Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Daniela Edburg | POSSIBLE WORLDS @ AMA | Artist 3 of 9

Daniela Edburg  |

Daniela Edburg
Photography and Fiction in
Mexican Contemporary Art Exhibition

Opening July 7th at AMA | ART MUSEUM of the AMERICAS

Daniela Edburg was born in Houston, Texas in 1975. She grew up in San Miguel de Allende and studied visual arts in the San Carlos Academy in Mexico City.
Her work has been exhibited in museums and art centers worldwide. Some of these are The City Museum and Carrillo Gil Art Museum in Mexico City, Guandong Museum of Art in Guangzhou, China, Istituto Europeo di Design in Madrid, Spain, Itaú Cultural of Sao Paulo,Brasil, Recoleta Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina,  The National Museum of Visual Arts in Montevideo, Uruguay, The National Museum of Fine Arts in Santiago de Chile, Chile, The National Center for Contemporary Arts of Moscow, Russia and The Santa Mónica Art Center in Barcelona, Spain.

She has received grants from the National Fund for Arts and Culture and the Guanajuato State Cultural Institute. In 2006 she was selected to participate in the 12th Photography Biennale of the Centro de la Imagen in Mexico City. That same year she was selected for the II SIVAM Prize for the Visual Arts and received Honorable Mention in the XXVI Young Art National Encounter. Her work was included in Photoquai, Second Biennale of Images of the World in Paris, France, in “Qui Vive?” Second Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, also in the Bozar Mexico Festival in Brussels and in the First International Caribbean Triennale.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Rubén Gutiérrez | POSSIBLE WORLDS @ AMA | Artist 2 of 9

Rubén Gutiérrez  |

Since 1993 Rubén has shown his works and curatorial projects in Mexico, the USA, Spain, Cuba, Argentina, Ecuador, Perú, Puerto Rico, the Netherlands, France, Czech Republic, China, Japan, India and Iran.

He represented Mexico at the 7th Havana Biennal, Cuba 2001, First Buenos Aires Biennal, Argentina, 2001, IX Bienal Internacional de Cuenca, Ecuador, 2007 and Prague Biennale 4, 2009, Prague, Czech Republic.

His work has also been awarded First Prize in Painting, 1ª Bienal Regional de la Plástica Joven (Monterrey, Mexico, 1994) First Prize on 2ª Bienal Regional de la Plástica Joven (Monterrey, Mexico, 1996) Acquisition Prize of XXI Encuentro Nacional de Arte Joven (México, 2001), Acquisition Prize BBVA-Bancomer, VI Bienal Monterrey-FEMSA (Monterrey, México, 2003), and Mention of Honor in XIV Biennal Rufino Tamayo, (Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico, 2008)

As a curator he has done projects for: Bronx River Art Center, (New York, USA), CRIC Centre d’ Reflexion sur l’image et ses contextes (Sierre, Swiss), VAE10 Festival Internacional de Video /Arte/Electrónica, (Lima, Peru), Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi, India) MUCA ROMA (Mexico city), Centro de las Artes (Monterrey, Mexico) THE END biennial (52, OMR Gallery, Mexico), between others.

He is the founder of - an independent, non-profit space whose mission is to promote the knowledge and appreciation of contemporary art through RESEARCH, PRODUCTION, and EXHIBITION of intertextual objects, and is an ongoing project based in Monterrey, Mexico. Rubén now lives and works between Monterrey, Mexico and Utopia, Texas.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Damián Siqueiros | POSSIBLE WORLDS @ AMA | Artist 1 of 9

Damián Siqueiros |
Damián is obsessed with a single mission: to find beauty in whatever he can, capture it, and show it to the world. He loves pure colors, shying away from washed-out or bright colors, almost like that of Renaissance artists.

In addition to photography, Damián also works on sculpture, costume design, set design, stage direction, lighting, and makeup director.

Damián has won awards on three continents and won first place at Art Souterrain in Montreal in 2010. His work has been shown in many countries, including France, Spain, Canada, and his country of origin, Mexico. His series "Life as a Performance" has been seen in Montreal, New York, and in Mexico. He has has also been published in magazines such as Elle and Vogue.

Damián is currently living in Quebec, where he plans to stay for at least a few years.