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About carlosbarberena

Carlos Barberena is a Nicaraguan self-taught visual artist / Printmaker based in Chicago where he runs his printmaking project La Calaca Press. Barberena has exhibited individually in Costa Rica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain and The USA. His work has been shown in important Art Fairs, Art Biennials, Museums, Galleries and Cultural Centers around the world, among them: the IX Nicaraguan Visual Arts Biennial (IX BAVNIC) - Ortiz-Gurdián Foundation. “Recycling Memory: Recapturing the Lost City” curated by Omar López-Chahoud. PAC Museum, Managua, Nicaragua; Tartu Printmaking Fest 2014, Tartu Art House, Tartu, Estonia; LAPS 21, National Printmaking Biennial, CSUN Art Galleries, Northridge, CA; Pulso: Arte de las Américas, KCAD Fed Galleries, Grand Rapids, MI; “Santitos” curated by René Arceo, Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA), Chicago; Hanal Pixan - Food for the Souls, curated by Dolores Mercado, National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago; III Bronx Latin American Art Biennial, Bronx, New York; “Les Saltimbanques” an homage to Gustave Doré at the Musée d’Art Roger-Quilliot - MARQ - in France, where his work was exhibited alongside Doré’s Masterpiece; III World Body Art Conference in Venezuela, Lia Bermudez Museum; V Biennial of Caribbean Dominican Republic, Museum of the Dominican Man; 8th Triennial - Mondial de L’Estampe et de la Gravure Originale in Chamalieres, France; 6th KIWA at the Kyoto Museum of Art in Japan; Takanabe Art Museum, Miyazaki, Japan; Latin American & Nicaraguan Printmaking, former Convent of San Francisco Museum, Granada, Nicaragua; 24 Grafiekbiennale Sint-Niklaas, International Exlibriscentrum, Stedelijke Musea, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium and the XIII Art Salon, Identity Imprint: A Glance at Ibero-American Printmaking at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, DC. He has received various awards, most notably the “National Printmaking Award 2012” given by the Nicaraguan Institute of Culture in Managua, Nicaragua and the award- poster for the Ecology and Human Rights in Banana Plantations in Costa Rica, given by GEBANA in Berlin, Germany. Barberena’s work is included in numerous public and private collections, including Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA), Chicago, USA; Artist Printmaker Research Collection, Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA; Special Collection, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA; The National Gallery, San José, Costa Rica; Museum of Contemporary Art “Julio Cortazar”, Managua, Nicaragua; Permanent Art Collection of the Bibliotheca of Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt; Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois; KIWA, Kyoto, Japan; the School of Fine Arts, (UNAM), Mexico; the Triennial Prints Cabinet, AMAC, France, the International Exlibriscentrum, Stedelijke Museum in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium; the Lia Bermudez Museum, Venezuela; Former Jesuit College Cultural Center, Patzcuaro, Mexico and Praxis Gallery of Nicaragua. www.carlosbarberena.com

The New World Order as Shown on the Prints of Carlos Barberena

novus order seclorum ut patet in fixuras de Carlos Barberena / The New World Order as Shown on the Prints of Carlos Barberena *By Leticia Cortez – El Beisman Magazine “The Refugees” It is a pleasure to try something new … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Tartus propageeritakse kohustuslikku riiklikku optimismi | Kultuur | ERR

VIDEO: Tartus propageeritakse kohustuslikku riiklikku optimismi | Kultuur | ERR.

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In Greed We Trust

PROSPECTUS Art Gallery Presents: “IN GREED WE TRUST” A collection of Linocuts and Woodcuts By Chicago Artist Carlos Barberena Opening Reception: Friday, March 14th, from 5:00pm to 10:00pm *This exhibition is a celebration of a recent National Printmaking Award that … Continue reading

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20% in my Etsy Shop

Hell yeahhhh!!! 20% OFF everything in my Etsy Shop!!! Use this code at Checkout: HOLIDAYS4L3 Don’t miss this Holiday Sale from Dec 15 through Dec 20 Visit my shop!!! http://www.etsy.com/shop/LaCalacaPress http://www.etsy.com/shop/LaCalacaPress

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Carlos Barberena en Freelance Magazine

El año pasado me entrevistó Freelance Magazine para su Edición 5: SURREAL. Aca les comparto la entrevista de Abril del 2012. “The Jungle” (after Lam) Linograbado. 2010 Freelance Magazine: Quién eres? Carlos Barberena: Mi nombre es Carlos Barberena De La … Continue reading

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McShitter

“McShitter” This print is about my addiction to McDonald’s when I was a teen living in Costa Rica, at that age it was something to do with my friends and also represented for us a status quo activity in an … Continue reading

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PULSO / Art of the Americas

Pulso / Art of the Americas / Arte de las Américas Para una versión en español, haga clic aquí. Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) is celebrating the opening of Pulso | Art of the Americas, a unique collaborative exhibition … Continue reading

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LAPS 21st National Exhibition

