Selected Solo Exhibitions and Full Scale Installations


2016    Generativity, Suyama Space, Seattle WA

2014    Pool, Soundwave Biennial, SOMArts, San Francisco

            Pool, Festival de La Imagen, Museum of Caldas , Columbia . (with Gary Hill and Robert Cahen)

            Research, Currents 2014, El Museo Cultural, Santa Fe , New Mexico

2013    The Method of Loci, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University , Portland , OR

2011    Pool, Hoffman Gallery Lewis and Clark College

2008    Motion Studies-Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR April

2007    Flight Studies-Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR

2003    Theater of Memory, Installation, Core Sample; Portland , OR , PICA

2001    Secret of Shadows, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland , OR

1996    Imagining the Other Side, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland , OR

1995    Wishing Trees, Pioneer Courthouse Square , Portland , OR

1994    Fate, (with Kristy Edmunds), Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland , OR

1993    Abundance and Scarcity, Land based installation, Marylhurst

            University, OR

1992    Translations, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland , OR

1992    Walking on Water; Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery , Las Vegas , NV

1991    Traveler’s Rest, in collaboration with Dennis Kitz (sound), Randolph , VT

1989    Offering, Art Gym, Marylhurst College , Portland , OR

1989    Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland , OR

1986    In Bocca Al Lupo, Yellowstone Art Center , Billings , MT


Selected Public Commissions

2015    Timeline; National Capital Parks and Planning Commission, Capital Crescent Trail, Bethesda

2012    Shadow Play; Legacy Emanuel Randall Children’s Hospital, Portland , OR

2010    Intellectual Ecosystem-PSU Associated Student Recreation Center , Portland , OR

2009    Celestial Navigation SoundTransit SeaTac Airport Link Plaza , Video Installation, SeaTac , WA

2009    Urban Hydrology; Portland , OR downtown Transit Mall,

2008    Fluid Dynamics 66th Avenue Gateway; East Bay Trail; Oakland , CA

            The Long View, Laveen Conveyance Channel, Phoenix , AZ w/Otani

2006    Garden of Strength ; Mayfair Community Center , San Jose , CA

            Theory of Everything Plaza Everett Community College , Art and

            Science Building , Everett , WA

            Lead Design Team Artist; New Columbia , Housing Authority of Portland , OR

2004    Flows and Eddies; Smith and Bybee Lakes Restoration, Portland , OR

            Icons of Transformation; Overlook Station, Interstate Max Lightrail, Portland , OR

            Into the Green Wood; Greenwood Branch Library, Seattle , WA

2003    Message in a Bottle; Water Quality Testing Lab, Seattle , WA

            Creating a Place to Heal; Harborview Medical Center Campus

            Master Plan, Seattle , WA

2002    Unseen Worlds, B.E.S. Wet Weather Treatment Facility, Portland (environmental restoration project)

2001    Lead Design Team Artist Tacoma Link Light rail

            Theater District Station; Night/Day, Tacoma Link Light rail, Tacoma , WA

            Union Station South 19th Street Station; Landscape Memories, Tacoma Link Lightrail, Tacoma , WA

1998    Bridge Between Cultures Design Team Artist (w/ Otani) Seattle , WA

1994    Artist Design Team Member, Westside Light Rail, Portland , OR


Selected Group Exhibitions and Festivals

2016    Open Sesame; The Lumber Room, Portland OR , Curated by Kristan Kennedy

            Bodies in Motion/Bodies at Rest; Portland Winter Light Festival

            Overview; International experimental video touring exhibition. Curator Justin Hoover

2015    The New Math; Currents 2015; Immersive Dome, Santa Fe , NM

            XXXFuori Festival, Pesaro , Italy

            TinaB Contemporary Art Festival, Budapest , Prague , Tel Aviv

            Video Guerilha; Sao Paolo , Brazil

2013    VideoAKT Biennale of Video Art, Barcelona , Spain , Curated by Angie Bonino

2012    Cyberfest; St Petersburg, Russia, Co Sponsored by Hermitage Museum

            N-Minutes Festival: Shanghai , China

            Video Guerrilha Festival; Sao Paulo Brazil

            I’ve Travelled Far in Portland ; Video Art; Pompidou Metz, France, Living Calligraphy

            Currents 2012; Santa Fe NM

            Subtle Technologies; Toronto , Ontario , Motion Studies. Pool, Intellectual Ecosystem

