Carlos Delgado

Joined Artfinder: March 2014

Artworks for sale: 104

(28)

Canada

About Carlos Delgado

 
Professional Plan
 
  • Biography

    Carlos Delgado is Colombian visual artist living in Toronto, Canada. As an internationally recognized artist, Carlos's artwork is held in private collections in Canada, USA, Europe, Asia, Australia and South America and is represented by Galleri Lohme in Sweden and Gallery 133 in Canada.

    Carlos has been a recipient of RBC and Toronto Arts Foundation' Art Access Award, Toronto Arts Council Community Art Grant and a winner of Power Plant Contemporary Gallery artist in residence community program. 

    Artist Statement

    My works explore a multitude of expressions and ranges of human self-expression. Focusing on capturing the subtleties of emotions and experiences as expressed through the face and the body, my work becomes a reflection of each individual being and humans as a whole. The environment that I am, including all of the cultural and social aspects, are the influences and the subjects of my work.

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  • Education

    1999 - 2003

    University of Caldas, Manizales, Colombia

  • Awards

    2016

    RBC and Toronto Arts Foundation Access Award

    Award given to outstanding newcomer artists in Toronto

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    2016

    Community Arts Award

    Toronto Arts Council

    2015

    Nominated for Top 10 Hispanics in Canada Award

    Nominated for the Top 10 Hispanics in Canada Award

    2014

    TELUS Newcomer Artist Award - Shortlisted

    Shortlisted as the only painter for the Telus and Toronto Arts Foundation Newcomer Artist Award

    2013

    Honorary certificate

    honored by the Liberal MP of Multiculturalism for his contribution in promoting the diversity of Toronto culture
  • Upcoming Events

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    Previous events

    Event: Conexiones

    Dates: Nov. 30, 2017 - Dec. 15, 2017

    Venue: ZONA L GALERÍA, CARRERA 15 No 86 A-24

    Duo show with artist Alex Stevenson

    Event: Faces of the System, Solo Show

    Dates: Nov. 4, 2017 - Nov. 25, 2017

    Venue: Galleri Lohme, Malmo, Sweden

    A solo show of selected pieces from Faces of the System Series

    Event: solo show - Being Human in the System

    Dates: July 8, 2016 - Aug. 4, 2016

    Venue: Gallery Carlos Drew, Pereira, Colombia

    This was my first solo show of the series Being Human in the System and my first show in my home country of Colombia

    Event: Vice / Versa

    Dates: June 6, 2016 - July 8, 2016

    Venue: Bartlett Gallery, Alton, Ontario

    A dual art show with photographer Alex Usquiano exploring the feelings and emotions of being a new immigrant and blending into the new systems or completely disappearing within it.

    Event: To be..

    Dates: April 2, 2016 - April 30, 2016

    Venue: Walnut Contemporary Gallery, Toronto

    Group show in honor of organ donation.

