Anya Tish Gallery
February 13th. March 27th.
4411 Montrose Blvd. Houston, TX
Collect it for the Culture III
1201 Main St. Houston, TX 77002
Cultura San Pedro NL Mexico
Nuestra Vision a traves de las ventanas
Glade Art Gallery
My paintings emerge from the wall in a constructive way. They are windows connecting the physical world to the nonphysical. I aim to create a non 2d image to pursue a reaction with my viewer, sharp angles and hidden spaces are found on the way the shaped canvas unfolds in front of her. I want her to approach and touch, to live with them and not just to observe them, to become part of the space she occupies in the world. Inside and outside are the same. My work is a created space within the wall.
Visions is imagined as a group of paintings, in which I observe how people approach the same situation or event in different ways. These images came from pictures I took of the same window at different times indifferent angles. I edited each photograph by hand and maintained the frame as a common element across all the paintings. I created a composition based on light reflections and contrasts inside the window. For me angles, forms, and how we react to the repetition of subject matter is what I am most interested in exploring.
Contrasts emerges from found images of architectural spaces. These images are redrawn to create new areas that will challenge anyone to enter and transit through them. Giving my viewer two possibilities in every painting with high contrasts and sharp turns. Duality of decisions in where to inhabit is my main interest.
A glimpse, something you see in 15 seconds. Life has become a glimpse of everything. You can catch just the essence of an object, a place, a sensation in just that minuscule section of your observation.
Just life is about those quick impressions where I can hold on to a part of that instant in my daily life.
I create images of architectural spaces which are both inviting and physically impossible. These images are imagined from photographs I have taken or received from friends. I edit the photographs by hand, reducing them down to their main structures, intentionally breaking the rules of the real architectural spaces they represent.
The geometric forms in my paintings cross over each other, double back, and make unexpected and inviting entrances to somewhere. The paintings unfold in layers, which I imagine the viewer entering, step by step, finding pleasure in the conundrum behind the windows. In the end, perhaps she doesn't realize quite how deep inside the painting she has gone.
Veronica Ibargüengoitia works in oil on canvas in different formats, creating images of architectural spaces. Her large-format paintings unfold in layers, which she imagines the viewer entering, step by step, finding pleasure in the conundrum behind each geometric form. Ibargüengoitia is currently in the Block Program of the Glassell School of Arts at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH). She is finishing her Certificate in Sculpture at the MFAH, and recently completed her Certificate in Painting at the MFAH. She has studied with many artists in different disciplines in the U.S. and in Mexico, and her work has been shown in national and international juried shows. She is a member of the Visual Arts Alliance, Houston Arts Alliance and Sociedad Mexicana de Autores de las Artistas Plasticas, Mexico. She holds a BA in Industrial Design from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. Born in Mexico City, she lives in Houston, Texas.
Glassell School of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) Advanced Studio BLOCK limited enrollment program (2018) Jurors Joel Havel, Patrick Palmer, Francesca Fuchs
Glassell, MFAH, Certificate in Sculpture, 2020
Glassell, MFAH, Certificate in Painting, 2009-2018
Private Workshop with Olga Navarro de Mendez MFA professor from Colegio de San Carlos Ciudad de Mexico, 2005-2008
Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de Mexico BA Industrial Design, 1988-1992
Anya Tish Gallery
February 13th.-March 27th., Houston TX.
Collect it for the Culture III
January 29th.-February 28th.
1201 Maint St. Houston, TX.
Iterations<The Glade Gallery
2000 Woodlands Parkway, The Woodlands, TX
The Assistance League Celebrates Texas Art Exhibition, KBR Tower, Houston, TX.
Juror Cara Manes, Associate Curator, Museum of Modern Art, NYC
Convergence, Curated Group Exhibition, Levant Foundation Gallery, Houston TX, USA. Curator: Arielle Masson.
BLOCK XIX, Juried Exhibition, Glassell School of Art, MFAH, Levant Foundation Gallery, Houston TX, USA.. Curator: Joe Havel.
Colorida Art Gallery , Lisbon, POR.
36th. VAA Juried Open Exhibition, Silver Street Studios, Houston, TX. USA.
Juror: Christine Jelson West.
Expo Fondearte 2019, Juried Exhibition, Museo de la Acuarela, Ciudad de Mexico, MX. .
Color Outside the Lines, George Memorial Library, Houston, TX, USA. Juror: Lorena Morales, Curator: Ana Villaronga
Espacios Experimentales, El Rojo de Tacubaya, Ciudad de Mexico, MX.