2011    The Shape of the Problem, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland , OR

            From this Moment on: Greestone Gallery, Lincoln University , England

            Flying Films Festival, Morgen Vogel Gallery , Berlin Germany (Motion Studies)

2010    Mumbai International Film Festival; National Film Board of India Invitation, Experimental Film

            Mother Lode; The Art Gym, Marylhurst University , OR

            Electronic Visualization and Art; BCA, London (Motion Studies)

2009    Technarte, Bilbao , Spain (Motion Studies)

            MadCat International Film Festival, San Francisco , CA (Motion Studies)

2008    Rencontres Internationales Sciences et Cinémas

            Marseille , France (Motion Studies)

            809 International New Image Art Festival-Yichang, China (Motion Studies)

2004    Twenty-three on 9th, Elizabeth Leach Gallery. Portland , OR

2000    Wonder Women, Art Gym, Marylhurst , OR

1998    Here/Now, Tidbit Gallery, Portland , OR (Curated by Randy Gragg)

1997    Penetrating Image, University of Arizona Museum of Art , Tucson ,

1996    Fabrication & Collaboration, Art Gym, Marylhurst College , Portland

1995    Four Northwest Artists in Search of Values, Ethics and Morals, Vollum Gallery, Reed College, Portland,

1993    Crosscut, Portland Art Museum , Portland , OR

            USA Today, Textielmuseum of the Netherlands , Tilburg ,

            Helsinki , Finland

1992    Sculpture in the Landscape, Art Gym, Marylhurst , OR

            Partitio, performance collaboration and installation curated by Kristy Edmunds, Portland

1990    Scripps Ceramics Annual, Lang Gallery, Claremont , CA

1988    East meets West, Contemporary Crafts, Portland , OR

1987    Frontiers in Fiber , United States State Department touring

            Exhibition of Asia

1986    Third Western States Biennial, Brooklyn Art Museum , Brooklyn , NY


Selected Awards

2016    Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist’s Fellowship

            4Culture ( Seattle , WA ) Tech Specific Grant

2015    Oregon Arts Commission/ Hallie Ford Foundation Opportunity Grant

2014    Oregon Arts Commission Opportunity Grant

2012    Oregon Arts Commission/ Hallie Ford Foundation Opportunity Grant

2011    Intellectual Ecosystem, Public Art Network National Year in Review Selection

            Project Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Pool

2009    Honor Award, Lindbergh Foundation, Motion Studies

2004    Overlook Park Station selected for “Public Art National ‘Year in Review”

2003    Tacoma City Council Special Projects Award for Public Art

            Flintridge Foundation Fellowship-$25,000 mid career award

2001    American Planning Association Annual Awards for Excellence Harborview Hospital Master Plan

2000    Regional Arts and Culture Council ( Portland , OR ) Artist’s Project Grant

1999    Honor Award, American Institute of Architects, Weller Street Pedestrian Bridge

            Washington Council Civic Design Awards Program, Weller Street Pedestrian Bridge

1995    Bonnie Bronson Award, Oregon Community Foundation

1994    National Endowment for the Arts; Regional Initiatives Project Grant

1993    Viewers’ Choice Award, Crosscut, Portland , Art Museum

1992    Metropolitan Arts Council ( Portland , OR ) project grant

1991    National Endowment for the Arts; Regional Initiatives Grant New Genres

1987    Oregon Arts Council Individual Fellowship

1986    Finalist: Rome Prize Fellowship

1985    NEA Project Grant


Selected Publications / Media Exposure

2017    Archee; arts médiatiques & cyberculture, Montreal February; Generativity

            Senses of Cinema; World Poll part 3; Gwendolyn Audrey Foster


2016    Generativity; Installation by Fernanda D’Agostino, Suyama Space, Beth Sellars and Justin Hoover

            Seattle Weekly, Volume 41; Number 42 pg 25, Every End is a New Beginning, TS Flock

2015    Art Clue; Vernon Art Gallery and TinaB in Prague March 10, 2015


2014    San Francisco Bay Guardian, Volume 48, Issue 42, Treading Water, Emma Stone

            Centro de Experimentación e Investigación en Artes Electrónicas UNTREF Ricardo Dal Fara;
            Interview with Fernanda D’Agostino

2013    ArtForum, Critics Picks, Portland , OR Stephanie Snyder, November 2013

            Fernanda D’Agostino: The Method of Loci, Linda Tesner and Terri Hopkins, Marylhurst Press

