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Laura Garza

Laura Gabriela Garza Moreno


Born: Mexico City, February 19, 1975

EDUCATION

2002 – 2004 Master’s Degree in Art Education. University of Guadalajara.
1993 – 1998 Bachelor of Architecture. ITESO.
Exchange student at the Universidad Politecnica in Madrid.
1990 – 1993 Interior Design Technical Degree. Veracruz University. Guadalajara.

ART COURSES

2007 Documentary production. Hector “Tin” Cadena, Instructor.
2002 – 2003 Figure drawing. Beatriz Castaneda and Armando Anguiano, Instructors.
Course for Development of Academic Skills.
Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO). 240 hrs. Guadalajara, Mexico.
1999 – 2001 Watercolour Course. Enrique Aguayo and Luis Eduardo Gonzalez, Instructors. Guadalajara.
Encaustic Course. Enrique Ruiz Rojo, Instructor. Guadalajara.
Course on Perspective rendering in Acrylic. Juan Manuel Martinez, Instructor. Guadalajara.
1999 Painting and Etching Course. Colomos Art Center, Guadalajara.
1998 Instruction in Bilingual Education. (120 hrs.) British Council, Guadalajara.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1999 – 2006 Graphic Representation. 1st and 2nd Semester Architecture and Design Students. ITESO.
2005 – 2006 Architectural Representation. 3rd and 4th Semester Architecture Students. ITESO.
2006 Project Representation 1. 5th Semester Architecture Students. ITESO.
1999 – 2005 Architectural Representation in Watercolour.
Architectural Representation in Colour Markers.
Graphic Representation in Acrylic.
Architectural Representation in Colour Pencils.
Electives for Students from 5th to 9th Semester. ITESO.
(TEACHING EXPERIENCE, CONTINUED)
2003 Basic Technical Representation. 1st Semester Architecture and Civil Engineering Students. ITESO.
2000 – 2002 Perspective Drawing Workshop. 3rd and 4th Semester Students. ITESO.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2007 La Distorsión de la memoria (y otras visiones). Pablo Guerrero Gallery, Guadalajara.
2006 Laura Garza. Leonardo Gallery. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
2005 Diluens Diluvialis. Leonardo Gallery. Puerto Vallarta.
Diluens Diluviais. Casa Vallarta Cultural Centre. University of Guadalajara.
2004 LAURA GARZA, Peintre Mexicaine. Arôm Restaurant et Gallerie. Nancy, France.
Memorias de Eva. Factor Arte Gallery. Guadalajara.
2002 Promesas y Barreras en el tiempo. El Refugio Cultural Centre, Tlaquepaque, Mexico.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2006 Contemporary Art Group Show. Pablo Guerrero Gallery, Guadalajara.
Exercises in precarious balance. Contemporary Art Workshop. Jaime Ashida, Mitchel Kane and Ruben Mendez, curators.
Ex – Convento del Carmen, Guadalajara.
2005 Sublimaciones, Carlos Larracilla and Laura Garza, Leonardo Gallery. Puerto Vallarta.
2004 Young painter´s group show. Casa Vieja Cultural Centre, Gdl.
30 pintores amigos de Radio U de G. Museum of the City of Guadalajara.
The body. Teu-Lloc Gallery. Guadalajara.
Festival de las Nuevas Artes. Expo Guadalajara.
2003 Juguerretro. Sector Reforma Gallery. Guadalajara.
Colectivo TOMARTE. Club San Javier. Guadalajara.
Collage Cultural. Museum of History. El Grullo, Mexico.
Painting and sculpture at ITESO. El Refugio Cultural Centre, Guadalajara.
2002 The Architect and Art. Liceo Profesional LIPRO. Guadalajara.
2001 Eighth Internacional Mariachi Convention. Guadalajara Chamber of Commerce. Guadalajara.
Cinco Pintores, In Xóchitl, In Cuícatl. Manoir de Cologny. Geneva, Switzerland.
Cinco Pintores, In Xóchitl, In Cuícatl. Royal College of Architects of East Andalucia. Jaen, Spain.
Group art show. Mexican-North American Cultural Institute. Guadalajara.
2000 Day of the dead. Casa Colomos Gallery. Zapopan, Mexico.
Summer group exhibition. Casa Colomos Gallery.
1999 Homage to Gabriel Flores. Casa Colomos Gallery.
1996 Mercado del Arte de Armando Anguiano Gallery. Guadalajara.
Visual Image. Sponsored by Cuauhtemoc University. Casa Colomos Gallery.
Friends in search of art. In benefit of Fundacion de Reintegracion Social de Jalisco, A.C. Guadalajara.

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES

2002 Pintando de Musica las Calles de la Ciudad, Traveling Performance. Zapopan Arts Festival and ITESO, Guadalajara.
2002 Raíces y Evoluciones, ephemeral mural painting, alongside painter John Moreno. Sponsored by La Strada dell’Arte Cultural Foundation, from Kansas City. Zapopan.

AWARDS AND SELECTIONS

2001 Jury member. Drawing and painting competition. Escuela Secundaria no. 55 mixta. Department of Public Education. Guadalajara.
1995 – 1997 Scholarship Award. Sponsored by PITSI, at ITESO.
1990 1st Place. Drawing and Painting Competition. Centenario de las Religiosas Franciscanas en la Educacion en Jalisco. Guadalajara.

PUBLICATIONS

2006 Galderjunt t. II. Carlos Navarro & Helia Garcia. Mar-Eva. Gdl.
2005 Diluens Diluvialis. Exhibition Catalogue. Cultura UDG. Guadalajara.