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Colorblind photographer Tony Mendoza decided that after 30 years of black-and-white it was time to tackle color photography. These flowers look like none you have probably seen in your garden.
About Tony Mendoza

Fellowships/Grants:

Individual Artist Fellowship-Video, Ohio Arts Council, 1999.
Cintas Foundation Fellowship-Photography, Institute of International Education, 1995-1996.
Individual Artist Fellowship-Photography, Ohio Arts Council, 1995.
Individual Artist Fellowship-Creative Writing, Ohio Arts Council, 1995.
University Seed Grant, Ohio State University, 1991.
Individual Artist Fellowship-Photography, National Endowment for the Arts, 1990.
Individual Artist Fellowship-Photography, Ohio Arts Council, 1990.
Individual Artist Fellowship-Creative Writing, Ohio Arts Council, 1990.
Individual Artist Fellowship-Photography, National Endowment for the Arts, 1986.
Guggenheim Photography Fellowship, 1985.
Photography Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts, 1985.
Emerging Photography Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts, 1981.
CAPS Photography Fellowship, New York State, 1981.

Collections:

Museum of Modern Art, New York City.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH.
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA.
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio.
Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
First National Bank of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

Selected Exhibitions: Photography/Video:

California Museum of Photography, Dog Days of Summer, June-Sept. 2004.
Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Cats and Dogs and Other Stories, (one person show) February-June 2004.
Columbus Museum of Art, Tony Mendoza, Photographs, Words, Video. January-May 2003. A Twenty year retrospective show.
Columbus Museum of Art, A Thousand Hounds. October-January 2003.
Florida International University, Tony Mendoza, (one person) North Miami, Florida, 2001.
La Luz: Contemporary Latino Art in the United States, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, N.M., October, 2000
Latin American Artist-Photographers, Museo del Barrio, New York City. October 2000.
Generation Ñ, New Latino Films and Videos, Guggernheim Museum, New York City, April 2000.
My Father's Lunch, New York Expo for Short Films and Videos. December 1999.
Theater of Memory, Centro Cultural Español, Miami, Florida, 1999. One person.
My Father's Lunch, Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, October, 1999.
Cuba: Going Back, New York Video Festival, Lincoln Center, July 1998.
Lehigh University Art Gallery, Lehigh, PA, 1998. One person.
Recent Work by Fourteen Ohio Photographers, Columbus Museum of Art, Sept-January, 1997.

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