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PROGRESO

Mexico City

Artists Bio

Circe Irasema
(b. in Mexico City, 1987) Lives and works in Mexico City.

BFA from Arts And Design Faculty (FAD) and "La Esmeralda" Painting, Sculpture & Printmaking National School (ENPEG). Complementary Education at MUAC Museum, JUMEX Museum, Casa del Lago and San Carlos Art Academy. Some of her solo exhibitions include ‘Anotaciones simples sobre el fenómeno de síntesis de una visión binocular’, PROGRESO, Mexico City (2017); ‘Canasta Básica’, ENPEG La Esmeralda, Mexico City (2015). Selected group exhibitions include ‘Mecánica Vegetal’, Guadalajara90210 (Mártires de la Conquista), Mexico City (2018); ‘Almost Solid Light’, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York. (2018); ‘El Cordón Umbilical Retiniano’, ESPAC, Mexico City (2018); ‘Delirios Urbanos’, El Cuarto de Máquinas, Mexico City (2017).

Aldo Iram Juárez
(b. in México City, 1988) Lives and works in Mexico City.

Self-Taught visual artist & photographer. Complementary education at Club Fotográfico de México. Head of PROGRESO, an independent artist-run space, in Mexico City. His solo exhibition include ‘2018’, Portatil Gallery. Chihuahua (2018); ‘Puede que no te guste lo que veas’, ALUMNOS Foundation, Mexico City (2018); ‘Hoarding’, 1 Mes/ 1 Artista Gallery and PROGRESO Gallery, Mexico City (2017); ‘Vida en Progreso’, Club Fotográfico de México, EST. 1949, Mexico City (2015). Selected group exhibitions include ‘Tres reflexiones en torno a la extinción’, PROGRESO Gallery, Mexico City (2018); Tercer concurso de fotografía mexicana contemporánea, 2017 - 2018, Parque Fundidora, Monterrey/ 4C Photo Museum, Mexico City (2018); and Salón ACME 2017. Salón ACME, Mexico City.

Jim Ricks
(b. in San Francisco, USA, 1973)

Artist and curator. MFA from the National University of Ireland, Galway/Burren College of Art programme. BFA from the California College of the Arts. His solo shows include ‘Museo Ambulante Sebastián’, Galeria Progresso, Mexico City (2018); ‘Nehmen sie Dada Ernst’, Te Merz Barn, UK (2018); ‘Centro de Ontología Nacional’, Casa Maauad, Mexico City (2017). Selected group shows include ‘Surveillé(e)(s)’, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris (2018); ‘States of Emergency’, including Ai Weiwei, Grayson Perry, Gerhard Richter, Jenny Holzer, Mona Hatoum, Alfredo Jaar, Coco Fusco, and Jake & Dinos Chapman, Imperial War Museum, London (2018); ‘Daydreamers (www.daydreamers.biz)’, curated by Elisa Rusca and Stephen Kent, Germany (2017); and 'Future Artist-Maker’, Eighty 81, Derry (2017).

Jay Alonso Vélez
(b. in Mexico City, 1985)

Bachelor of Visual Arts at the UAEM (2009) and in Centro Morelense de las Artes (2010-2013). Scholar artist of the Jóvenes Creadores program (FONCA 2017) in the specialty of Sculpture, scholarship of the Programa de Estímulo a la Creación y al Desarrollo Artístico (PECDA), Morelos (2015). In 2016 he obtained a residency in the city of Pelotas, Brazil. He has participated in several group exhibitions such as Salón ACME in Mexico City; XI Bienal Puebla; III Bienal of Cancún; XXXVI Encuentro Nacional de Arte Joven, Aguascalientes; ‘Después del Edén’, Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros; 234 Aniversario de la Academia de San Carlos; ‘EntreLinguas’, Ciudad de Pelotas, Brazil; and has achieved a number of solo exhibitions, including ‘Pororoca’, Arquipelago Atelier, Pelotas, Brazil; ‘Transitus’, Artere-A, Guadalajara; ‘Piedra angular’ PROGRESO Gallery, Mexico City.

Carmen Huizar
(b. in Zacatecas, Mexico, 1995)

BFA from Arts And Design Faculty (FAD) and "La Esmeralda" Painting, Sculpture & Printmaking National School (ENPEG). Scholarship of the Programa de Estímulo a la Creación y al Desarrollo Artístico (PECDA), Jalisco (2016). Curator of nohacernada.org, an online-offline contemporary art exhibition platform. Her solo exhibitions include 'Reglas básicas de Seguridad Vial’, RRD, Mexico City (2018); ‘Silencio, Orden, Limpieza, Salida’, Tepetongo Balneario Crítico, Mexico City (2016); ‘5kg de carne de puerco’, PANDEO, Mexico City (2015). Selected group exhibitions: ‘GLARING SIGHTS’, Cervecería CruCrú @ Romita Alley, Mexico City (2018); ‘Kiosco: publicar provoca’, ALUMNOS Foundation, Mexico City (2018); ‘Bienal Artesano / Artistas’ Popular Arts Museum (MAP), Mexico City (2017).

Gallery Statement

PROGRESO is an independent art space dedicated to the exhibition of young contemporary art in Escandón neighborhood, Mexico City. A project by Mexican artist Aldo Iram Juárez, specifically dedicated to encourage the visibility of artwork produced in a Latin American context. It proposes a collaborative and equitable model between the space and the invited artists, it is a non profit space with no exclusive representation.

Artists at Material

Circe Irasema
Aldo Iram Juárez
Jim Ricks
Jay Alfonso Vélez
Carmen Huizar

Represented or Affiliated Artists

Aldo Iram Juárez
Carmen Huizar
Jim Ricks
Luciana Lia Christiansen
Jay Vélez
Circe Irasema
Manuel H. Márquez

Address

Mexico - Miguel Hidalgo
Av. Progreso #33. Escandón I Sección. Miguel Hidalgo.
11800

Email

info@galeriaprogreso.com