            Electronic Visualization in Arts and Culture; Bowen, Keene and NG editors, Springer, London

2012    Hyperallergic; Santa Fe Grows Its New Media Festival” by An Xiao  7/6/2012


            Santa Fe New Mexican’s Passatiempo; ‘Lights, Projectors Action” Rob Dewitt, pg   32, 6/22/2012

            Der Spiegel; Projekt in Brasilien: Die Outdoor-Kunst  23.11.12

2011    Bonnie Bronson Fellows 20 Years: Linda Tesner: Lewis and Clark Press

2009    Ventilo n°232 du 12 au 25 novembre 2008, Pg.11 Marseille; La Croisee Des Sciences

            Rencontres Internationales Sciences Cinémas (Motion Studies)

2008    Think out Loud: Public Art, Oregon Public Broadcasting, Portland

2006    Colors of Architecture, Andrew Moor, Rizzoli

2004    Core Sample; Portland Art Now, Gragg & Stadler, Clear Cut Press

            Video and Film at Core Sample, Lois Allen, ArtWeek, January 2004, pg.33

2003    Light Rail Art, DK Rowe, Oregonian, April 25, pg L1.

            Rip Rap, Environmental Services Wetlands Restoration Project, Landscape Architecture Magazine, 6/03

            Current Public Art in Portland , ArtWeek, June 16th 2003

            Flintridge Foundation Catalogue; Fellowship Winners, Flintridge Foundation

            Art in America ; Art World; Flintridge Foundation Fellowships

2000    Abundance and Scarcity, Land Forum Magazine, Spacemaker Press, Vol3

1999    Female Dominance in Public Art, Cath Bruner, Arcade Magazine, Seattle , September

            Design Landscape Forum, Peter Walker, Spacemaker Press, Boston .

1996    A death in the family, Megan McMorran, The Oregonian, Feb. 2 1996

            Contemporary Art in the Northwest, Lois Allan, Craftsman House,

1995    Conceptual Art for Rush Hour, Randy Gragg, The Oregonian, May p.F1

            Into Oblivion, Lois Allan, Artweek, Feb. 3, 1994, p.15

            Artists contemplate Fate, Joel Weinstein, The Oregonian, 1/15/94, pC9

1993    Art as a Growing Concern, Randy Gragg, The Oregonian, September 9,p. B4

            Narratives of Repression, Iris Moore, Reflex, Sept. / Oct., p.21

            USA Today:Textielkunst , D.I. van den Blink, Amersfoortse courant Velvws Dagblad

            USA Today in Fiber Art, (catalogue), Netherlands Textile Muiseum, Tilburg            

1992    Time / Space Relationships, Lois Allan, Reflex, Nov. /Dec.

1986    Third Western States Biennial, (catalogue), Charlotta Kotik, Brooklyn Art Museum


Selected Experiences

2017    Visiting Artist, Sarah Lawrence College , Media Art Department , NY

            Artist Speaker Series, Portland Art Museum

2015    Invitado; Festival de la Imagen International Speaker series; University of Caldas , Columbia

2014    Visiting Artist, Sarah Lawrence College , Media Art Department , NY

2012    Artist in Residence; Can Serrat International Artists Center , Barcelona

            Speaker; Subtle Technologies Conference, Toronto , Ontario , Canada

2011    Visiting Artist; American Academy of Rome

2010    Speaker: EVA London-New Technology and Visual Arts

2009    Panelist at Americans for the Arts National Conference

2008    Speaker; Technarte, Bilbao , Spain

            Artist in Residence 809 International Artists Village , Yichang , China

2002    Visiting Artist; Rutgers University Graduate School of Art, NJ

2001    Panel Discussion; Art and Restoration; Society for Ecological Restoration Convention, Seattle

1998    Panel Discussion; Art and Landscape Architecture; ASLA, Portland

1985    Artist in Residence, Art Park, Lewiston , NY

            Artist in Residence, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts , Portland


Selected Collections

Houston Museum of Fine Art , Houston , TX

Yellowstone Art Museum , Billings , Montana

Missoula Museum of the Arts, Missoula , MT

New York Public Library Artist’s Books Collection

Reed College ; Bonnie Bronson Collection

The Lumber Room Collection, Portland , OR

Collection of Terri and Bob Hopkins

Collection of Linda Tesner

Joan and John Shipley Collection


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