Charo Oquet is a Miami-based interdisciplinary artist with a wide-reaching practice which includes performance, installation, painting, video, printmaking, ceramic and photography. She founded Edge Zones, a non-proﬁt arts organization in Miami, FL. She has exhibited at the Pavilion of Contemporary Art (PAC), Italy; Bass Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale Museum, The Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C ; The XIII Havana Biennial; The Frost Museum; MoCA N. Miami, Bass Museum, New Zealand National Gallery, Govet-Brewster Art Gallery, NZ, Museo de Arte Moderno, D.R. , Casal Solleric, Spain, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Denmark, Ballhaus Naunynstraße, Berlin, Germany, Kunstnerne Hus, Oslo, Norway .
Her awards include Knight Foundation Grant, 2019; MAP Fund ‘15, the Dominican Biennial, Santo Domingo ‘11; Florida State Artists Fellowship Award ‘15 & ‘06; South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artists Fellowship ’15 & ‘05 and the QE II Arts Council of N.Z. Artist Fellowship. Her work has been featured in notable publications. Oquet’s work is found in the permanent collections of the Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas, Spain; The Bass, the Fort Lauderdale and Frost Museum of Florida; New Zealand National Museum, , N.Z.; Govett-Brewter Art Gallery, New Zealand; and the Modern Art Museum of Dominican Republic; and The World Bank. In 2002, the late Antonio Zaya published a book, Charo Oquet – What the Mermaid Sees. As an art activist, she founded Edge Zones, a non-profit arts organization in Miami, FL, The Miami International Performance Festival and Zones Art Fair Miami. Oquet is the author of SuperMix, Wet 2 and Wet, Arrayanos, Arrayanos Interiors and Arrayanos Portraits as well as Charo Oquet Performance Works.
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