Young Costa Rican Artists: Nine Proposals

Alvarado V., Ileana;
Sequeira, Dora María
Aug 2007
Nine artists, all living in Costa Rica, were selected out of thirty-four who responded to an open call to present portfolios. The selection criteria is to be forty years of age or younger, have had at least one individual show, and have participated in a minimum of three group exhibitions. The exhibition has been organized by the IDB Cultural Center in collaboration with the Foundation of the Central Bank Museums of Costa Rica. Works include installations and interactive digital art, digital graphics, conventional photography, ceramics, painting, wire drawing and design objects manufactured with recycled materials. Artists include Víctor Agüero Gutiérrez, Jorge Albán Dobles, Tamara Ávalos León, Paco Cervilla Cartín, Carolina Guillermet Dejuk, José Alberto Hernández Campos, Sebastián Mello Salaberry, Francisco Munguía Villalta, and Guillermo Vargas Jiménez (a.k.a. Habacuc). The exhibit was part of the IDB Cultural Center¿s 15th anniversary celebration (1992-2007).