Mauricio Herrero

E-mail: mauricioherreroart@gmail.com

 

Education:

Degrees:

University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Master in Visual Arts and Education: A Constructionist Approach, Research Projects in Visual Arts Education, 2017


Parsons The New School for Design, NY, NY, US

Master of Fine Arts, Fine Arts, 2011. Distinction: Thesis Project selected for Parsons Final Thesis Collection, 2011


University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

Licentiate in Fine Arts with Emphasis in Printmaking, With Distinctions, 2009

Bachelor in Fine Arts With Emphasis in Printmaking, 2007


Residencies / Selected Workshops:

Proyecto ACE, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nido, A Shelter for Artistic Practices. Together Apart Program, 2020


Copenhaguen Institute of Interaction Design, Copenhaguen, Denmark

Design Thinking Summer Program, 2020


Spanish Cultural Center and Casa Canibal, San José, Costa Rica

Exploring Sound Landscapes, 2019


Casa Laboratorio, San José, Costa Rica

Interdisciplinary Practice Residence, 2018


Espai de Creació Zona 230, Barcelona, Spain

Professional Residence in Printmaking, 2017


Proyecto ACE, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Professional Residence in Printmaking, 2013


New York State Council on the Arts, NY, NY, US

Public and Media Relations for Artists Workshop, 2011


Taller de Gráfica Experimental/Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba

International Printmaking Workshop: Transparencias Múltiples, 2007


Education Workshops for Higher Education Teaching (not in degree programs):

Center for International Programs, Veritas University, San José, Costa Rica

Online and Distance Learning, for Faculty, 2020


Veritas University, San José, Costa Rica

Pedagogical Approaches in Higher Educatiion, for Faculty, 2012


Ulacit University, San José, Costa Rica

Fundamentals of Teaching for Understanding, for Faculty, 2012

 

Scholarships / Grants:

Ace Foundation for Contemporary Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Residence Scholarship, 2020


Ministry of Culture, San José, Costa Rica

Creative Grant, Reactivation of Casa 49, 2020


Costa Rican USA Foundation for Cooperation (CRUSA), San José, Costa Rica

Scholarship for the Copenhaguen Institute of Interaction Design Summer Program, 2020


Spanish Cultural Center and Casa Canibal, San José, Costa Rica

Residence Scholarship, 2019


National Arts Festival, Costa Rica

Artistic Production Grant, 2013


New York State Council on the Arts, NY, NY

Public and Media Relations for Artists Scholarship, 2011


Parsons The New School for Design, NY, NY

Graduate Dean’s Scholarship 2009-2011

Parsons Scholarship 2009-2011


International House New York, NY, NY

Resident Member 2009-2011

International House Resident Scholarship 2009-2011

Photography Fellowship 2011

 

Solo Shows, Collaborative and Curatorial Projects:

ƧPAM PROJECT (collaborative / curatorial) in Geo-Grafismos

Conceptualizad with Diego Gutiérrez Valladares. Developed with over 50 international artists 

Casa 49, San José, Costa Rica with Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design, Poland, 2020


Alissa Blumenthal Retrospective by Tatiana Istomina (curatorial) in Geo-Grafismos

Casa 49, San José, Costa Rica, 2020


Sweet Dreams, Screening Program with a selection of international artists by Tatiana Istomina (curatorial) in Geo-Grafismos

Casa 49, San José, Costa Rica, 2020


Geo-Grafismos, Local Artists Section (curatorial)

Casa 49, San José, Costa Rica, 2020


Trazos, Huellas y Superficies (solo)

University Council Gallery, University of Costa Rica, 2018

Gallery of the School of Political Science, University of Costa Rica, 2018


Herrero + Bracci, 2 Solo Shows, Closing of Lanobienal 2nd Edition (solo / collaborative / curatorial)

Casa Laboratorio, San José, Costa Rica, 2018


Prints Selection 2007-2012 (solo)

The Art of Language, Barcelona, Spain, 2016


Calero Nation (collaborative)

