Juan Pablo Garza

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Juan Pablo Garza was born in Maracaibo, Venezuela (1980). He was co-founder and co-director of the Contemporary Art Space Al Borde (2010-2014) in Maracaibo, which won a grant in 2012 from the Fundación Cisneros/CPPC within its program to support cultural organizations. His work has been exhibited in countries like Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Canada, United States, Spain, Holland and Germany. His solo show Reforma del Ahora (Al Borde. Maracaibo, 2012), was published in Artforum as one of the best exhibitions of the year according to curator Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy. He was selected to participate in the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Residency Program, with a grant from the Fundación Cisneros/CPPC. In the year 2013 he was part of the residency program Plataformas Exteriores organised by Oficina#1 Gallery in Bogota, Colombia. Most recently he participated in Ox-Bow Fall Residency Program and will be attending Bemis Center art residency program in 2017. Garza currently has his studio at ArtCenter South Florida through their one year residency studio program.

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August 10, 2019