Lives and works in London. Through the use of different materials, her interest relies in generating a cross between artistic processes and the narratives of everyday life. Her work is part of the Cisneros Fontanals Foundation, Femsa collection, Museum of Contemporary Art in Chile, MOMA archives and David Roberts Art Foundation, among others. She has received the National Chilean Fund for Culture and the Arts, the Chilean Academic Excellence Scholarship for studies abroad and the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation Grants and Commissions Program. Her recent projects include the participation in the 4th Polygraphic Triennial of San Juan, Latin America and the Caribbean, the 22nd Paiz Biennial in Guatemala and the Casa Wabi Foundation in Mexico. She has recently published with Editorial Ikrek, Ediciones Tácitas and D21 editores.

Solo Exhibitions
2021     Alumbra la piedra dentro del venado, Hidalgo Community Project, Casa Wabi artist in residence, Oaxaca, Mexico. 
2019     Tres habitaciones y el viento, curator Michel Blancsubé, Galería Arroniz, Mexico City.
2017     La Falsa Medida, curator Justo Pastor Mellado, Departamento 21 Gallery, Santiago, Chile.
2016     Patio de Luz, Historic site at the Hospital San Juan de Dios, Santiago, Chile.
2013     10 Stories under the mountain range, Macchina Gallery, Santiago, Chile.
2010     White Hours, Black Dirt, curator Alexia Tala, Kiosko Gallery, Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
2010     Thin Cut, Florencia Loewenthal Gallery, Santiago, Chile.
2009     Material Transit, curator Ramón Castillo, Exercises on the Permanent Collection, National Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago, Chile.
2008     Cut and come again, Rollo Contemporary Art, London, England.
2005     Expansión, Cecilia Palma Art Center, Santiago, Chile.
2005     Pasar, curator Carlos Montes de Oca, Defensoría Penal Pública, Valparaíso, Chile.


Selected Group Exhibitions
2023     Fronteiras desenhadas, Galleria Continua, Curator Alexia Tala, São Paulo, Brazil.
2023     Deep horizons, Collections of David and Indrė Roberts, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough, England.
2022     Tres artistas del barrio, Galería Parque de las Esculturas, Santiago, Chile.
2022     What Lies Beneath: Women, Politics, Textiles, Women’s Art Collection, Murray Edwards College University of Cambridge, England.
2022     Bitácoras, Casa Wabi collection, curator Alberto Ríos de la Rosa, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico.
2022     22nd Biennial de Arte Paiz, lost. in between. together, La Nueva Fábrica, Antigua, Guatemala.
2020     Together we stand, Bendana Pinel, Paris, France.
2020     Gran sur, Sala Alcalá 31, Madrid, Spain.
2019     Rivers flow out of my eyes, curator Madelon Van Schie, Tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2019     Temporalidades. Arte latinoamericano. Colección FEMSA, Guanajuato Art and History Museum , Mexico.
2018     Great Latin American Artists, Centro Cultural Palacio de La Moneda, Santiago, Chile.
2017     Collection Post 90, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile.
2015     True Story, curator Michel Blancsubé, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City, Mexico.
2015     N.5, South American series, 4th Poly/Graphic Triennial San Juan: Latin America and the Caribbean, general curator Gerardo Mosquera, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2014     De ruido siempre, Departamento 21 Gallery, Santiago, Chile.
2013     N.3 serie Maleza, curator Mario Navarro, YAP_CONSTRUCTO, Araucano Park, Santiago, Chile.
2012     30 Days, curator Alexia Tala, Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Club del Grabado, Santiago, Chile.
2012     Not Me: subject to change, CIFO Art Space, Miami, United States.
2011     Waiting exercises series, curator Mario Navarro, Museum of Memory and Human Rights, Santiago, Chile.
2011     8 Exercises to Kill Time, curator Gonzalo Pedraza, Matucana 100, Santiago, Chile.
2011     Ya se leer, Wifredo Lam Center, La Habana, Cuba.
2009     90 Years of Chilean painting, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile.
2009     Obsidiana, Galería AFA, Santiago, Chile.
2008     Wrapped and encased, Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool Biennial, England.
2008     Untitled, Museum of Contemporary Art, permanent collection, Santiago, Chile.
2007     Max 10 Kls, Casa V., Porto, Portugal.
2007     Translations, curator Carla Machiavello, Centro de Extensión PUC, Santiago, Chile.
2006     Acts of translations, translating and transferring, curator Carla Machiavello, SAC Gallery, New York, United States.
2005     Transit, Punta Arenas, Chile.
2004     Objetualidad reciente, curator Carlos Montes de Oca, Fundación Amigos del Arte, Santiago, Chile.
2004     Contracción de material, Concreta Matucana 100, Santiago, Chile.