Series of collaborations with Thomas O'Grady on Google Maps/ Isla Calero, 2016


REVOLVER (solo / collaborative / curatorial)

Casa Batsú, San José, Costa Rica, 2014


IT TAKES MONEY TO MAKE MONEY (solo)

International Relational-Print Project: Crowdfunding, Residence, Art/Money Production and Exchange

Artist Talk in School of Fine Arts Gallery, University of Costa Rica, 2014

Art/Money XChange in CIT Escazú, San José, Costa Rica, 2013

Residence and Open Studios in Proyecto Ace, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2013


Architectural Intervention Art City Tour, November 2013 (solo)

French Alliance, San José, Costa Rica


Public Art Intervention National Arts Festival 2013 (solo)

Mora Cultural Center, Ciudad Colón, San José, Costa Rica, 2013


DES/ESTRUCTURACIONES (solo)

La Zona de Entrenarte, San José, Costa Rica, 2012


Geographies of Power (solo)

School of Fine Arts Gallery, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica, 2012


College Art Association MFA Show, Parsons MFA, (solo section)

Hunter College, Times Square Gallery, NY, NY, US, 2011


Personal Boundaries, Intervention with Alexandre Cavalcanti (collaboration)

Parsons The New School for Design, NY, NY, US, 2010-2011


Transeúntes - Disociación urbana (solo)

Espacio Veritas/Veritas University, San José, Costa Rica, 2012

Gallery of the Rectorate, University of Costa Rica, 2008

Gallery of the Vice Rectorate of Social Action, University of Costa Rica, 2008

Mexican Institute, San José, Costa Rica, 2008


Comissioned Mural (solo)

French Alliance, San José, Costa Rica, 2008

 

Juried Events / Awards (selection):

Paralelas Contemporáneas XII, Oscar Román Gallery, México City, México

Invited Artist, 2019


4th Global Print 2019, Douro, Portugal

Invited Artist, 2019


9th International Printmaking Biennial, Douro, Portugal

Invited Artist, 2018


Closing of Lanobienal 2nd Edition , Casa Laboratorio, San José, Costa Rica

Invited Artist, 2018


3rd Global Print 2017, Douro, Portugal

Invited Artist, 2017


Lanobienal, Kroma Arte Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica

Selected Artist, 2016


National Arts Festival 2013, San José, Costa Rica

Invited Artist, 2013


Drawing Center NY, Curated Viewing Program (Archive), NY, NY, US

Selected Artist, 2012


Gridlock: A Graduate Student Conference Exhibition, 2011

AC Institute in collaboration with Stony Brook University, NY, NY, US


Valoarte 2010, San José, Costa Rica

Invited Artist, 2010


International Biennial Premio La Joven Estampa 2009, Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba

Selected Artist, 2009


Visual Arts Contest in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary between the University of Costa Rica and the University of Kansas, US

First Place Student Award, 2008


International Festival Premio Ingráfica 2008, Iglesia de la Merced, Cuenca, Spain

Selected Artist, 2008


International Biennial Premio La Joven Estampa 2007, Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba

Selected Artist, 2007

 

Other Group Shows:

Miradas Vitales, 2019

Spanish Cultural Center, Tegucigalpa, Honduras


Self Portraits by Professors of the School of Fine Arts, University of Costa Rica, 2017

San Ramón Museum, Alajuela, Costa Rica


La ciudad de los otros, deseos, fantasías, miedos, 2016-2017

Central Bank Museums, San José, Costa Rica


Property, 2017

Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society, organized by Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, IL, US


Blueprints, 2016

Chicago Industrial Arts and Design Center, organized by Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, IL, US


Parsons Alumni Exhibition, 2015

Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries, Parsons The New School, NY, NY, US


ArtFFIC, White Canvas, 2015

Galería Escazú, Equilátero Arte Contemporáneo, Traffic Magazine 2nd Anniversary Edition, San José, Costa Rica


