Carla Gisela Zaldívar Lazcano, born in México City in November 19th 1976. Lives in Celaya, Guanajuato. Mexico.
Studies Began studies of visual arts when 10 years old, in Celaya’s Cultural Center,
Bachelor Degree in Visual Arts in University of Guanajuato (1996-2001)
Master in Investigation of Visual Arts and Engraving, in the Academy of San Carlos, unam. México City ( 2006 - 2008.)
Actualizations Has participated in a variety of contests, graduates programs, symposium’s, national meetings of Visual Arts, completes her formation inside of the disciplines that compete in that area of Visual Arts:
Simple Workshops: traditional graving, contemporary, alternative medias, drawings, paint, installation and object art. With teachers as the level of; Per Anderson, Pedro Asencio, Carla Rippey. Nunik Sauret, Ismael Guardado, Jesús Martínez, Francisco Castro Leñero, Keisei Kobayashi, Jordi Boldó, Jeff Sippel, Alejandro Pérez Cruz , Gilberto Aceves Navarro, etc.
Work shops: Contemporary japans engraving with the teachers: Francisco Patlán, Keisei Kobayashi, Tatsuma Watanabe, Kuniko Satake, Iwakiri Yuko.
Theoretical: Art History, Semiotic, and Theory of the form, Contemporary art, Muse graphic, inured, art Manage. In different states of the Mexican Republic, with teachers like; Omar Calabrese, Othón Téllez , Carlos Blas Galindo, Graciela Kartofel. Jorge Juanes, etc.
Language English 65% y Spanish 100%.
Tzompantli (engraving) University Pedagogic National, in Celaya 2006
Vestigios (engraving) University of Guanajuato. 2005
Vestigios (engraving) Celaya’s Cultural Center, Gto. 2005
Collective Exhibitions Has participated in more than 50 shows, in cultural centers, museums and galleries of many cities in Guanajuato State, like San Miguel de Allende, León, Irapuato, Salamanca, Guanajuato, Celaya, Silao, etc. As well in other States and Cities of the country as Puebla, Tlaxcala, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí Aguascalientes, Toluca, Torreón, Monclova, Saltillo, México D.F., and foreign countries as; Cadaques, España; Maramures, Rumania; Holand; Denton, Texas and Colorado, Denver.
Most outstanding shows
Gallery El Atrio. “Elogio a la sombra”. Guanajuato University, 2009
Cultural Center, Casa de las Diligencias. “Grafica internacional sin cortes”. Toluca, 2008
México city, Reforma Avenue. “Una esperanza, cáncer de colon”, 2008
Queretaro’s city Museum.“Discrepancias”. Qro. 2007
Festival Horror cinema. “colectiva”, Museum Diegino, Guanajuato, Gto. 2007
Tzompantli (engraving). Colective inured by Graciela Kartofel, International Cervantino fest, Museum Diegino, Gto., 2006
Canto general (Engraving), tutor Jesús Martínez, International Cervantino fest, Nigromante Cultural Center, San Miguel Allende, Gto. , 2005
Arañando la luz (Engraving), Itinerary exhibition. International festof Coahuila´s Contemporary Art, Torreón, Coahuila; Museum Olga Costa y Chávez Morado in Guanajuato City. Tlaxcala,´s state institute. Puebla´s Cultural Center, 2004 to 2005.
Salon de la gráfica (engraving-Installation), First National Festival Alternative Art, Shop Museum Erasto Cortés, Puebla 2004
Sobre la piel (Installation), International fest of Leon´s Contemporary Art, cultural Center, León Gto. 2004
Carpeta de Títeres (engraving) Puppets International Fest, Tlaxcala´s City Museum, Tlaxcala. 2004
Colectiva Gráfica, tutor Ismael Guardado, Guanajuato´s Art Center, Salamanca, Gto.,2004
Obtains first prize, of the National engraving Contest. “ One modern interpretatión about Quijote de la Mancha”. QuijotesMuseum Iconográfic , Guanajuato, Gto, 2009
Scholarship in the category, Trajectory Creators by the State background for the Arts and Culture of Guanajuato, 2005.
Selected in the Cadaques Spain´s International Print Festival of small ,2004.
Selected for the Maramures Rumania´s International contest de miniprint, 2003.
Obtains only prize, of the National Contest of Engraving “Fernando Perez Nieto”. 2003.
Obtains the Young Creators stimulus of the state background of the Arts and Culture of Guanajuato, 2001.
Selected for the Second Statal Contest “Olga Costa” 2000.
Activities and Works
Printer and Assistant of the artist Nunik Sauret 2007 - 2008.
Building restaurateur, in San Carlos Academy. 2007
Worker as printer in a production Graphics shop. “La Siempre Habana”, 2006, México City.
Collaborates as assistant in the production of mural- print “Semblanza a la Muerte” By the Artis Pedro Asencio in the shop Graphic of the Guanajuato´s state Art Center. 2004
Was foundation member of the Project “nine months creating” that promoted and settled the creative work of young people in Guanajuato. 2003
Illustrated posters and pamphlets for the Symphony Orchestra of Guanajuato’s University. 2001
Resident 2003 to 2004 in the Graphic shop of the Guanajuato’s state Art Center, whit the teacher Jesus Martinez Olivarez.
Promoter and diffuser of the contemporary collective engraving, Arañando la luz. 2003 to 2005
Accomplishment in the museum graphic and inured of the exhibition of the interchange of contemporary prints between México and Japan, in galleries Polivalent, Hermenegildo Bustos and Atrium in Guanajuato’s University. 2005.
Design and Realization of scenery and puppets for the Black theater Group from the Guanajuato’s University. 2002
Design, Realization and characterized puppets for the opera, Jaxbalam of the Musical School from the Guanajuato’s University. 2001
She concedes engraving workshops in a production engraving shops of the artist Nunik Sauret as well in particular shops. 2007 y 2008
Professor in engraving of the Guanajuato’s State University in the visual Art bachelors. 2004 to 2006.
Professor of the art workshop. Protective of minors. Guanajuato’s state Institute of Culture, 2006.
Professor of Graduate “Developed creation through the visual arts in the Basic education” in the. University Pedagogic National, Celaya, Gto., 2002 to 2004.
Professor of visual art, in the Normal School “Justo Sierra”, Celaya, Gto. 2002
Professor of visual art, in kindergarten ”Jean Piaget”, Celaya, Got. 2002
Professor of Art History, in the Celaya’s Cultural Center, 2001
Professor of the engraving shop for kids and adults, in the Cultural Center House of Diezmo in Celaya Gto. 2001.
Coordination, teaching and publication than engraving book workshop “Create your book” for kids in the Cultural Center House of Diezmo. Celaya, Gto. 2001
Pile of act of the Guanajuato’s state Cultural Institute.
Pile of act of the Guanajuato’s state Art Center.
Shop Museum Erasto Cortes, Puebla city.
Engraving workshop TEBAC, Tlaxcala’s state Cultural Institute.
Semester magazine University pedagogic National, 2002.
Bimester Magazine Crítica. University Autónoma of Puebla, 2005
Nowadays she has her own engraving workshop “ La Maquinaria” she produces her own engravings, works and personal projects as well as conceding engraving courses, and being a professor in engraving and some theoretical subjects in the bachelors degrees of visual art of Allende´s Institute in San Miguel Allende, Gto.