Perla Krauze
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Perla Krauze (b. Mexico City, 1953) is a plastic artist, sculptor, and painter. She studied graphic design at the National School of Visual Arts (ENAP) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). In 1977 she traveled to London and obtained a diploma in textiles at Goldsmiths College, and in 1992 she returned to the city as an MFA student at the Chelsea College of Arts.
Her work has been shown in Mexico and abroad in solo and group exhibitions, including: Small Landscapes from near and far, The Chimney, (NYC, USA, 2019), Pavimentos (Gal. Arroniz, CDMX, abril 2019), Lithic Material: Memory/Processes/Accumulations (Museo Amparo, Puebla, 2017); Archipiélagos (Galería Quetzalli, Oaxaca, 2016); Dualidades (GAALS, Culiacán, 2014); Estructuras/Materiales/Espacio (Diagrama, Mexico City, 2014); Suspended Blues (Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, 2013); Structure/Imprints (Howard Scott Gallery, New York, 2013); Pino Suárez 3, Memoria y Recorridos (Museo de la Ciudad de México, 2012); Huellas y Trayectos (retrospective, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, 2010); José Alvarado 24 A/Guerrero 27 Nte. (Museo de la Ciudad de Querétaro, 2010); Imprints (Gebert Contemporary, Santa Fe, 2010); Huellas de la Santa Veracruz (Museo Nacional de la Estampa, Mexico City, 2007); Orígenes (MACO, Mexico City, 1997); and Amarres de Luz y Silencio (Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, 1995).
She has received acknowledgments from institutions such as the UNAM and the British Council, and she has taken part in various artists’ residency programs: the Red Gate Gallery in China; the Echigo-Tsumari Triennial in Japan; the Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada; and the MacDowell Colony, the Santa Fe Art Institute and the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in the United States.
Her work forms part of important public and private collections at the Museo Amparo, Museo de Arte Moderno, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, MUAC-UNAM, Museo Nacional de la Estampa, Museo de la Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público, Museo de la Cancillería, and Colección Manuel Felguérez, all in Mexico; and the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Sprint Art Collection, Freedman Gallery-Albright College, MOLAA, CA, National Museom of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC and the Bank of America, all in the US. Since 1994, she has been a member of the FONCA: Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte and has received several grants from this program.