Collections (selection)
2023     Ejercicios de Espera, Museu Nacional de Belas Artes Río de Janeiro, Brazil.
2021     Avenida Las Palomas, Archive Collections at MoMA, United States.
2017     N.5, South American series, Claudio Engel, Chile.
2015     N.6, South American series, Femsa Collection, Mexico.
2012     30 Days, Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Chile.
2012     N.4, South American series, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, United States.
2008     Arpillera 3, New Hall Art Collection, Cambridge, England.
2008     Untitled N.2, CCU, Santiago, Chile.
2008     Untitled, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile.
2008     Black Painting N.3, David Roberts Arts Foundation, London, England.
2008     White Painting N.4, David Roberts Arts Foundation, London, England.
2008     Interior/Exterior Field, David Roberts Arts Foundation, London, England.
2006     N.2, Yellow Serie, Hospital del Trabajador, Santiago, Chile.


Publications
2023     Ali Smith: la luz de una novela, Revista Santiago No 18, Chile.
2023     Remains–Tomorrow Themes in Contemporary Latin American Abstraction, ed. Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, Editorial Hatje Cantz Verlag, United States.
2022     Sombras de Abril, libro de artista, Editorial Gronefot, Santiago.
2022     Monte Aranda, Serpientes luminosas, Revista Letras Libres No 277, Mexico.
2022     Desplazamiento de la imagen: el hilo como síntoma y relato del tiempo en la obra de Francisca Aninat, Valentina Gajardo Moller, Santiago, Chile.
2021     Pasos continuos, Ediciones Tácitas, Chile.
2020     Recintos secretos, objetos revelados, Puentes Levadizos, Texts about contemporary Chilean artists, Roberto Merino, Ediciones UDP, Santiago, Chile.
2019     Avenida Las Palomas, artist book, Editorial Ikrek, Brazil.
2018     Great Latin American Artists, Femsa Collection, Centro Cultural La Moneda.
2018     La Falsa Medida, Mariairis Flores, No 22, Cuadernos de Arte UC ed. Pontificia Universidad Católica, Santiago, Chile.
2015     Pintura Chilena contemporánea, ed. Pontificia Universidad Católica, Santiago, Chile.
2015     Francisca Aninat monographic publication, ed. Alexia Tala, Editorial D21, Santiago, Chile.
2014     De ruido siempre, Justo Pastor Mellado, exhibition catalogue, D21 Art Projects, Santiago, Chile.
2013     10 Stories under the mountain range, exhibition catalogue, Macchina Gallery, Santiago, Chile.
2012     Pan, taller de Infante 1428, ed. Paula de Solminihac, Joe Villablanca and Rodrigo Galecio, Santiago, Chile.
2012     Not me: subject to change, exhibition catalogue, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, United States.
2011     Francisca Aninat Wachtoefeningen, Van der Linden, Maaike, Mister Motley N.30, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2011     Ya se leer, imagen y texto en el arte Latinoamericano, exhibition catalogue, Centro de Arte Wifredo Lam, La Havana, Cuba.
2011     Racconto, Mario Navarro, exhibition catalogue, Museum of Memory and Human Rights, Santiago, Chile.
2010     No 15, Cuadernos de Arte UC, ed. Pontificia Universidad Católica, Santiago, Chile.
2008     Oronsko magazine sculpture quarterly, Waldemar Panckiewikz, 4 (73), Poland.
2008     The east end in the best end, Susana Bianchini, Arte e Critica N.56, Rome, Italy.
2006     Translating and transferring, Carla Macchiavello and Fernando Pérez Villalón, Galería SAC, Nueva York, United States.
2006     Cultura y trabajo, Claudia Campaña and Pedro Celedón, ACHS, Santiago, Chile.
2005     No 11, Cuadernos de Arte UC, ed. Pontificia Universidad Católica, Santiago, Chile.


