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Gabriela García-Luna was born in Mexico City. She lives and works in Saskatchewan, Canada and India.

 

EDUCATION

1981-1986        Baccalaureate in Graphic Communication and Design. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City

 

Art and photography:

2003-2005     Gabriel Figueroa Flores, Mexico City

1997-1999       Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City

1989                 Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Mexico City

1989-1987        Oweena Fogarty, Mexico City

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016-2017       Landcapes and Silence, Collateral exhibition, Kochi-Muziris Biennale. Kashi-Town House, Fort Kochi, Kerala, India

                          Kathgodam Express, (OSAC) Organization of Sasktchewan Arts Councils- Touring Saskatchewan, Canada

2015                  Kashi Art Gallery, Talking with Walls, Kochi, Kerala, India.

                          Estevan Art Gallery and Museum, Whitescapes, Estevan, SK

2014                  Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery, Pensive Space, Moose Jaw, SK

2013                  Slate Fine Art Gallery, Gathered Light, Regina, SK

                           Moose Jaw Cultural Centre, Blue Light, Moose Jaw, SK

2012                   Illingworth Kerr Gallery, New Territories, Calgary, AB

                           Mysteria Gallery, New Territories, Regina, SK

2011                   The Other Gallery, The Banff Centre, What it Is, Banff, AB

                           Mosaic Gallery, Moose Jaw Cultural Centre, New Territories & Old Walls.  Moose Jaw, SK

2010                   Last Mountain Lake Cultural Centre, White Space, Regina Beach, SK

2007                   La Chambre Blanche, Universos Relativos, Quebec City, QC

2006                   La fábrica de imágenes, Constelaciones, Morelia, Mich, Mexico

2005                   Museo Regional de Querétaro, Terra Incógnita, Queretaro, Qto., Mexico

                            Casa de Cultura Mariano Jiménez, Caminata de Luz, SLP, Mexico

2003                   The Other Gallery, The Banff Centre, Sacred Space, Banff, AB

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS– Selection

2014                  Art Gallery of Regina, Hope, Regina, SK, Canada.

                          Mann Art Gallery Art Gallery, Relative Connections, Prince Albert, SK

                          Slate Fine Art Gallery, Saturnalia, Regina, SK.

2013                  Slate Fine Art Gallery, You are Here, Regina, SK.

                          Saskatchewan Arts Board Collection, Creative Play, SK (touring)

2012                  Fafard Boundaries Gallery, Everything in Between, Regina, SK

                          The Chapel Gallery, MIND THE GAP!, North Battleford, SK

                          Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery, MIND THE GAP!, Moose Jaw, SK

2011                  Estevan Art Gallery, MIND THE GAP!, Estevan, SK

                          The Ottawa Art Gallery, MIND THE GAP!, Ottawa, ON

                          The Art Gallery of Prince Albert, MIND THE GAP!, Prince Albert, SK

                          Art Gallery of Swift Current, MIND THE GAP!, Swift Current, SK

                          The Other Gallery, Conjure the Ghost, The Banff Centre, AB

2009                  Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery, Speak/Memory, Moose Jaw, SK

2006                  Fundación Sebastián, Lo Binario, Mexico City.

2005                   Museo de Arte Tridimensional, Usted está aquí, Mexico City, Mexico

2004                   Galería Arte Alterno, Vulnerables, Oaxaca City, Oax.,Mexico.

2003-04             Museo del Carmen- Summa - FotoGuanajuato Selección- touring Mexico,

2002                   Galería Libertad, Concurso de Arte Libertad, Querétaro, Qto, Mexico.

2001-02             Omnilife, Gran Salón de Octubre, 2001. Guadalajara, Jal. Mexico (touring)

1999                  Galería EL ESPACIO, Espacio Humano. Mexico City, Mexico

 

RESIDENCIES

2015                  Artist in residency, Kashi Art Gallery. Kochi, Kerala, India,

2013                  Artist in residency, Saskatchewan Arts Board, Queen City Ex.

                          Artist in residency, Saskatchewan Arts Board, Saskatoon Expo.

2012                  Artist in residency, Moose Jaw Cultural Centre, Moose Jaw, SK

2011                  FONCA Independent Artistic Residency, The Banff Centre for the Arts, AB

2008                  Invited Artist in Residence, University of Saskatchewan Emma Lake. Kenderdine Campus, Emma Lake, SK

2007                  FONCA/CALQ Artist in Residence, La Chambre Blanche, Quebec City, QC

2003                  FONCA Independent Artistic Residency, The Banff Centre for the Arts, AB

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2010-11             Artistic Residency Grant at The Banff Centre.FONCA -National Foundation for the Culture and the Arts Fellowship , México and The Banff Centre, Canada.

2007                   Artistic Residency Grant. La Chambre Blanche, Québec City, Quebec, FONCA- CALQ /Conseil de Arts et Lettres du Quebec.

2003                  Artistic Residency Grant. The Banff Centre. FONCA-The Banff Centre,

2002                   First Prize in Photography. “Tercer concurso de arte Libertad”. CEC Querétaro, México. Consejo Estatal del Estado de Querétaro y la Galería Libertad, México.

2001                   First Prize in Photography. Salón de Octubre,“Gran Premio Omnilife”. Ominilife Collection and Cultural Foundation -  México.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Pensive Space, Catalog. Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery, Curated by Heather Smith, Essay by Wayne Baerwaldt, ISBN 978-1-927516-07-2-35-4

HOPE, Catalog Art Gallery of Regina, Curated by Holly Fay, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-927422-10-6

Let there be light and things, Thrive, Saskatchewan Annual Report 2013/2014: 32,

Old Walls of Moose Jaw. An interview with Gabriela García-Luna, by Wayne Baerwaldt, Blackflash Magazine 29, no.1 (Fall2011): 34-37

MIND THE GAP!, Catalog. Dunlop Art Gallery, Curated by Amanda Cachia and Jeff Nye, 2010, ISBN: 978-894882-35-4

Universos Relativos: the final voyage, in three movements, A commentary by Jean-Pierre Guay on an installation by Gabriela Garcia-Luna, Quebec City, QC,  2007

Universos Relativos de Gabriela García-Luna by Elsa Escamilla, La Fábrica de Imágenes, Morelia, Mich, Mex, 2006.

 

COLLECTIONS

Coleccion OMNILIFE, Ominilife Collection and Cultural Foundation, Mexico; Collection of the Government of the State of Querétaro, Mexico; Saskatchewan Arts Board Collection, Canada; Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery Collection; Private collections.