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Saul Aguirre
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  • Chicago
  • United States
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Website
http://www.saulaguirre.com
Relationship status
in a relationship
College / University
SAIC
Program / Degree
Painting and Drawing
Member type
Artist, Collector, Curator, Gallery, Non-Profit
If you're an artist, what kind of art do you make?
Drawing, Painting, Performance, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Video
I am...
a Chicago based multidisciplinary artist/curator born in Mexico City. He studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Aguirre is has been a continuous contributor and collaborator with Antena and the defunct Polvo. Aguirre’s recent performances have captivated the viewers for the dramatic slow movements to portray his response to social issues; his paintings reflect the relationship we encounter with society and the problems we face manipulating images that are not to be expected. He has exhibited in Gallery 414 in Fort Worth, Texas; Center for Book and Paper Arts at Columbia College, Chicago; Escuela Superior de Educacion Artistica, Huaraz, Peru; He has been considered a standout at NEXT 2010 Chicago by Pedro Velez who is an artist and critic living in Chicago. His work is on these public collections Casa de Cultura Calles y Sueños, Juchitan, Oaxaca, México; Escuela Superior de Formación Artística, ANCASH-Huarz Perú. http://www.saulaguirre.com
About my artwork
http://thepilsenproject.blogspot.com/2012/02/artist-snapshot-saul-a...
Interests
Mercat de Arte
Vintage*Antiques*Art*Workshops*Custom Framing
Business Overview
Mercat de Arte is a vintage boutique and artist studio offering creative workshops and custom framing services. We specialize in french style- antiques, global fashion, reclaimed and repurposed furniture, handcrafted and original art . Located in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, Mercat de Arte makes its home in a converted industrial warehouse turned vibrant arts-centric community. We promote creative growth by offering artist-facilitated workshops, cultural and art exhibitions and curated vignettes of eclectic designs and offer custom framing to preserve your precious art collection. The showroom brings forth the opportunity to display the harmonious fusion of timeless eras, world cultures, and styles through the colourful lens of interior design, art and fashion. We invite you to view art in progress and meander in the wanderlust of your personal treasure hunt, individual artistic expressions and infinite creative possibilities. We are honored to share with you the stylistic philosophy of Mercat de Arte- Creative Living with Culture and Style.
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There are three artists showing this summer at Antenna, a gallery ran by Miguel Cortez of Polvo fame. The first and most immediatey recognizable in the space is Saul Aguirre, whose immaculately framed drawings occupy two large walls in grids; the second is Yarima Ariza, who has come out of the Floridian woodwork with new fiber works; and the last is the nearly invisible, did-realize-she-was-even-in-the-show-until-I-went-online, Adriana Baltazar, whose work I’m pretty sure I saw but I can’t be… Continue

Posted on July 14, 2009 at 3:10

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At 13:27 on October 30, 2008, ART & ARTISTS LA said…
BLUEBIRD ART HOUSE AND ART&ARTISTS LA are pleased to announce the 1st INTERNATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION 2009.

Open to all artists in all fine arts media we seek to recognize outstanding quality and diversity in the arts.

The 2009 IJC is open to all artists worldwide, age 18 and older. All works must be original. Entries in the following medias will be accepted: Painting, Drawing, Mixed media, Printmaking, Watercolor, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Photography.

Entry Deadline February 15th 2009.

AWARD

A solo show next winter 2009 at Bluebird Art House and $1500 to the winner. 1 work in the show for each one of the 3 runner up.

To receive the Submission Form and bases

E-MAIL: BBIRDINTCOMP@YAHOO.COM
At 12:56 on June 3, 2008, Frank Fu said…
Interesting works!
Please check out my site
cheers,

Frank Fu
At 14:19 on March 28, 2008, Diana Jensen said…
Hi Saul, I like the painting on your website. I went to Northwestern, and SAIC and shivered for several years in Chi town. It is a great town for supporting figurative artists. NYC is such an abstraction town--Im a bit of an outsider here. But the temps are warmer.
At 2:05 on March 28, 2008, Adriana Salazar Lamadrid said…
hello
At 22:07 on March 27, 2008, Sunyoung Im said…
hi~~
At 15:54 on March 25, 2008, artreview.com said…
Hi Saul

Welcome to artreview.com. It would be great to see some of your artists' work here, and read about your exhibitions and collection...

Hope you enjoy the site. Also, check out ArtReview:Digital -- it's ArtReview magazine on your screen every month, and it's FREE
At 2:49 on March 25, 2008, Daniel Bejar said…
thanks! where can we see some work?
At 14:16 on March 24, 2008, Kellyann Gilson Lyman said…
Interesting work.
At 4:45 on March 24, 2008, taylor fleming said…
i go to saic too. is this a painting? its good.
 
 
 

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