Fer portrait

Fernando do Campo (b. Argentina, 1987) is an Australian artist and curator currently based in New York City. He is a graduate of the University of Tasmania and the Australian National University. From 2009-2013 he was Director of Sawtooth ARI. During that time he taught at the Tasmanian College of the Arts and curated projects for Contemporary Arts Tasmania, Junction Arts Festival, Carnegie Gallery. He has exhibited in group exhibitions throughout Australia and internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include;Onomatopoeia, Academy Gallery, University of Tasmania (2013), Two clouds passing behind stars, Mclemoi Gallery, Sydney (2013) Come away closer, Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin (2014) and Figure behind a lake, Australian Consulate-General, New York City (2015). Fernando has received numerous awards, including individual grants from the Regional Arts Fund, Arts Tasmania and the Australia Council for the Arts. Residencies include the Cite International des Arts, Paris (2012) and Schloss Laudon, Austrian Ministry of Culture, Vienna (2013). In 2013, he was named Young Tasmanian of the Year (Arts). In 2014 Fernando became the inaugural General Sir John Monash Cultural Scholar, an award towards his MFA at Parsons The New School for Design, New York.