curriculum


Born in Lima, Peru. lives and worked in Costa Rica and Philadelphia USA.

 

EDUCATION


Studied at the Catholic University Art School in Lima, at the Cambridge Arts and Crafts School in England and at the Scuola del Nudo in Rome, Italy.

Cecilia Paredes is a guest artist and investigator at the Dep of Arts and History at University of Pennsylvania and a Rockefeller Fellow since 1998.



SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selection)

 

2013   

International Guest Artist Bogota Photo Biennial , Colombia (confirmed)

2012    

Earth Body & Mind Festival Guest Artist representing the US. Kathmandu, Nepal.

Peru Embassy in Washington D.C.  US. 

Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Florida, US.        

2011  

Nature, my significant other, Patricia Ruiz Healy, San Antonio, Texas USA

Cecilia Paredes, at LATIDOS Blanca Berlin, Madrid Spain

National Museum Bejing, China

2010  

Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow Russia (confirmed December)

World Bank, Washington DC, USA

North American Cultural Center of Lima, Peru / Fulbright Specialist Scholar exhibition tour and workshop                              

2009   

The Final Garden, Palazzo Santa Croce, Roma, Italy

New Works, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, FL  

Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art", Natural World Museum, Humboldt State

University, California

Clorofila Center, Madrid Spain

Jennifer Johnson Foundation, Jacksonville, Florida

Cultural Center Inca Garcilaso Lima, Peru

Isabel Aninat Gallery , Santiago, Chile

IILA Inter American Institute Rome, Italy

Humboldt State University, California

2008   

FIA, Caracas international guest artist solo show, Michela Rizzo Venice, Italy

The Final Garden, Gallery Michela Rizzo, Venice, Italy

2007   

“I am another”, Silvia Medina Gallery, Barcelona, Espana

“Under your sky”, Costa Rica Museum of Art San Jose, Costa Rica

2006 

Borrowed World, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts Gallery, Miami, USA

University of Indiana, Indiana, US

2005 

Animal Gallery, Santiago, Chile

Arte Y Natura, Madrid, Spain

C. Guardia Museum, San Jose, Costa Rica

2004 

University of Indiana, Indiana, USA

Lucia de la Puente Gallery, Lima, Perú

Casa de las Americas, Havana, Cuba

Arthobler Gallery, Porto, Portugal

Animal Gallery, Chile

2003 

“Wrong Sided Beach”, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain

Seem: Camouflages and Transparencies, Martinez Gallery, Nova Iorque, USA

University of Indiana, Indiana, USA

“Daphne's Garden” Calderon-Guardia Museum, San Jose, Costa Rica

2002 

Lucia de La Puente Gallery, Lima, Perú

ArtexArte Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2001 

Contemporary Art Museum, Panama City, Panama

Mateo Sariel Contemporary Art Gallery, Panama City, Panama

Sol del Rio Contemporary Art Gallery, Guatemala

2000 

Contemporary Art and Design Museum, San Jose, Costa Rica

1998 

Modern Art Museum, Guatemala

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLIC ACQUISITIONS (selection)

 

2012    

Arco Madrid, Project            

2011  

Pacific Art Foundation, Newport CA

Pinta London / Blanca Berlin Gallery

Madrid Foto / Blanca Berlin Gallery

ALLI Latin America Art in Madrid, Spain

2010 

Beijing Fine Arts Museum

University Museum del Chopo Mexico with Art for Change

Esofoto 10 , El Salvador

Museum of Art and Design, San Jose, Costa Rica

Migrations Teoretica San Jose Costa Rica

2009 

Photography Group Exhibition, Arthobler Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

ARTEAMERICAS, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, USA 

Art and Gender Contemporary Center, Seville, Spain

Nature's Toolbox Natural World Museum             

Off the Beaten Path

Fondazione Prada, Milan

Stenersen Museum Oslo Norway

University Art Gallery San Diego California  

2008 

Art Chicago, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts Gallery, Chicago, USA

Getophoto, Bilbao, Spain 

Arte Fiera Bologna, Italy 

Unlearning Intolerance Series United Nations and Natural World Museum, New York, USA 

Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art, Natural World Museum Paris, France

2007  

Art Bologna, Italy                                                                           

Contemporary Art Museum, Santiago, Chile

Animalistica Central Bank Museum, Costa Rica 

Change Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway 

Costa Rica Museum of Art

Cultural Center Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina 

2006 

IILA 40th Anniversary, Rome, Italy

Biennial of Art and Arquitecture of the Canary Islands

Oltre Lilith, Scuderie Aldobrandini Frascati, Italy

Chemin D’Art, St Flour, France

Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts Gallery, Miami, USA

ArteBa, ArteXArte Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2005 

Art Basel Miami, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts Gallery, Miami, USA

51th Venice Biennial, official Costa Rica Pavillion, Venice, Italy

Art Cologne, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts Gallery, Cohl, Germany

MACO, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

Chicago Contemporary Art Fair, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts Gallery, Chicago, USA

