Selected Solo Exhibitions and Full Scale Installations

2016 Generativity, Suyama Space, Seattle WA

2014 Pool, Soundwave Biennial, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA, Curated by Justin Hoover

        Pool, Festival de La Imagen, Museum of Caldas, Columbia. (Three person video installation show with Gary Hill and Robert Cahen)

        Research, Currents 2014, El Museo Cultural, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2013 The Method of Loci, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Portland,OR

2011 Bonnie Bronson Fellowship 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Hoffman Gallery Lewis and Clark College (Pool, Room sized full scale interactive video installation)

2008 Motion Studies-Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR April

2007 Flight Studies-Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR

2003 Theater of Memory, Installation, Core Sample; Portland, OR, PICA (full scale Installation)

2001 Secret of Shadows, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR  

1996 Imagining the Other Side, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

1995 Wishing Trees, Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, OR

1994 Fate, (with Kristy Edmunds), Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

1993 Abundance and Scarcity, Land based installation, Marylhurst University, OR

1992 Translations, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

1992 Walking on Water; Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

1991 Traveler’s Rest, in collaboration with Dennis Kitz (sound), Randolph, VT

1989 Offering, Art Gym, Marylhurst College, Portland, OR

1989 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR (Solo)

1986 In Bocca Al Lupo, Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT


Selected Public Commissions

2015 Timeline; National Capital Parks and Planning Commission, Capital Crescent Trail, Bethesda, MD

2012 Shadow Play; Legacy Emanuel Randall Children’s Hospital, Portland, OR

2010 Intellectual Ecosystem-PSU Associated Student Recreation Center, Portland, OR

2009 Celestial Navigation SoundTransit SeaTac Airport Link Plaza, Sculpture and  permanent Video Installation, SeaTac, WA

2009 Urban Hydrology; Portland, OR downtown Transit Mall,

2008 Fluid Dynamics 66th Avenue Gateway; East Bay Trail; Oakland, CA

        The Long View, Laveen Conveyance Channel, Phoenix, AZ w/Otani

2006 Garden of Strength; Mayfair Community Center, San Jose, CA

        Theory of Everything Plaza Everett Community College, Art and Science Building, Everett, WA

        Lead Design Team Artist; New Columbia, Housing Authority of Portland, OR

2004 Flows and Eddies; Smith and Bybee Lakes Restoration, Portland, OR

        Icons of Transformation; Overlook Station, Interstate Max Light rail, Portland, OR

        Into the Green Wood; Greenwood Branch Library, Seattle, WA

2003 Message in a Bottle; Water Quality Testing Lab, Seattle, WA

        Creating a Place to Heal; Harborview Medical Center Campus Master Plan, Seattle, WA

2002 Unseen Worlds, B.E.S., Design Team Artist, Wet Weather Treatment Facility, Portland, OR $60,000 (16 acre environmental

        restoration project)

2001 Lead Design Team Artist Tacoma Link Light rail

        Theater District Station; Night/Day, Tacoma Link Light rail, Tacoma, WA

        Union Station South 19th Street Station; Landscape Memories, Tacoma Link Light rail, Tacoma, WA

1998 Bridge Between Cultures Design Team Artist (w/ Otani) Seattle, WA

1994 Artist Design Team Member, Westside Light Rail, Portland, OR


Selected Group Exhibitions and Festivals

2016 Open Sesame; The Lumber Room, Portland OR, Curated by Kristan Kennedy

        Bodies in Motion/Bodies at Rest; Portland Winter Light Festival

        Overview; International experimental video touring exhibition. Curator Justin Hoover (USA)

2015 The New Math; Currents 2015; Immersive Dome, Santa Fe, NM

        XXXFuori Festival, Pesaro, Italy

        TinaB Contemporary Art Festival, Budapest, Prague, Tel Aviv

        Video Guerilha; Sao Paolo, Brazil

2013 VideoAKT Biennale of Video Art, Barcelona, Spain, Curated by Angie Bonino

2012 Cyberfest; St Petersburg, Russia, Co Sponsored by The State Museum Hermitage, Curated by Vika Ilyushkina

        N-Minutes Festival: Shanghai, China

        Video Guerrilha Festival; Sao Paulo Brazil, Nederlands Instituute voor MediaKunst.

