MFA, BFA (UNAM)
Carlos Colín (Mexico, 1980) is a Mexican Vancouver based visual artist and pedagogue. Carlos’ research and artistic practice explores and connects the core cultural, theoretical, socio-political, tecno-feudal, religious, and artistic manifestations through baroque’s system as a colonial Western legacy in contemporary Mexico, Latin America, and by extension their migration communities.
Carlos is currently a PhD candidate in Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program at UBC. He studied his undergraduate program in Visual Communication and Design (2004), and a Master of Fine Arts at the National School of Fine Art UNAM, in Mexico City (2011). He has a second Master of Fine Arts at the University of British Columbia in UBC (2013). His work has been exhibited in venues like the biennial BIENALSUR 2021; Rufino Tamayo Museum in Mexico City; Aramauca Contemporary Art Platform in Chiapas, Mexico; AWA Cultura in Caracas, Venezuela; The Reach Gallery Museum, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, and Grunt Gallery in BC; Sur Gallery in Toronto; and Galería de la Raza in San Francisco in USA to name a few. Colin was awarded the 2016 Emerging Artist, Mayor’s Arts Awards for the City of Vancouver in Visual Arts; the 2017 Artist Studio Award Program.