De Verde a Gris. Contemporary Costa Rican Art in New York, 2015

Art Directors Club, NY, NY, US


Territorios, 2015. International Art Show from the Fundación Ace Collection

Proyecto Ace, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Escalas, National Arts Festival, 2013

Concreto Coloreado, Ciudad Colón, San José, Costa Rica


Project Art, 2012. Benefit Auction for Project Paz (Ciudad de Juárez, México)

82 Mercer St, SoHo, NY, NY, US


Grandes y Jóvenes del Arte Costarricense, 2012

National Gallery, San José, Costa Rica


Alquimia y..., 2011. Collaborations with Guillermo Nuñez

Proyecto Ace, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Hispanic Heritage Month Exhibition, 2011

Diageo, Norwalk, Connecticut, US


Parsons MFA Thesis Show, 2011

The Kitchen, Chelsea, NY, NY, US


All Nations Exhibition, 2011

International House, NY, NY, US


CAA MFA Exhibition, 2011

Hunter College, Times Square Gallery, NY, NY, US


Odd Couplings, 2011

25 East Gallery, Parsons The New School for Design, NY, NY, US


Miguelitos, 2011

Despacio, San José, Costa Rica


Such, Such Were The Joys, 2010

25 East Gallery, Parsons The New School for Design, NY, NY, US


Los Rostros de la Pandemia, 2009

Mexican Institute, San José, Costa Rica


Salon Exhibition, 2009

25 East Gallery, Parsons The New School for Design, NY, NY, US


Autorretratos, Una Multitud, 2009

Gallery of the Rectorate, University of Costa Rica, and the Mexican Institute (2008), San José, Costa Rica


Bitácora de viaje, 2008

Academia de San Carlos, México City, México

and Mexican Institute, San José, Costa Rica


Jacob Karpio Gallery, 25th Anniversary Walk, 2007

Amón Gallery, San José, Costa Rica


Quintos Años Exhibition, 2007

School of Fine Arts Gallery, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica


Xilo, Cien Años del Nacimiento de Amighetti, 2007

School of Fine Arts Gallery, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica


Cuarta Anual de Gráfica Contemporánea, 2005

National Gallery, San José, Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica


Grabados al Taco, Estudiantes de la Cátedra de Grabado, 2005

School of Fine Arts Gallery, University of Costa Rica


Segunda Anual de Gráfica Contemporánea, 2005

School of Fine Arts Gallery, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica


Grabados de Gran Formato, 2005

School of Fine Arts Gallery, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

 

Selected Talks:

Contemporary Art and Expanded Printmaking, 2020

Institutional Language Program for Work, National Technical University, Alajuela, Costa Rica


Open Collaboration, Archive and Contemporary Art Practice, 2020

Global Studies Institute, Veritas University, San José, Costa Rica


Urbano-Grafías, 2018

School of Political Science in coordination with the School of Architecture and Geography, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica


Undrawing Urban Space 2007-2017, 2018

Painting Department, School of Fine Arts, University of Costa Rica


Lectures on Art and Education, 2016

School of Fine Arts, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica


It Takes Money to Make Money, 2014

Cátedra Francisco Amighetti, School of Fine Arts, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica


Residency Open Studios, 2013

Proyecto Ace, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Gridlock: A Graduate Student Conference, 2011

AC Institute in collaboration with Stony Brook University, NY, NY, US


MFA Thesis Talks, 2011

The Kitchen, NY, NY, US

 

Teaching Experience in Higher Education

Veritas University, Center for International Programs, San José, Costa Rica

Professor of Public Art and Muralism, 2019-2020


Ulacit, San José, Costa Rica

Director of Visual Art Projects and New Programs, 2018


University of Costa Rica, San Ramón, Alajuela, Costa Rica

Professor of Contemporary Printmaking, Second Semester, 2017


University of Costa Rica, System of Postgraduate Studies, San José, Costa Rica

Professor of first Studio Core in new Professional Master in Visual Arts, First Semester, 2015


