Felicity Machado is a multi-media artist whose work contemplates the information gleaned from site-specific ecologies and technology. Drawing upon her multicultural lens, as a Brazilian-Mexican-American, she utilizes multiple visual, linguistic, and data-driven/digital perspectives to create her work. These perspectives take the form of videos, installations, sculptures, and performances. Machado received her MFA in Sculpture Dimensional Studies from Alfred University and her BA from the University of California Davis.
Machado has shown work internationally at Dongduk Art Gallery, South Korea, 2020, and nationally at Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, NY, 2022, Turner Gallery, NY 2021, The Basement Gallery, CA 2019, UCLA Broad Art Center Sculpture Gallery, CA, 2017 as well as Pete & Susan Barrett Gallery, CA 2016. Felicity Machado has won awards such as the Freemon Gadberry Award in Sculpture and the Maria Cary Anti-Gravity Award 2019 and 2020 from the University of California Davis. Others include The President’s Circle and The Clinton & Margo Ternstrom Family Art Endowment Award 2017 and 2018 from Santa Monica College. As well as the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship 2015. Felicity Machado was a Yale Norfolk 2019 Waitlist Candidate.