Marta Chilindron was born in BA, Argentina in 1951, grew up in Montevideo, Uruguay, and has lived in New York since 1969.
This February Marta opened a special project at MoLAA in Long Beach CA; in 2011 she had a one woman show at Cecilia de Torres Gallery, accompanied by a publication of her life work.
In 2010 Chilindron participated in Fokus Lodz Biennale.
She has shown in New York City at: PS1 Museum of Contemporary Art, The New Museum, El Museo del Barrio, the Queens Museum, the Clock Tower Gallery, Cecilia de Torres Gallery, Exit Art all in NYC among others. She exhibited in MAC and Alejandra von Hartz in Miami. In Europe her work was seen at Dot Galerie, Geneva, Switzerland, and Lodz, Poland. In South America her work was featured at the Centro Cultural Recoleta and Museo del Grabado in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Museo de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay; the Instituto Brazil Estados Unidos and Laura Marsiaj Arte Contemporanea, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Chilindron was a member of the National Studio Program at PS1 Museum of Contemporary Art; awarded a Pollock-Krasner Grant; received the Joan Mitchell Foundation Award, and an award from Anonymous Was A Woman.
Her works are in the collections of the Jack Blanton Museum, Austin, Texas; El Museo del Barrio, NYC; CIFO in Miami; Banco do Spiritu Santo, Portugal, the State University of New York; Fonds D’Art Contemporain de Ville de Geneve, Switzerland; & private collections internationally.
Publications that have noted Chilindron’s work include: Art in America, Art Nexus, Flash Art, Arte Al Dia, The Art Economist, Atlantica Internacional Revista de las Artes, Artnet.com, World Sculpture News, Review, Point of contact, El Nuevo Herald-Miami, Tribuna de Impresa, Veja Rio, O Globo, Brazil, Artmagazine.cc.