        I’ve Travelled Far in Portland; Video Art; Pompidou Metz, France, Living Calligraphy

        Currents 2012; Santa Fe NM

        Subtle Technologies; Toronto, Ontario, Motion Studies. Pool, Intellectual Ecosystem

2011 The Shape of the Problem, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

        From this Moment on: Greestone Gallery, Lincoln University, England

        Flying Films Festival, Morgen Vogel Gallery, Berlin Germany (Motion Studies)

2010 Mumbai International Film Festival; National Film Board of India Invitational selection, Experimental Film (Motion Studies)

        Mother Lode; The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, OR

        Electronic Visualization and Art; BCA, London (Motion Studies)

2009 Technarte, Bilbao, Spain (Motion Studies)

        MadCat International Film Festival, San Francisco, CA (Motion Studies)

2008 Rencontres Internationales Sciences et Cinémas- Marseille, France (Motion Studies)

        809 International New Image Art Festival-Yichang, China (Motion Studies)

2004 23 on 9th, Elizabeth Leach Gallery. Portland, OR

2000 Wonder Women, Art Gym, Marylhurst, OR

1998 Here/Now, Tidbit Gallery, Portland, OR (Curated by Randy Gragg)

1997 Penetrating Image, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

1996 Fabrication & Collaboration, Art Gym, Marylhurst College, Portland, OR

1995 Four Northwest Artists in Search of Values, Ethics and Morals, Vollum Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR

1993 Crosscut, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

        USA Today, Textielmuseum of the Netherlands, Tilburg & Helsinki, Finland

1992 Sculpture in the Landscape, Art Gym, Marylhurst, OR

        Partitio, performance collaboration and installation curated by Kristy Edmunds, Portland

1990 Scripps Ceramics Annual, Lang Gallery, Claremont, CA

1988 East meets West, Contemporary Crafts, Portland, OR

1987 Frontiers in Fiber, United States State Department touring exhibition of Asia

1986 Third Western States Biennial, Brooklyn Art Museum, Brooklyn, NY


Selected Awards

2016 Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist’s Fellowship

        4Culture (Seattle, WA) Tech Specific Grant

2015 Oregon Arts Commission/ Hallie Ford Foundation Opportunity Grant

2014 Oregon Arts Commission Opportunity Grant

2012 Oregon Arts Commission/ Hallie Ford Foundation Opportunity Grant

2011 Intellectual Ecosystem, Public Art Network National Year in Review Selection

        Project Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Pool

2009 Honor Award, Lindbergh Foundation, Motion Studies

2004 Overlook Park Station selected for “Public Art Network’s “National ‘Year in Review”

2003 Tacoma City Council Special Projects Award for Public Art

        Flintridge Foundation Fellowship-$25,000 (West Coast USA) mid career award

2001 Honor Award for Citizen Involvement at the American Planning Association Annual Awards for Excellence Harborview Hospital Master Plan

2000 Regional Arts and Culture Council (Portland, OR) Artist’s Project Grant

1999 Honor Award, American Institute of Architects, Weller Street Pedestrian Bridge

        Washington Council Civic Design Awards Program, Weller Street Pedestrian Bridge

1995 Bonnie Bronson Award, Oregon Community Foundation

1994 National Endowment for the Arts; Regional Initiatives Project Grant

1993 Viewers’ Choice Award, Crosscut, Portland, Art Museum

1992 Metropolitan Arts Council (Portland, OR) project grant

1991 National Endowment for the Arts; Regional Initiatives Grant New Genres

1987 Oregon Arts Council Individual Fellowship

1986 Finalist: Rome Prize Fellowship

1985 NEA Project Grant


Selected Publications / Media Exposure

2017 Archee; revue d’art en ligne : arts médiatiques & cyberculture, Montreal Quebec Issue devoted to Generativity and Phase5. (Feb 2017)

Senses of Cinema; World Poll part 3; Gwendolyn Audrey Foster

2016 Generativity; Installation by Fernanda D’Agostino, Suyama Space, Catalog Essays by Beth Sellars and Justin Hoover

        Seattle Weekly, Volume 41; Number 42 pg 25, Every End is a New Beginning, TS Flock

2015 Art Clue; Vernon Art Gallery and TinaB in Prague March 10, 2015   geometry/

2014 San Francisco Bay Guardian, Volume 48, Issue 42, Treading Water, Emma Stone         review of Soundwave Biennial featuring photo of Pool.

