Facultad de Bellas Artes, Universidad Nacional de La Plata
About ESTELA IZUEL
born 1966 La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Estela Izuel studied visual arts at La Plata University and attended the photography workshop held by Juan Travnik. She has been producing photo-essays since 1999 and regularly holds exhibitions. Her collections include series such as Santuarios rojos, Mentiras blancas, Retratos en la pileta y Teatros.
Estela has been awarded, recently, the Acquisition Prize Bienal Nacional de Arte 2011 Bahía Blanca. Besides, she was awarded others prizes, including: First Prize Cultural Chandon Córdoba 2004; Second Prize VI Salón Fundación Klemm (2002); Second Prize Bienal de Fotografía de ArtexArte 08; a Subsidy for Artistic Creation from the Antorchas Foundation (1999) for her essay Santuarios rojos; her essay Mentiras blancas was finalist for a residency at Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten.
Her work has been exhibited at solo shows (selection): Emilio Caraffa Museum, Guamán Poma Museum, Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas. Group exhibitions: Roggio Prize, Petrobras Prize, Andreani Travelling Show, Asociacion Amigos Museo Caraffa de Fotografia Contemporanea Prize (2008 y 2010), Platt Prize (Mencion), Federico Klemm Foundation, MACLA, Palacio San Jose, ARTEBA, OSDE Foundation, Salón Nacional de Artes Visuales, Museo de las Américas (Denver, USA), Praxis International Art (Miami y New York).
Her works are included in the collections belonging to the Emilio Caraffa Museum, Museo de las Américas (Denver), Federico Klemm Foundation.