2014-2015

PABLO MOZUC
In partnership with Panal 361 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
(Residency Dates: August 29 – October 8, 2014)
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1976
 | Lives and works in Buenos Aires

Mozuc is a painter who has also worked with video and sculpture. He is co-founder of the art editorial Dos Fuerzas. He has participated in exhibitions in Argentina, Spain and the United States.

 

NATALIA MARCANTONI
In partnership with Panal 361 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
(Residency Dates: September 28 – October 29, 2014)
Rojas, Argentina, 1978 | Lives and works in Buenos Aires

Marcantoni grew up in a rural community in Rojas, Argentina. She developed an interest for the arts at an early age participating in painting, sculpture and literature workshops. She graduated in 2008 from the University of Buenos Aires with a degree in Image and Sound Design. Since then, she has taken photography workshops with Luis Martin, Alberto Goldestein and Juan Travnik. Marcantoni had a solo exhibition in the Festival de la Luz 2014 and she has participated in various gallery group shows in Panal 361 (Argentina). Recently, Marcantoni received a grant from the PAC project in the Gachi Prieto Gallery in Buenos Aires and has been invited by ArtCenter/South Florida as a visiting artist to develop her work.

 

HEATHER KOMUS
In partnership with MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art)
(Residency Dates: March 6 – March 21, 2015)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, YEAR | Lives and works in Winnipeg

Heather Komus is a Winnipeg based artist who works in mixed media, sculpture and installation.  Drawing upon a deep interest in science, she investigates our relationship to the natural world with a wide variety of materials including: embroidered fibres; animal matter and found objects.  She received her Bachelor of Fine Art Honours from the University of Manitoba in 2009.  Heather has exhibited work nationally and internationally.  Her work has been supported by the Manitoba Arts Council and the Winnipeg Arts Council.

 

DIANA THORNEYCROFT
In partnership with MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art)
(Residency Dates: March 9 – March 25, 2015)
Claresholm, Alberta, 1956 | Lives and works in Winnipeg

Diana Thorneycroft is a Winnipeg artist who has exhibited various bodies of work across Canada, the United States and Europe, as well as in Moscow, Tokyo and Sydney. She is the recipient of numerous awards including an Assistance to Visual Arts Long-term Grant from the Canada Council, several Senior Arts Grants from the Manitoba Arts Council and a Fleck Fellowship from the Banff Centre for the Arts.Thorneycroft taught as a seasonal instructor at the University of Manitoba’s School of Art for 25 years. Since 2010 she has been focusing on her studio practice full time.

 

ARASH MOORI
In partnership with Acción Cultural Española (AC/E)
(Residency Dates: April 20 – May 3, 2015)

Moori, a multidisciplinary artist who works with sound, completed a residency at the Audiotheque operated by Subtropics.org. He developed the sound component to their site-specific installation at the Richard Shack Gallery, Listening Gallery and the Lincoln-Meridian windows of ArtCenter’s iconic 800-810 building.

 

ESTHER MAÑAS
In partnership with Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) 
(Residency Dates: April 20 – May 3, 2015)

In both her individual pieces and her collaborative work with British artist Arash Moori, Esther Mañas’s work can be placed within the field of installation or the expanded sphere of painting/sculpture. By altering existing spaces through interventions based on dialogue between different media, she questions the limits between reality and fiction and the function of the different environments found in her work.

 

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