La Costilla Maldita, Centro Atlântico de Arte Moderna, Canary Islands, Spain

Open Maps - Photography of the Americas, travelling exhibition, Spain

ARCO 2005, Madrid, Spain

2004  

Natura Cultural Centre, Guatemala

ARCO 2004 - Cutting edge selection, Madrid, Spain

2003 

ARCO 2003, Madrid, Spain

eVA Project –Ireland, Virginia Perez-Ratton commissary, Irland

Tech-No-logic II: Two Sided Blades, Cultural Centre of Spain, San Jose, Costa Rica

Iberoamerican Photography of the Nineties: Alejandro Castellote commissary, Barcelona/Madrid, Spain

2002 

Art Miami 2002, Miami, USA

ARCO 2002, Madrid, Spain

Centro-American Biennial, Nicaragua

DO IT Project/Teoretica, San Jose, Costa Rica

2001 

Contemporary Art Museum: Permanent Collection, Panama City, Panama

The Floating Land: Noosa, Queensland, Australia

2000  Havana VII Biennial, installation in Barrio San Isidro, Havana, Cuba

Contemporary Art and Design Museum, Permanent Collection, San Jose, Costa Rica

1999  

“Image and Poetry”, Costa Rica Art Museum, San Jose, Costa Rica

The Graduate School of Arts, Pennsylvania University Collection, USA

“Women Images”, Central Bank Museum, San Jose, Costa Rica

“Inner Landscape”, Contemporary Art and Design Museum, San Jose, Costa Rica

1998 

Wifredo Lam Centre, Permanent Collection, Havana, Cuba

“Installo-Mesotica”, Contemporary Art and Design Museum, San Jose, Costa Rica

1997 

Havana VI Biennial, Cuba

National University of Engineering Permanent Collection, Lima, Peru

Sculpture Biennial, San Jose, Costa Rica

1996  

“New Tendencies”, Costa Rica Art Museum, San Jose, Costa Rica

“New Acquisitions”, Contemporary Art and Design Museum, San Jose, Costa Rica

1994 

Contemporary Art and Design Museum, San Jose, Costa Rica



DISTINCTIONS AND AWARDS

 

2012    

National School of Fine Arts, Lima Peru, lecture on Contemporary Art.

Comalapa Workshop, Guatemala, Artist Talk.

2011    

University of Texas guest lecturer and critics. SA Texas, US.

2010  

Guanlan Printmaking Residence, Hong Kong, China

2009   

San Antonio Museum of Art lecture Recent Adquisitions

Art and Gender Roundtables Seville Spain Museum La Cartuja

Washington Peru Embassy guest artists talk

Humboldt State University visiting artist

2008    

International guest artist: Ibero American Art Fair 

FIA Caracas, 2008          

ONG Photography Center guest talk ,Caracas

2006  

Chemin D Art, invited artist St Flour, France.

2003  

Center of Photography of the University of Salamanca: Personal Art Book Publishing

2002 

1st  Mention of Honor: Centro-American Biennial

2001  

Woodford Project: selected artist, Queensland, Australia

2001  

Noosa Regional Gallery: selected artist for the project “The Floating Land”

2000  

Banff Center for the Arts Thematic Residency: DISCOVERY, Canada

1999 

Pennsylvania University: artistic residence, Philadelphia, USA

1998 

Rockefeller Foundation Residency for Visual Artist, Bellagio, Italy

1996 

1st  Prize: II Sculpture Biennial, Costa Rica

1995 

1st  Prize: Sculpture Biennial, Costa Rica

1986 

1st  Prize: National Engraving Hall, Lima, Peru

MUSEUMS AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS (selection)

 

MMOMA Moscow

Museo del Barrio, New York

San Antonio University Art Collection, Texas

San Antonio Museum of Art, US

Deutsche Bank, New York USA.

Javier Varez, Madrid, Spain.

Lehigh University Collection, USA.

Costa Rica Museum of Art

Natural World Museum, California USA.

University of  Salamanca Collection, Spain.

University of Engineering, Lima, Peru.

Art Nexus

Museum TEOR/etica, Costa Rica

Embassy of Peru in Chile

Embassy of Peru in Washington DC

World Bank Washington DC

Setai Fifth Ave. New York USA

MADC Museum for Contemporary Art and Drawing, San José, Costa Rica

Museum of Contemporary Art of Panama, Panama

Daniel Yankelewitz Collection, Costa Rica

Marcelo Narbona Collection, Panama

Lucia De La Puente Collection, Lima, Peru

Tomas Ybarra-Frausto Collection, New York, USA

Maria de Corral Collection, Madrid, Spain

Celia Bibragher, Miami, USA

Alfonso Aguilar, Madrid, Spain

Maria De Corral , Barcelona, Spain

Virginia Perez-Ratton, San Jose, Costa Rica

Carol Damian, Miami, USA

Aimee Joaristi, Madrid, Spain

Margaux Miranda, Queensland, Australia

Fwad & Marbella Farach, San Jose, Costa Rica

Sagrario Perez-Soto, Caracas, Venezuela

Luis Gonzalez, Puerto Rico

Javier Panera, Salamanca, Spain

Hans Yankelewitz