Carlos Aires. 1974. Ronda, Malaga.
He obtained a bachelor in Fine Arts at the University of Granada in Spain. Upon graduating in 1997, he moved to the Netherlands and completed his postgraduate studies at Fontys Academy (The Netherlands), HISK (Belgium) and Ohio State University (USA).
He was honored with prestigious grants and awards, including: Edith Fergus Gilmore Award (USA), Generation2008 Caja Madrid (Spain), Young Belgian Art Prize (Belgium), 1st Award Young Andalusian Artists (Spain), Fulbright (USA) and De Pont Atelier (the Netherlands).
He has participated in numerous exhibitions in national and international institutions, such as: MACBA (Barcelona, Spain), Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (USA), Imperial Belvedere Palace (Vienna, Austria), MUSAC (Leon, Spain), BB6 Bucharest International Biennale (Bucharest, Romania), B.P.S. 22 (Charleroi, Belgium), 5th Thessaloniki Biennale (Thessaloniki , Greece), Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil (Mexico City, Mexico), Canada Contemporary Art Museum (Montreal, Canada).
His work can be found within significant public collections: ARTIUM (Spain), MACBA (Spain), Les Abattoirs-FRAC Occitanie (France), ARTER (Turkey), CAC (Spain), Maison Particulière (Belgium), Ministry of Culture of Spain, Progress Art (Saudi Arabia),National Belgium Bank (Belgium), 21c Museum (USA), MAK (Austria) among others.
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