Daniela Kovacic

Daniela Kovačić Muzio (1983) is a figurative painter born and raised in the Chilean Patagonia and is currently working in Chicago.

Her work explores different topics around self-identity, largely through the depiction of women and children.

Daniela has received prestigious awards and scholarships such as Fulbright, Becas Chile, Robert Gamblin Painting Award, NYAA scholarships and residencies. She was a finalist for the 13th & 14th International ARC Salon and was nominated one of the ten finalists for The Bennett Prize 2019.

Her work has been exhibited and published internationally. She has a master's degree from the New York Academy of Art and a bachelor's degree from Universidad Finis Terrae, Santiago, Chile.

Solo show "Versus" 2010, Animal Gallery, Santiago, Chile.


Solo Exhibitions

2018                "This show we are in" 1100 Florence, Evanston.

2018                "Day by Day" Dorothea Thiell Gallery, South Suburban College, Chicago.

2016                "Eternal Return" Casino Dreams Gallery, Punta Arenas, Chile.

2010                "Versus" Animal Gallery, Santiago, Chile.

Group Exhibitions

2019                "A Taste of Sparrow" Stone Sparrow Gallery, New York, USA.

2019                "IRL: Investigating Reality" Untitled Space Gallery, New York, USA.  

2019                "Rising Voices: The Bennett Prize" Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, USA.  

2018                "Figurative Realism" online exclusive at Gallery at Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, USA. 

2018                "Visions of Venus" Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, USA.

2017                "Woman as Warrior" Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, USA.

2017                "NYAA Summer Exhibition" Flowers Gallery, New York, USA.

2016                "FAXXI Art Fair" Bicentennial Park, Santiago, Chile.

2015                "Map of the New Art" Imago Mundi Project, Venice, Italy.

2014                "La Porfía" Casa la Porfia Gallery, Punta Arenas, Chile.

2014                "MAM Summer Exhibition" Museum of Modern Art, Chiloé, Chile.

2014                "Löwenpalais Summer Exhibition" in collaboration with Starke Foundation, Berlin, Germany.

2014               "FAXXI Art Fair" Bicentennial Park, Santiago, Chile.

2014               "Sub 30" Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile.

2014                "France Residency Show" New York Academy of Art, New York, USA.

2013                "NYAA Show" Woeske Gallery, Berlin, Germany.

2013                "MFA Show" New York Academy of Art, New York, USA.

2012                "Deck the walls" New York Academy of Art, New York, USA.

2011                 "Deck the walls" New York Academy of Art, New York, USA.

2010                "Replica" Azerty Project, Paris, France.           

2010                "New Realism" Trazos Gallery, Santiago, Chile.                           

2009                "Annual Fair Sala Cero" Sala Cero Animal Gallery, Santiago, Chile.

2009                "Ego Lessons II" Las Condes Cultural Center, Santiago, Chile.

2009                "Ch.ACO Art Fair" Santiago, Chile.

2009                "Realism & Not So Much" Salón Tudor Gallery, Santiago, Chile.

2009                "Permanent Collection Exhibition" Animal Gallery, Santiago, Chile.

2008                "Sala Cero" Animal Gallery, Santiago, Chile.

2008                "ArtBo" Art Fair, Bogotá, Colombia.

2008                "TRANS" Finis Terrae University, Santiago, Chile.

2007                "Labyrinths of Love & Eroticism" Casona Nemesio Antúnez Cultural Center, Santiago, Chile.

2007                "Marco Bontá Contest" Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile.

2007                "II Contest of Young Art" Museum of Visual Arts, Santiago, Chile.

2006                "I Contest of Young Art" Museum of Visual Arts, Santiago, Chile.

2005                "IV Students Exhibition Finis Terrae University" Monte Carmelo Cultural Center, Santiago, Chile. 

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