CV

Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. 1980
Living and working between the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, known as Vancouver, Canada, and Mexico City since 2011

EDUCATION
2013- PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies. University of British Columbia. Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program (ISGP) (Currently a PhD Candidate, ABD with a defense date in April, 2024) Vancouver, BC
2013 Master in Fine Art. University of British Columbia. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory (AHVA). 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

ART COLLECTIVES
2024 Consulado Rebelde (Rebel Consulate) (CoRe). Collaboration with Salvadorian artist Osvaldo Ramírez Castillo
2016 Galo Preto Coletivo (Black Rooster Collective). Collaboration with Brazilian artist Bozo Bacamarte

BIENNIALS
BIENALSUR 2023-24
2024 Virtual Venue. Video Programming. Buenos Aires, Argentina (Jan-March)
BIENALSUR 2020-21
2021-22 The Eternal Return of the New World. Luján, Argentina. (Oct-Apr)
2021 A New Order. Breaking Down Borders. Canary Islands, Spain. (Aug-Sep)

EXHIBITIONS
Solo Shows
2024 The Deformity of the Gesture Says it. Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC (TBA)
2024 Little México. Hamilton Artist Inc. Hamilton, ON (June)
2023 Little México. The New Gallery. Calgary, AB
2022 Recorridos no Evidentes. AWA Cultura. Caracas, Venezuela.
2021 Strident Aesthetics. Towards a New Liberation. Abrir Galería. Lima, Peru.
2021 La Cintura Cósmica del Sur (The Cosmic Waist of the South). Fazakas Gallery. Vancouver, BC
2019 Injertos (Grafting). 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
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
2002 Yaxactun (The Great Route). Emma Rizo Art Gallery. ENEP-UNAM. Mexico City, Mexico
Group Shows
2023 Giro Gráfico. Rumores y clamores del sur (Graphic Turn. Rumours and Clamors from the South). Participation within the Zapatista Archive coordinated by Eden Bastida Kullick. Contemporary Art Space. Montevideo, Uruguay.
2023 The People United. Workers Art & Heritage Centre. Hamilton, ON
2022 Volver (to return, to become). CityScape ArtSpace. North Vancouver, Canadá.
2022 People United. Sur Gallery. Toronto, ON
2022 Silencio, Fuego, Palabra, Vida. Interference Archive. New York, USA.
2022 Postales por Ayotzinapa. Secuencia de Inútiles. Madrid, España
2020 1er Salón Virtual Incubadora Visual. AWA Cultura. Caracas, Venezuela
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 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
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. Guanajuato, Mexico
2006 San Sebastián Mártir. Popular Manifestation. Tres50 Art Gallery. Chiapas, Mexico
2004 First Glass Art Contest. Monterrey Glass Museum. Monterrey, NL, Mexico

PUBLICATIONS
2023 Carlos Colín. Un archivo desde “La Dignidad” (An Archive from ‘La Dignidad’). II Latin American Encounter of Art Archives. Faculty of Arts Pontifical University of Chile, Archive/Arquivo Edgard Leuenroth, São Paulo, Brazil, Arkheia UNAM/MUAC, Mexico City, Mexico. Santiago, Chile.
2020 Carlos Colín. Reading the Migration Library. 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)
2021 Carlos Colín. “The Dangerous Gravity of the canonical ‘X’.” Othering the North: Latinx- Canadian Film, New Media and Visual Arts. McGill-Queen’s University Press.
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
2023 Carlos Colín. “Un archivo desde la dignidad”. II Latin American Encounter of Art Archives. Faculty of Arts Pontifical University of Chile, Archive/Arquivo Edgard Leuenroth, São Paulo, Brazil, Arkheia UNAM/MUAC, Mexico City, Mexico. Santiago, Chile.
2022 Carlos Colín. “Questioning Notions of Mestizaje”. Positionality. Symposium on Latin American & Latinx Art in Canada. Sur Gallery. Toronto, Ontario
2020 Carlos Colín. “Research-Creation Practice”. University of Antioquia. Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
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
2022 Artist Talk. Reading the Migrant Library created by Lois Klassen.
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. 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 Utopia and Social Practice.” Department of French, Hispanic & Italian Studies (FHIS), UBC. Vancouver, BC

