CURRICULUM VITAE

MONTREAL, QC

info@casazi.com

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ALEJANDRO CASAZI (CASTAÑO ISAZA)

COLLECTIONS

• NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

• BROWN UNIVERSITY, RHODE ISLAND | John Hay Library

• STANFORD UNIVERSITY | Special Collections

• UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA | Davidson Library, Special Collections  

• UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY | Bancroft Library, Special Collections

GROUP & SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

• ARTBO / International Art Fair Bogotá, Galería Sextante, Bogotá, Colombia

• La Garza / Bogotá, Colombia

• cmetq / Stanford University, CA

• cmetq / University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

• SEAMUS / Georgia Southern University, GA

• cmetq / University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI

• cmetq / Connecticut College, CT

• cmetq / St. Cloud State University, MN

• cmetq / Western Michigan University, MI

2015

• SEXTANTE en SEXTANTE, Galería Sextante, Bogotá, Colombia

2014

Solo Show / Minan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA*

• PINTA MIAMI / Galería Sextante, Miami, FL

TextoVisual/ImagenTextual, Galería Santa Fé, Bogotá, Colombia

• Affordable Art Fair  / Minan Gallery, New York City, NY

• Toronto Love Art Fair  / Minan Gallery, Toronto, Canada

DOMUS Group Show, Minan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2013

PRINTHOUSTON 2013, Art League Houston, Houston, TX

New Prints 2013/Winter, International Print Center New York (IPCNY), New York, NY

2012

VERSA MAJOR, 5875 Delmar Blvd. St Louis, MO

• ARTEBA . EDICION 21. Galería Sextante, Buenos Aires, Argentina

•“Filbo”, Taller Arte Dos Gráfico (International Book Fair Bogotá), Bogotá, Colombia

• “VARSITY”, UPPUR BUNK, Santa Barbara, CA

2011

• “ARTBO” International Art Fair Bogotá, Galería Sextante, Bogotá, Colombia

• “EMPATHEIA BALLARE” UNICEF, Marriott Hotel, Bogotá, Colombia*

• “IAA ARTS FUND” The Arts Fund, Santa Barbara, CA

• “NATURALEZA EMPATICA” Solo Exhibition, Galería Sextante, Bogotá, Colombia*

• “SciArt 2011 at the KITP” KITP (Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics)

University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

•“SUPER-SANTABARBARA” Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB), CA

2010

• “ARTBO” International Art Fair Bogotá, Galería Sextante, Bogotá, Colombia

• “CALL FOR ENTRIES 2010” Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB), CA

• “LOVELYWEATHER”  MAT Show Media Art & Technology, UCSB Elings Hall, Santa Barbara, CA

• “LOVELYWEATHER”  ICMC 2010, Stony Brook, NY

2009

• “SO SIMPLE, VIDEO ART SHOW” Downtown Independent Theater, Los Angeles, CA

• “CAA LOS ANGELES MFA EXHIBITION” USC Roski School of Fine Arts / Gayle and Ed Roski MFA Gallery. Los Angeles, CA

• “ARTBO” International Art Fair Bogotá, Galería Sextante, Bogotá, Colombia

• “THE VIEW FROM HERE” Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

• “EVERY BODY WANTS EVERY THING” http://ewe.mat.ucsb.edu

MAT (Media Art & Technology) UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA

• “LA VIE EN ROSE” Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB), CA

• “DREAMTIGERS” Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB), CA

• “THE CODEX FOUNDATION” Book Art Fair, Galería Sextante, Berkeley, CA

• “SUPERSONIC” LA Art Fair, LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

• College Book Art Association Biennial Conference “ART, FACT, AND ARTIFACT:
The Book in Time and Place” |
Center for the Book, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

2008

• “ARTBO” International Art Fair Bogotá, Galería Sextante,Bogotá, Colombia

• “TWELVE” Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

• “LUNGEN” MultiCultural Center (MCC) University of California Santa Barbara,
UCSB, Santa Barbara, California

• “ALGORISTS” KITP (Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics)
University of California Santa Barbara, CA

• “DON´T HAVE MUCH BUT I GIVE IT ALL TO YOU” University of California Santa Barbara, UCSB Art Project Space, Santa Barbara, CA

2007

• “FERNANDO BOTERO PRIZE” (Premio Fernando Botero) April . 2007, Bogotá, Colombia

• “PROFESORES AL TABLERO” IV Faculty Biennale Visual Arts, Universidad Javeriana, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Bogotá, Colombia

2006

• “SALÓN DE LIBROS JÓVENES” International Book Fair, Corferias | Bogotá, Colombia

2005

• “TREIUS”  Babel Libros, Bogotá, Colombia

2003

• “TERCER SALÓN JAVERIANO DE ARTES VISUALES”

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (M.A.C.) Bogotá, Colombia

• “ESTATUAS” Art Direction Team, “diagfragma” y “9mm” (films), Bogotá, Colombia

2001

• “PRIMER SALÓN JAVERIANO DE ARTES VISUALES”

