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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. 1980
Living and working between Vancouver, Canada, and Mexico City since 2011

EDUCATION
2019 PhD Candidate. Interdisciplinary Studies. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. (In progress)
2013 MFA. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
2011 MFA. National School of Fine Arts in the National Autonomous University of México (UNAM). Mexico City, Mexico.
2004 Undergraduate. National School of Fine Arts (UNAM). Graphic Design and Visual Communication. Mexico City, Mexico.

SEMINARS
2009-2011 Seminar Disturbance Zones: Indigenism. Extended Campus. Museum of Contemporary Art MUAC, National Autonomous University of Mexico, UNAM. Taught by Mariana Botey and Cuauhtemoc Medina. Mexico City, Mexico.
2009 Technical Seminar: “Ecological Sustainable Housing.” National Association Companies and Supervision (ANCSAC). Mexico City, Mexico.

SESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
2018 Sessional Instructor. “Art and Resistance in XX and XXI Century” (AHIS 410). 1 Term, 3 credits, September 10 – December 18, 2018, Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Faculty of Culture + Community.
2018 Sessional Instructor. “The Mighty Images: The Legacy of Baroque in Latin America” (HUMN 308). 1 Term, 3 credits, September 10 – December 18, 2018, Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Faculty of Culture + Community.

ADDITIONAL TEACHING EMPLOYMENT
2018 Teaching Assistanship. Studio One: Foundation and Media. VISA 180. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC
2013 Teaching Assistanship. Studio Two: Meanings and Materials. VISA 183. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC
2012-2013 Teaching Assistanship. Studio One: Foundation and Media (VISA 180 – VISA 182). Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC

AWARDS
2017 Artist Studio Award Program (2018-2021). Vancouver, BC, Canada.
2016 Emerging Artist (Category Visual Arts) nominated by Dana Claxton. The Mayor’s Arts Awards. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

GALLERIES
Represented by Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Public and private art collections in: Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and Canada.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Solo Shows
2019 Injertos (Graft). Aramauca Contemporary Art Platform. (August)
2019 La Sublevación de la Máscara. El Motín Iconoclasta. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC.
2019 Little Mexico. The Reach Gallery. Abbotsford, BC.
2019 Strident Aesthetics. Towards a New Liberation. Grunt Gallery. Vancouver, BC.
2018 Poder al Pueblo. Public Insertions. Proyecto Portatil. Chihuahua, Mexico.
2018 Embroideries. Arnica Artist-Run Centre. Kamloops, BC.
2018 Merging Perceptions. Gallery 1515. Vancouver, BC.
2018 Panoply of Possibilities. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC.
2015 Definiciones (Definitions). Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV). Victoria, BC.
2014 House of Masks. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC.
2012 Anachronistic Presence. AMS Gallery UBC. Vancouver, BC.
2004 Euler’s Theory. La Boligoma Art Gallery. Mexico City, Mexico.
2003 Spheres. National School of Fine Arts (ENAP). National University Autonomous of Mexico (UNAM). Mexico City, Mexico.
2003 Yaxactun (The Great Route) Emma Rizo Art Gallery, ENEP. Mexico City, Mexico.

Selected Groups Shows
2019 Sur Gallery. Toronto, ON
2018 Comida es Medicina/Food is Medicine. Galería de la Raza. San Francisco, CA, US.
2018 eRacism. Penticton Art Gallery. Penticton, BC.
2017 73 Vintage Motor Art. Círculo Cubano. Mexico City, Mexico.
2017 Not Sent Letters. VIVO Media Art Run Centre. Vancouver, BC.
2017 Day of the Dead Exhibit. GICS. Granville Island, Vancouver, BC.
2016 Emerge. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC.
2016 Day of the Dead Exhibit. Granville Island Cultural Society. Vancouver, BC.
2016 Divergent Convergence. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC.
2016 Biennial UNAM. University Museum of Science and Arts. Mexico City, Mexico.
2016 Light It Up. Arnica Artist-Run Centre. Kamloops, BC.
2015 Day of the Dead Exhibit. Granville Island Cultural Society (GICS). Vancouver, BC.
2015 Not Sent Letters. By Jeremy Todd. The Toast Collective. Vancouver, BC.
2014 Down on the Corner. Gene Cafe. Vancouver, BC.
2014 Mēxihco. The dissipated paradise. Simon K.Y. Lee Lounge, UBC. Vancouver, BC.
2013 Diffractions of the Local. Back Gallery Project. Vancouver, BC.
2013 Story. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC.
2013 Ten Thousand Suns. Satellite Gallery. Vancouver, BC.
2013 As Seen Here. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. UBC. Vancouver, BC.
2013 Resonating Existent(s). AHVA Library Gallery. UBC. Vancouver, BC.
2012 Ded Reckoning. AHVA Library Gallery. UBC. Vancouver, BC.
2012 Night of the Museums. Buenos Aires Flea Market. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2012 Plaza de Mayo (May Square), November 8th, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2011 XV Biennial of Painting Rufino Tamayo, Rufino Tamayo Museum. Mexico.
2010 Japan I was [am not] Otaku. Recollections of Japan. Tec. de Monterrey, Mexico.
2010 Arte Shock. Interactive Program. Visual Art and Artistic Process. Website: arteshock.com.mx. Mexico City, Mexico.
2009 II Competition Lions are not Like Pictures. Iberoamerican University. Mexico City, Mexico.
2008 II Biennial of Art in Glass, Glass Museum. Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico.
2008 T-REX. International Contemporary Art Festival. Jesus Gallardo Art Gallery. León, Guanajuato. Mexico.
2007 Dead with a Smile. MUMEDI (Museum of Mexican Design) Mexico City, Mexico.
2006 San Sebastián Mártir. Popular Manifestation. Tres50 Art Gallery. Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas. Mexico.
2004 First Glass Art Contest. Glass Museum. Monterrey, NL, Mexico.
2003 Photografing Democracy. Federal Electoral Institute. Mexico City, Mexico.
2003 Mexican National Contest for Graphic Arts Fernando Pereznieto. Mexican Society for Geography and Statistics Art Gallery. Mexico City, Mexico.

