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Yvonne Venegas

Photographer

Yvonne Venegas b.1970 graduated from the International Center of Photography in New York and received her MFA at University of California San Diego in 2009. She has shown her work individually and in group shows throughout the Mexico, US, Canada, Peru, Brazil, Spain, France, Poland and Russia, including the individual shows at Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, Casa de America in Madrid, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Museo de arte Carrillo Gil and University Museum of Contemporary Art (MUAC) in Mexico City, Diaz Contemporary Gallery in Toronto and Baxter, New York. In 2010 she received the Magnum expression Award, given by Magnum Photos, as well as the National Creators Grant by the Mexican Cultural and Arts Fund, and in 2016 she received the Guggenheim Fellowship for her project San Pedro Garza Garcia. She was recently awarded the Jumex Foundation Grant to continue her project The Pencil of Nature. Her work is part of collections in the US, Mexico and France, including the permanent collection of the SF Moma, Museum of Photographic Arts SD (MOPA) the Museum of Contemporary art San Diego, Haudenschild Collection, FundaciĆ³n Televisa, and Anna Gamazo de Abello and recently it became a part of the Cuervo collection, Mexico. She has published four monographs Maria Elvia de Hank (2010), Inedito (2012), Gestus (2015) and San Pedro Garza Garcia (2019) all by RM Editorial, Barcelona.

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