McNay Art Museum in San Antonio will exhibit “Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting” a group show in Spring 2014.
Mesa Arts Center Arizona Catalyst
Friday, May 10 - Sunday, August 11, 2013 North Gallery Arizona Catalyst focuses on four artists whose artistic career began in Arizona, Wesley Anderegg (California), Angel Cabrales (Texas), Fausto Fernandez (California) and Angela Young (Wisconsin).
The Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Sky Train Station open the public April 8 at noon. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Aviation Director Danny Murphy are proud to announce that the PHX Sky Train will open the public April 8 at noon. The station floor is my first permanent public art commission and my most important project to date. "Tailplane Patterns" 2013 440 x 40' Terrazzo Floor. This will unveil the floor I worked with for 5 years with project design, a group of architects and engineers. The floor was built by a hundreds of skilled builders, skilled thinkers and Installers.
The University of Texas in El Paso Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts invited me to participate in a solo show that highlights an exceptional UTEP alumni artist chosen in consultation with Art Department faculty. "Mechanical Methaphors" . This exhibition will be in conjunction with the 2013 UTEP Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition.Monday April 1 – Friday, April 26th, 2013
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Bleicher Gallery in Santa Monica CA. "Circle Logic" Opening Reception at b/G Gallery in Santa Monica
May 18th – June 5th Reception 7:30 to 10:20 Bleicher Gallery
Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum At Mesa Arts Center in Arizona will exhibit “Arizona Catalyst” featuring artists whose career began in Arizona. Artists include Wesley Anderegg, Angel Cabrales, Fausto Fernandez and Angela Young May 10– August 11, 2013
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art "Night Circus" SMOCA fundraiser . Night Circus is an exciting new benefit gala that raises funds to support the mission and vision of SMoCAto benefit the Museum, its exhibitions and arts education/outreach programs. I donated my painting "Horizontal stabilizer six pack" 25.5 x 72. to be auctioned to support the museum. Tickets online. May 11 at 7:00 PM
Tucson Museum of Art "Art+The Machine" Paintings and works on paper from the permanent collection. Oct 13, 2012-Jul 14,2013.
Gebert Contemporary on Main "Love is what you make it out to be 2013 72 x 72 Mixed Media Collage on Canvas" on display in their gallery in Scottsdale.
Brief Summary of 2012
JP Morgan Chase 31st Governor’s Arts Awards for a business that has greatly impacted the arts in Arizona.
Latino Perspectives Magazine in February did a review of my work, Culture Seen online magazine did an interview and Daniel Rolnik in Los Angeles did a studio visit review for argot & Ochre in Los Angeles California. Links are posted in my blog under the tab “ What is New!” or go to this link http://www.faustofernandez.blogspot.com/p/what-is-new.html
Gallo Blanco Restaurant In Phoenix Arizona did the first of the artist series t-shirts of my painting "Main rotor assembly #2”.
Phoenix Art Museum "Lengthen Floral Rectangle, 2007” was displayed and included in the exhibition PAPER. In 2009 this painting was accepted in the permanent collection at the museum as a gift from the Bradley private collection.
Sangria Fine Arts in California included a painting in a group show with over 60 artists working in different mediums.
McNay Museum of Art studio visit posted on the museum blog
|4 GENERATIONS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ARTISTS. MOAH. LANCASTER. MOAH. Photograph by Eric Minh Swenson— with DeWain Valentine, Gisela Colon, Ashley Bravin, Chris Trueman, Andy Moses, Michael Maas, Kelly Berg, Carmen Hidalgo, Barbara Kerwin, Sant Khalsa, Sant Khalsa, Andi Campognone, Megan Geckler, Cisko Rodriguez, Monica Lynne Mahoney, Kerry Kugelman, Rebecca Niederlander, Alex Couwenberg, Fausto Fernandez Paintings, Fausto Fernandez, Charity Burnett, Anita Ray, Andree Mendenhall Mahoney and Steve Eglash.|
McNay Museum of Art studio visit posted on the museum blog
had a wonderful studio visit with the McNay Museum Collectors Group.
Those guys are awesome. I am part of a group show in the Spring 2014 at The
McNay Museum in San Antonio with a group of artist I admire. Thanks to
curator Rene Barilleaux for the visit. Feb 2013|
A review from their visit is posted on the blog from The McNay Museum of Art
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|New Studio in Downtown Los Angeles. October 2012|
Sangria Celebrates with “True Blue”August 31st thru January. California
ARGOT & OCHRE
Los Angeles California
Phoenix Art Museum "PAPER" May 26- September 23, 2012
My painting "Lenghten Floral Rectangle" 2007 was displayed and included in the exhibition PAPER at the Phoenix Art Museum. May 31 in Steele Gallery.
