Resume

Claudia Aranovich

Specialized in sculpture and installations, lives and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Studies: equivalent to a B/A in Architecture, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Nature/Artificial duality; transparencies, the use of light, an organic sense made by different materials; conform her interests.

 

Grants:

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation of New York, USA. National Fund for the Arts of Argentina, Fundación Antorchas, Argentina, National Cultural Office of Argentina, Pritzker Foundation Fellowship, California, USA.

 

Awards among others:  Grand Prize of Honour, National Contest of Sculpture, Argentina, 2016; 1st. Prize of Sculpture, Contest of the City of Buenos Aires, E. Sivori Museum, Arg. 1st. Prize of the National Contest of Sculpture of  Argentina, Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires. 1st Prize, Paseo de la Infanta. Mankind Monument Contest, City of Resistencia, Argentina, etc.

 

Artist-in-Residence Programs:

Cheng Long, Taiwan; Yatoo Assoc. , Wongol, South Korea; Fundación Valparaiso, Mojácar, Almería, Spain; Sculpture Space, Utica, New York, U.S.A.  Djerassi Artists Program, Woodside, California,  U.S.A. Villa Montalvo Center for the Arts, California, USA. Kent Institute of Art & Design,  Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom.

 

Biennials

Participated with sculptures and installations: Biennial of the South of Panama, Panama City. IV and VI Havanna Biennials of Cuba.  XII International Biennial of Architecture, Buenos Aires. Incheon Biennial of Women Artists, Korea. 1st. Biennial of the End of the World (Fin del Mundo)  Ushuaia, Argentina. Coast of the Beagle Channel.

 

Sculptures in Public Areas

and site specific works made at Djerassi Sculpture Collection, California, USA. Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton. New Jersey, U.S.A. Mankind Monument, Resistencia, Argentina;  Sculpture Parks of Bahia Blanca and Resistencia, Argentina, Fundacion Urunday Biennial of Sculptures, Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina; Biennial of the End of the World, Ushuaia, South of Argentina; the coast of Mojacar, Spain.

 

Her works are in private and public collections of Argentina, USA, U.K., Italy, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Uruguay, Equator, etc. and museums in Argentina.

Curator of her project named Yard of Experimentation, for artists who want to experiment new ways of creation in natural spaces of Buenos Aires, 2002, 2003, 2006.

 

Solo shows at museums, cultural centers and galleries, as the National Museum of Fine Arts, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Eduardo Sívori Museum, Borges Cultural Center; in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Exhibited in Barcelone, Frankfurt, Quito, and other cities.

Since 1981 participated in group and collective shows, contests, etc.

She was professor of sculpture at different institutions and gave public art seminars.