Yeni Mao
California (US), 1971. Lives and works in Mexico City (MX)

Yeni Mao was born in Canada and studied at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, subsequently trained in metal casting in California, and the architecture and fabrication industries in New York.  He has been awarded several international residencies, including Casa Wabi, OAZO-AIR, Red Gate, and The Fountainhead. His work has been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including Galerie Zidoun-Bossuyt in Luxembourg, Invisible-Exports in New York, and Arróniz Arte Contemporáneo in Mexico City. Yeni Mao lives and works in Mexico City.



— Exposiciones individuales / Solo Exhibitions 

Vol.1: Cowboys, guadalajara90210, Guadalajara, MX

Ripple and Shear, Casa Lu, Mexico City, MX

The Conqueror, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA, U.S.

Regatta, Munch Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.
Whiskey Papa, Zidoun-­‐Bossuyt, Luxembourg

1725 Sokak No.43, Flash Atöyle, Izmir, Turkey

Dead Reckoning, Collette Blanchard Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.


— Exposiciones colectivas / Group Exhibitions 

El apartamento imaginario del Dr Atl, curated by guadalajara90210 at CARPA, Mexico City, MX
San Isidro’s Still, curated by Daniel Garza-­‐Usabiaga & Paulina Ascencio, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, MX
Dolores, guadalajara90210, Mexico City, MX
Predicciones 2018, curated by Daniel Garza-­‐Usabiaga, Nixon, Mexico City, MX  Rituales del caos, curated by Lupe Quesada, Casa Lu (Chimalistac Projects), Mexico City, MX
contacto sangriento 8, guadalajara90210, Guadalajara, MX

Los juegos del capricornio, curated by Caroline Montenat, Arróniz Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, MX
Cabinet, curated by Adam Milner, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, U.S.

Art Must Go, curated by Billy Miller, Circus of Books, Los Angeles, U.S.

some false moves, Curated by Jose Ruiz, Present Company, Brooklyn, U.S.

Future Touch, curated by Ada Potter, Hionas Gallery, NY, U.S.
IX Bienal De Artes Visuales Nicaraguenses, curated by Omar Lopez-­‐Chahoud, Managua, NI
Transnational Narrations, curated by Kevin Power and Monica Carballas, Manila Contemporary, Manila, Phillipines

Eminent Domain, curated by Tom Keogh, Maquis Projects, Izmir, Turkey
Cultuur? Barbaar!, curated by Gerlov van Engelenhoven and Looi van Kessel, Vrijplaats, Leiden, NL
Sister from Another Mister Project , FLATSTATION, Amsterdam, NL
Munch Represents +, Munch Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.
Summer Break, Station Independent Projects, New York, NY, U.S.
I Killed My Father, I Ate Human Flesh, I Quiver With Joy: An Obsession With Pier Paolo Pasolini, curated by Invisible Exports, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.
Me Love You Long Time, curated by Edwin Ramoran, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA, U.S.

Up Against It, curated by Billy Miller, Munch Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.
Fuel For The Fire, curated by Dawn Kasper in collaboration with Jay Sanders and David Zwirner, A Temporary Space, New York, NY, U.S.

Be-­‐out!, curated by Scott Hug, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.

On The Edge, curated by Brian Curtin, Ardell/DOB Hualamphong Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
Ghosts, curated by Henrik der Minassian, ROM for kunst og arkitektur, Oslo, Norway
Disidentifications, curated by Megan Rook-­‐Koepsel University of Maryland Stamp Gallery, College Park, MD, U.S.

Borderline, curated by NIco Wheadon, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.
system:system, curated by Adam Henry and Christina Vassallo, St. Cecilia’s Convent, Brooklyn, NY, U.S.
Summer Sexy, curated by Benjamin Tischer, Winkleman Gallery/Schroeder Romero series, New York, NY,U.S.
Desires, curated by Robert Curcio, Chashama, New York, NY, U.S.

New Museum store, in concordance with Against Nature, New York, NY, U.S.
SEWN, curated by Nicoykatiushka, East Asia Contemporary, Shanghai, China and Shang Element Contemporary Art Museum, Beijing, China

Materia Dolorosa, The History of Disappearance, curated by Koan Jeff Baysa Galeria Metropolitana, Santiago, Chile
Another Take-­‐Another Taste, curated by Jay Brown, Lijiang Studio, Zhongdian, Haidong, and Shanghai, China
Far From Home; curated by Dana Gentile, Brooklyn Artists Gym, Brooklyn, NY, U.S.
Diversity & Solidarity; curated by Eric Allen Carter, I-­‐Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.

Deviations; curated by Jon Tomlinson, Nigel Hamill Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.

Our Dieties, curated by Mitsuo Toshida, Ise Cultural Foundation, New York, NY, U.S.


— Residencias / becas     Residences /grants

Ceramica Suro, Guadalajara, Mexico

Casa Wabi, Oaxaca, Mexico

Millay Colony, Austerlitz, New York

OAZO-­‐AIR Residency, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Fountainhead Residency, Miami, Florida

Red Gate Gallery; Beijing, China
Lijiang Studios; Lashihai, Yunnan, China

Artworks Foundry, Berkeley, CA

BFA The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


— Curated projects 


Jungle Pussy, Visual Aids Web Gallery