June 13, 2024

José Ignacio, Uruguay

Fundación
Ama Amoedo

Open Call 2024


05.31.2024 We proudly announce the second edition of the Fundación Ama Amoedo Grants. With the aim of providing resources and opportunities for the strengthening of the art ecosystem and its institutions, 10 grants of US$10,000 will be awarded in four categories.

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Open Call for Argentinian Artists Art in Partnership with Fundación Casa Wabi


05.24.2024 For the second consecutive year, Fundación Ama Amoedo y Fundación Casa Wabi in alliance open call for artists from Mexico, former Casa Wabi residents, to carry out a 6-week residency in José Ignacio, Uruguay.

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Announcing Residents in partnership with Fundación Casa Wabi


05.22.2024 Fundación Ama Amoedo and Fundación Casa Wabi announce in partnership the Argentinean artists participating in the residency at Puerto Escondido, México: Leila Tschopp (b. Argentina, 1978) and Ramiro Quesada Pons (b. Argentina, 1987).

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FAARA Residency 2024


05.19.2024 We announce that due to personal reasons, artist Jackie Amezquita (Guatemala) will not be able to participate in the Residency this year. In her place, artist Alejandro Cesarco (Uruguay) will participate in the third edition of FAARA in September-October 2024.

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FAARA Conecta. Open Call! Casa Wabi


03.11.2024 In partnership with Fundación Ama Amoedo, Casa Wabi welcomes applications from Argentinian artists for a residency in Puerto Escondido, Mexico. The deadline to apply for this six-week residency is May 2, 2024.

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Support to Venice Biennale


02.01.2024 We are proud to announce that Fundación Ama Amoedo will support the 60th International Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia 2024, ‘Foreigners Everywhere’, curated by Adriano Pedrosa, the first Latin American curator in charge of the Biennale.

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Support to JIIFF


01.26.2024 For the third consecutive year, we supported the José Ignacio International Film Festival by hosting at Casa Neptuna the workshops Generación J and JIIFF LAB, that included the participation of producer, filmmakers and directors.

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FAARA SUR


01.13.2024 Uruguayan filmmaker Emiliano Mazza De Luca and the Director of Museo Torres García, Alejandro Díaz will participate in the FAARA Sur Residency at Casa Neptuna, José Ignacio, Uruguay, in partnership with ARCA International Festival of Films on Arts.

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Laetitia Award 2024


01.08.2024 Our Founder Amalia Amoedo was awarded with the First Laetitia Philanthropy Award from ESTE ARTE, in Uruguay. Award designed by artist Guadalupe Ayala. Awarded by Beatríz Argimón, Vice-president of Uruguay.

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Collaboration with ESTE ARTE


01.07.2024 For the third consecutive year, we hosted a brunch in collaboration with ESTE ARTE at Casa Neptuna with the aim of supporting and contributing to the professionalization of the art ecosystem, connecting its various agents, and strengthening the local art scene.

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Portfolio review


01.05.2024 We hosted the Photographic Portfolio Review Program of FOCUS at Casa Neptuna, which offers artists the opportunity to share their work with important photographers from all over the region.

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Emilio Bianchic will participate in Delfina Foundation


11.24.2023 Uruguayan artist Emilio Bianchi was selected to participate in Delfina Foundation in partnership with Fundación Ama Amoedo within our FAARA Conecta program.

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FAARA en el SUBTE #06


11.16.2023 Artists Fritzia Irizar and Alejandra Venegas participated in a public talk at Subte, Montevideo, moderated by Verónica Flom

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Support to FOCUS


10.24.2023 We announce the support to the first edition of the Portfolio Review Program of FOCUS International Photography Festival, to be held at Casa Neptuna, José Ignacio, Uruguay.

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FAARA en el SUBTE #05


10.12.2023 Artists Lizania Cruz and Marilyn Boro Bor participated in a public talk at Subte, Montevideo, moderated by Uruguayan curator Laura Bardier.

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FAARA Conecta. Open Call! Delfina Foundation


09.06.2023 In partnership with Fundación Ama Amoedo, Delfina Foundation welcomes applications from Uruguayan artists for a residency in London. This six-week residency will take place from 2 April to 12 May 2024.

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Announcing Fundación Ama Amoedo Grantees


07.18.2023 Fundación Ama Amoedo is pleased to announce the results of the first edition of the Fundación Ama Amoedo Grants. Among approximately 2000 applications, 10 projects were selected in the categories Artists, Art and Social Engagement, Organizations and Publications.

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Support to Marta Minujín’s exhibition


06.22.2023 We are proud to support the survey exhibition of Argentine artist Marta Minujin at The Jewish Museum in New York. ´Arte! Arte! Arte!´ will include nearly 100 works organized to reflect Minujín's bold experimentation over six decades.

