Yanira Collado lives/works in Miami FL. Education, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL. Collado’s Art Residency and fellowships include the African Heritage Cultural Center, Liberty City, FL 2011-2012 and Bridge Red Art Center North Miami, FL, 2013-present,Joan Mitchell Arts Residency, New Orleans, 2020, Oolites Arts, Miami, Fl, 2019-present. She was awarded first place in the 2013 South Florida Biennial at the Art and Cultural Center/Hollywood, Hollywood, FL and was a recipient of The Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, 2018. Collado was selected as a Ellies Creator grantee in 2019.
Group shows include, Paradise Lost at Cindy Rucker Gallery, New York City, NY, Monarchs at Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, FL, Connectivity, Deconstruction at The Patricia & Philip Frost Art Museum, Florida International Museum, Miami, FL, 2018. Transmissions, The Franklin, Chicago, IL, Ascent: Black women’s expressions, Nova University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2015. MIA_BER, Galerie Verein Berliner Kunstler, Berlin, Germany, 2014.
One person exhibitions include Penumbras at Under the Bridge Art Space, 2019, Miami, FL. Untitled/Amalgamation Farside Gallery, Miami, FL, 2018. Original Condition a one person exhibit at MDC Museum of Art + Design in collaboration with Bridge Red Studios, Miami, FL 2016. Untitled at Project Row Houses, Houston, TX, 2015 and Tibio esta…and always the same, Farside Gallery, Miami, FL, 2015.
Recent and forthcoming group exhibitions include 10-A Decade, Dimensions Variable Gallery,Miami, Fl, Fragment at Emerson Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL, The Other Half of the Sky at Girls Club, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Penumbras: sacred geometries at Project Row Houses, Houston, TX and Paradise Lost at Juxtaposition, Minneapolis, MN, 2019.