(Español) Exposición de estandartes que promueve nuevas expresiones artístucas, siendo considerada un nuevo género dentro de las artes plásticas. Jurado: Roberto Rosique, Bélgica Rodríguez y Sol Henaro.
Alejandro D’Acosta (Mexico). Architect interested in the graphic and industrial design restoration, the ecological rescue and the realization of self-sustaining projects. Graduated in Architecture from Ibero-American University –where he teaches, as well as in the National Autonomous University of Mexico –, he has also made studies in Monument Restoration, Landscape Design and Art History. He is a founding member of the munzam Foundation, of «La Carretilla» fund, the Taller de Arquitectura office, and the wine integral project Casa de Piedra-Estación del Porvenir.
Alfonso Lorenzana (San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, 1950). Photographer distinguished for registering the life at the border and the arts in the region. In his works he highlights the use of light and shadow and the presence of important artists. He has participated in collective exhibitions and his work has been published in national magazines and supplements.
Alonso Delgadillo «El Norteño» (Guadalajara, Jalisco, 1983). Ilustrator, muralist, and visual artist graduated in Graphic Design from the University of Xochicalco and a master’s degree in Design by the University of Palermo. In 2013, he won the first place in the cfe-Rosarito mural contest with «Construcción de sueños» [Building dreams]. His visual proposal has been published by several Latin-American institutes, and he has participated in exhibitions in Mexico, United States and Argentina.
Álvaro Blancarte (Culiacan, Sinaloa, 1934). Plastic artist, professor, and artistic promoter focused on the experimentation of painting techniques and the development of contemporary plastic art in the region. He studied at the Fine Arts Workshop at the Autonomous University of Sinaloa, where he was afterwards teacher, director and founder of the School of Arts and Crafts. He also founded the Fine Arts Workshop of Casa de la Cultura Tepepan, and the Art Workshop at the Autonomous University of Baja California, in Tecate. Since 1964 he has had individual and collective exhibitions in Mexico and abroad, earning awards and recognition.
Antonio Escalante (Sinaloa). Visual artist, teacher, artistic promoter, and owner of Círculo gallery in Tijuana’s Pasaje Rodriguez cultural corridor.
Carlos Estévez (Havana, Cuba, 1969). Multidisciplinary plastic artist graduated from the «San Alejandro» Academy of Fine Arts and the University of Arts of Cuba/Instituto Superior Institute de Artes (isa). His work explores the relationship between man and universe, building a cognitive system of beliefs based on precepts of universal history, culture and myths. He has exhibitions in museums and institutions at the international level.
Celeste Batel (Lisbon, Portugal, 1944). Plastic artist.
César Hayashi (San Miguel Zapotitlan, Sinaloa, 1959). Contemporary plastic artist specialized in painting, printmaking, screen printing, and installation. He acquired his medical degree by the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, took art courses in the Autonomous University of Baja California, Ibero-American University-Tijuana and in Tijuana’s Casa de la Cultura. He has held individual and collective exhibitions in Mexico, the United States and Canada, and has also made illustrations for books.
César Vázquez (Cuautla, Morelos, 1986). Contemporary visual artist and cultural manager. His work, among which are sculptures, installations, advertising posters and book covers, is distinguished by his three-dimensional drawings with overlapped paper that explore the emergence and construction of ideas. Graduated in Plastic Arts from the Autonomous University of Baja California, coordinator of the nodo gallery and member of Co[lab]. He has individual and collective exhibitions in Mexico and the United States.
David Osnaya (Mexico City, 1978). Photographer and architect. He studied Architecture at the National Autonomous University of Mexico/Taller Max Cetto; Design, architecture and museographic image at the Politecnico di Torino; and Photography at the Mexican Laboratory of Images. He is a founding member of Portátil collective and works in the Museography and Design Department of the Palacio de Bellas Artes Museum.
Demián Flores Cortés (Juchitan, Oaxaca, 1971). Visual artist and cultural manager. Bachelor in Visual Arts from the National School of Plastic Arts, he is the founder of the Cultural Center La Curtiduría A. C., and of the Taller Gráfica Actual de Oaxaca workshop. He has exhibited individually and collectively in Mexico and in several foreign countries, winning numerous awards, scholarships and financial support for residencies.
Diana Coca (Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 1977). Multidisciplinary visual artist who incorporates photography, performance, installation, sound, and video in her projects where she investigates the relationship between the body and control tools built around it. She graduated in Photography from the University of Brighton and in Philosophy from the University of the Balearic Islands, studied at the International Center of Photography in New York and at the Spanish Academy in Rome and has made several residencies. She has exhibited in countries of the Americas, Asia and Europe.
Elba Rhoads (Tijuana, Baja California, 1959). Multidisciplinary visual artist member of the visual projection group «Antena Project». She took art courses in San Diego and Tijuana before her bachelor and master degree in Arts from the Autonomous University of Baja California. She won the acquisition prize in the 10th L.A. Cetto winehouse Art Contest and the 8th Autonomous University of Baja California Biennal.
Estela Hussong (Ensenada, Baja California, 1950). Plastic artist specialized on painting. She holds a degree in Psychology by iteso-Ensenada, and she graduated from the National School of Painting, Sculpture and Printmaking «La Esmeralda». She has exhibited individually and collectively in Mexico and abroad, obtaining several awards and distinctions.