PUBLICATIONS
Journal Articles (in-submission)
2019 Carlos Colín. “Marginal Aesthetics. Baroque Inside the Dominant Discourse on American Cinema.” Postcolonial Directions in Education. Special Edition: The (De)Colonial Pedagogical Possibilities of Film and Film Festivals.

CONFERENCE & PANEL PRESENTATIONS AT SCHOLARLY MEETINGS
2019 Carlos Colín. “Library Research + Creative Practice.” Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, BC
2018 Carlos Colín. “Batman versus Superman in Baroque Times.” CALACS (Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies). Université du Québec à Montréal. Montreal, Quebec
2017 Carlos Colín. “The Baroque in the XXI Century in Mexico.” ISGP Nexus Conference. UBC
2016 Carlos Colín. “Cultural Illusions: The Hybrid Elitism.” CALACS Congress. University of Calgary. Calgary, Alberta
2015 Carlos Colín. “Visual Arts and Revolution in Mexico.” 6th Latin American Research Group Workshop. University of Victoria. Victoria, BC
2014 Carlos Colín. “Strike, Revolution, and Visual Arts.” Out of the Box ISGP Conference. Liu Institute. UBC
2011 Carlos Colín. “Public Art in Latin America.” Fifth Graduate Student Colloquium. National School of Fine Arts, UNAM. Mexico City, Mexico

RESIDENCIES / TALKS
2019 Artist Talk. Sur Gallery/Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. Toronto, ON
2018 Summer Indigenous Art Intensive. Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies. UBCO. Kelowna, BC
2017 Guest Responder. Terreno: Borderlands Linguistics. Chapbook by Lois Klassen. Emily Carr University. Vancouver, BC
2015 Artist Talk. “In Another Place, and Here.” Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Victoria, BC
2014 Artist Talk. “Latin American Art as an Utopia and Social Practice.” Department of French, Hispanic & Italian Studies (FHIS), UBC. Vancouver, BC

GRANTS / AWARDS / FELLOWSHIPS
2014-2019 Doctoral Fellowship. CONACYT (Mexican government funding agency). Mexico
2018 Canada Council for the Arts. Cartegory Explore and Create.
2017 Artist Studio Award Program (2018-2021). Work Studio. City of Vancouver
2016 Emerging Artist Award (Category Visual Arts) nominated by Dana Claxton. The Mayor’s Arts Awards. Vancouver, BC
2016 MITACS Globalink Research Award
2016 Graduate Student Travel Award
2014 International Tuition Award
2013 International Tuition Award
Faculty of Graduate Studies Award
International Tuition Award
2012 International Tuition Award
Faculty of Arts Graduate Award
B.C. Binning Memorial Fellowship
International Partial Tuition Scholarship
2011 International Tuition Award
International Partial Tuition Scholarship
2010 Traveling Research Award. UNAM. Mexico
2009 Graduate Fellowship. UNAM. Mexico

ART FAIRS / AUCTIONS
2018 Seattle Art Fair. Seattle, WA, US
2016 Toronto Art Fair. Toronto, ON
Art Auction. Vancouver Art Gallery. Vancouver, BC
2014 Toronto Art Fair. Toronto, ON
Art Auction. Vancouver Art Gallery. Vancouver, BC

COLLECTIONS
Monterrey Glass Museum
Private art collection in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Canada

PUBLICATIONS
2018 Comida es Medicina/Food is Medicine. Catalogue.
2018 VHMOR. Brazil. www.vhmor.com
2017 Day of the Dead Exhibit. Catalogue.
2014 The Toronto International Art Fair. Art Toronto. Catalogue.
2013 Ten Thousand Suns. Satellite Gallery. Catalogue.
2013 As Seen Here. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. Catalogue.
2012 XV Biennial of Painting Rufino Tamayo. Catalogue.
2008 Monterrey Glass Museum. Catalogue.
2004 Monterrey Glass Museum. Catalogue.