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Karla Castillo Ovando

Born Mexico City, Mexico, 1977

Member of BKF – Billedkunstners Forbund, The Association of Danish Visual Artists

Member of The Collective AES Studio and Collective 13, Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

Education

  • 2018 Illustration Course (Good Ideas Make Great Illustrations) Vienna, Austria.
  • 2017 Drawing Course, Copenhagen School of Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 2012-2013 Mastering in Visual Arts on Photography Discipline in the Universidad Autónoma de México, UNAM State College (Title degree in process), Mexico City/Copenhagen Denmark.
  • 2007 Drawing Course, ENPEG La Esmeralda, Mexico City.
  • 2005 Built Photography, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City.
  • 2004 Built Photography, ENPEG La Esmeralda, Mexico City.
  • 2000-2005 Plastic Arts Degree, ENPEG La Esmeralda; Painting, Sculpture and Engravement National School, Mexico City.
  • 2000 Drawing and Painting, Centro Cultural Helénico, Mexico City.
  • 1999-2004 Engraving Course, Mexico City.
  • 1999 Human Body Drawing, Universidad Intercontinental UIC, Mexico City.
  • 1997-1999 Graphic Design (Five semesters), Universidad Intercontinental UIC, Mexico City.

 

Releases:

  • 2018 Explosions of the Visions, Vienna, Austria.
  • 2017 Art Fair in Montreaux, Switzerland.
  • 2017 Interview with About ART Magazine, Nr. 2, 2017.
  • 2017 Art Fair in Carrousel du Louvre, Paris.
  • 2017 Contemporary Art Curator Magazine Online Directory http://www.contemporaryartcurator.com
  • 2017 Tokyo International Art Fair – TIAF17, Hikarie Hall, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. https://issuu.com/globalartagency/docs/tiaf_2017_catalogue
  • 2017 Kunstnernes P­âskeudstilling (The Artists Spring Exhibition) – KP Spring 17.
  • 2017 From Reality to Scale 2 Series Photography in Studio Visit Magazine vol. 36.
  • 2009 Fonca’s Twentieth Anniversary 1989 / 2009 Creation in Movement through the series Avivant la Nature.
  • 2009 Avivant la Nature in Picnic’s Magazine, vol. 26’, “Adventurers”, Mexico City.
  • 2008 Fed Up Photography posted in the book “Mujeres de Roble” DEMAC, Mexico City.
  • 2007 Binnacles, Leopoldo Flores Museum, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Mexico City.
  • 2006 Photography “Transgresiones”, “La Erótica”, “Grupo Éxodo”, Mexico City.
  • 2005 Photography “Muñecas”, Foto Septiembre Festival, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City.

 

Individual Exhibitions:

  • 2020 Moments of Landscapes, Gallery Lowlands, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 2011 Scaling the Imaginary (Escalando lo Imaginario). Atrio Espacio Cultural, Mexico City.
  • 2007 Plaga Verde) (Green Plage. Atrio Espacio Cultural, Mexico City.
  • 2004 Man Power Thirtieth Anniversary in Mexico, Gallery of the Restaurant Del Lago, Mexico City.
  • 2004 Two Countries, Two Composers. Blas Galindo Auditorium, Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City.

 

Collective Exhibitions:

