

Group Exhibition with Peter Alexander, DeWain Valentine, Larry Bell,

May 7, 2016 – August 13, 2016

MADE IN CALIFORNIA: SELECTIONS FROM THE WEISMAN FOUNDATION,

Mana Contemporary, New Jersey, January – August 2016

TRANS-ANGELES: CROSSOVER EXPERIMENTATION, Chabot Museum,

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, March – June 2016

2015

MADE IN CALIFORNIA: SELECTIONS FROM THE WEISMAN FOUNDATION

Mana Contemporary @ Art Basel Miami, Florida, December 2015

ATMOSPHERIC ABSTRACTION, Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA

Group Exhibition with Larry Bell, December 2015

2014

TRANS-ANGELES: CROSSOVER EXPERIMENTATION, Kunstmuseum Wilhelm-Morgner Haus,

Soest, Germany, April 2014

LIGHT & SPACE SELECTIONS, ACE Gallery, Los Angeles, California, November – April, 2014

2013

SPECTRA, San Diego State University, Downtown Gallery, San Diego, California

JUBILAUMSAUSSTELLUNG, Galerie Lausberg, Düsseldorf, Germany

2012

SMOOTH OPERATIONS: SUBSTANCE AND SURFACEIN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ART,

Museum of Art & History, Lancaster, California

2011

LIGHT & SPACE, Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, California

WINTER THAW,Lausberg Contemporary, Toronto, Canada

2010

SUMMER GROUP SHOW, Lausberg Contemporary, Toronto, Canada

2009

LAX: BEYOND ABSTRACTION, Madison Gallery, La Jolla, California

2008

INAUGURAL EXHIBITION, Preston Contemporary Art, Center, Mesilla, New Mexico

AWARDS 2008, Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), Long Beach, California

LIQUID SUPERCOOL: 6 ARTISTS WORKING IN RESIN,

William Turner Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California

BIBLIOGRAPHY

​2017

Philp, Hunter Drohojowska, “Gisela Colon at Diane Rosenstein,” KCRW Art Talk, January 12, 2017

Wagley, Catherine, “Deceptive Perfection,” LA Weekly, January 18, 2017

2016

Hudson, Suzanne (March 2016). “Atmospheric Abstraction.” ArtForum 54 (7): 281–282

Moyer, Nancy, “Artist provides geometric experience in IMAS exhibit,” The Monitor, April 25, 2016

Tennant, Donna, “Radiant Space,” Editor’s Picks, Visual Art Source, June 2016

Gemmell, Grace-Yvette, “Radiant Space Illuminates Houston with Flashes of the West Coast’s Light and Space Movement,” ARTSY Editorial, June 13, 2016

Anspon, Catherine D., “Space Race,” Papercity Magazine, Houston, Texas, July 2016

Dansby, Daneva H. (November 2016),”Gisela Colon: Light Effects,” Sculpture 35 (9): 36-39

2015

Gleason, Mat, “Gisela Colon at Ace Gallery: Light & Space Art Gains Content,”

Huffington Post, January 30, 2015

Biller, Steven, “Gisela Colon; Pods at Ace Gallery,” Art Ltd., May/June 2015, p.25

Philp, Hunter Drohojowska (April 2015), Gisela Colon (1st ed.).

Los Angeles: Ace Gallery. ISBN 978-0-692-41011-0

Bloom, Rebecca, “The Most Powerful Women in LA’s Art Scene,”

LA Confidential, June 26, 2015

Straus, Michael, “Ron Cooper,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 5, 2015

2014

New American Paintings, Pacific Coast Issue, No. 109

Artillery, Colorimetry at MOAH, March 4, 2014

Droste Effect, Colorimetry Uses Color as Instigator, February 25, 2014

ArtSpace, Could Silicon Valley Be the Next Art Basel,? April 12, 2014

SquareCylinder.com, Virtual and Real Shake Hands @

Silicon Valley Contemporary, April 11, 2014

2013

ArtScene, December 2013, Continuing and Recommended Exhibitions,

Glo-Pods at Quint Contemporary Art

2011

Studio Visit, Volume 16, Juried Exhibition-In-Print

Art Ltd Magazine, Gisela Colon: Artist Profile, July/August

ArtScene, April 2011, Continuing and Recommended Exhibitions,

Chromatic Cool at AC Projects

2009

Meliksetian, Anna. Gisela Colón: Liquid Gold: The Latest Pour

at David Lawrence Gallery, THE Magazine, Beverly Hills, CA

2008

Luz Liquida en Petrus, El Nuevo Dia, San Juan, Puerto Rico,

Geometria Abstracta Desde L.A., El Nuevo Dia, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

COLLECTIONS

​The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

Castellani Art Museum, Niagara, New York

Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), Grand Rapids, Michigan

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD), San Diego, California

Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California

Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, California

The Fredrick R. Weisman Foundation

The Jarl Mohn Family Foundation

Beth Rudin DeWoody Foundation

Michael Straus Foundation