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VERONICA LEITON

Born in Santiago, Chile in 1964. She studied Audiovisual Communication specialized in Film Making at the Professional Institute of Art and Social Sciences in Santiago. (ARCIS) She studied at the National School of Craft obtaining the title of Master Artisan specializing in goldsmith continuing its inquiry into the pottery, drawing and painting. She also studied engraving and monoprint at Self Help Graphics in Los Angeles, Ca. She lives 20 years ago in the north of Mexico, Juarez City.

Thirty-one years dedicated to her craft resulting works of various techniques: monoprint, aquatint, “colorgrafía”, fumage, acrylic, watercolor, oil and mixed media in more than 140 solo and collective exhibitions in most of Mexico and the US; Cuba and Chile. In Europe, Greece, Austria, France, Germany, Luxembourg and Switzerland.

In the US is represented by:
• Agave Rosa Gallery. El Paso, Tx.

In Mexico:
• Galería Arte XXI. Distrito Federal.
http://www.galeriaartexxi.com/collections/veronica-leiton

• Galería 910. San Miguel Allende, Guanajuato.

Throughout her extensive career, Veronica has exhibited over 140 solo and group
exhibitions, a monumental bronze sculpture of 4 meters. She has published 4 catalogs – books of her work and participated in the auction’s house most important art of Mexico.
This are one of the most important:

2016 “La Huella” Collective Exhibition in the Centro Cultural de la Frontera, Autonomous University of Juarez.
2016 Sewing Universes, A Sisterhood Web in remembrance of the International day of Women, rendering an account of the Scholarship David Alfaro Siqueiros 2015 – 2016.
2015 Invisible Universes, solo exhibition at Agave Rosa Gallery en El Paso, Tx. E.U.A.

2015 “Colours and metals” Group exhibition in Casa Redonda Museum, in the International Festival of Chihuahua. August.

“Retrospective” Solo exhibition at the Consulate of Mexico in Phoenix, AZ. May.

2014 Serie Internal – External Worlds, solo exhibition of 30 pieces of large format to celebrate 30 years of her work presented on the gallery Arte XXI in Mexico City, later in Paso del Norte Cultural Center in Juarez City. Mx

2013 Invited to the Collective Exhibition of Art “Between Junctions” done by the University of Luxembourg and the museum Casa de las Americas in Miami, FL

Participates in the collective exhibition for Latin American Art at the Carrousel Gallery of the Louvre Museum, also, published her third catalogue – book Paisajes del Alma (Soul Landscapes)Paris, France.

2012 She sculpted “Flor de Arena” (Sand Flower) a monumental sculpture in bronze 14’ high, for the “Cotton Field Memorial” done to commemorate the victims of femicide. Juarez City. Mx

Participated in the Art’s Biennale of Chihuahua. Mx

2011 Participated in the catalogue – book of the expo Art of NYC.

2010 “Chromatic Metaphores of Gabriela Mistral in Mexico” Solo exhibition at the Metropolitan Gallery of Mexico City.

Exposition at the Kind Familie Umwelt Foundation in Vienna, Austria.

Méthaphores Chromatiques en Echomusee Gallerie. Paris, France.

2008 Participated at the Biennale in Athens, Greece.

Awards and honors:

2015 Awarded the medal for her contribution of the strengthening to the
relations between Mexico and Chile. Delivered by Mrs. President Michelle Bachelet. Mexico City

State – Federal mexican grant “David Alfaro Siqueiros” for the investigation “Invisible Universes” Chihuahua. Mx

2009 – 2010 Award winner given by the Cultural Affairs from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile

2007 Chihuahua prize winner given by the State Government of Chihuahua. Mx

2005 First Place in the Painting Competition Chihuahua. Chihuahua, Chih. Mx

2005 – 2006 Grant from the Juarez City Fund. Chihuahua, Mx

2001 Second Place at the National Film and Video Festival in Colima. Mx

2000 State – Federal mexican grant “David Alfaro Siqueiros” for professional artists. Chihuahua. Mx
1998 Honorable Mention in the Biennial Paso del Norte. Cd. Juarez, Chih. Mx

1997 Scholarship from the Academy of Engraving and monoprint Self Help Graphics in Los Angeles, USA.

Links of Veronica´s Work:

ArtFinder Virtual Gallery:
https://www.artfinder.com/vleitonfineart

Arte XXI Gallery:
http://www.galeriaartexxi.com/pages/new-products

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/VLeitonfineart/

Articles in the web:

• Metáforas Cromáticas de la Mistral en México, solo exhibition.
http://www.latercera.com/contenido/1453_229546_9.shtml
http://archivo.eluniversal.com.mx/notas/661170.html
http://www.difusioncultural.uam.mx/exposiciones/2010/VeronicaLeiton.html
http://www.aguasdigital.com/tendencias/leer.php?idnota=21744
http://www.vanguardia.com.mx/presentaleitonunamuestraenhomenajeagabrielamistral-469928.html

