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Mónica Girón

Born in 1959 in San Calos de Bariloche, Argentina
Lives and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Diploma in Knowledge of art and 3D Expression at École Supérieure d’Art Visuel, 1984, Geneva, Switzerland. Lives and works in Buenos Aires since 1985.

New World Foundation first prize for young painters, 1992, the National Fine Arts Museum in Buenos Aires, Deutsche Bank painting prize in 1993, the Modern Art Museum of Buenos Aires. Participated in IASPIS the 2005 International Artists Studio Program in Stockholm, Sweden, RIAA (International Art Residency for Artists in Argentina) 2008, the Barracas Grant–Fundación Antorchas 1994-1995.

Currently teaching at Artists Program at Torcuato di Tella University. Directed seminar at Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, 2011, in Resistencia Chaco, Argentina. Visiting artist activities at the Fine Arts Academy, Helsinki, 2007, at the Fine Arts Academy in Bergen, Norway from 1997 to 2007. At Ruth Viegener’s studio in Bariloche, Patagonia, from 1992 to 2001, and for Fundación Antorchas Grants for the provinces program in Posadas, Misiones, during 1999. Study program in her studio in Buenos Aires, 1991 to 2004.

Solo Exhibitions
2009 – El Centro del Jardín at Zavaletalab, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2007 – Neocriollo, MALBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2006 – Ósmosis intellectual y Reconciliación
2002 – Llegar Ahora , at dpm Gallery Guayaquil, Ecuador
1999 – Nacer Igual , 2002 & Obrador and Corner Pieces ,Ruth Benzacar Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Group Exhibitions
2007 – Turbulence  – 3rd Auckland Triennial, New Zealand
2006 – Memoria en construcción – Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires
2006 – El estrecho dudoso – San José, Costa Rica
2002 – Entre líneas – Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
2006Bienal del fin del mundo – Ushuaia, Argentina
2005 – Contemporary Art Biennale – Prague, Czech Republic
1997 I Bienal de Mercosur , 1997, Porto Alegre, Brazil
1997 – Runt Om Oss-Inom Oss – Konstmusem de Borås, Sweden
1997I Bienal de Mercosur, Porto Alegre, Brazil
1997 – International Contemporary Art Biennial – Prague, Czek Rep.
1995 – Argentina 1920-1994, The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England
1995 – V Bienal de La Habana – La Habana, Cuba


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