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Biography


YOLANDA GUTIÉRREZ ACOSTA

Born in Mexico City in 1970, she now lives and works in Cozumel, Mexico.

Studied Visual Arts at the National School of Arts, UNAM (Universidad Autónoma de México), Mexico.

From 1992-1995 she was the Assistant Professor at the National School of Arts, UNAM.

Selected Exhibitions

2002 June - "Dialogues" Museum Casa de los Caballeros Águila, Puebla, Mexico (Group Show)

2001 March - Installation "Fresco y Puro Corazón de Árbol" ("Fresh and Pure Heart of the Tree") Theme Park Cumbre Tajín, Veracruz, Mexico (Individual Show)

June - "Metropolis Mexica" ("Metropolitan Mexico"), Aspects of Contemporary Art of Mexico, Museum of Picardi, Amiens, France (Group Show)

June - "El Final del Eclipse" ("The Final Eclipse") Foundation Telefónica Madrid, Spain (Group Show)

July - "River City" Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada. (Group Show)

September - "Flor y Canto" ("Flower and Song") Tour of USA (Group Show)

October - "Seventh Salon of Contemporary Art BBVA Bancomer Tendencias" Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City, Mexico (Group Show)

2000 January - "In House" Quinta San José, Manolo Rivero Gallery, Yucatan, Mexico (Individual Show)

February - "Water" Amparo Museum, Puebla, Mexico (Individual Show)

June - Installation in the Mexican Pavilion, Universal Exposition, Hannover, Germany

November - "Dialogue" Yolanda Gutiérrez / Eric Nussbicker, Carousel Gallery, Paris, France

December - "Mexico Forever, Art and Permanence", Petit Palais, Paris, France and Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico (Group Show).

December - Public Command "Moon Water", in the project "Au fil de l'eau" Amiens, France (Individual Show)

1999 January - "Earth: Identities Dispursed" University Museum of Contemporary Art, Mexico City, Mexico

April - Gallery National du Jeu de Paumes, Paris, France (Individual Show)

April - "Under the Grey Sky of Mexico" Space of Art Yvonamor Palix, Paris, France (Group Show) Preceeding Exhibit Itinerary: May Space of Art Yvonamor Palix, Paris (Individual Show)
June La Capella, Barcelona, Spain
October Passaje de Retz, Paris, France

July - Third Biannual In Site '99, "Looking For a Place" Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

1998 February - ARCO '98, Project Rooms, Space of Art Yvonamor Palix, Madrid, Spain

April - Exchange Mexico and Canada, National Foundation of Culture and Art (FONCA), Banff Center, Canada

October - Installation at the Sculpture Site, Xochitla Park, Mexico (Group Show)

1997 January - "México Ahora: Punto de Partida" (Mexico Now: Point of Departure"), Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery, Ohio (This exhibition will travel to six other venues in the US and Puerto Rico, curated by Maria Guerra)

September - Istanbul Fifth Biannual Installation, "In the Light of the Pain" Istanbul, Turkey

September - ExpoArte, Guadalajara, Mexico

1996 April - "Por mi Raza Hablará el Espíritu" ("For My Race My Spirit Will Speak"), Luis Angel Arango Library, Bogotá, Colombia.

April - "Made in Mexico" El Museo Gallery Bogota, Colombia.

July - "Memory", Juan Martín Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

August - "For My Race My Spirit Will Speak" Exchange Mexico and Columbia, Chopo University Museum, Mexico City, Mexico

October - "New Collective Practice" Contemporary Art Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

October - Expoarte '96, Space of Art Yvonamor Palix, Guadalajara, Mexico

November - "First University Art Fair", University Museum of Contemporary Art, UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico

December - "Fugitive Fluctuations Mutation 2", La Ferme de Buisson, Centrer d'Art, Marne-la-Vallée, Noisel, France

1995 March - "Creation in Movement", Fifth Showing of Scholarships of the National Fund for Culture and Art (FONCA), Contemporary Art Museum Alvar y Carmen T. de Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico

April - "Havana-Sao Paulo", Young Art of Latin America, Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin, Germany

July - "Collective of Sculptures" Zona Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

November - Installation "Reconciliation" Contemporary Art Pavilion of Tecali, Puebla, Mexico

1994 May - Fifth Biannual of Havana, Installation "Umbral" ("Threshold"), Havana, Cuba

September - Participation at the Second Biannual In Site '94, sponsored by the National Institute of Fine Arts (INBA), San Diego, California USA and Tijuana, Mexico

November - "Selected Pieces from Participants" at the Fifth Biannual of Havana", Ludwing Forum, Aachen, Germany

1993 May - "Las Nuevas Majas" ("The New Majas"), La Casona II, SHCP, Mexico City, Mexico

July - "Las Nuevas Majas" ("The New Majas") Otis Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA

August - "Threshold", Installation, Carrillo Gil Contemporary Art Museum, Mexico City, Mexico

December - "Ars Bene Moriendi", Contemporary Art Museum, Santiago de Chile, Chile

1992 Pieces created at the Second International Contest of Wood Sculpture on display at: February - Cultural Center Isidro Fabela, Mexico City, Mexico
June - Diego Rivera Mural Museum, Mexico City, Mexico

October - "Animal", Contemporary Art Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

1991 August - "Second International Contest of Wood Sculpture" Toluca, Mexico

December - "Stone Idea", National School of Fine Arts (ENAP), UNAM. Mexico City, Mexico

1990 March - "Tapestry of the Students of Maestra Beatriz Arroyo") National School of Fine Arts (ENAP), UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico

April - "Go Youth, Go", Alternative Space of Sculpture in "La Quiñonera", Mexico City, Mexico

1989 November - "Verte Que Te Quiero Muerte" (Lovingly Looking at Death); Luis Spota Culture Center, Mexico City, Mexico

November - "Sculpture Shop Show of National School of Fine Arts" National Fine Arts School (ENAP), UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico

Awards:

1997 13th Residential Workshop Award Regional Contemporary Art Fund Pay de la Loire, Saint Nazare, France

1995 Fomento a Proyecto y Coinversiones, FONCA National Culture Fund of Art in the area of Sculpture, Installation for the Reproduction of Aquatic Birds in La Laguna de Colombia, Cozumel, Mexico

1994 1st Place in the Competition of Art in Palacio de Hierro, Mexico City, Mexico

1993/94 "Young Creators" Scholarship for the National Fund of Culture and Art (FONCA) in the area of Sculpture, Mexico City, Mexico

1993 "Landscapes" Tranquility Park, International Festival of Houston, Texas USA

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