EDUCATION:

1997-2003 – MFA/BFA – Armando Reverón Higher Education School of Fine Arts, Caracas, Venezuela

2000-2003 – Experimental Photography I & II, Nelson Garrido Organization, Caracas, Venezuela

 

SOLO     EXHIBITION:

 

2017 – Slapping Power, +/- Project Space, Soho20 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016 – Political  Iconoclasm and other forms of civil disobedience, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

2016 – Marx Palimpsest, Carmen Araujo gallery, Caracas, Venezuela

2015 – RAW, Mandragoras Art Space, New York City, USA

2013 –  Action and Cult, Bolivian Biennial SIART 2013, Fine Arts Academy, La Paz, Bolivia

2013 –  Action and Cult, Chacao Cultural Center, La Caja, Caracas, Venezuela

2011 –  Untitled 9/11”, OFICINA #1, Los Galpones Art Center, Caracas, Venezuela

2009 – Caracas The New Circus: Curators and Artists Bestiary, OFICINA #1, Caracas, Venezuela

2008 – Documents in order: Supersudaca”, El Anexo/ Contemporary Art. Caracas, Venezuela

2006 – Caracas Branch , Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela

2005 – South American Cleaner”, White Cubicle WC3, The George & Dragon, London, UK

2002 – Hand Work, CELARG, Center for Latin American Studies, Caracas, Venezuela

 

 

SELECTED GROUP  EXHIBITIONS:

 

2018 – The Broad New Latinx Feminist Performance Series”, The Broad, Los Angeles, CA

2018 – Video SUR, Latin American video selection, Palais de Tokio, Paris, France

2018 – Callar la Protesta/Borramientos del poder, La Fortaleza, Mexico City, MX

2017 – Otherwise, You don't see me, Soho20 Gallery,  Brooklyn, NY

2017 – Desplazamientos,  Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Centro Historico, Mexico City, MX

2016 – Fall Benefit, SOHO20 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2016 – A Round About, Present Company, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2016 – BLACKBURN 20|20 Gallery & El Museo den Barrio,  Manhattan, New York City, USA

2015 – Feminist Arte III”, Centro Cibeles, Madrid, Spain and La Paz, Bolivia

2014 – New Territories, Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), New York City , USA

2013 – XII Eugenio Mendoza Award, Sala Mendoza, Special Guest,  Caracas, Venezuela

2013 – The Quinquennium,  Chacao Cultural Center, Espacio La Caja. Caracas, Venezuela

2013 – CACRI Caracas Contemporary Art, OFICINA #1/ Hacienda La Trinidad. Caracas, Venezuela

2011 – ID Performance, Velada Santa Lucia, Maracaibo,Venezuela

2009 – Re-creating/reinventing stories,Museum Rufino Tamayo, México, DF & New Museum, NYC,USA

2008 – [BELONG HERE], Spain Cultural Center, Santiago, Chile

2007 – Private Collection, Espacio Escala Collection, Collective Exhibition, Seville, Córdoba, Spain

2007 – Latin-American Project,  Photo Spain.  Madrid, Spain

2007 – Don’t trust, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

2007 – Occurrences: artists’ crossroads, Chicago, USA

2007 –London in Six Easy Steps, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), Project by Pablo Leon de La Barra, London

2003 – XI Eugenio Mendoza Award, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela

2003 – Contradiction/New Venezuelan Photography, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela

2003 – VI Salón CANTV jóvenes con FIA, “2003 Calendar”, Caracas, Venezuela

18 – Callar la Protesta/Borramientos del poder, La Fortaleza, Mexico City, MX

2017 – Otherwise, You don't see me, Soho20 Gallery,  Brooklyn, NY

2017 – Desplazamientos,  Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Centro Historico, Mexico City, MX

2016 – Fall Benefit, SOHO20 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2016 – A Round About, Present Company, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2016 – BLACKBURN 20|20 Gallery & El Museo den Barrio,  Manhattan, New York City, USA

