Thursday, October 6, 2011

Rodrigo Galecio | Contemporary Art from Chile: Traveling Light | Artist 3 of 5

Rodrigo Galecio |

Rodrigo Galecio
AMA | Art Museum of the Americas

Rodrigo Galecio's piece, Zig, is a work of geometric abstraction in which perspective and dimension have a really important role. It creates illusions of volume that is read as an axonometric drawing. 

Zig, Rodrigo Galecio

Rodrigo Galecio (b.1972, Santiago). Galecio holds a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts from the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain and a Bachelor of Arts, from Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. His work has been exhibited in Australia, Chile, Spain, United States, and London. Among his most significant work we find the HCO Tribute to Carlos Ortúzar, at Galería Die Ecke Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago (2010); Beuys y más allá, Educar como arte, (MAVI), Santiago (2010). Material Ligero, Five Artists from Santiago, Chile Travelling Light, at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery in the Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia (2009); ZABRISKIE POINT, Galería Die Ecke Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago (2007); El Efecto Pedagógico, Tribute to Eduardo Vilches, National Council for Culture and the Arts, , Valparaíso (2006); 5ª Bienal de Artes Visuales: Utopías de Bolsillo, MNBA, Santiago (2006); CONDOROS/MISTAKES, Galería de Arte Gasworks, Union Walk, E2, Londres (2005); Transformer, Centro Cultural Matucana 100, Santiago (2005); To be political it has to look nice, Galería APEX, Nueva York (2003); PAC, Galería de Arte Metropolitana (GALMET), Santiago (2002); Video Biennial Iva Colleges and Schools, Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid (1999). He has twice received the Scholarship for Development and Artistic Creation V.R.A.I.D. from Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (2006, 2008). Galecio teaches at the Pontifical Catholic University, School of Arts.

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