Competition: Latin America & Caribbean
Born in Argentina, artist Liliana Porter has lived in New York since 1964. The year after she came to New York, she cofounded the New York Graphic Workship along with artists Luis Camnitzer and Jose Guillermo Castillo. From 1991 to 2007, she was a professor of art at Queens College, CUNY.
Ms. Porter was the recipient of three New York Foundation for the Arts fellowships (1985, 1996, 1999), the Mid-Atlantic /NEA Regional Fellowship (1994), and seven PSC-CUNY research awards (from 1994 to 2004).
Her works have been shown nationally and internationally and are represented in many public and private collections: the Tate Modern Collection, London; Museum of Modern Art, New York City; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City; Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires; Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas; Philadelphia Museum of Art; La Biblioteque Nationale, Paris; New York Public Library; Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires; Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile; Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogota; Blanton Museum, Austin, Texas; Museo del Barrio, New York City; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.; Bronx Museum for the Arts; Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; Daros Collection, Zurich; Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires; and the Brooklyn Museum in New York.
In 2009 Ms. Porter had a solo show at Museo Tamayo, Mexico, was named "Academica Correspondiente for Argentina in the United States", and has been featured in group shows at the Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX; the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT; the Boston Center for the Arts; the Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY; and the Sharjah Biennial in the United Arab Emirates. She completed a new web project for DIA Art Foundation entitled, "Rehearsal".