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (M.A.C.) Bogotá, Colombia

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS

2016

• University of Alberta ARTIST TALK, April 4 / Department of Art & Design, University of Alberta, AB

2014

• CONFERENCE: First Responders: Care in Literature, Art and Psychoanalysis 
/ Interdisciplinary Humanities Center / University of  California, Santa Barbara / 2014

2012

• Herberger Institute for Design and The Arts, School of Art  
ASU (Arizona State University), Tempe, AZ

2011

• smART Salons;  Behind the Scenes of the Curator-Artist Relationship Panel Discussion: Oct. 3 / 2011

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB), CA

• Conversatorio “Sobre la Linea” ARTIST TALK, August 17 / 2011 | Galería Sextante, Bogotá, Colombia

• SciArt 2011 at the KITP ARTIST TALK, Nov / 2011

Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) University of California, Santa Barbara

• Colloquium Lecture ARTIST TALK, May 3 / 2011

Broida Hall, Room 1610, Department of Art University of California, Santa Barbara

2010

• Otis College of Art and Design ARTIST TALK, April 6 / 2010 | Otis College of Art and Design, CA

• Mount St. Mary’s College, Doheny Campus ARTIST TALK, April 6 / 2010 | Los Angeles, CA

• smART Salons: Panel Discussion About Art, Food, and the Environment Panel Discussion: Sept. 9 / 2010

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB), CA

2009

• Santa Barbara City College WORKSHOP Graphite Monotype Prints, 2009 | Santa Barbara, CA

• SEMINARIO EXPRESIONES GPÁFICAS ARTIST TALK, Aug 12, 2008

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia

CURATORIAL WORK

2014

COLOSSAL PRINTS. Gallery 479. University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

2013

• POST-HUMAN NATURE Talk by Patricia MacCormack | PLATFORM Gallery Space,
Santa Barbara, CA

2012

• COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE Talk by Harry Reese | PLATFORM Gallery Space,
Santa Barbara, CA

Print & Resist. Gallery 479. University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

• IMPRINT, The Print Lab, Building 434, Santa Barbara, CA

• Books+Prints, The Print Lab, Building 434, Santa Barbara, CA

2011

• pāpər, Gallery 479, Santa Barbara, CA

• P is for: Press and Pulp, The Print Lab, Building 434, Santa Barbara, CA

• MICRO-TOPOLOGIES Talk by Tomás Andrade | PLATFORM Gallery Space, Santa Barbara, CA

• SUBURBIA Talk by Colin Gardner | PLATFORM Gallery Space, Santa Barbara, CA

2010

• PRINTINK The Print Lab, Building 434, Santa Barbara, CA

• SNARLED MEGALOPOLIS: Visions of the Emerging Face of Megacities

Talk by Brian Jones, PLATFORM Gallery Space, Santa Barbara, CA

• PULP INKSHOW: Paper Prints and Books  | The Print Lab, Building 434, Santa Barbara, CA

• PRINTSANDBOOKS, The Print Lab, Building 434, Santa Barbara, CA

REVIEWS, PRESS & PUBLICATIONS

2016

VICE / María Rivas Serrano, La Garza, Bogotá, Colombia. 2016 (Press)

EL ESPECTADOR / William Martínez, La Garza, Bogotá, Colombia. 2016 (Press)

2014

PINTA, Miami / The Modern & Contemporary Latin American Art Show, Miami, FL (Catalog)

REVISTA EXCLAMA, Bogotá, Colombia. 2014 (Press)

Latino Events, New York, NY. 2014 (Press)

2013

 PRINTHOUSTON 2013, Art League Houston, Houston, TX (Catalog)

New Prints 2013/Winter, International Print Center New York (IPCNY), New York, NY (Essay)

2011

“Naturaleza Empática” EL TIEMPO | Review by Carlos Restrepo, Bogotá, Colombia. 2011 (Press)

“Cuerpos sincronizados” EL ESPECTADOR | Review by Angélica Gallón Salazar, Bogotá, Colombia. 2011 (Press)

REVISTA EXCLAMA, Bogotá, Colombia. 2011 (Press)

 “Public Art at the Pump” THE SANTA BARBARA INDEPENDENT . (Press)
Review by Thy Vo, Santa Barbara, California. 2011 (Press)

• “SCIART2011 AT THE KITP” THE SANTA BARBARA NEWS PRESS
Review by Josef Woodard, Santa Barbara, California. 2011 (Press)

2010

“Super Santa Barbara 2 at CAF” THE SANTA BARBARA INDEPENDENT, Santa Barbara, California. 2010 (Press)

 “Call for Entries Kicks Off at CAF: Santa Barbara Artists Shine in Annual Juried Show” THE SANTA BARBARA INDEPENDENT . By Aly Comingore | Santa Barbara, California. 2010 (Press)

 “From Dusk ’til Drawn : 24-Hour Drawing Rally to take place at CAF” SANTA BARBARA NEWS PRESS. Review by: Ted Mills, Santa Barbara, California. 2010 (Press)

2009

 “Dreamtigers: Students Think Big in Group Show” | THE SANTA BARBARA INDEPENDENT . Charles Donelan, Santa Barbara, California. 2010 (Press)

“DREAMTIGERS” Essays and forward by Colin Gardner, Jane Callister and Miki Garcia.

