EDGAR GUZMANRUIZ (Bogotá, Colombia, 1969)
     
     
EDUCATION
     
2000  

MFA – Art and Architecture interdisciplinary program, (Prof. Christian Megert, Prof. Gerhard Merz), Düsseldorf Art Academy, Düsseldorf, Germany

1993


BA - Architecture, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

1991  

Exchange Semester, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark

     
     
AWARDS AND GRANTS
     
2009   Artist Residency. Verein zur Förderung künstlerischer Projekte mit gesellschaftlicher Relevanz e.V., Wiesbaden, Germany Artist Research Grant, Topic: Urban palimpsests in Berlin after the fall of the Wall. DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), Berlin, Germany
2007   Finalist. IV Luis Caballero Award, Galería Santafé, Bogotá, Colombia
2005   Special Mention. Memoria 2005 Award: Holocausto del Palacio de Justicia, 20 years, Medellín, Colombia
2004  

First Prize. Exhibition Contest Galería Santafé, Secuela de Zeuxis y Parrhasios, Bogotá, Colombia

1997-2000   Recipient of the DAAD Scholarship (German Academic Exchange Service), Bonn, Germany