Candelaria Traverso

Candelaria Traverso (Córdoba, Argentina, 1991). She spent her childhood in the province of Jujuy, and returned to her native city to continue her studies at the UNC (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba), where she graduated in Visual Arts. She currently lives in Catamarca. In 2017 she moved to Buenos Aires, where she worked in the program Agentes de CIA [CIA Agents] and the Beca ABC (ABD Fellowship). She also took part in the program Artistas x [por] Artistas [Artists for Artists]. She has had various shows in Buenos Aires, Córdoba, and the northwest of Argentina, among them, Lxs Chacras (Castillo Arte Contemporáneo, Catamarca, 2018); “Made In” (Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, 2018); and Entrelazos (Laboratorio, Buenos Aires, 2017). She has taken part in art residencies, such as Residencia Sala Taller at the EAC (Espacio de Arte Contemporáneo) in Montevideo, Uruguay (2018); Muela, a residency for artists of the NOA, the Argentine northwest region (2016); La Paternal Espacio Proyecto (LPEP) in Buenos Aires (2016); Residencia Yungas, coordinated by Raúl Flores in Tucumán, Argentina (2015); and others. Her recent works were chosen for and displayed in the prize competitions of the Williams Texile Art Foundation, at the Museo Benito Quinquela Martín (2016) [in La Boca, Buenos Aires]; at Proyecto A (2017); at the Bienal de Arte Joven [Young Artists' Biennial] de Buenos Aires (2017), and in the sculpture prize competition of Salón Olmos, Córdoba, Argentina, when she won second prize for her piece Chakana. In In 2019, her work Periferia (2018) entered the collection of the Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid.