From 2011, María Inés Rodríguez is the Chief Curator of the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo – UNAM en Mexico City. From 2009 to 2011, she was the Cieh Curator of the MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (Spain). She directed the collection Arte y Arquitectura AA MUSAC, created in 2010 and published the monographs: Modernidad Tropical, Alexander Apóstol and Yona Friedman, as well as co-edited the magazine RADAR, arte y pensamiento MUSAC.
She has also been Curator and Advisor of the Berezdivin Collection –Espacio 1414– in San Juan, Puerto Rico. During 2008-2009, she has been the Curator of Satellite program at Jeu de Paume, as well as the Editor of the French art publication Point d’Ironie in Paris. Since 2006, she is part of the Artist Pension Trust Latino-América’s curatorial committee.
As an independent curator and art critic, she has worked on exhibitions and research projects on the strategies of appropriation of the public space in different spaces of contemporary art, which relate the art, the design, the architecture and the urbanism. Interested in printed editions, she has organized public lectures and exhibitions related to this topic, creating in 2005 Tropical paper Editions, to develop artists’ edition projects. She has also published the newspapers Instant City, Bogotham City and Sueño de Casa Propia.
She has been awarded the following grants: Fondation Patiño - Ville de Genève in 1994, American Center Foundation in 2006, and a residency at the Apex Art Center in New York in 2007.