2nd. Annual Women Artists Quarterly Art Competition Online Juried Art Exhibition, Fusion Art, Palm Springs, CA, USA. Juror: Chris & Valerie Hoffman
Visual Arts Alliance 36Th membership Exhibition, Silver Street Studios Gallery, Houston, TX, USA. Juror: Laura Rathe, Laura Rathe Fine Art Galleries
Faith, Drawing, The Woodlands Country Club, donated to an Auction for Legionaries of Christ Gala Night, The Woodlands, TX, USA
Hear our voices through art, Latin American Women Artists Houston (LAWAH), Centro Cultura Hispana Houston, TX, USA
Block XIX Exhibition, The Norma R. Ory Gallery, Houston TX, USA
Certificate of Achievement in Painting, The Orton Gallery, The Glassell School of Art, MFAH Houston, TX, USA
Visual Arts Alliance 35Th Juried Open Exhibition, Blue Orange Contemporary Gallery, Houston, TX, USA. Juror: Molly Glentzer, Arts Editor at The Houston Chronicle
BUILDINGS: Inside & Out, Kinder Morgan Building, Houston, TX, USA. Jurors: Patrick Palmer, Sandie Zilker
Always here, Drawing 30 x 20”, Faith, Drawing, The Woodlands Country Club, donated to an Auction for Legionaries of Christ Gala Night, The Woodlands, TX, USA
LANDSCAPE, LANDSCAPE, LANDSCAPE, Kinder Morgan Building, Houston, TX, USA. Jurors: Patrick Palmer, Sandie Zilker
Beethoven 6 & 7 Symphony Art Exhibition, Interspace lobby at The Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performance Arts, Houston, TX, USA.
Houston Dermatology & Plastic Surgery, Interspace Lobby, Katy, TX, USA.
Latin Christmas Extravaganza, Houston Latin American Philharmonic Orchestra, Cullen Performance Hall, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA. Juror: Lorena Morales
Grounded Oil on Canvas 30 x 24”, The Woodlands Country Club, donated to an Auction for Legionaries of Christ Gala Night, The Woodlands, TX, USA
Just Life, Silvina Hecker and Veronica Ibargüengoitia, Interspace Gallery of the Glassell School of Arts, MFAH, Houston TX, USA.
Annual Student Juried Exhibition, Glassell School of Arts, MFAH, Houston, TX, USA. Jurors: Jeff Forster, Ken Mazzu, Patrick Palmer
Annual Student Juried Exhibition, Glassell School of Arts, MFAH, Houston, TX, USA. Jurors: Arthur Turner, J. Hill, Jan Harrell
Annual Student Juried Exhibition, Glassell School of Art, MFAH, Houston, TX. USA. Jurors: Arielle Masson, Brian Portman, Nathan Dube
The Woodlands Art League Juried Exhibition, The Woodlands, TX, USA
The Houston Art League Juried Exhibition, Houston, TX, USA
Caydon Property USA, Laneways Drewery Place, Houston, TX, USA
GarciaCano-Barba Collection, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
Sang Ho & Hae Jung Ahn Lee Collection, Houston, TX, USA
Milke-Mosconi Collection, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
Cultura San Pedro NL MexicoNuestra Vision a traves de las ventanasInterview https://www.facebook.com/culturadesanpedro
Glade Art Gallery
Kurze Magazine Issue nine, Minimalism and extinction
Cantoral, Adriana. Inusual, Textos de Arte, Puebla, Mexico, August 19th., 2019
Castellanos C, Juan Carlos.Patricia Bernal apoya al arte y a sus creadores con “El rojo de Tacubaya”, Notimex, Ciudad de México, México, March 17th. 2019.
Alatorre, Javier. “Veronica Ibargüengoitia”, Notimex, Ciudad de México, México, Marzo 20th., 2019.
Arevalo, Jose. JLA Noticias, Ciuda de Mexico, México, March 14th. 2019. Artist Interview
"Sinergy", LAN, Electronic Billboard, Metropolitan Houston Area, Clear Channel, Houston, TX, USA, Juror: Olga Herrera
Fernandez, Talina. “Conoce a Veronica Ibargüengoitia” Talinissima, Radio Red FM 92.1, Radiocentro, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, Radiocentro, October 31St , 2018.
“Meet Veronica Ibargüengoitia,” Local Stories (Houston: Art Voyage Houston Magazine, 2018): http://voyagehouston.com/inter view/meet-veronica-ibarguengoi tia/
“The local artists who inspire us” Houston Creatives (Houston: Art Voyage Houston, 2018):
“Veronica Ibargüengoitia” Studio Visit Magazine v. 41 & 42 (Korea: Open Studio, Juror: Lisa Crossman, Fitchburg Art Museum, Curator, 2018): page 75
“Veronica Ibargüengoitia” 1340 ART Magazine (Netherlands: Q2, Juror: 2018): page 113
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Artadia Fellow Award, Brooklyn, NY
Appreciation Award by Dell Corporation for the Contribution in the Mexico City Rerforma Plus Project, 2000, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
Excellence Award in Industrial Design Bachelor’s degree, 1994, Universidad Iberoamericana
Interior Design I Recognition, 1993, Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
Industrial Design II Recognition, 1990, Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
Self portrait Annual Drawing Competition 1990, 2nd Place, Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
Perspective Annual Drawing Competition, 1989, 1st Place, Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
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