Ulacit, Humanities Department, San José, Costa Rica

Professor of Art Theory and Appreciation (for different programs), 2012-2015


Laureate Universities, San José, Costa Rica

Curator and Organizer of the first Art and Urban Intervention Workshop, 2015

Professor of Design Workshop I, II and III, and Artistic Anatomy I and II (School of Architecture and Fine Arts), 2014

Professor of Art Theory and Appreciation (School of Journalism), 2014


Veritas University, Center for International Programs, San José, Costa Rica

Professor of Photography Courses, 2012


Veritas University, Continuing Education, San José, Costa Rica

Professor of Experimental Printmaking for Artists, 2012


Other Related Experience (selection):

Casa 49, San José, Costa Rica

Artists in Residence Program Facilitator, 2020 


Casa 49, San José, Costa Rica

Contra-Mapeo (a continuation of ƧPAM), Collaborative Experimental Printmaking Workshop, 2020


Taller 20/20, San José, Costa Rica

Hibridaciones Gráficas: Risography, Experimental Printmaking Workshop, 2019


The Art of Language, Barcelona, Spain

Language Learning and Art Appreciation Mediator, 2016


Roca Umbert. Factory of Arts, Granollers, Spain

Visual Arts and Education Professional Practice, 2017


Islita Museum, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Invited Artist, Community Workshops, 2014


Nursery Block 1, East Harlem, NY, NY, US

Artistic Activities Coordinator, 2010


Anglo American School, San José, Costa Rica

Elementary School Art Teacher, Grades 1-6, 2009


Blue Valley High School, San José, Costa Rica

Printmaking Workshop, 2003

High School Art Teacher, 1999


Visual Arts Community Outreach Program, Corcoran After School of Art, Washinton DC, US

Teaching Assistant, 1998


Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, US

Museum Intern, 1997

 

Curatorial / Academic Projects and Public Art:

Graffiti Art Workshops with Guest Artist Mush, 2019, 2020

Center for International Programs. Veritas University, San José, Costa Rica


Mural, Pura Roca, 2019

Center for International Programs. Veritas University, San José, Costa Rica


Abstract Improvisations, Happening with Guest Artist Juan Dahik, 2018

Ulacit, San José, Costa Rica


Art and Civil Disobediencie, Talk and Participatory Intervention with Guest Artist Yamil de la Paz Gracía, 2018

Ulacit, San José, Costa Rica


Final Critique Session, Master in Visual Arts Studio Core, University of Costa Rica, 2015

Galería Equilátero Arte Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica


U.Latina Station, Train Station Permanent Intervention, Curatorial Public Art Project with Invited Artist Perro Cerámico, 2015

Laureate Universities, Incofer and Montes de Oca Municipality, San José, Costa Rica


Photography Courses Exhibition Fall 2012, Guest Curators Pablo Murillo and Fiamma Aleotti, 2012

Center for International Programs. Veritas University, San José, Costa Rica


Transfigurando la Matriz, Experimental Printmaking Course Exhibition, 2012

Espacio Veritas, San José, Costa Rica

 

Collections:

Douro Museum, Portugal


Central Bank Museums, San José, Costa Rica


Fundación ´Ace for Contemporary Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Drawing Center New York, Viewing Program, NY, NY, US


Parsons Final Thesis Collection 2011, Parsons The New School for Design, NY, NY, US


Printmaking Department, School of Art Media and Technology, Parsons The New School for Design, NY, NY, US


The University of Kansas (Donation). Visual Arts Contest in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary between the University of Costa Rica and the University of Kansas, US. 1st Place Student Award


Printmaking Department, School of Fine Arts, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

 

Visual Art and Articles in Print (soon to be updated):

Flamantes 5, Artists Book. Hago Cosas, Madrid, Spain.