In 2009 Lenghten Floral Rectangle, 2007 was accepted in the permanent collection at the museum as a gift from the Bradley private collection.
The 31st Governor’s Arts Awards
|Cree Zischke, Community Relations Global Philanthropy, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Receiving my print as recognition for the 2012 Governor’s Arts Awards for Business|
|Artist Interview click image to read.|
My painting "Demographic Fabric of America, 2009" will be on display in the exhibition "The Border
Project: Soundscapes, Landscapes, and Lifescapes" at the University of Arizona Museum
Works in Arizona Museums Permanent collections
I received the great news in 2011 that The Heard Museum and The Tucson Museum of Art will be having a piece in their permanent collections. In 2009, The Phoenix Art Museum received one of my paintings as a gift from a private collection. I want to share the news with those that have been following my work, collecting my work and supporting in my career. I truly appreciate the support I’ve been given here in Arizona as an artist. Thank you!
A brief introduction to the Museum Collections I am now part of can be found in my bloghttp://www.faustofernandez.blogspot.com/p/museum-permanent-collections.html
Erni Cabat Award for most beautiful painting at the Arizona Biennial 2011 at the Tucson Museum of Art
Arizona Biennial 2011. My painting "it's what you do with time that heals" received the Erni Cabat Award for most beautiful painting at the Arizona Biennial 2011 at the Tucson Museum of Art on June 24. The Collections Committee acce"pted my painting to the museum permanent collection.
Selected by guest juror Anne Ellegood for the Arizona Biennial ’11 at the Tucson Museum of Art. Of the 476 Arizona artists who entered with 1,318 objects of art, 45 artists were selected to show a total of 75 works including 2 videos.
A few of you asked me about the meaning of the award , here is a quote from Julie Sasse, Curator at The Tucson Museum of Art.
"I can tell you that the Erni Cabat award was started many years ago, but I can’t say exactly when (1970s?). It was originally created by Rose Cabat, a noted Tucson ceramic artist in her own right. She created the award to honor her husband, Erni Cabat, who was also an artist. The truth is that he loved nudes, so the original text that went with the award was the “most lovely nude,” but over the years, “lovely” and “nude” made selecting for this award problematic. A couple of years ago I contacted the daughter (or granddaughter?) of Rose Cabat and asked if we could change it to “most lovely painting” and I’m sure I could switch media to “most lovely” of anything. I found that your piece not only had a beautiful composition and premise behind it, but the overlay of flowers, clocks, and patterns, and the metaphoric associations were well-suited to the optimism and aesthetic approach that Rose would want us to associate with this award." Julie Sasse is curator of modern and contemporary art at the Tucson Museum of Art, Arizona.
Arizona Biennial 2011 press
Check out this article in Caliente on the Arizona Biennial '11
with our Chief Curator, Julie Sasse's five "must-sees"!
Erni Cabat Award
Video game representation of a zombie pinata for a group show in Nuevo León, Mexico.
La piñata zombie asesina
Mixed media collage on canvas. 2x3ft. 2011
A video game studio in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico is working on the second video game for the Ipad. The first one is for " Bicentenario 2010: Los Héroes de México" for the Ipad and was # 2 in Mexico in Ipad last year. They asked me if i can represent a zombie piñata for a zombie piñata show in Monterrey, Nuevo León, to be diplayed the day of the opening of the video game, for publicity. This is the original and the reproduction will be on display the day of the event. The video game "Zombie piñata" will be available for the Ipad and the Iphone. http://neggi.mx/
Artist Interview: Fausto Fernandez
January 25th, 2011
Gebert Contemporary "The virtue of wisdom" Panoramic view
Channel 8 Horizonte PBS the interview
The Scottsdale Public Art Program permanent collection.
The 3 portraits of me with my installation in Scottsdale Arizona by Marilyn Szabo are now part of The Scottsdale Public Art Program permanent collection.
Photograph by Marilyn Szabo #4-11.
Phoenix Art Museum Permanent Collection
One painting at the Phoenix Art Museum Permanent collection. 50 gifts of artwork acquired in honor of the museum's 50 year anniversary