2015 – Feminist Arte III”, Centro Cibeles, Madrid, Spain and La Paz, Bolivia

2014 – New Territories, Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), New York City , USA

2013 – XII Eugenio Mendoza Award, Sala Mendoza, Special Guest,  Caracas, Venezuela

2013 – The Quinquennium,  Chacao Cultural Center, Espacio La Caja. Caracas, Venezuela

2013 – CACRI Caracas Contemporary Art, OFICINA #1/ Hacienda La Trinidad. Caracas, Venezuela

2011 – ID Performance, Velada Santa Lucia, Maracaibo,Venezuela

2009 – Re-creating/reinventing stories,Museum Rufino Tamayo, México, DF & New Museum, NYC,USA

2008 – [BELONG HERE], Spain Cultural Center, Santiago, Chile

2007 – Private Collection, Espacio Escala Collection, Collective Exhibition, Seville, Córdoba, Spain

2007 – Latin-American Project,  Photo Spain.  Madrid, Spain

2007 – Don’t trust, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

2007 – Occurrences: artists’ crossroads, Chicago, USA

2007 –London in Six Easy Steps, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), Project by Pablo Leon de La Barra, London

2003 – XI Eugenio Mendoza Award, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela

2003 – Contradiction/New Venezuelan Photography, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela

2003 – VI Salón CANTV jóvenes con FIA, “2003 Calendar”, Caracas, Venezuela

 

 

RESIDENCIES:

 

2015 – The Banff  Center. Artist in Residence  Program in Visual Arts, Alberta, Canada

2014 – Atlantic Center for the Arts #151, New Smyrna Beach,  Florida, USA

2007 – London Print Studio, London, UK

 

AWARDS:

 

2015 – NYFA (New York Foundation for the Arts) Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program, New York City, USA

2013 – Armando Reverón Award: Venezuelan Association of Fine Artists (AVAP): “Young artist” category, Caracas,

            Venezuela

2003 – XI Eugenio Mendoza Award. Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela

2003 – Second Award. VI Salón CANTV jóvenes con FIA, Ateneo, Caracas, Venezuela

     

                                

ASSISTANTSHIPS:

 

2000 – Mona Hatoum Solo Exhibition, Sala Mendoza,   Caracas, Venezuela

2001 – Steve Mac Queen Solo Exhibition, Sala Mendoza,    Caracas, Venezuela

                                

 

COLLECTIONS:

 

Collection “Mercantil Bank”, Caracas, Venezuela

Collection “Caja Sol Savings Bank”, Sevilla, España

Private collections in Venezuela, Spain, United States and United Kingdom

 

                                  

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Press

2016 – Deborah Castillo “The Speeches become ruins” by Ma Angelina Castillo, El Nacional,

            Page 7, Culture, January 29, Venezuela                    

2013 – Four Artists will Be Recognized by the Venezuelan Association of Fine Artists (AVAP by its initials

            in Spanish)by Carmen Victoria Mendez, El Nacional, Page 3, Culture, May 8,   Venezuela

2013 – Four Artists Receive the Armando Reverón Award” by Jessica Moron, El Universal, Page 2-10,

            May 8, Venezuela

2013 – Deborah Castillo, Iconoclast” by Daniel Fermin, El Universal, Page 2-11, February 26, Venezuela

2013 – Deborah Castillo against Power, by Sergio Moreno, Ultimas Noticas, Page 4, April 7,Venezuela

 

2013 – Deborah Castillo Parodies Current Reality, by Carmen Victoria Mendez, El Nacional, Page 5,

            Culture, February 26, Venezuela

2012 – Disappointment Epic” by Dubraska Falcon, El Universal, Caracas, February 26, Venezuela

2009 – Monday’s Individual Exhibition,  El Nacional, Caracas, July 20, A New Circus Shows the Weirdoes

            of Arts/  El Nacional, Page 8, Culture, July 11, Venezuela

2008 – Deborah Castillo Becomes”Supersudaca” by Marjorie Delgado, El Nacional, Agosto 23.,