Featured Artist, 2016


Traffic Magazine, Second Anniversary Special Edition. San José, Costa Rica

Invited/Featured Artist, ArtFFIC, 2015


De Verde a Gris, Catalogue. Art Directors Club, NY, NY, US

Invited Artist, Auction and Exhibition, 2015


VED Magazine, Viviendo el Diseño. San José, Costa Rica

Article/Interview REVOLVER, 2014


Rodríguez, F (ed.) Costa Rica: ¿Who decides? Elections, Campaigns and Society 1994-2010. FLACSO, San José, Costa Rica

Cover and Illustrations, 2013


Revista San José Volando. San José Costa Rica

Cover Design, Illustrations and Article, 2012


Social Sciences Academic Journal. University of Costa Rica

Covers , 2009, 2011 and 2012


Pórtico 21 Magazine. Editorial Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

Invited/Featured Artist, 2011


Valoarte 2010, Catalogue. San José Costa Rica

Invited Artist, 2010


Musaraña Magazine. San José, Costa Rica

Collaborator, Illustration, 2010


Habitar, Architecture and Design Professional Journal. School of Architects, San José, Costa Rica

Cover, 2010


Manija with poems by Sila Chanto, Editorial Andrómeda, San José, Costa Rica

Illustrations, 2008


Paseos Urbanos. Municipality of San José, Costa Rica

Cover, 2008


Herrero, F. and G. González (editors). Poverty and Inequality: Achilles’ Heel of Costa Rican Development. PROCESOS, San José, Costa Rica

Cover and Illustrations, 2006

 

Press/Online Publications (soon to be updated):

Solo Show, University Council 2018: https://semanariouniversidad.com/cultura/arte-para-el-mundo-al-reves/


Please Hold Magazine, Summer 2016 Edition: Maps (selected artist), 2016: http://www.pleaseholdmagazine.com/mauricio-herrero...


Press Release on ArtNexus, Group Show, Art Directors Club, NY, NY, 2015: http://www.artnexus.com/PressReleases_View.aspx?Do...


Project Paz Review on the Huffington Post, NY, NY, 2013: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/04/project-p...


Proyecto Ace, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Artist in Residence, 2013: http://www.proyectoace.org/en_mauricio-herrero


It Takes Money to Make Money on Art Nerd New York, NY, 2013: http://art-nerd.com/newyork/it-takes-money-to-make...


It Takes Money to Make Money on Sharkbiting Art Blog NY, NY, 2013: http://sharkbiting.blogspot.com/2013/10/it-takes-m...


Drawing Center New York, NY, Curated Viewing Program, 2012: http://www.drawingcenter.org/viewingprogram/share_...


Geographies of Power Solo Show Review, University of Costa Rica, Semanario Universidad, 2012: https://cobasvirtual.org/component/content/article...


Parsons Thesis Final Collection 2011, NY, NY :

http://www.newschool.edu/parsons/thesis.aspx?id=78322


Geographies of Power Text and Images on Sharkbiting Art Blog NY, NY, 2011: http://sharkbiting.blogspot.com/2011/10/geographies-of-power-art-text-by.html


MFA Show at The Kitchen Review on Art & Education, NY, NY, 2011: http://www.artandeducation.net/announcement/parsons-fine-arts/


Students Featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Parsons News, NY, NY, 2011: http://www.newschool.edu/parsons/newsList.aspx?id=...


Work Featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, 2010: http://www.oprah.com/oprahshow/Nate-Berkus-Gives-a-Tour-of-His-New-York-City-Home-Video_1


Ingráfica Festival 2008, Cuenca, Spain, Review on La Nación, San José, Costa Rica, 2008: http://www.nacion.com/ocio/artes/Grabadores-costar...


Bitácora de Viaje, Academia de San Carlos, México City, Review on La Nación, San José, Costa Rica, 2008: http://wvw.nacion.com/ancora/2008/junio/22/ancora1584503.html


First Place Student Award, 50th Anniversary Agreement University of Kansas and UCR on La Nación, San José, Costa Rica, 2008: http://wvw.nacion.com/ancora/2008/marzo/09/ancora1...


Solo Show, University of Costa Rica News, 2008: http://www.ucr.ac.cr/noticias/2008/05/28/exhiben-o...

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