  • 2020 Opening Exhibition and Celebration in Nørrebronx, The AES Collective, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 2018 Explosions of the Visions, MAMAG Modern Art Museum, Hubertendorf Castle, Vienna, Austria.
  • 2017 Kunstnernes P­åskeudstilling (The Artists Spring Exhibition) – KP Spring 17, Kunsthal Århus, Århus, Denmark.
  • 2017 Marziart January Exhibition, Marziart Internationale Galerie, Hamburg, Germany.
  • 2013 Yo Contenido. CECUT, Tijuana B.C., Mexico.
  • 2013 Creación en Movimiento (Fellowship for Young Creators, 2010-2011), Biblioteca José Vasconcelos, Mexico City.
  • 2013 Young Creators. Patti and Rusty Ruff Galleries, West Gallery, West Lafayette, United States of America.
  • 2011 ReCover, Casa del Lago Juan José Arreola, Lake Galleries I and II, Mexico City.
  • 2010 Reforma Club Third Art Show. Poliforum Siqueiros, Mexico City.
  • 2009 Fonca Twentieth Anniversary 1989 / 2009 Creation in Movement. José Vasconcelos Mega Library, Mexico City.
  • 2009 Irreversibles. Casa de la Niña Galería Performance, Mexico City.
  • 2009 Photographic Meeting MX. Centro Nacional de las Artes, San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
  • 2009 Los Compadres Siders, Exhibition of art in Pasagüero, Mexico City.
  • 2008 Creación en Movimiento (Fellowship for Young Creators 2007-2008), Aguascalientes Cultural Institute, Aguascalientes, Mexico.
  • 2007 Sylvia Pawa Third Drawing Biennal. Centro cultural de Israel, Mexico City.
  • 2007 Binnacles. Leopoldo Flores Museum, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Mexico City.
  • 2007 Jóvenes Creadores (Young Art National Meeting), Mexico.
  • 2005 Talleres de Producción (Production Workshops). Gallery ENPEG La Esmeralda, Mexico City.
  • 2005 General Projects on Site, Multimedia Centre, Dr. Manuel de Jesús Álvarez Campos Library, Universidad La Salle, Mexico City.
  • 2005 Dioptría 8.7. El Atrio Espacio Cultural, Photoseptember Festival, Mexico City.
  • 2005 Geográfica (Geographic). La Esmeralda Graphic Workshops, Erasto Cortés Workshop Museum, Puebla, Mexico.
  • 2005 Graphics Work. Artists in the Atrium. Atrio Espacio Cultural, Mexico City.
  • 2005 Young Art National Meeting, Mexico.
  • 2004 Graphics Work posted on the website of the Florean Museum of Romania. http://www.cmc.ro
  • 2004 Art in Movement. National Anthropology and History School Gallery, Mexico City.
  • 2003 Young Art National Meeting, Mexico.

 

Presentations

  • 2009 Photography Meeting MX. Centro Nacional de las Artes, San Luis Potosí, Mexico.

 

Art Fairs

  • 2019 BOLIG MAD DESIGN fair, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 2018 Art Nordic Exhibitions, The Largest Sales and Art Fair in Scandinavia, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 2017 Modern Art Masters. Contemporary Art Fair in Carrousel du Louvre, Paris.
  • 2017 Modern Art Masters. Contemporary Art Fair in Montreaux – MAG, Switzerland.
  • 2017 Tokyo International Art Fair – TIAF17’, Hikarie Hall, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.
  • 2013 Affordable Art Fair, Expo Reforma, Mexico City.
  • 2012 Affordable Art Fair, Expo Reforma, Mexico City.

 

Honours and Awards

  • 2017 Selected at the Kunstnernes P­åskeudstilling (The Artists Spring Exhibition) – KP Spring 17, Kunsthal Århus, Århus, Denmark.
  • 2010-2011 Fellowship for Young Creators in Photography Discipline, Fonca, Mexico City.
  • 2009 Selected at the Reforma Club Third Art Show Painting Contest with the painting from the series ‘Landscapes”.
  • 2007-2008 Young Creators on Photography Discipline, Fonca Scholarship.
  • 2007 Sylvia Pawa Third Drawing Biennial, Honorific Mention with the drawing form the series “Pasto” (Grass).
  • 2007 Selected at the XXVIII Young Art National Meeting, Graphic Work Series “From a Landscape to a Fragment”.
  • 2006 Pre-selected at the FONCA/ENSAD (Paris) Applicated Arts Scholarship.
  • 2005 Second place at the DEMAC Photography Contest (Documentación y Estudios de Mujeres, A.C.).
  • 2005 Selected at the XXV Young Art National Meeting, “¡Qué sería la vida con pasto 2! (¡What would life be with grass 2!).
  • 2004-2005 Academic Achievement, SEP Scholarship.
  • 2003 Selected at the XXIII Young Art National Meeting, Three Graphic Works form the series “Solitud Devastada” (Devastated Solitude)