Tony Mendoza

BIOGRAPHY

Tony Mendoza Biography

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal

Born 1941, Havana, Cuba.  Family moved to Miami in 1960.

Bachelor of Engineering, Yale University, CT.

Master of Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design, MA.

1988-2013, Professor of Photography, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

 

Photographs in Public Collections

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA.

Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH.

First National Bank of Chicago, IL.

Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, FL.

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, MI.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.

Museum of Modern Art, NY.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA.

Toledo Museum of Art, OH.

 

Book Publications

Pictures with Stories; A Memoir by Tony Mendoza, 2017.

A Cuban Summer, Capra Press, San Francisco, 2013.

Flowers, Nazraeli Press, Portland, OR, 2007.

Ernie: A Photographer’s Memoir, new expanded edition, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2001.

Cuba: Going Back, University of Texas Press, Austin, 1999.

Stories: Tony Mendoza. Atlantic Monthly Press, 1987.

 

Selected Exhibitions: Photography/Video

2009

Flowers and Bob, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR.  (Two person).

2007

Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, OH.

Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2006

Layers: Collecting Latin American Art, University of Buffalo Art Gallery, NY.

2004

Cats and Dogs and Other Stories, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Dog Days of Summer, California Museum of Photography, San Diego, CA.

2003

Tony Mendoza, Columbus Museum of Art, OH, Photographs, Words, Video. A twenty-year retrospective.

2001

Tony Mendoza, Florida International University, North Miami, FL.

2000

La Luz: Contemporary Latino Art in the United States, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM

Latin American Artist-Photographers, Museo del Barrio, NYC.        

Generation Ñ, New Latino Films and Videos, Guggernheim Museum, NYC.

1999

My Father's Lunch, New York Expo for Short Films and Videos, NY

1998

Cuba: Going Back, New York Video Festival, Lincoln Center, NY.

1997

Recent Work by Fourteen Ohio Photographers, Columbus Museum of Art, OH.

1996

My Father's Lunch, New York Video Festival, Lincoln Center, NY.

1994

American Voices, FotoFest, International Festival of Photography, Houston, TX.

Galeria Nina Menocal, Mexico City.

Witkin Gallery, New York City.

1991

Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort, Museum of Modern Art, NY (Traveling exhibition).

1989

Stories, San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, CA.

1988

Burden Gallery, Aperture Foundation, NYC. Traveling exhibition).

1987

The New Man, New Museum, NYC.

A Sense of Humor, San Francisco Camerawork Gallery, CA.

1986

New Traditions: Thirteen Hispanic Photographers, New York State Museum, Albany (Traveling Exhibition).

1985

New Photography (four-person), Museum of Modern Art, NYC.

 

Fellowships/Grants

Individual Artist Fellowship-Video, Ohio Arts Council, 1999.

Cintas Foundation Fellowship-Photography, Institute of International Education, 1995-1996.

Individual Artist Fellowship-Photography, Ohio Arts Council, 1995.

Individual Artist Fellowship-Creative Writing, Ohio Arts Council, 1995.

University Seed Grant, Ohio State University, 1991.

Individual Artist Fellowship-Photography, National Endowment for the Arts, 1990.

Individual Artist Fellowship-Photography, Ohio Arts Council, 1990.

Individual Artist Fellowship-Creative Writing, Ohio Arts Council, 1990.

Individual Artist Fellowship-Photography, National Endowment for the Arts, 1986.

Guggenheim Photography Fellowship, 1985.

Photography Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts, 1985.

Emerging Photography Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts, 1981.

CAPS Photography Fellowship, New York State, 1981.