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BIOGRAPHY
Caio Fonseca, American, born 1959, was raised in New York City. In 1978 he went to Barcelona where he studied and painted until 1983. He moved to Pietrasanta (Lucca) in 1985 where he worked until 1989. After two years in Paris, he returned to New York and now divides his time between Pietrasanta and his studio in Manhattan on East Fifth Street. His works are held in numerous public and private collections in Europe and the United States.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2009
Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, UK

2008
The Drawing Room, East Hampton, NY

2007
Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
David Floria Gallery, Aspen, CO

2005
Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, UK

2004
2004 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

2003
Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno (IVAM), Valencia, Spain
David Floria Gallery, Aspen, CO
Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle, WA
Ralls Collection, Recent Paintings

2002
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York

2001
Doug Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA

2000
Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, St. Louis, MO
David Floria Galley, Aspen, CO

1999
Robert Miller Gallery, New York
University Art Gallery, University of California at San Diego
Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, NC

1998
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Knoedler & Co., New York

1996
Knoedler & Co., New York
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York
Merideth Long & Co., Houston

1995
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1994
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York

1993
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York

1991
Galeria Anna Ricart, Barcelona

1985
Villa D'elatre, Lucca, Italy

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2008
“Contemporary Watercolors,” The Harrison Gallery, Williamstown, MA

2007
“Solstice,” David Floria Gallery, Aspen, CO

2006
“Sliding Scales,” Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, NY
“Black + White,” Nathan A. Bernstein & Co., Ltd., New York, NY

2005
“Cross Section,” Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

2003
“Drawing Modern: Works from the Agnes Gund Collection”, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

2002
“New York Renaissance: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art,”
Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy “Abstraction,”
Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA

2001
“Summer 2001,” Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

2000
“Painting,” Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York

1999
“Processes,” Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton and Vancouver, Canada
“Acquisitions,” John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Abstraction,” Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1997
“Basically Black & White,” Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
“Purely Painting,” Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York
“Contemporary Masterworks,” Knoedler & Co., New York

1996
“The New York Scene 1996,” Gotlands Konst Museum, Visby, Sweden

1995
“Under Glass”, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York
“Essence & Persuasion: The Power of Black & White “, The Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1994
“About Color,” Charles Cowles Gallery, New York

1993
“Essentials,” Charles Cowles Gallery, New York
“Summer Invitational,” David Bietzel Gallery, New York

ETCHING EXHIBITIONS
2003
“Caio Fonseca: Prints and Works on Paper,” The Ralls Collection, Washington, DC

2002
“Caio Fonseca: Prints,” Paulson Press, Berkeley, CA
“Caio Fonseca: Prints,” Works on Paper, Inc., Philadelphia, PA

2001
“James Brown and Caio Fonseca: New Color Etchings,” Traywick Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1998
“Caio Fonseca: Etchings”, Betsy Senior Gallery, NY

PUBLICATIONS
2005
Serwer, Jacquelyn D. Caio Fonseca, New Paintings (hardbound, exhibition catalogue). London: Ben Brown Fine Arts.
Serwer, Jacquelyn D. and Karen Wright. Inventions: Recent Paintings by Caio Fonseca (hardbound, 88 page book accompanying museum exhibition). Washington D.C.: Corcoran Gallery of Art.

2003
Kunitz, Daniel. Caio Fonseca: Paintings, (book accompanying museum exhibition). Valencia, Spain: IVAM.

2002
New York Renaissance: Highlights from the Whitney Museum of American Art (exhibition catalogue).
Milan, Italy: Palazzo Reale. Caio Fonseca (exhibition catalogue). New York, NY: Paul Kasmin Gallery.

1999
Caio Fonseca (exhibition catalogue). San Francisco, CA: John Berggruen Gallery

1998
Di Piero, W.S. Caio Fonseca (exhibition catalog). New York, NY: Knoedler & Co.

1996
The New York Scene 1996, Gotlands Konst Museum Catalog. 1996, Sweden.
Wilkin, Karen. Caio Fonseca (exhibition catalogue). San Francisco, CA: John Berggruen Gallery.

1994
Adams, Brooks. Caio Fonseca (exhibition catalogue). New York, NY: Charles Cowles Gallery.
Wilkin, Karen. Caio Fonseca (exhibition catalogue). New York, NY: Charles Cowles Gallery.

1991
Giralt-Miracle, Daniel. Caio Fonseca (exhibition catalogue). Barcelona, Spain: Galeria Anna Ricart.

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Museum of Modern Art, New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
The Brooklyn Museum, New York
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
The Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin
Kemper Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
The United States Embassy, Sofia, Bulgaria
The United States Embassy, Vienna, Austria
The United States Embassy, Manila, The Philippines
The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton Ohio
Cesar Pelli, architect.
Reagan National Airport Washington D.C., Mural commission.
Renzo Piano, architect.
Bovis Lend Lease, Aurora Place, Sydney, Australia Mural commission.
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Art, Fine Arts Museums, San Francisco, California
Goldman Sachs, New York, New York
The Microsoft Collection, Seattle, Washington
Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno (IVAM) Valencia, Spain