In this new feature we make highlights with the most interesting galleries and artists worth collecting before the opening of Swab Art Fair. For two weeks change your day with An Artist a week.
SILVINA ARISMENDI | RINCON PROJECTS
Silvina Arismendi for Rincon Projects, Swab Art Fair _ General Program
Silvina Arismendi was born in 1976 in Montevideo, Uruguay. In 2000, she received a scholarship to study in the Czech Republic, graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague in 2007. Since 2003, she has exhibited in many European cities, as well as in Latin America. In 2007 she founded galería parásito/, which is a platform for for the cultural exchange between Latin America and Central and Eastern Europe. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She is represented from Rincon Projects.
EMILIO VARGAS VERA | TOKIO GALERIA
Emilio Vargas Vera for Tokio Galeria, Swab Art Fair _ General Program
In 2008 Emilio Vargas Vera won the First National Painting Prize organized by the Municipality of Lima and the Pancho Fierro Gallery, Peru. In 2011 he received the first scholarship awarded between MALI and the Artists Program of the Torcuato Di Tella University directed by Inés Katzenstein and the artist Jorge Macchi. He studied three months of an intense art program and discussion of work in the city of Buenos Aires. In 2014 he won the second place in the national competition Painting Hall of San Marcos. He is part of the permanent collection of contemporary art of the San Marcos Museum directed by curator Elida Román, which has a number of works by renowned artists from the history of Peruvian art. His painting is in several international collections and he is represented from Tokio Galeria.