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

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS
2021- Instructor. “Introductory Sociology”. 3 Credits. Canadian College. Surrey, Canada.
2023 Sessional Lecturer. VISA 481 (001) – Advanced Seminar II. 3 Credits. Art History, Visual Arts & Theory. UBC. (Jan-Apr). Vancouver, Canada.
2023 Sessional Instructor. “” (AHIS 325 S091). 3 Credits. Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Foundation. Fall (Sept-Dec). Vancouver, Canada.
2022 Sessional Lecturer. VISA 481 (001) – Advanced Seminar II. 3 Credits. Art History, Visual Arts & Theory. UBC. (Jan-Apr). Vancouver, Canada.
2020-21 Instructor. “Sociology of the Family”. Two Sections (SOCI 13 C & D). 3 Credits each. Canadian College. Winter (Jan-Apr) and Fall (Sept-Dec). Vancouver, Canada.
2020 Sessional Instructor. “Creative Processes” (FNDT 108 F197). 3 Credits. Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Foundation. Fall (Sept-Dec). Vancouver, Canada.
2020 Instructor. “Cross-Cultural Tourism” (TSM 125). 3 Credits. Native Educational College. Aboriginal Tourism Operation Program. Winter (Jan-Apr). Vancouver, Canada.
2019 Instructor. “Computer Applications” (TSM 105). 3 Credits. Native Education College. Aboriginal Tourism Operation Program. Fall (Sept-Dec). Vancouver, Canada.
2018 Sessional Instructor. “Art and Resistance in XX and XXI Century” (AHIS 410). 3 Credits. Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Faculty of Culture + Community. Fall (Sept-Dec). Vancouver, Canada.
2018 Sessional Instructor. “The Mighty Images: The Legacy of Baroque in Latin America” (HUMN 308). 3 Credits. Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Faculty of Culture + Community. Fall (Sept-Dec). Vancouver, Canada.

ADDITIONAL TEACHING EMPLOYMENT
2021 Teaching Assistanship. Studio Theory. VISA 380. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC. Vancouver, Canada
2021 Teaching Assistanship. Foundation Studio: Ideas as Practice I. VISA 183. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC. Vancouver, Canada
2020 Teaching Assistanship. Foundation Studio: Ideas as Practice I. VISA 183. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC. Vancouver, Canada
2019 Teaching Assistanship. Foundation Studio: Ideas as Practice I. VISA 183. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC. Vancouver, Canada
2018 Teaching Assistanship. Studio One: Foundation and Media. VISA 180. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC. Vancouver, Canada
2013 Teaching Assistanship. Studio Two: Meanings and Materials. VISA 183. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC. Vancouver, Canada
2012 Teaching Assistanship. Studio One: Foundation and Media. VISA 182. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC. Vancouver, Canada
Teaching Assistanship. Studio One: Foundation and Media. VISA 180. Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory. UBC. Vancouver, Canada

GRANTS / AWARDS / FELLOWSHIPS
2022 Canada Council for the Arts. Category Explore and Create. Canada
2020 First Place. 1er. Salón Virtual Incubadora Visual. Caracas, Venezuela.
2020 Canada Council for the Arts. Category Explore and Create. Canada
2014-19 Doctoral Fellowship. CONACYT (Mexican government funding agency). Mexico
2018 Canada Council for the Arts. Category Explore and Create. Canada
2017 Artist Studio Award Program (2018-2021). Work Studio. City of Vancouver. Vancouver, Canada
2016 Emerging Artist Award (Visual Arts) nominated by Dana Claxton. The Mayor’s Arts Awards. Vancouver, Canada
2016 MITACS Globalink Research Award
2009 Graduate Fellowship. UNAM. Mexico

ART FAIRS / AUCTIONS
2021 Art Auction. Splash Arts Umbrella. Vancouver, BC, Canada
2018 Seattle Art Fair. Seattle, WA, US
2014-16 Toronto Art Fair. Toronto, ON, Canada
Art Auction. Vancouver Art Gallery. Vancouver, BC, Canada

COLLECTIONS
Sur Gallery. Toronto, Canada
MUNTREF. Tres de Febrero National Museum University. Buenos Aires, Argentina
Francis Naranjo Foundation. Canary Islands, Spain
The Reach Gallery Museum. Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Monterrey Glass Museum. Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
Aramauca. Contemporary Art Platform. San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico
Private art collection in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Canada

COMMUNITY EXPERIENCE
Dignidad Migrante Society. Non-profit Organization in Vancouver, BC, Canada
Since 2018: Advisor of the board; Cultural Events and Archive Volunteer.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN
Spanish, English, Portuguese (read and write 100%)
Nahuatl, Mexica (Aztec) Language – In progress
Italian – In progress