Gala Porras-Kim

Gala Porras-Kim (b. 1984, Bogotá, Colombia; lives and works in Los Angeles) received an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts and an MA in Latin American Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has had solo exhibitions at the Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito (2018); LABOR, Mexico City, Mexico (2017); 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica (2013); FOXRIVER, Singapore, Singapore (2010); and Dobaebacsa, Seoul, South Korea (2010). Selected group exhibitions include Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2019), Palazzo Ca’tron, Venice, Italy (2019), PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine (2019), Tina Kim Gallery, New York (2018); FRAC Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France; Hab Galerie, Nantes, France; Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea (2017); Serpentine Gallery, London, UK (2017); Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2017); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2016); Triangle France, Marseilles, France (2015); and La Central, Bogotá, Colombia (2011). Porras-Kim is the recipient of the Radcliffe Fellowship for Advanced Study at Harvard University (2019), Artadia Award (2017), the Rema Hort Mann Foundation grant (2017), Joan Mitchell Foundation Award (2016), Creative Capital grant (2015), Tiffany Foundation Award in 2015, and the California Community Foundation Fellowship (2013). Her work will be shown at the 2019 Ural Industrial Biennial.