Biography

Nora-Correas

Born in Mendoza, 1942.

Degree from the National University of Fine Arts of Cuyo. In 1966 received a grant from the National Arts Fund to study painting with Juan Batlle Planas, in Buenos Aires. Worked with textile art from 1967 up to 1985.

She has since veered into installation and sculpture as her principal mediums. Her pieces have represented Argentina in Biennales and shows in Japan, France, USA, Spain, Poland, Brazil, Cuba, Chile, etc. Lives and Works in Buenos Aires.


Among her individual exhibitions

2015
Not only flowers in the garden and The bloodsuckers, Tigre Art Museum, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Xalacon, Holz Art Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2011
Memories of the future, Nave Cultural, Mendoza & Caraffa Museum, Córdoba, Argentina

2007
Chinese Music, PanAmerican Art Projects, Miami, USA

2005
Guest of honour at the Municipal Venue of Textile Art, Sívori Museum, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2004
Retrospective show at Río Gallegos Cultural Center, Santa Cruz, Argentina

2003
Here, There and Now, Daniel Maman Fine Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1999
Addend, National Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1996
With eyes wide open, Recoleta Cultural Center, Cronopios Hall, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1995
Blood, sweat and tears, Esteves Museum, Santa Fé, Argentina

1993
ARCO Art Fair, Madrid, Spain
Municipal Museum of Modern Art, Mendoza, Argentina
Contemporary Art Museum of Chile, Santiago, Chile

1992
Ora Pro Nobis, Álvaro Castagnino Art Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1990
Cota, capa, casa, cosa, Álvaro Castagnino Art Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1997
Municipal Museum of Modern Art, Mendoza, Argentina


Main collective exhibitions

2016
Mitominas 30 years later Recoleta Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2015
Living metaphors, Nave Cultural, Mendoza, Argentina

2014
Scenes from 1900, Tigre Art Museum, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2010
The space in question, OSDE Art Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2009
Masters of the crossroad, Rojas Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Current figuration, Tigre Art Museum & Holz Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2007
Temporary dwellings, National Museum Honestino Guimaraes, Brasilia, Brazil

2004
Trabucco Award, Borges Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2002
Kunststation Kleinsassen, Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Argentinien, Germany

2001
Mercosur Biennale, Porto Alegre, Brazil

1999
Les Champs de la Sculpture 2000, Paris, France

1989
Heads and tails, Third Havanna Biennale, Cuba

1986
Mitominas, Recoleta Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Individual awards, among others

2002
Konex merit diploma for Installations and Performances 1991-2001

2000
Leonardo Award, Artist of the year 1999, National Museum of Fine Arts

1993
Interntional artist of the year, Chilean Art Critics Association

1992
Platinum Konex Award for Visual Arts

1990
First Prize, Swiss-Argentina Cultural Foundation Grant and Museum of Modern Art of Bs. As.

1988
Grand Award, Seventh National Venue of Textile Art, Bs. As.