Estefanía Valls Urquijo

Artistic Formation

 

MFA Art Direction

ESDESIGN

Barcelona, Spain, 2018

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Shigaraki Ceramic Park

Artist Studio

Osaka, Japan, February 2018.

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Institut International de la Marionnette

Research Grant

Chaleville Meziere, France, October 2017

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La Meridiana School

Paper clay and Raku firing

Tuscany, Italy, 2014.

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Moisés Barrios Workshop

Printmaking

Guatemala, 2007.

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Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (ENAP)

Experimental Drawing workshop, Carmen Isasi (Madrid)

Guatemala, 2006.

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Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (ENAP)

Visual Arts studies, specialized in painting,

Guatemala, 2002-2007.

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Bridgeview School, Maestro Samuel Kudish

Painting workshop, oil portraiture

New York, USA, 2003.

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Nené Valls Workshop

Painting studies, oil portraiture and figure

Guatemala, 1989-2000.

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Sant Jordy workshop

High and low temperature ceramics course

Barelona, Spain, 1991.

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Mercedes de Miquel (Master Ceramist)

Ceramics, majolica

Barcelona, Spain, 1991.

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Escola de Disseny Elisava

Interior design

Barcelona, Spain, 1986-1988.

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Galería Ríos, Maestro Roberto Ríos

Drawing studies

Guatemala, 1983-1985.

 

Group Exhibitions

 

Art Gallery at Rafael Landívar University

Muñecas series

Guatemala, May 2017

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Self Identities / Laura Haber Gallery

Muñecas series (murals & video)

Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 2016

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Arte en Mayo, Fundación Rozas-Botrán

Muñecas series (giant portraits)

Guatemala, May 2016

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America's Clayfest IV

Traditional Utensils - Batea Tray

Roseville, EEUU, April-May 2016

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Spectrum Miami Art Show

Battle Horse series

Winwood, Miami, December 3-7 2014

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Arte en Mayo, Fundación Rozas-Botrán

a.gua series

Guatemala, May 2014

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IX Florence Biennale

a.gua series

Florence, Italy, November-December, 2013

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Fundación Rozas-Botrán

Battle Horse series

Guatemala, May 2013

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Arte en Mayo, Fundación Rozas-Botrán

a.gua series

Guatemala, May 2013

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Art Expo Toronto

Invited artist; a.gua series

Toronto, Canada, April 2013

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Art Palm Beach

With María Elena Kravetz Gallery

a.gua series

Palm Beach, USA, January 2013

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Salon ARGR

a.las series

Paris, France, November 2010.

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Salon "Contemporánea"

Forli, Italy, November 2010.

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Salon ARGR

Honorable mention

Paris, France, November 2009.

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Centro Cultural IGA

"Exposición en 3",

Guatemala, January 2008.

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Manifestarte

Guatemala, 2006.

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum

Muñecas series

Taipei, Taiwan, November - December 2018

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José Gorostiza Gallery

Mexican Cultural Center

Muñecas series

Guatemala, March-April 2016

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Espacio Alternativo Proyecto Poporopo

Muñecas series

Guatemala, May 2015

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Museum of Modern Art Carlos Mérida

Large scale solo exhibition (a.gua series)

Guatemala, October - November 2012

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Primo Piano Gallery

a.las series

Venice, Italy, February 2011

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Ana Lucia Gómez Gallery

a.las series

Guatemala, August 2010.

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Casa Santo Domingo

a.pelo series

Guatemala, May 2009.

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Patrick Dumken Gallery

a.pelo series

Cadaqués, Spain, May 2009.

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Ana Lucia Gómez Gallery

First solo exhibition (a.pelo series)

Guatemala, February 2008.

 

Performance

 

UNIS University

Our Footprints in the World

Guatemala, May 2017.

 

Public Works

 

IONION Center for the Arts

Large-Scale Mosaic Mural

Kefalonia, Greece, Septiember 2017

 

 

Recognitions

 

Artist of the Year 2016, visual arts category, Hemeroteca Nacional de Guatemala.

 

Other

 

Founding member and director of Poderosas: Leave Your Mark movement (poderosas.org).

Peace Agent for Peace Revolution (peacerevolution.net).

 

 

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