Selected Solo Exhibitions and Full Scale Installations

            Ponto de Virada /Nossas Águas, Museum of Water, Lisbon
            Portugal, Bienal do Ambiente Lisboa
            (Upcoming-Postponed because of Covid 19)

2020    Acqua e Vita Bellevue Washington Arts Commission
            Against the Current, Time Based Art Festival, Portland Institute of
            Contemporary Art-Three Installations-Springs: Rapids and
            Confluence w/ Sarah Turner and Mobile Projection Unit
            Ce la Luna, Virtual Venice Biennale, Portland Art Museum; with
            Sarah Turner and Mobile Projection Unit
            Phases of the Moon; Portland International Film Festival, Portland
            Art Museum and Northwest Film Center; Three Video Installations;
            w/ Sarah Turner and Mobile Projection Unit
            Nossas Aguas; The Cave Gallery, Vancouver, WA
2019    Borderline, Interactive Video Installation, Portland Art Museum.
            2000 square foot installation for Northwest Triennial “The Map is
            Not the Territory”
            Borderline/InBody, Collaborative performance with Sophia Wright
            Emigh and Jaleesa Johnston, Portland art Museum
2018    Borderline/Decameron, Interactive Video Installation, Disjecta,
            Borderline/Mapping, Video Installation, OpenSignal PDX, Portland
            In/Body, Performance/Installation, OpenSignal PDX, Portland
            (with Jaleesa Johnston and Sophia Wright Emigh)
2017    Generativity, Indivisible, Portland, OR
2016    Generativity, Suyama Space, Seattle, WA
2014    Pool, Soundwave Biennial, SOMArts, San Francisco
            Pool, Festival de La Imagen, Museum of Caldas, Columbia
            (with Gary Hill and Robert Cahen)
            Research, Currents 2014, El Museo Cultural, Santa Fe, New
2013    The Method of Loci, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, OR
2011    Pool, Hoffman Gallery Lewis and Clark College
2008    Motion Studies-Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2007    Flight Studies-Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2003    Theater of Memory, Installation, Core Sample; Portland OR, PICA
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,
1993    Abundance and Scarcity, Land based installation,
            Marylhurst University, OR
1992    Translations, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
            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
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
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,
            Video Installation, SeaTac, WA
2009    Urban Hydrology; Portland, OR downtown Transit Mall
2008    Fluid Dynamics 66th Avenue Gateway; East Bay Trail; Oakland,
            The Long View, 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 Lightrail,
             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. Wet Weather Treatment Facility,
            Portland (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 Lightrail, Tacoma, WA
1998    Bridge Between Cultures Design Team Artist (w/Otani) Seattle,
1994    Artist Design Team Member, Westside Light Rail, Portland, OR

Selected Group Exhibitions and Festivals

2020    New ArtFest; Lisbon Portugal, Liminal Performance Space folio

2019    Portland Winter Light Festival; Borderline/Outpost, Elizabeth
            Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2018    Our Bones are Made of Starlight; 1A Space, Hong Kong. (off site
            for Art Basil Hong Kong)
            Untitled Art Fair Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, Opening
            Night Projections, Collective Action Studio
            Channels of Democracy; Women, Power and Video Art, Ft Mason
            Center for the Arts. San Francisco, CA
            Featured exhibition at PhotoFair
            Featured Speaker, PhotoFair
            Peace Movements, Safehouse San Francisco, Projections
            for performance art series.
2017    Disjecta Annual Auction; Video Installation
            Unwalking the West; Hollywood Theater, Portland, OR
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
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 Hermitage
            N-Minutes Shanghai China
            Video Guerrilha Festival; Sao Paulo, Brazil
            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: Gallery, Lincoln University, England
            Flying Films Festival, Morgen Vogel Gallery, Berlin, Germany
            (Motion Studies)
2010    Mumbai International Film Festival; National Film Board of India
            Invitation, Experimental Film
            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
2008    Rencontres Internationales Sciences et Cinémas Marseille, France
            (Motion Studies)
            809 International New Image Art Festival-Yichang, China (Motion
2004    Twenty-three 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,
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,
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,

Selected Awards

2020    Oregon Arts Commission/Ford Family Foundation-Project Grant
            Nossos Acguas
2019    Precipice Fund Award; PICA, Mobile Projection Unit (With Sarah
2018    Alembic Residency and Fellowship; Performance Works Northwest
            Artist’s Opportunity Grant; Oregon Arts Commission and Oregon
            Community Foundation
2017    New Media Fellowship; Open Signal, Portland, OR
2016    Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist’s Fellowship
            4Culture ( Seattle, WA ) Tech Specific Grant
2015    Oregon Arts Commission/ Hallie Ford Foundation Opportunity
2014    Oregon Arts Commission Opportunity Grant
2012    Oregon Arts Commission/ Hallie Ford Foundation Opportunity
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 National ‘Year in
            Review” Tacoma Council Special Projects Award for Public Art
            Flintridge Foundation Fellowship-$25,000 mid career award
2001    American Planning Association Annual Awards for Excellence
            Harborview Hospital Master Plan
2000    Regional Arts and Culture Council ( Portland, OR ) Artist’s Project
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 AwardCrosscut, Portland Art Museum
1992    Metropolitan Arts Council (Portland, OR) project grant
1991    National Endowment for the Arts; Regional Initiatives Grant New
1987    Oregon Arts Council Individual Fellowship
1986    Finalist: Rome Prize Fellowship
1985    NEA Project Grant