LOS ANGELES PRINTMAKING SOCIETY 21st NATIONAL EXHIBITION OCTOBER 26 – DECEMBER 14, 2013 Opening Reception: October 26, 5-9 PM Art Galleries, California State University, Northridge, CA “The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (after Dürer) Linocut by Carlos Barberena (Print selected … Continue reading

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Made in Pilsen VIII

PROSPECTUS Art Gallery invites you to: MADE IN PILSEN VIII A group exhibition by 25 Pilsen artists, October 11th through December 21st, 2013 In collaboration with Arte y Vida Chicago Opening reception: Friday, October 18th From 5:00pm to 10:00pm “novus … Continue reading

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LE MAUVAIS OEIL 13 : LINOKULT / The Evil Eye 13: LINOKULT

LE MAUVAIS OEIL 13 : LINOKULT / THE EVIL EYE 13: LINOKULT Exposition collectve autour de la gravure sur lino et autres matières à imprimer. Avec la participation du collectif américain Outlaw Printmakers Printmaking Group Exhibition using linocut and other printing … Continue reading

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Reality of Placement

“REALITY OF PLACEMENT” An Exhibition of Contemporary Latin American Art September 23rd to November 22nd 2013 UNION COLLEGE VISUAL ARTS ATRIUM ART GALLERY 807 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12308-3107 Tel.: 518-388-6714 ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: October 3rd 2013 at 5:00PM, in the … Continue reading

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Printbangerz Ball 2

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Volumen

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Printing a Monster

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People Can’t Drink OIL! Indiana

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Carlos Barberena en Ancora

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People Can’t Drink OIL! Nicaragua

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Master Prints de Carlos Barberena en la Galeria Nacional

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Carlos Barberena en la Galeria Nacional

La Galería Nacional presenta: “Master Prints” obra gráfica de Carlos Barberena Inauguración: Miércoles 15 de Mayo 7:00PM Sala X, Galería Nacional, Centro Costarricense de Ciencia y Cultura, Museo de los Niños, San José, Costa Rica. Abierta al público del 15 de … Continue reading

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Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Biennale

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Santitos at UTPA

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Happy Holidays Felices Fiestas

  I wish you Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!!! I hope next year brings you Peace, Hope and Happiness with your family and friends. My best wishes. Les Deseo unas Felices Fiestas y un Feliz Año Nuevo!!! Espero … Continue reading

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Grabado contemporáneo Costarricense: Estado de la cuestión

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Santitos at Loyola University Museum of Art

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Premio Nacional de la Estampa 2012

El Pasado 10 de Noviembre fui galardonado con el Primer Premio del “Premio Nacional de la Estampa 2012″, la ceremonia de premiación fue en el Salón de los Cristales del Teatro Rubén Darío de la ciudad de Managua, Nicaragua, dentro … Continue reading

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My work featured at Saatchi Online

My Linocut print ¿De qué mal morirá? (after Goya) /Of what ill will he die? was selected by curator Shane Brennan to be part of the project 100 Curators / 100 Days Collection organized by Saatchi Online! “¿De qué mal … Continue reading

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III Bronx Latin American Art Biennial

III Bronx Latin American Art Biennial  DYNAMIC CONVENTION Contemporary Latin American Art Opening: Saturday, October 13,  2012 | 5:00PM to 7:00PM Exhibition Dates: From October 6 to November 21, 2012 GORDON PARKS GALLERY College of New Rochelle Annex 332 East … Continue reading

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Les Outlaws de l’Estampe

A L’ ARRACHE Exposition Franco Americaine 1ere Rencontre Autour de la Gravure LES OUTLAWS DE L’ESTAMPE RIOM – AMBERT BILL FICK – MARC BRUNIER-MESTAS – JULIA CURRAN – LAURENT SAVOIE -CARLOS BARBERENA – RYAN O’MALLEY – SEAN STARWARS – TESSA SHACKLEFORD – NUVISH – DENNIS MCNETT – JEFF RIAL – TOM HUCK -CELINE GUICHARD – KIM BUETTNER – LUDOVIC LEVASSEUR – TRAVIS LAWRENCE – MARIE-PIERRE BRUNEL – … Continue reading

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PARADISE LOST at Prospectus Art Gallery

PROSPECTUS Art Gallery cordially invites you to an outstanding exhibition, titled “PARADISE LOST”, a collection of linocuts and woodcuts. Opening Reception: Saturday, July 7th. From 5:00pm to 10:00pm Carlos Barberena is a Nicaraguan Printmaker based in Chicago, he has exhibited individually … Continue reading

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SANTITOS en Mexico

Arceo Press y La Galería David Alfaro Siqueiros de la Escuela Popular de Bellas Artes invitan a la inauguración de la Carpeta de Gráfica Internacional “SANTITOS” Viernes 13 de Enero, 7:00PM. Galería David Alfaro Siqueiros. Escuela de Bellas Artes. Universidad … Continue reading

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