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

 

JUANNIO 2019, Guatemala

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IX International Ceramic Biennial

Talavera, Spain, 2019

 

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

 

Galería Sol Del Rio

Nests series

Guatemala, January - February 2019

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New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum

Muñecas series

Taipei, Taiwan, November - December 2018

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MUSAC - San Carlos University Art Museum

Muñecas series

Guatemala, February 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

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Performance / Pottery Slam 2, Benyamini Ceramic center

Tel Aviv, Israel, 2019

 

Public Works

 

Large-Scale Mosaic Mural

Jodpur, India,  2018

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IONION Center for the Arts

Large-Scale Mosaic Mural

Kefalonia, Greece, 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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