Ana Quiroz 2020
Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, Ms. Quiroz will not be able to join us this year. We look forward to her participation in the future
Visual artist born in Mexico City, Ana Quiroz works and lives in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato.
Her work is a reflection of her concern for the social and political problems of Mexico, using both sculpture and installation with different materials like recycled glass, resin, bones or plastic. Her interests also relate to collective and social practice and the new relations and possibilities of art and education.
Ana Quiroz is a Ph.D. candidate in Arts and Design at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and her research examines the resurgence of socio-political engagement in Mexican contemporary art. She has taught for over 20 years at a number of universities and art institutions in Mexico. She has received recognitions for her sculptures and installations. From 1997 to 2012, she was the co-director of the contemporary art center Kunsthaus Santa Fe in San Miguel de Allende and the Kunsthaus center in Miami, during which time she produced and curated over 90 expositions in Mexico and abroad. As of 2012, she has been organizing independent expositions and projects whose main goal is the diffusion of contemporary art.
Quiroz has taken part in art residency programs in France, Argentina, Mexico and the United States. She has participated in numerous group exhibitions in different countries. Her work belongs to private and public collections in Mexico and abroad.