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Support to CIMAM


06.13.2023 Fundación Ama Amoedo is delighted to support the 55° Annual Conference of CIMAM that will take place on November 9 to 11 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, based in the Museum of Modern Art.

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FAARA en el SUBTE #04


05.08.2023 Artists Florencia Sadir and Seba Calfuqueo participated in a public talk at Subte, Montevideo, moderated by uruguay curator Patricia Bentancur.

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Support to 51° Premio Montevideo Artes Visuales


04.04.2023 We announce the support to the 51° Premio Montevideo de Artes Visuales, Uruguay, in the framework of Regional Connections. All artists of legal age from Uruguay and abroad with legal residence in the country can apply.

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Open Call Fundación Ama Amoedo Grants


03.29.2023 We announce the call for Fundación Ama Amoedo Grants. 10 Grants will be awarded in 4 categories: Artists, Art and social engagement, Organizations, and Publications. Deadline: May 15, 2023.

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Alliance with Fundación Casa Wabi


03.23.2023 In partnership, Fundación Ama Amoedo and Fundación Casa Wabi announce the selected artist for their residencies in the framework of our FAARA Conecta program: Jorge Miño (AR), Alejandra Venegas (MX), Mimi Laquidara (AR) and Fritzia Irizar (MX).

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Support to Mundial Poético Montevideo


03.15.2023 We announce the support to the 9° edition of the Mundial Poético Montevideo, Uruguay, in the framework of our program Regional Connections. The international poetry festival of Uruguay will take place from March 15th to 18th.

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FAARA en el SUBTE #03


03.09.2023 Artists Paola Monzillo and Rita Ponce de León participated in a public talk at Subte, Montevideo, moderated by Uruguayan writer Inés Bortagaray.

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Ana Bidart will participate in Delfina Foundation


02.22.2023 Uruguayan artist Ana Bidart was selected to participate in the residency at Delfina Foundation, in partnership with Fundación Ama Amoedo within our FAARA Conecta program.

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Programs. Curatorial Reseach Trip


01.06.2023 Joanna Warsza, independent curator, editor, art writer and educator, will be the inaugural curator of the program Curatorial Research Trip. In January 2023, Warsza will be arriving to Buenos Aires, where she will meet with local artists and visit various art spaces and institutions.

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FAARA Conecta. Open Call! Casa Wabi


12.28.2022 New partnership between Fundación Casa Wabi (Puerto Escondido, México) and Fundación Ama Amoedo (Casa Neptuna, José Ignacio, Uruguay) for a residency exchange that will allow the participation of artists from Argentina and Mexico.

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Support to CAMPO Artfest


12.21.2022 We announce the support to the festival CAMPO Artfest, Pueblo Garzón, Uruguay, with the participation of five artists from Argentina or residing in the country in the festival: Jimena Croceri, Gabriela Munguía (Colectivo Electrobiota), Ana Clara Soler, Sofía Quirno, and Santiago Gasquet.

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At THE BASS


11.29.2022 We hosted a breakfast at The Bass Museum, Miami, to present our new initiatives and celebrate the artists of FAARA’s first edition.

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FAARA Artists 2023


11.16.2022 FAARA's participating artists for the 2023 edition are: Rita Ponce de León, Paola Monzillo (February-March), Seba Calfuqueo, Florencia Sadir (April-May). Marilyn Boror Bor, Lizania Cruz (September-October).

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Open Call JIIFF


11.16.2022 In the framework of the José Ignacio Film Festival (JIIFF), we will be hosting in January 2023 ‘Generation J’, a workshop for Uruguayan film producers under 32 years old.

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FAARA 2023 Selection Commitee


11.16.2022 The Selection Committee consisted of Solana Chehtman (Director of Artist Programs, Joan Mitchell Foundation), Miguel A. López (independent curator and writer), and Tobias Ostrander (Estrellita B. Brodsky Curator of Latin American Art, Tate Modern).

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Welcome to Casa Neptuna


10.22.2022 We celebrated the arrival of our inaugural residents of the interdisciplinary residency FAARA Sur. Thank you very much for joining us!

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FAARA SUR


10.22.2022 Artist Edgardo Giménez participates along with art historian and curator María José Herrera in the new interdisciplinary residency FAARA Sur, which takes place at Casa Neptuna.

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FAARA Residents


10.15.2022 We appreciate the participation of artists Andres Bedoya and Noé Martínez in the first edition of the FAARA Residency.

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FAARA at SUBTE Conversation


10.06.2022 Artists Andres Bedoya and Noé Martínez participated in the conversation, moderated by Martín Craciun (Curator, Subte) and Camila Pazos (Residency Coordinator, FAA). This public program was born from an institutional alliance with Subte to strengthen the Uruguayan scene.

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