Francisco Toro (Ensenada, Baja California, 1991). Plastic artist and graphic designer with backgrounds in painting, drawing, art-object, museography, museology, and design of artistic and educational programs. He has presented solo and collective exhibitions in the region and has illustrated poetry books. He is also a member of the Watercolorist Society of Baja California and image director of Arte Buhonero.
Héctor Manuel Bazaca (Mexicali, Baja California). Contemporary visual artista gradúate in Plastic Arts from the Autonomous University of Baja California, where he currently works as a museography. He has participated in collective exhibitions in Mexico and abroad.
Hilda Vanessa Ramos (San Diego, United States, 1986). Visual artist graduated in Plastic Arts from the Autonomous University of Baja California. She has individual exhibitions at local level and has participated in several collective exhibitions in Mexico and the United States. She was selected for a Young Artists scholarship of the Cultural Institute of Baja California (2011-2012.
Hu Wei (Jinan, China, 1957). Contemporary visual artist interested in the innovation of artistic techniques and the way that art spreads and have an impact on the public sphere. He works with different mediums, searching for new uses to objects that allow him to analyze everyday life around concepts like autonomy, border and identity. He is currently an artist-in-residence at «Open Ateliers Zo» in the Netherlands.
Jesús Ramos (San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosi, 1959). Plastic artist. He studied at the Potosino Institute of Fine Arts and the adac workshop in Paris. He has solo and collective exhibitions; for which he has received several distinctions.
Juan Hussong (Ensenada, Baja California). Plastic artist.
Lothar Müller (Cologne, Germany, 1956). Visual artist graduated in Visual Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute. He has solo and collective exhibitions in national and international institutions. He is director and founder of the contemporary art space Kunsthaus Santa Fe in San Miguel de Allende, where he lives; and the art gallery Kunsthaus Miami.
Lourdes González (Mexico City). Plastic artist.
Lourdes Lewis (Mazatlan, Sinaloa, 1943). Plastic artist, co-founder of martes collective. She studied Painting at the National School of Painting, Sculpture and Printmaking «La Esmeralda», Art Therapy with Carmen Mariscal, Assamblage and Object-Art with Carlos Zerpa, Tea Ceremony with Soho Higurashi –she was received a grant from the Japanese government to continue her studies at the Urasenke Foundation–, Zen Buddhism with Ejo Takata; as well as several courses, workshops and seminars about contemporary art. She has a long history of exhibitions in the Baja California-California region.
Manuel Luis Escutia (Mexico City, 1940). Plastic artist, graphic designer, architect, museographer, curator, and cultural manager. His landscapes, self-portraits and installations distinguished by the use of typography and irony. With a bachelor degree in Architecture from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, he currently works as exhibitions coordinator at the Tijuana Cultural Center.
Máximo González (Entre Rios, Argentina, 1971). Contemporary visual artist. He took a Teaching in Artistic Education class, specialized in Visual Arts at the Josefina Contte Superior Institute. He has several exhibitions in Argentina, Mexico, United States and Europe.
Montserrat Pecanins (Barcelona, Spain, 1929). Self-taught plastic artist. Along with her sisters, she founded the Pecanins gallery in Mexico City; as a place where all the arts could coincide. She has made pieces of textile art-object, as well as her famous teatrines, miniature theaters built of wood and glass.
Pablo Llana (Tijuana, Baja California, 1980). Contemporary visual artist. His works addresses the absurdity of the capitalism- consumerism relationship. He study Fine Arts at Tijuana’s Casa de la Cultura and graduated from the Artistic Professionalization Program for Visual Artists (propavis). He obtained an honorable mention at the 12th Baja California Plastic Arts Biennial, at the 13th Northwest Visual Arts Biennial and the 5th «Miradas» National Biennal.
Roberto Gandarilla (El Dorado, Sinaloa, 1966). Plastic artist and disciple of Álvaro Blancarte. He won the first place in the 6th Autonomous University of Baja California Biennal, the 11th Baja California Plastic Arts Biennal, the Sinaloa’s Plastic Salon Biennal at the Autonomous University of Sinaloa and the «Antonio López Sáenz» Painting Award (2002).
Rosa Osuna (Tijuana, Baja California, 1969). Plastic artist and member of the martes collective. She completed her professional studies in the Morelense Arts Center and has presented solo exhibitions in Baja California, Morelos and Sonora.
Shinpei Takeda (Osaka, Japan, 1978). Contemporary visual artist, documentary filmmaker, musician, activist, and teacher. His installations focused on topics like memory, history, war, and forced migration. He has a bachelor degree in Geology from Duke University and a master in Arts Organizational Studies from the University of San Diego. He is founder and creative director of the «aja Project», which supports refugees and displaced children in the United States, Colombia and Thailand. Member of the multidisciplinary art collective Ghost Magnet Roach Motel.
Verónica Glezqui (Tijuana, Baja California, 1984). Multidisciplinary visual artist graduated in Plastic Arts from the Autonomous University of Baja California. Since 2002, she has participated in several exhibitions in the Tijuana-San Diego-Los Angeles area, as well as in the Netherlands.
Marta Palau (Albesa, Spain, 1934). Plastic artist specialized in textile works, although she has made painting, engraving and ceramic works. She studied at the National School of Painting, Sculpture and Printmaking «La Esmeralda» and specialized in the art of tapestry at San Diego State University and the Grau Garriga Workshop in Barcelona. She has performed solo exhibitions and installations in many parts of Mexico and the world and was awarded with the National Prize for Arts and Sciences in the Fine Arts discipline (2010).