Osvaldo Ramírez Castillo
Originally from El Salvador, Osvaldo Ramirez Castillo immigrated to Canada in 1989. He attended the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto and obtained an MFA from Concordia University in Montréal in 2008. He has exhibited across Canada, and internationally in the USA, Europe and Central America.
Caroline Lacey (b. 1989) was born in Washington, DC and raised in Bethesda, MD. She received her BA in Art History from University of Maryland in 2011 and her MA in new media from the the Corcoran College of Art and Design in 2015. She has held exhibitions both internationally and nationwide. Most recent shows include Rotterdam Photo, Strathmore Hall, Washington Project for the Arts, Civilian Art Projects and Women Photojournalists of Washington. Her work has been featured in publications including The Harvard Review of Latin America, The Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, NPR, Washingtonian Magazine, and Photo District News. Caroline currently lives between El Salvador and Washington, DC and works as the assistant director of Laberinto Projects.
Salvadoran artist born in 1978. In 2000, he was a member of Colectivo Hetero. His work has received many awards and he has hosted seven individual exhibitions in El Salvador. He has participated in a variety of exhibits in France, the USA, Canada, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Spain y El Salvador. A small sample of his work with Colectivo Hetero can be found in the section “Donde hubo fuego” in the Museo de Arte de El Salvador and will be available from 2018 to 2022.
Ricardo Patricio Majano studied at the School of Arts, University of El Salvador. His artwork focuses on the environment and society in El Salvador, and has been featured in exhibits in El Salvador, the United States, Guatemala and Spain. He has collaborated with the Forma Museum, Museum of Art in El Salvador, the University of El Salvador and YES Contemporary.
Multidisciplinary artist interested in inciting public participation. She has worked on educational projects focused on artistic processes and critical training. Her work has been exhibited in Guatemala, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Miami, Argentina y México; she has participated in the Proyecto Landings, curated by Joan Duran from 2007-2009, exhibiting her work in Taiwan, Washington and Cuba.
Carlos Lara was born in cantón San Antonio Silva, San Miguel de la Frontera, San Miguel. He is an artist who draws and paints, and he is 25 years old. A teacher of English and Brazilian Portuguese, Lara is also an LGBT activist. He primarily draws and paints faces, nude men, and caricatures representing machismo and homophobic experiences. Recently, Lara has represented Afro-descendence in El Salvador in picturesque ways. He has painted murals in Western El Salvador, as well as Honduras and Guatemala. He currently lives in Zacamil, Mejicanos, San Salvador.