            Venezuela

2006 – Art Works Rooted in Today’s Fervor” by Edgard Alfonzo-Sierra. El Nacional, page B, 14, February19,

           Venezuela

2006 – An Ambiguous Lounge Bar in the Mendoza Showroom” by Edgard Alfonzo-Sierra, El Nacional,

           January 26, Venezuela

2006 – Fetishes and Stereotypes of Déborah Castillo” by Jenny Lozano, El Universal, Page 3-12

            January 26, Venezuela

2003 – Exile Also Helps Artists” Interview by E.A. Moreno-Uribe, El Mundo, October 6, Venezuela

2003 – Déborah Castillo won the XI Eugenio Mendoza Award” by Yasmin Monsalve, El Universal,

            October 6, Venezuela

2003 – 12 Erotic Calendars Won the XI Eugenio Mendoza Award” by E.A. Moreno-Uribe, El Mundo,

             Page 14, October 6, Venezuela

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

2014 – New Territories, Laboratories for Design, Craft and Art in Latin America, Pages 122-123 MAD

            Museum, NYC, USA

2014 – Panoramica Arte Emergente en Venezuela 2000-2012 by Feliz Suazo, Fundación Telefonica,

             Venezuela

2013 – Deborah Castillo,  by Susana Benko, international magazine Artnexus. Pages 105-106, N° 90,

            volume 12, Venezuela

2013 –Deborah Castillo, Interview, by Ana Maria Khan, Complot magazine, N° 123, pages 48-51,

           Venezuela

2013 – Photographic Rehearsal: Déborah Castillo – Action and Cult” OJO magazine, N° 19, pages 32,33,

            34, 35, Venezuela

2011 – Deborah Castillo untitled” by Ana Khan, Complot Magazine, September issue, Venezuela

2009 – Fashion kills, by Luis Cobelo, Platano Verde Magazine, N° 15, Venezuela

2006 – Pulgar Magazine by Gabriela Salgado, N° 21, Venezuela

2005 – Deborah Castillo” by Jaime Gili, Lapiz International Art Magazine, N° 216, page 84, Venezuela

2004 – Who is afraid of stereotypes,  by Carmen Hernández, Extra camera, Photography   Magazine,

            N° 25, pages 62, 63, Venezuela

 

DIGITAL BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

http://www.webbandstand.com/blog/tours/tour-operators/the-broad-new-latinx-feminist-performance-series/

 

https://hyperallergic.com/417850/best-of-2017-our-top-15-brooklyn-art-shows/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=How+Ghosts+Became+Transparent+and+Other+Spectral+Evolutions&utm_content=How+Ghosts+Became+Transparent+and+Other+Spectral+Evolutions+CID_5be4ce44b62fb46ca9417e3deee2f22f&utm_source=HyperallergicNewsletter&utm_term=Brooklyn+list

 

 

http://artfcity.com/2017/04/21/pulp-friction-deborah-castillo-on-her-politically-charged-fotonovelas/

 

http://current.nyfa.org/post/130147685783/featured-artist-deborah-castillo

 

https://www.artnexus.com/Notice_View.aspx?DocumentID=29343

 

https://aap.cornell.edu/news-events/deborah-castillo-political-iconoclasm-and-other-forms-civil-disobedience

 

http://www.rbpmw-efanyc.org/el-museo/

 

http://www.viceversa-mag.com/performance-de-deborah-castillo/

 

https://www.viceversa-mag.com/deborah-castillo-desde-el-umbral/

 

http://newterritorieslab.madmuseum.org/makers/deborah-castillo

 

http://www.paginasiete.bo/cultura/2013/10/23/castillo-trae-videoarte-instalacion-3959.html

 

https://www.panfletonegro.com/v/2013/03/17/accion-y-culto-la-expo-de-deborah-castillo-una-mujer-con-ovarios/

 

http://backroomcaracas.com/entrevista/la-lucidez-es-una-condena-entrevista-a-deborah-castillo/