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
2021 PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies. University of British Columbia. Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program (ISGP) (Currently a PhD Candidate, ABD with a defense date in September, 2022) 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

BIENNIALS
2021-22 BIENALSUR. The Eternal Return of the New World. Luján, Argentina. (Oct-Apr)
2021 BIENALSUR. A New Order. Breaking Down Borders. Canary Islands, Spain. (Aug-Sep)

EXHIBITIONS
Solo Shows
2023 Little México. The New Gallery. Calgary, AB (May 5)
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
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
2022 TBA. Sur Gallery. Toronto, ON (Sep)
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 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

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

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)
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
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. 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 Little México. Reading the Migrant Library created by Lois Klassen. VLACC, Vancouver, BC
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 Utopia and Social Practice.” Department of French, Hispanic & Italian Studies (FHIS), UBC. Vancouver, BC

GRANTS / AWARDS / FELLOWSHIPS
2022 Canada Council for the Arts. Category Explore and Create.
2020 First Place. 1er. Salón 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
2012 Faculty of Arts Graduate Award.
B.C. Binning Memorial Fellowship.
2010 Traveling Research Award. UNAM. Mexico.
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 & 2016 Toronto Art Fair. Toronto, ON, Canada.
Art Auction. Vancouver Art Gallery. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

COLLECTIONS
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

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS
Upcoming:
2023 Sessional Lecturer. VISA 481 (001) – Advanced Seminar II. 3 Credits. Art History, Visual Arts & Theory. UBC. (Jan-Apr). Vancouver, Canada.
2022 Sessional Lecturer. VISA 260 – Sculpture. 3 Credits. Art History, Visual Arts & Theory. UBC. (Sep-Dec). Vancouver, Canada.

2021- Instructor. “Introductory Sociology”. 3 Credits. Canadian College. Surrey, 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.

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