Ximena Elgueda

untitled

untitled

ceramic, oxide

1995, 12cm x 29.5cm x 41cm

Vestigios

Vestigios

ceramic, oxide

1995, 12cm x 37cm x 40cm

Semillas

Semillas

ceramic, oxide

1997, 8cm x 3m x 20cm

“Temporal” Exhibition

“Temporal” Exhibition

ceramic

1998

Temporal

Temporal

ceramic

1998, 110cm x 35cm x 90cm
collection of The Nagoya University of Art, Japan

Temporal

Temporal

ceramic

Loading “Autana" for public art commission, 1997.

Echo

Echo

fabric

1996, 110cm x 10m

Echo

Echo

video installation

1996

Hoja

Hoja

etching

2003, 39.6cm x 35.8cm

untitled

untitled

ash, ink, fired stone, straw

1999, 85cm x 81.8cm x 1.7cm

Piedra del Elefante

Piedra del Elefante

unfired clay

1998, 16cm x 7.4cm x 18cm



XIMENA ELGUEDA

1964: Born October 12 Santiago, Chile
1979: Moves to Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela
1990: B.F.A., Cristobal Rojas Art School, Caracas, Venezuela
1993: Travels to various countries on The Ship for World Youth program
1994: Moves to Japan
1998: M.F.A., Nagoya University of Arts, Japan
2007: Founder of The Creative Culture Institute, NPO
2016: Creative Director, The Mountain Plaza / 山の広場® Ceramic Amphitheater Art Center

GRANTS

1994 - 97: Moumbusho Scholarship (Japanese Ministry of Education) to study architectural ceramics, Nagoya University of Arts, Japan
2006: Chita Bank, "Dream Support" for "Plaza de Sora and Alba", Chita Peninsula, Aichi Pref., Japan
2007: Ministry of Education "Children's Dream Foundation" (Kodomo Yume Kikin):workshops of Art and Rice Cultivation. Mihama, Aichi Pref., Japan
2007: Aichi Bank, Artistic Achievement Grant (Aigin Kyoiku Zaidan), Aichi Pref., Japan
2016: Chita Bank, "Dream Support" for The Mountain Plaza / 山の広場®Ceramic Amphitheater Art Center.,Chita Peninsula, Aichi Pref., Japan

COLLECTIONS & PUBLIC MONUMENTS (*)

1997: Academy of Fine Arts, Zagreb, Croatia
1997: "Autana", Nishiharu Town, Nagoya, Aichi Pref., Japan(*)
1998: "Temporal", Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Pref., Japan
1999: "Ethnobotanical", International Museum of Contemporary Ceramic Art, Faenza, Italy
2000: "Plaza de Sora", Tokoname City, Aichi Pref., Japan (*) (vandalized)
"Cardinal Points", Eco - Museo del Caroni, , Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela
2000 - 2010: "Mountain Plaza", ceramic amphitheater project, Mihama, Aichi Pref., Japan (*)
2001: "Sarisariñama", The Inax Tile Museum, Tokoname City, Aichi Pref., Japan
2005: EARTH project, a ceramic globe monument (2 meters in diameter), created by 25 artists from around the world. Chukyo University, Toyota, Aichi Pref., Japan(*)
2005 - 2007: "Plaza de Sora and Alba", Kowaki Public Park, Tokoname City, Japan (*)
2010 - 2011:”CAMINO” Yugakutei Well Project, Kiinagashima, Mie Pref., Japan(*)
2012: Panca-Dhatavah/ 五大 GODAI, Mihama, Aichi Pref., Japan
2015: Grand Opening of The Mountain Plaza / 山の広場®Ceramic Amphitheater Art Center
2017: “Jadar Turabi”, Chita City, Aichi Pref., Japan

EXHIBITIONS & COMPETITIONS

1988 - 2000: Exhibit in various galleries and public art events, Japan and Venezuela
1997 - 2004: Video installations with artist Steven Ward, Nagoya, Japan
1999: International Competition for Contemporary Ceramic Art, Faenza, Italy
6th Biannual Chunichi Shinbun Ceramic Competition, Nagoya, Aichi Pref., Japan
2000: Eco - Museo del Caroni, Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela
2002: Tokoname Culture Museum, Modern Ceramic Artists, Tokoname, Aichi Pref., Japan
2005: EARTH project: commemorating the ceramic globe monument. Maruzen Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
2011: “COMMON GROUND” (5 ton clay installation), Nagoya University Graduate Students Art Project, Nagoya, Aichi Pref., Japan
2014 - 2015: “Terram Fabulas”, The Kawara Museum Exhibition, Takahama, Japan
2017: “Mieruyona, Mienaiyona”group exhibition, The Kawara Museum, Takahama, Japan

AWARDS

1999: Tokoname Honors of Cultural Merit

PUBLICATIONS & DOCUMENTARIES (*)

2000: Tokoname Sculpture`s Synmposium, magazine
2001: National Television (NHK), a 20 min. documentary on the "Mountain Plaza" project(*) National Television (NHK), "Artists Living in Japan", a 50 min. interview and documentary (*)
2001: Asahi semi-national newspaper article
2002: International Aichi Voice, english magazine
2006: TOKO TOKO, "Tokoname: A Cultural Guide.", Chief Editor
2007: TOKO TOKO, "Tokoname: A Cultural Guide.", 2nd edition, Chief Editor
2008: Ceramic Technical #26, "Communally-made High-fired Architecture”
2014: The Japan Times, September 20th, 2014
2014: Kyoto Journal
2014: Nagoya University of Art Department of Design Lecture (*)