Awards and Grants
2016                   Chilean Government grant for the development of ‘Patio de luz’ project (FONDART).
2015                   Chilean Government grant for developing a creative project in the 4th Educational Program 4th Poly/Graphic Triennial San Juan: Latin America and the Caribbean, Puerto Rico (FONDART).
2014                   National recognition for Prix Canson 2015.
2012                   Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation grants and commissions program.
2010                   Art Critic Chilean choice award for exhibition Thin Cut.
2006 – 2007    Presidente de la República, Chilean government fund for international postgraduate studies.
2005                   Painting distinction, National Parliament competition.
2004                   Marco A. Bontá, painting award Chile.
2000 – 2001     Honor Grant Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.


Experiences
2021                   Biographical Notes workshop, Educational Project 22 Biennial de Arte Paiz, Guatemala.
2020                   Artist Book Study workshop, Naranja ediciones, Chile.
2020                   Crossroads, Luciana Brito Gallery, Curator Alexia Tala, conversation with Bosco Sodi.
2019                   Colloquium, En los límites del libro -Cartografías y genealogías, CEDOC Cerrillos, Chile.
2019                   Workshop, Guanajuato Art and History Museum, Femsa Collection, Mexico.
2019                   Art Discussion, Temporalidades, Arte Latinoamericano, Femsa Collection, Mexico.
2019                   Art Discussion, Mares Blancos, Los Vilos Cultural Centre, Chile.
2018                   Art Discussion, Body City Environment, La Moneda Cultural Centre, Chile.
2017 – 2023     Evaluation Committee, Conicyt Advanced Human Capital Training Program, Chile.
2010 – 2022     Art History Professor, Faculty of Philosophy and History, Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Chile.
2010 – 2019     Workshops for the Cultural Center Balmaceda 1215, Chile.
2015                   Artist Conference at the School of Visual Arts of Puerto Rico.
2015                   ‘Ejercicios involuntarios’, workshop held at the 4th Poly/Graphic Triennial San Juan: Latin America and the Caribbean, Puerto Rico.
2012                   Documentary: Chilean Contemporary Art: 10 Chilean Artists, National Television Council, Chile.
2010                   Meeting dialogues, Focus Brazil – Milton Machado, Moro Gallery, Chile.
2009 – 2018     Artist Pension Trust, Participation in APT Mexico City.
2009                   Workshop with the artist Hugo Marín at the Corporación Bodegón Cultural de los Vilos, Chile.
2001                   Internship at the Hirshhorn Museum of Modern Art, Washington DC, United States.


Participation in Art Fairs (selection)
2023                   ArtRio, Brazil / SP–Arte, Brazil.
2021                   Arco, Spain.
2019                   Arco, Spain / ArteBa, Argentina.
2018                   Solo Project Ch.ACO, curated by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, Chile.
                            
Solo Project Artissima, Italy.
                            
Art Lima, Peru / ArteBa Argentina.
2016                   Solo project ArteBA, Argentina.
2015                   ArtBo, Colombia / Ch.ACO, Chile / Art Lima, Peru.
2014                   ArteBA, Argentina.
2013 – 2011     ArteBA, Argentina.
2011                   Zona Maco, Mexico / ArtRio, Brazil.