Catalina Barroso-Luque

Born in Mexico City, Mexico
Nacida Ciudad de México, Mexico

Education \ Educación:

2016  The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow UK, Masters of Fine Art
2012  Central St. Martins College of Art & Design, London UK, BA (Hons) Fine Arts
2009  Central St Martins College of Art & Design, London UK, UAL Level 4 Foundation Diploma Art & Design

Awards & Grants\ Premios y nominaciones:

Glasgow Visual Artist & Craft Maker Award 2016
Glasgow Sculpture Studios MFA Graduate Fellowship 2016
The McGlashan Charitable Trust Bursary for Postgraduate Education 2015-16
Artslant 1st  Showcase Winner: Sculpture 2014
Artspace New Haven Artist in Residence Award 2013-14
The Zeitgeist Open 2012, Shortlisted
BARTUR Award in Photography 2011, Shortlisted

Residencies \ Recidencias:

Scottish Sculpture Workshops Artist Residency, Lumsdem, Scotland. June 2015
Artspace New Haven AiR, New Haven CT, USA. May 2013- May 2014
Very Un-Kettles Yard, Emerging artist group residency, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK. February – May 2011,

Exhibitions & Projects \ Exhibiciones y proyectos:


eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee The Pipe Factory, Glasgow. August 11th- 27th, 2017


Dry Rotting Bodies Civic Room, Glasgow. UK. November, 2017

Solo & Two-person Exhibitions

Escape, with Elke Finkenaur, Govan Hill Baths, Glasgow, UK. March 12-27, 2015
Wall (Surface as Prothesis)
 Crown St. Window Project, Artspace New Haven CT, USA. Feb 7th – March 22nd, 2014
Postales Mestizas The Young Men’s Institute, New Haven CT, USA.  Jan  2nd – May 15th, 2014


A Loving Aneurysm, Glasgow Woman’s Library. August 3rd, 2017. –
Nasty Women,
Curated by Sarah Fritchey, The Institute Library, New Haven CT, USA. March 8th – April 8th, 2017
Art + Text,
44AD Art Space, Bath UK. February 22 – 26, 2017.


Fictional Matters, Center for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, UK. 2-4th December 2016
Newcastle School of Fine Art Auction,
Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. December 2nd, 2016
MFA Degree Show,
The Glue Factory, Glasgow UK, June 16-26th, 2016


Between 9pm and Home Chalton Gallery, London UK. November 5th-24, 2015
Still Rolling With the Times, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow UK. Oct 10th – Nov 7th
Look Aboot Ye!
Curated by Jamie Green, Stirling Castle, Stirling, Scotland UK. October 10-18, 2015
Sunday Salon
 (Glasgow Open House Festival), Glasgow UK. May 2015
Keir St. Kitchen (Glasgow Open House Festival), Glasgow UK. May 2015
Glasgow School of Art MFA Interim Show, The Reid Gallery, Glasgow UK. May 2015


A Perfect Day, Kinlochard, Sterling, Scotland UK. December 5th, 2014
Lightsout Listening Group at the Old Hairdresser’s, Glasgow UK. November 5th, 2014
Contained Curated by Carolina CaycedoWoman Made Gallery, Chicago Il. USA. July 11 – August 21, 2014
CURATED BY NOLITA Articurate, The Nolitan Hotel, New York City, USA.  June 13th – August 24th, 2014.
Por Oaxaca Curated by Catalina Barroso-Luque, The Institute Library Gallery, New Haven, CT, USA, May-June 2014
Something Blue Artspace, New Haven, CT, USA. April 4-26, 2014′


Digital Ground John Slade Ely House Center for Contemporary Art. New Haven, CT, USA. Nov 17, 2013 – Jan. 17th 2014
Dia de los Muertos Peoria Art Guild, Peoria IL, USA November 1-8th, 2013
Inhabitted NH Flat File Exhibition, Curated by David Alekhuogie. New Haven CT, USA. October 26-27, 2013
Alternative Spaces The Goffe St. Armory, New Haven CT, USA October 26-27, 2013
Rare Gifts, The Residence Gallery, London, UK. November 2012-February 2013


Maria Rivas Commission, Mexico City, Mexico.  September-December 2012
The Zeitgeist Open 2012 ASC Gallery, London, UK.  November 16th- 1 December 1st , 2012
ICADF 12, Candid Arts Center, London, UK.  October 12th-14th, 2012
Radar 100: Space Rage, The Residence Gallery, London, UK.   22 Sept. – 28 Oct. 2012
There is no plan Central St. Martins Degree show, CSM London, UK    June 14-22nd 2012
TRACE Frameless Gallery, London, UK.   March 5-10th, 2012

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Very Un-Kettles Yard, Kettles Yard, Cambridge, UK. May 23-24th, 2011
The Unhomely Project, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK.   November 3rd-6th, 2010
CSM Residency Exhibition, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London, UK.   May 2010

Curatorial Projects \ Proyectos Curatoriales:

Market Gallery Glasgow, UK. November 2016 November 2018   Gallery Committee Member
El Refri
Stirling Castle, Stirling; 19 Keir St, Glasgow; Govanhill Baths, Glasgow; Kinlochard Village Hall. Sterling, The Old Hairdresser’s Bar & The Art School, Glasgow UK. October 2014 – November 2015     Director & Founder
Por Oaxaca
, The Institute Library Gallery, New Haven, CT, USA. May – June 2014    – Curator
New Haven VAC, New Haven, CT, USA. May 2013 – June 2014    – Committee Member
TRACE. Frameless Gallery, London, UK.   March 5 – 10th, 2012    – Co-curator
The Unhomely Project, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK. November 3rd – 6th, 2010    – Co-curator

Talks & Workshops \ Platicas y Talleres:

The fictional I and technology as an ever present other (with Sarah Forrest & Colette Sadler), part of Fictional Matters, Center for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, UK. December 3, 2016 – Presenting Artist
How to Write about Art (with Jennifer Higgie),
Frieze Academy, London September 17, 2016 – Critical Writing Bursary Awardee
XIII Symposium of Mexican Studies
(Funded by CONACULTA for Year of Mexico-UK), University College London, London, UK. July 24th, 2015 Presenting Artist.
Artist-Curator Studio Talks (with Joshua Chang) CWOS
New Haven CT, USA October 19-20th, 2013 – Presenting Artist.


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