Tenants at the MACC
Fabiola Carranza examines visual, cultural and personal phenomena through writing and artwork. She obtained an MFA from University of British Columbia and a BFA from Emily Carr University and is a PhD student in the Department of Art History, Visual Art, Theory and Criticism at UCSD.
Solo exhibitions include Sentences and Clocks (Blinkers, Winnipeg), The Mexican Husband (Deslave, Tijuana, México, 2018), Aedes Hallucinates in the Jungle (Malaspina, Vancouver, 2016) and Apocalypse at Solentiname (Hardscrabble, Vancouver, 2012). Carranza has participated in group exhibitions at Plug-In Institute for Contemporary Art (Winnipeg), The National Gallery of Costa Rica (San José), the Contemporary Art Gallery, 221A, Artspeak and Access in Vancouver. Her work was been generously supported through residencies at Plug-In (Winnipeg), Hospitalfield (Arbroath), SOMA (México City) and at The Banff Centre for the Arts (Alberta), and through awards from the British Columbia Arts Council and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Her first public art commission, Seven Signs, was on view at Waterfront Park in Seattle in 2016.
Here in Metchosin she will be teaching herself how to work with egg tempera.