• Agora Gallery. NYC.
http://www.agora-gallery.com/exhibitions/reviews/review_veronica_leiton.aspx

• In Perrysburg, Ohio.
http://www.toledoblade.com/Art/2010/04/22/Works-by-Chilean-artist-Veronica-Leiton-at-Perrysburg-gallery.html
http://seb098.blogspot.mx/2012/07/veronica-leiton.html
http://tell.toledo.com/2010/04/12/perrysburg-gallery-hosts-chilean-artist-veronica-leiton/

• Inner – External Worlds Exhibition. Arte XXI Gallery.
https://www.supermexicanos.com/2014/09/17/coleccionar-arte-y-no-quebrar-en-el-intento/
https://tokrp.wordpress.com/2014/09/19/galeria-arte-xxi-nos-muestra-a-veronica-leiton/
https://tokrp.wordpress.com/2014/09/22/veronica-leiton-y-su-panorama-de-abstraccion-cosmica/
http://www.seresmoda.com/galeria-arte-xxi-conmemora-los-30-anos-de-trabajo-artistico-de-veronica-leiton/
http://gastv.mx/veronica-leiton-en-la-galeria-arte-xxi/
http://coolhuntermx.com/takearthome-aafmexico/
https://youtu.be/K9zypXdhHT4
http://eleconomista.com.mx/entretenimiento/2014/09/11/noches-gala-galerias
http://gnetmap.mx/site/noticia-individual.php?id=166
Virtual Catalogue. http://issuu.com/nickolath/docs/libro_20_paginas

• Soul´s Landscape. Serie
http://theartave.com/veronica-leiton-landscapes-of-the-soul/
http://comunidad7.com/not/5506/maria_dolores_guadarrama_y_veronica_leiton_representan_a_chihuahua_en_paris
http://museocasaredonda.com/?ai1ec_event=presentacion-de-libro-paisajes-del-alma&instance_id=

• Solo exhibitions at Juarez, Chihuahua.
http://ciudadjuarezartandpoetry.org/items/show/90
http://muyjuarense.com/2013/10/05/una-dosis-de-luna-y-de-bohemia/#more-27367
http://nortedigital.mx/alistan-exposicion-horizontes/

• At Agave Rosa Gallery. El Paso, Tx
https://youtu.be/PtP_fEDvasc

• “Encuentros en la plástica”. Colective Exhibition in Juarez, Chihuahua. Mx celebrating 50 years of the City´s Museum.
http://www.museodeartejuarez.bellasartes.gob.mx/exposiciones-actuales.html

• Imaginary Landscapes at Phoenix, AZ.
http://mixedvoces.com/espectaculos/nueva-exhibicion-se-presenta-en-el-consulado-27877

• Sand´s Flower, Monumental Sculpture at the “Campo Algodonero” Memorial in Juarez, Chihuahua, in remmembrance of the femicide victims in this city.

http://www.oem.com.mx/elmexicano/notas/n2678129.htm
http://www.thefeministwire.com/2012/12/for-the-women-of-ciudad-juarez/
http://juarezenlasombra.blogspot.mx/2012_08_01_archive.html
http://www.omnia.com.mx/galeria/mujer-de-arena-monumento-que-honra-a-las-mujeres-desaparecidas/
https://youtu.be/VLENeRj24hg
https://books.google.com.mx/books?id=G-CEBQAAQBAJ&pg=PA68&lpg=PA68&dq=veronica+leiton&source=bl&ots=4l8JZLa-4e&sig=T5FuxA6RYsoljIVW3SAM1BJWXRE&hl=es&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjHk-jb5sDKAhXivYMKHdKtBlE4WhDoAQhEMAk#v=onepage&q=veronica%20leiton&f=false

About her creative process:
http://allimite.mx/veronica-leiton-la-obsesion-por-el-color/
https://youtu.be/Mb5PSYgGkzQ
https://youtu.be/YcVzPrYtVvE
https://youtu.be/e5Rw6z3B3gc
https://youtu.be/7fFg2dWyUhM

At the Morton´s Auction House:
http://auction.mortonsubastas.com/sp-auction-lot-detail/VER&211;NICA-LEITON,-Realidades-invisibles,-de-la-serie-Mun&salelot=738++++++170+&refno=++327947
http://style.shockvisual.net/affordable-art-fair-se-alia-con-morton-casa-de-subastas-y-galeria-arte-xxi-para-acercar-la-gente-al-mundo-del-arte/
http://www.glits.mx/TRIVIAAffordableArtFairyGaleriaArteXXIunidosporelArteenMexico/
Auction´s House Catalogue:
http://issuu.com/mortonsubastas/docs/cat__logo_digital_f2454fa2e451fb/122

At River House Gallery:
http://riverhousearts.wix.com/test-site#!__leiton