Alicia Candiani

Born in Buenos Aires , Argentina , Alicia Candiani is an international artist and independent scholar. She is graduated of the National University of Cordoba, Argentina, where received a Master in Fine Art (printmaking) and a degree in Architecture. In the same university she led the Printmaking and Art History Departments and taught all major printmaking techniques for 15 years. She did postgraduate studies on Latin American Art at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina and specialized in innovative printmaking and digital imaging techniques. She lectures widely about new and digital media in printmaking and her articles has been published nationally and internationally. She is the founder and current director of “Proyecto’ace” an international Centre for the Visual Arts focused on printmaking and its relationships and hybridizations with design, photography and new media, which is located in her home city. Alicia Candiani’s work has been shown extensively, both nationally and internationally, and had been selected for inclusion in many prestigious international juried exhibitions including Intergrafia: World Award Winners Exhibition in Poland, Biennial Master of Graphic Arts in Hungry; Sapporo, K ana gawa and Kochi Print Biennials and Triennials in Japan, Biennial of Graphic Art, Slovenia; Seoul Print Biennial in Korea, German Exhibition of Graphic Art in Germany, among others. In the United States she was invited to participate of the traveling exhibitions “Latin American Artists: a traveling exhibition of 36 contemporary Latin American artists” (1997 through 1999) and “Paper Vision V: Works on paper by 30 contemporary Latin American artists” (1994). Her works has received numerous major awards in international print biennials in India (2004), Bosnia&Herzegovina (2002), Russia (2001), Macedonia (2000), Bulgaria (1999),Japan (Sapporo and Kanagawa 1998), Puerto Rico (1995) and Spain (1993) while, in Argentina, she has been selected by the National Academy of Fine Arts as one in up ten best graphic artists in her country in 1998, 2000 and 2004. Her most recent exhibitions include Art Miami, USA; M’ ars Gallery, Moscú and Novosibirsk Art Museum, Novosibirsk, Russia; Art Centre of the Dutch Republic, Bonn, Germany; House of Culture, Antequera, Spain and Art Museum, Queensland University, Australia. She has been appointed as a member of the International Jury at the Ural Print Triennial (UFA, Russia Federation, 2004); Egyptian Print Triennial (El Cairo, Egypt, 2003), San Juan Print Biennial (San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2001), International Triennial of Graphic Arts Prague (Czech Republic,2001), Lessedra Print Exhibition (Sofia, Bulgaria,2004) and the Young Print Biennial (Havana, Cuba, 2003). She has been one of the selected curators in the 26 th Ljubljana International Biennial of Graphics Arts (2005) and for the 4 th Novosibirsk Graphic Art Biennial (Russia-2005).

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