Santa Barbara, California. 2009 (Catalog)

• “EVERY BODY WANTS EVERY THING” Media, Art & Technology UCSB, MAT.
Santa Barbara, California.
(Catalog)

“2009 LOS ANGELES ART SHOW CATALOG ” http://www.laartshow.com/pages/catalogue.html

FADA, Los Angeles, California. 2009 (Catalog)

“CAA LOS ANGELES MFA EXHIBITION” USC Roski School of Fine Arts / Gayle and Ed Roski MFA Gallery. Los Angeles, CA (Catalog)

PABELLÓN EL LIBRO DE ARTISTA | FERIA INTERNACIONAL DEL LIBRO DE BOGOTÁ Catalog 2006, 2007, 2008 Bogota D.C.: Arte Dos Gráfico, 2009

2008

Casazi, Castaño Isaza, Alejandro. Kissing the Pavement / Besando el Pavimiento.
Bogota D.C.: Arte Dos Gráfico, 2008

2007

Pardo, Maria Elvira. Fundacion de Jovenes Artistas Colombianos. Salón Premio Fernando Botero 2007.  Bogota D.C.: Casa Editorial El Tiempo, 2007. (Catalog)

PROFESORES AL TABLERO. IV Bienal de Profesores del Departamento de Artes Visuales. Edited by. Diana Castellanos and Ronald Melendez. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Bogotá D.C. Colombia. 2007 (Catalog)

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

2014

• Grant (Red Golden Sea), University of California Institute for Research in the Arts

2013

• Mini-Grant, University of California Institute for Research in the Arts

2011-2010

The Arts Fund, Individual Artist Awards (IAA), Honorable Mention.

• Non-Senate Faculty Professional Development Fund, University of California, Santa Barbara. UCSB

2009

College of Creative Studies Post-Graduate Fellowship University of California, Santa Barbara. UCSB

 Levitan Fellowship, Department of Art, University of California, Santa Barbara. UCSB

• Outstanding Graduate Student Book Award College Book Art Association CBAA

2008 - 2007

 Small Block Grant Graduate  Department, Art Department. University of California,
Santa Barbara. UCSB.

 Visual, Performing and Media Arts Award, The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center,
University of California, Santa Barbara, IHC, UCSB

 University Block Grant Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara. UCSB

 Graduate Fee Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara. UCSB

2005

 Meritorious Thesis, Major in Visual Arts BFA, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá D.C. Colombia.

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA. UCSB

MFA Master in Fine Arts, June 2009

UCSB Department of Art

Room 1316, Building 534 Santa Barbara, CA 93106-712

http://artsite.arts.ucsb.edu/

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD JAVERIANA

BFA, Art Faculty, Major in Visual Arts Emphasis

in Graphic Expression, September 2005

Carrera 7 No. 40 – 62 Bogotá D.C., Colombia

http://artes.javeriana.edu.co/

WORK EXPERIENCE

Present - 2016

• CASAZI & GREEN COMMUNICATIONS

Art Director

www.casazigreen.com

2017 - 2014

• QUEST UNIVERSITY CANADA

Communications Manager 2014-2017

3200 University Boulevard, Squamish, BC. Canada V8B 0N8

www.questu.ca

2014 - 2009

• INTERDISCIPLINARY HUMANITIES CENTER (IHC)

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA. UCSB

Senior Artist 2009-2014

6046 HSSB. UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-7100

www.ihc.ucsb.edu 

• UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA. UCSB

Lecturer Art Major, 2009-2014

UCSB Department of Art, Room 123, Building 434

Santa Barbara, CA 93106-7120

www.arts.ucsb.edu

• PLATFORM, Gallery Exhibition Space

INTERDISCIPLINARY HUMANITIES CENTER, UCSB

Chief Curator 2010-Present

6046 HSSB. UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-7100

www.ihc.ucsb.edu/platform 

2009 - 2007

• UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA. UCSB

Teaching Assistant, 2007 – 2009

UCSB Department of Art | Room 1316, Building 534,

Santa Barbara, CA 93106-712

www.arts.ucsb.edu 

Print 14 . 2007-2008 ref. Tatiana Ginsberg

7D Art, Science and Technologies 2008 . 2009 ref. Lisa Jevbratt

2007 - 2004

• PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD JAVERIANA, Department of Visual Arts

Adjunct Lecturer, 2006-2007

Carrera 7 No. 40 – 62, Bogotá,Colombia

http://puj-portal.javeriana.edu.co/ 

• GIMNASIO CAMPESTRE, Art Department | School Teacher, 2004 – 2007

Calle 165 No. 19 – 50, Bogotá D.C., Colombia

www.campestre.edu.co 

• TALLER ARTE DOS GRÁFICO  (Fine Art, Book Art, Graphic Art Press)

Internship, 2006 | Carrera 14 No. 75 – 35, Bogotá, Colombia

www.artedos.com 

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