CV

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

EDUCATION
2019 PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies. University of British Columbia
(Currently a PhD Candidate, ABD with a defence date in December, 2020) Vancouver, BC
2013 Master in Fine Art. University of British Columbia. (department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory). Vancouver, BC
2011 Master in Fine Art. National School of Fine Arts in the National Autonomous University of México (UNAM). Mexico City, Mexico
2004 B.A. Graphic Design and Visual Communication. National School of Fine Arts (UNAM). Mexico City, Mexico

SEMINARS
2009 – 11 Zona de Disturbios: Indigenismo. Expanded Fields Seminar. University Museum of Contemporary (MUAC), UNAM. Instructors: Mariana Botey and Cuauhtémoc Medina. Mexico City, Mexico.
2009 Ecologic and Sustainable Housing. Technical Seminar. National Association of Supervision’s Companies. Mexico City, Mexico.

MENTORSHIPS
2019 The Mentorship Project (TMP). Arnica Artist-Run Centre. Kamloops, BC

EXHIBITIONS
Solo Shows
2019 Injertos. Aramauca Contemporary Art Platform. Chiapas, Mexico
2019 Little México. The reach Gallery. Abbotsford, BC
2019 Strident Aesthetics. Towards a New Liberation. Grunt Gallery. Vancouver, BC
2018 Panoply of Possibilities. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC
2018 Merging Perceptions. Gallery 1515. Vancouver, BC
2018 Embroideries. Arnica Artist-Run Centre. Kamloops, BC
2018 Merging Perceptions. Gallery 1515. Vancouver, BC
2015 Definiciones (Definitions). Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Victoria, BC
2014 La Casa de las Mascaras (House of Mask). Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC
2012 Presencia Anacrónica (Anachronistic Precense). AMS Gallery UBC. Vancouver, BC
2004 Teoría de Euler (Euler Theory). La Boligoma Gallery. Mexico City, Mexico
2003 Esferas (Spheres). National School of Fine Arts. UNAM. Mexico City, Mexico
2002 Yaxactun (The Great Route). Emma Rizo Art Gallery. ENEP-UNAM. Mexico City, Mexico
Group Shows
2020 1er. Salón Virtual Incubadora Visual. Caracas, Venezuela
2019 Lotería Mexicana. Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. Vancouver, BC
2019 Power in Resistance. Sur Gallery. Toronto, ON
2018 Comida es Medicina/Food is Medicine. Galería de la Raza. SF, CA, US
2018 eRacism. Penticton Art Gallery. Penticton. BC
2017 73 Vintage Moto Art. Círculo Cubano de México. Mexico City, Mexico
2017 Not Sent Letters. VIVO Media Arts Centre. Vancouver, BC
2016 Emerge. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC
2016 Divergent Convergence. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC
2016 In This Together. Gallery Gachet. Vancouver, BC
2016 Light it Up. Arnica Artist-Run Centre. Kamloops, BC
2015 Day of the Dead Exhibit. Granville Island Cultural Society. Vancouver, BC
2015 Not Sent Letters. The Toast Collective. Vancouver, BC
2013 Diffractions of the Local. Monica Reyes Gallery. 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. Vancouver, BC
2012 Ded Reckoning. AHVA Library Gallery. UBC. Vancouver, BC
2012 Plaza de Mayo (May Square). November 8th. Buenos Aires, Argentina
2011 XV Biennial of Painting Rufino. Rufino Tamayo Museum. Mexico City, Mexico
2010 Arte Shock: Interactive Program. Visual Arts and Artistic Process. TV-UNAM. Mexico City, Mexico
2008 II Biennial of Art in Glass. Monterrey Glass Museum. Monterrey, NL, Mexico
2008 T-REX International Contemporary Art Festival. Jesus Gallardo Art Gallery. León, Guanajuato, Mexico
2006 San Sebastián Mártir. Popular Manifestation. Tres50 Art Gallery. Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, Mexico
2004 First Glass Art Contest. Monterrey Glass Museum. Monterrey, NL, Mexico

PUBLICATIONS
2020 Carlos Colín. Reading the Migration Library. Publication Project created and curated by Lois Klassen. Vancouver, BC
2020 Carlos Colín. Film Festivals as Reflexión–Acción. Postcolonial Directions in Education. Special Edition: The (De)Colonial Pedagogical Possibilities of Film and Film Festivals. Vancouver, BC
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
2020 Carlos Colín. UNIT/PITT presents Lois Klassen’s artist book project, Reading the Migration Library for Art Book Month 2020, featuring Crista Dahl & Carlos Colín
2020 Carlos Colín. Trascendiendo Fronteras: exploring migration through visual art | Live Interview and Studio Visit with Carlos Colín. Organized by Curated Tastes and Vancouver Latin American Cultural Centre (VLACC)
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
Recent 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
2020 1er. Lugar (First Place). 1er. Salon Virtual Incubadora Visual. Caracas, Venezuela.
2020 Canada Council for the Arts. Category Explore and Create.
2014-2019 Doctoral Fellowship. CONACYT (Mexican government funding agency). Mexico
2018 Canada Council for the Arts. Category 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. UBC
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
Aramauca Contemporary Art Platform. San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico.
Monterrey Glass Museum. Monterrey, NL, Mexico
Private art collection in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Canada

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS
2020 Sessional Instructor. Fall (Sept-Dec). “Creative Processes” (FNDT 108 F197) Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Foundation.
2020 Instructor. Fall (Sept-Dec). Sociology of the Family. Two Sections: SOCI 13 C & D. Canadian College.
2020 Instructor. Winter (Jan-Apr). Sociology of the Family. Two Sections: SOCI 13 C & D. Canadian College.
2020 Instructor. Winter (Jan-Apr). Cross-Cultural Tourism. TSM 125. Native Educational College. Aboriginal Tourism Operation Program.
2019 Instructor. Fall (Sept-Dec). Computer Applications. TSM 105. Native Educational College. Aboriginal Tourism Operation Program.
2018 Sessional Instructor. Fall (Sept-Dec). “Art and Resistance in XX and XXI Century” (AHIS 410). Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Faculty of Culture + Community.
2018 Sessional Instructor. Fall (Sept-Dec). “The Mighty Images: The Legacy of Baroque in Latin America” (HUMN 308). Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Faculty of Culture + Community.

ADDITIONAL TEACHING EMPLOYMENT
2020 Teaching Assistanship. Fall (Sept-Dec). Foundation Studio: Ideas as Practice I. VISA 183. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC
2019 Teaching Assistanship. Fall (Sept-Dec). Foundation Studio: Ideas as Practice I. VISA 183. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC
2018 Teaching Assistanship. Winter (Jan-Apr). Studio One: Foundation and Media. VISA 180. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC
2013 Teaching Assistanship. Fall (Sept-Dec). Studio Two: Meanings and Materials. VISA 183. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC
2013 Teaching Assistanship. Winter (Jan-Apr). Studio One: Foundation and Media. VISA 182. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC
2012 Teaching Assistanship. Winter (Jan-Apr) – Fall (Sept-Dec). Studio One: Foundation and Media. VISA 180. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC