Espectacular Telón Toluca IV, 2014.
295 x 352 cm.
Cotton tarpauling hand dyed and handwoven

Pia Camil (México 1980)

Pia Camil received her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from The Rhode Island School of Design in 2003 and her Master’s of Fine Arts from The Slade School of Fine Art in 2008. Her solo exhibitions include “Espectacular Telón” at Sultana Gallery, Paris (2013), “Cuadrado Negro” at the Basque museum-center of contemporary art in Spain (2013), and “El Resplandor” at OMR projects, Mexico City (2009).

Other group shows include “Draft Urbanism”, Biennale of the Americas, Denver (2013), “No A Trio A”, La Casa Encendida, Madrid (2013), “El Grito”, MUSAC, León y Castilla (2011), “El Resplandor”, Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City (2010), “Sin Techo Está Pelón”, Guanajuato University Museum (2010), “There are false problems”, Proyectos Monclova, Monterrey (2009). Her work has been shown in Mexico, Colombia, France and the U.S. In 2009, she formed El Resplandor, a performance-based band.

She has received awards including the European Honors Program, Palazzo Cenci, Rome, Italy in 2001 and she was nominated for The Paul Hamlyn Award, London in 2008. Camil’s work is in the permanent collection of La Colección Jumex, La Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros and the Wattis Museum amongst others.