    Event: Group Show

    Dates: Nov. 1, 2015 - Nov. 30, 2015

    Venue: Walnut Contemporary Gallery, Toronto

    Group show

    Event: Group show

    Dates: March 8, 2015 - March 15, 2015

    Venue: Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, Canada

    group show

    Event: Wall to Wall Group Show

    Dates: May 15, 2014 - May 31, 2014

    Venue: Art Yard Gallery, 30 Abell Street. Toronto On, Canada

    Group Show at Toronto's Art Yard gallery

    Event: By the pound

    Dates: Dec. 6, 2012 - Dec. 31, 2012

    Venue: Goodfellas Gallery, Toronto, Canada

    Art by the pound

    Event: Member's group show

    Dates: Oct. 4, 2012 - Dec. 23, 2012

    Venue: Norman Felix Gallery, Toronto, Canada

    Member's group show

    Event: Sneaker Design

    Dates: Sept. 1, 2012 - Sept. 29, 2012

    Venue: Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, Canada

    Show featuring sneaker art

    Event: Square Foot Art Show

    Dates: March 1, 2012 - March 31, 2013

    Venue: AWOL Gallery, Toronto, Canada

    Art by square foot

Professional Plan

Links


Education

1999 - 2003

University of Caldas, Manizales, Colombia


Awards

2016

RBC and Toronto Arts Foundation Access Award

Award given to outstanding newcomer artists in Toronto

Show more awardsHide

2016

Community Arts Award

Toronto Arts Council

2015

Nominated for Top 10 Hispanics in Canada Award

Nominated for the Top 10 Hispanics in Canada Award

2014

TELUS Newcomer Artist Award - Shortlisted

Shortlisted as the only painter for the Telus and Toronto Arts Foundation Newcomer Artist Award

2013

Honorary certificate

honored by the Liberal MP of Multiculturalism for his contribution in promoting the diversity of Toronto culture

There are no upcoming events

Show previous eventsHide previous events

Previous events

Event: Conexiones

Dates: Nov. 30, 2017 - Dec. 15, 2017

Venue: ZONA L GALERÍA, CARRERA 15 No 86 A-24

Duo show with artist Alex Stevenson

Event: Faces of the System, Solo Show

Dates: Nov. 4, 2017 - Nov. 25, 2017

Venue: Galleri Lohme, Malmo, Sweden

A solo show of selected pieces from Faces of the System Series

Event: solo show - Being Human in the System

Dates: July 8, 2016 - Aug. 4, 2016

Venue: Gallery Carlos Drew, Pereira, Colombia

This was my first solo show of the series Being Human in the System and my first show in my home country of Colombia

Event: Vice / Versa

Dates: June 6, 2016 - July 8, 2016

Venue: Bartlett Gallery, Alton, Ontario

A dual art show with photographer Alex Usquiano exploring the feelings and emotions of being a new immigrant and blending into the new systems or completely disappearing within it.

Event: To be..

Dates: April 2, 2016 - April 30, 2016

Venue: Walnut Contemporary Gallery, Toronto

Group show in honor of organ donation.

Event: Group Show

Dates: Nov. 1, 2015 - Nov. 30, 2015

Venue: Walnut Contemporary Gallery, Toronto

Group show

Event: Group show

Dates: March 8, 2015 - March 15, 2015

Venue: Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, Canada

group show

Event: Wall to Wall Group Show

Dates: May 15, 2014 - May 31, 2014

Venue: Art Yard Gallery, 30 Abell Street. Toronto On, Canada

Group Show at Toronto's Art Yard gallery

Event: By the pound

Dates: Dec. 6, 2012 - Dec. 31, 2012

Venue: Goodfellas Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Art by the pound

Event: Member's group show

Dates: Oct. 4, 2012 - Dec. 23, 2012

Venue: Norman Felix Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Member's group show

Event: Sneaker Design

Dates: Sept. 1, 2012 - Sept. 29, 2012

Venue: Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, Canada

Show featuring sneaker art

Event: Square Foot Art Show

Dates: March 1, 2012 - March 31, 2013

Venue: AWOL Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Art by square foot


 

Biography

Carlos Delgado is Colombian visual artist living in Toronto, Canada. As an internationally recognized artist, Carlos's artwork is held in private collections in Canada, USA, Europe, Asia, Australia and South America and is represented by Galleri Lohme in Sweden and Gallery 133 in Canada.

Carlos has been a recipient of RBC and Toronto Arts Foundation' Art Access Award, Toronto Arts Council Community Art Grant and a winner of Power Plant Contemporary Gallery artist in residence community program. 

Artist Statement

My works explore a multitude of expressions and ranges of human self-expression. Focusing on capturing the subtleties of emotions and experiences as expressed through the face and the body, my work becomes a reflection of each individual being and humans as a whole. The environment that I am, including all of the cultural and social aspects, are the influences and the subjects of my work.

 
 
 
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