Bea Camacho

b. 1983 in Manila, Philippines


2005 Harvard University
B.A Summa cum Laude in Visual and Environmental Studies
Senior thesis Summa cum Laude in Studio Art

Solo exhibitions

2010 Standard Fiction, Pablo Gallery, Manila, Philippines
2009 Disconnect The Dots, 20 Square and Finale Gallery, Manila, Philippines
2008 Efface, Green Papaya Art Projects, Manila, Philippines
2007 Conversion Factors, Magnet Gallery Katipunan, Manila, Philippines
2006 Blind Transmission, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines

Selected group exhibitions

2014 The New York Moment, Musee d’Art Moderne, St. Etienne, France
Southeast Asian Platform
, Art Stage Singapore, Singapore
2013 Contemporary Sublime in Contemporary Art, Wooson Gallery, Art Stage Singapore, Singapore
, Mo_Space, Art Fair Philippines, Manila, Philippines
Out of Bounds
, 40 Kirkland Gallery, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge MA, USA
Manila Vice
, Musee International des Arts Modestes, Sete, France
Other Space, West Gallery, Manila, Philippines
As Is, Jerry Riggs Fine Art, Miami FL, USA
2012 Fabrications, Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Manila, Philippines
Killing Time
, Negros Museum, Bacolod, Philippines
Imagining Identity
, Finale Gallery, Manila, Philippines
The Subject Shall Remain Anonymous
, Give Art Space, Singapore
Sigma Asia 2
, Osage Atelier, Hong Kong
The Experience Machine
, Ikkan Art Gallery, Singapore
, Blanc Gallery, Manila, Philippines
Reaching Landfall
, Jerry Riggs Fine Art, Miami FL, USA
Doing Time on Filipino Time: Contemporary Installations from Manila
, Queens Museum of Art, New York NY, USA
2011 Complete and Unabridged, Part II, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong
Bizarre Animals
, Harvard Natural History Museum, Cambridge MA, USA
, Green Papaya Art Projects, Manila, Philippines
Beasts Along a Chain of Ineffable Deferments
, Department of Avant-Garde Cliches, Manila, Philippines
, Manila Contemporary, Manila, Philippines
Readymade: Remade and Unmade
, Mo_space, Manila, Philippines
Touch Me
, Hiraya Gallery, Manila, Philippines
Future Lab
, DAEGU EXCO, Daegu, Korea
I’ve bought gold and look at me now
, Jerry Riggs Fine Art, Miami FL, USA
2010 No Soul For Sale, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
Beautiful Inside My Head Forever, SLab, Manila, Philippines
Bastards of Misrepresentation: Doing Time on Filipino Time
, Freies Museum, Berlin, Germany
, Galleria Duemila, Manila, Philippines
, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong
100% Natural
, Jerry Riggs Fine Art, Miami FL, USA
The Light Show
, Manila Contemporary, Manila, Philippines
Blind Field
, Silverlens Gallery, Manila, Philippines
Emerging Wave
, Hangaram Museum, Incheon, Korea and EoGun Museum of Photography, Busan, Korea
Cambridge Street Project
, Cambridge Arts Council, Cambridge MA, USA
, Manila Contemporary, Manila, Philippines
A Thousand Times Yes
, Manila Contemporary, Manila, Philippines
2009 International Women Artists Biennale, Incheon, Korea
Come In
, Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Manila, Philippines
Cartographical Lure
, Valentine Willie Fine Arts, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Seeing Me, Seeing You: Contemporary Portraiture
, Manila Contemporary, Manila, Philippines
Shoebox Dioramas
, Magnet Gallery Ayala, Manila, Philippines
, Okay Mountain Gallery, Austin TX, USA
Dritto Rovescio
, Triennale di Milano Design Museum, Milan, Italy
Twelve By Nine
, West Gallery, Manila, Philippines
Bayan Ni Nanding Versus the Post Modern World
, Manila Contemporary, Manila, Philippines
2008 Inaugural Show, Finale Gallery, Manila, Philippines
, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong and Singapore
, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan
Room 307: Inkling, Gutfeel and Hunch
, National Museum, Manila, Philippines
PassionFest Public Art Installations
, Fort Bonifacio High Street, Manila, Philippines
, Mo_space, Manila, Philippines
Strain Extension
, Mo_space, Manila, Philippines
Inaugural Show
, Magnet Gallery Ayala, Manila, Philippines
2007 Gift of Tongues, Conference of Birds Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
Shoot Me
, Mo_space, Manila, Philippines
, F+Art Gallery and Theo Gallery, Manila, Philippines
I Have Nothing to Paint and I’m Painting it, Mo_space, Manila, Philippines
2006 Metropolitan Mapping, Cultural Art Center, Hong Kong
Fast Futures: Asian Video Art
, Asian Contemporary Art Week, Japan Society, New York NY, USA
Melbourne Scarf Festival
, Craft Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Common Goods and Uncommon Goods
, Future Prospects, Manila, Philippines
The Blank Show
, West Gallery, Manila, Philippines
Conflict Resolution
, Future Prospects, Manila, Philippines
, University of Asia and the Pacific, Philippines
New Works
, Museo Iloilo, Iloilo City, Philippines
2005 Unplaced: VES Student Thesis Exhibition, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge MA, USA
Soft Room
, Crawlspace Gallery, 3 Sacramento Street, Cambridge MA, USA
Seamless: Computational Couture
, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge MA, USA
Inflatable Museum: This Way Up
, Harvard University Adams Art Space, Cambridge MA, USA
2004 Artificial Organic, Harvard University Adams Art Space, Cambridge MA, USA
Signet Film and Video Screening
, Harvard Signet Society, Cambridge MA, USA
VES Juried Student Show
, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge MA, USA


2010 Richard R. Solomon Grant, Office of the Arts, Harvard University
Finalist, Cambridge Street Public Installation Competition, Cambridge Arts Council
2009 Finalist, Invitational Art Competition, Deutsche Bank Knowledge Services
2008 First prize, Contest Issue, The Harvard Advocate
2005 Albert Alcalay Award for Outstanding work in Studio Art, Harvard University
David McCord Prize for Achievement in the Arts
, Harvard University