Selected Publications / Media Exposure

2020    Oregon Art Beat segment on Borderline, OPB
            Mobile Projection Unit Uses Portable A/V Equipment to Screen
            Video Art Everywhere From Silos to Under the Burnside Bridge,
            Willamette Week Best of Portland Issue; By Shannon Gormley
            (Published July 22 Updated July 22)

2019    PORT Spring Review Jeff Jahn 04.04.19
            Portland Mercury; Suzette Smith: Portland Art Museum’s the map
            is not the territory
: Location, Origin, and the Threats of Climate
            Change March 28,2019

            Oregon Arts Watch; Laurel Reed Pavic“ the map is not the
            territory”: Whose border is it? March 25, 2019

            OregonLive; Brianna Miller; Northwest artists showcase ‘the map
            is not the territory’ takes on regional and global themes  
            March 10, 2019

            Oregon Art Beat segment on Borderline, In production Oregon
            Public Broadcasting
            Art Daily; Exhibition at Portland Art Museum seeks to reconceive
            and reimagine the Northwest February 11 2019
2018    PORT; September review cluster Jeff Jahn September 26,2019

2017    Archee; arts médiatiques & cyberculture, Montreal February;
            Senses of Cinema; World Poll part 3; Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
            Generativity; Installation by Fernanda D’Agostino, Suyama Space,
            Beth Sellars and Justin Hoover

            Seattle Weekly, Volume 41; Number 42 pg 25, Every End is a New
            Beginning, TS
2015    Art Clue; Vernon Art Gallery and TinaB in Prague March 10, 2015
2014    San Francisco Bay Guardian, Volume 48, Issue 42, Treading Water,
            Emma Stone
            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 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 7/6/2012

            Santa Fe New Mexican’s Passatiempo; ‘Lights, Projectors Action”
            Rob Dewitt, pg   32, 6/22/2012
            Der Spiegel; Projekt in Brasilien: Die Outdoor-Kunst 23.11.12
2011    Bonnie Bronson Fellows 20 Years: Linda Tesner: Lewis and Clark
2009    Ventilo n°232 du 12 au 25 novembre 2008 Pg.11 Marseille; La
            Croisee Des Sciences Rencontres Internationales
            Sciences Cinémas (Motion Studies)

2008    Think out Loud: Public Art, Oregon Public Broadcasting,Portland
2006    Colors of Architecture, Andrew Moor, Rizzoli
2004    Core Sample; Portland Art Now, Gragg & Stadler, Clear Cut Press
            Video and Film at Core Sample, Lois Allen, ArtWeek, January
            2004, pg.33
2003    Light Rail Art, DK Rowe, Oregonian, April 25, pg L1.
            Rip Rap, 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
            Art in America; Art World; Flintridge Foundation Fellowships
2000    Abundance and Scarcity, Land Forum Magazine, Spacemaker
            Press, Vol3
1999    Female Dominance in Public Art, CathBruner, Arcade Magazine,
            Seattle, September
            Design Landscape Forum, Peter Walker, Spacemaker Press, Boston
1996    A death in the family, Megan McMorran, The Oregonian, Feb. 2 1996
            Contemporary Art in the Northwest, Lois Allan, Craftsman House,
1995    Conceptual Art for Rush Hour, Randy Gragg, The Oregonian, May
            Into Oblivion, Lois Allan, Artweek, Feb. 3, 1994, p.15
            Artists contemplate Fate, Joel Weinstein, The Oregonian, 1/15/94,
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

2018-2019  Alembic Residency, Performance Works Northwest, Portland,
2018    Visiting Artist, California College of the Arts, Experimental Media
2017    New Media Fellow; Open Signal, Portland
            Visiting Artist, Sarah Lawrence College, Media Art Department
            Artist Speaker Series, Portland Art Museum
            Future Forum; Open Signal PDX
            Producers Advisory Board; Open Signal PDX
2015    Invitado; Festival de la Imagen International Speaker series;
            University of Caldas, Columbia
2014    Visiting Artist, Sarah Lawrence College, Media Art Department,
2012    Artist in Residence; Can Serrat International Artists Center,
            Speaker; Subtle Technologies Conference, Toronto, Ontario,
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,
2002    Visiting Artist; Rutgers University Graduate School of Art, NJ
2001    Panel Discussion; Art and Restoration; Society for Ecological
            Restoration Convention, Seattle
1998    Panel Discussion; Art and Landscape Architecture; ASLA,
1985    Artist in Residence, Art Park, Lewiston, NY
            Artist in Residence, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Portland

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

Selected Affiliations

Mobile Projection Unit, Portland, Oregon
Collective Action Studio, San Francisco, California
InBody, Portland, Oregon
OpenSignal PDX, Portland, Oregon


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