        Centro de Experimentación e Investigación en Artes Electrónicas UNTREF Ricardo Dal Fara; Interview with Fernanda D’Agostino

2013 ArtForum, Critics Picks, Portland, OR Stephanie Snyder, November 2013

        Fernanda D’Agostino: The Method of Loci, Linda Tesner and Terri Hopkins, Marylhurst University Press

        Electronic Visualization in Arts and Culture; Bowen, Keene and NG editors,         Springer, London

2012 Hyperallergic; ”Santa Fe Grows Its New Media Festival” by An Xiao on July 6, 2012 

        Santa Fe New Mexican’s Passatiempo; ‘Lights, Projectors Action” Rob Dewitt, Cover & pg 32, 6/22/2012

        Der Spiegel On Line; Projekt in Brasilien: Die Outdoor-Kunst  23.11.12 (Featured work; photos)

2011 Bonnie Bronson Fellows 20 Years: Linda Tesner: Lewis and Clark Press

2009 Ventilo n°232 du 12 au 25 novembre 2008, Pg.11 Marseille + Bouches-du-Rhône, France La Croisee Des Sciences Rencontres Internationales Sciences

        Cinémas (Motion Studies)

2008 Think out Loud: Public Art, Oregon Public Broadcasting, Portland, OR

2006 Colors of Architecture, Andrew Moor, Rizzoli, (two pages on Greenwood Library)

2004 Core Sample; Portland Art Now, Randy Gragg & Matthew Stadler, Clear Cut Press

        Video and Film at Core Sample, Lois Allen, ArtWeek, January 2004, pg.33

2003 Light Rail/Light Art, DK Rowe, Oregonian, April 25, pg L1. (Overlook Station praised as one of three “great successes” in a mixed

        review of Tri-Mets Yellow Line)

        Rip Rap,Portland Bureau of Environmental Services Wetlands Restoration Project, Landscape Architecture Magazine, 6/03

        Current Public Art in Portland, ArtWeek, June 16th 2003

        Flintridge Foundation Catalogue; Fellowship Winners, Flintridge Foundation   

        Art in America; Art World; Flintridge Foundation Fellowships

2000 Abundance and Scarcity, Land Forum Magazine, Spacemaker Press, Boston, Vol3

1999 Female Dominance in Public Art, Cath Bruner, Arcade Magazine, Seattle, September

        Design Landscape Forum, Peter Walker, Spacemaker Press, Boston. Featured Artist

1996 A death in the family, Megan McMorran, The Oregonian, Feb. 2, 1996, p.16 1995

        Contemporary Art in the Northwest, Lois Allan, Craftsman House,

1995 Conceptual Art for Rush Hour, Randy Gragg, The Oregonian, May p.F1

        Into Oblivion, Lois Allan, Artweek, Feb. 3, 1994, p.15

        Artists contemplate Fate, Joel Weinstein, The Oregonian, 1/15/94, pC9

1993 Art as a Growing Concern, Randy Gragg, The Oregonian, September 9, p. B4

        Narratives of Repression, Iris Moore, Reflex, Sept. / Oct., p.21

        USA Today:Textielkunst , D.I. van den Blink, Amersfoortse courant Velvws Dagblad

        USA Today in Fiber Art, (catalogue), Netherlands Textile Muiseum, Tilburg  

1992 Time / Space Relationships, Lois Allan, Reflex, Nov./Dec.

1986 Third Western States Biennial, (catalogue), Charlotta Kotik, Brooklyn Art Museum


Selected Experiences

2017 Visiting Artist, Sarah Lawrence College, Media Art Department, NY

        Artist Speaker Series, Portland Art Museum,

2015 Invitado; Festival de la Imagen International Speaker series; University of Caldas, Columbia

2014 Visiting Artist, Sarah Lawrence College, Media Art Department, NY

2012 Artist in Residence; Can Serrat International Artists Center, Barcelona, Spain

        Speaker; Subtle Technologies Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2011 Visiting Artist; American Academy of Rome

2010 Speaker: EVA London-New Technology and Visual Arts

2009 Panelist at Americans for the Arts National Conference

2008 Speaker; Technarte, Bilbao, Spain

        Artist in Residence 809 International Artists Village, Yichang, China

2002 Visiting Artist; Rutgers University Graduate School of Art, NJ

2001 Panel Discussion; Art and Restoration; Society for Ecological Restoration Convention, Seattle, WA

1998 Panel Discussion; Art and Landscape Architecture; American Society of Landscape Architects National Convention, Portland, OR

1985 Artist in Residence, Art Park, Lewiston, NY

        Artist in Residence, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Portland, OR

Selected Collections

Houston Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX

Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, Montana

Missoula Museum of the Arts, Missoula, MT

New York Public Library Artist’s Books Collection

Reed College; Bonnie Bronson Collection

The Lumber Room Collection, Portland, OR

Collection of Terri and Bob Hopkins

Collection of Linda Tesner

Joan and John Shipley Collection


© 2017 Fernanda D'Agostino