National Museum of Women in the Arts
Ana Mendieta
November 18 1948 - September 08 1985
Place of Birth:
American, Cuban
Minority status:
Work Type/Media:
Performance Art , Installation Art
Artistic Role(s):
Body Artist, Filmmaker, Installation Artist, Performance Artist
Place(s) of Residence:
New York
Where Trained/Schools:
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA (1969, 1972, 1978)
Related Visual Artists:
sister of and collaborated with Raquelin Mendieta wife of Carl Andre student of Hans Breder friend of Mary Beth Edelson
Fellowships, grants and awards:
Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy (1983-1984) Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York, NY, USA (1980) Grant, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC, USA (1978, 1980)
Earliest exhibition:
112 Greene Street, New York, NY, USA (1975)
NMWA exhibition(s):
Latin American Women Artists, 1915-1995
Inside the Visible
Steven Scott Collects: Donations and Promised Gifts to the Permanent Collection
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution
Defining Eye: Women Photographers of the 20th Century
Artist retrospective(s):
Ana Mendieta: Earth Body, Sculpture and Performance 1972-1985, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, USA (2004) (traveling exhibition)
Related places
New York (died at)