​​​​visual artist

Elsa Zarduz

    EDUCATION

  • 2016 - Figurative oil painting workshop with maestro Igor Babailov in Nashville, Tn. 
  • 2012 -Oil Painting workshop with Steven Assael, Oil Portrait Society of South Florida in Fort Myers, Fl. 
  • 2011 - Painting from Life, figurative oil workshop at the American Artists in Dana Point, Ca.
  • 2010 -Diploma on Graphic Design Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop in Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 1999 - Pictorial Techniques and Materials for Oils with Regina Trespalacios in Queretaro, Mexico.
  • 1999 - 2000 - Drawing, Figurative Oil Painting, Art Critique, and Art History workshops with Santiago Carbonell at the Fine Arts University in Queretaro, Mexico.
  • 1998 - Muralism at the Fine Arts University in Queretaro, Mexico.
  • 1996 - Muralism at the Art Cultural Center in Queretaro, Mexico.
  • 1996 - Old Book Restoration at the Museum of Juan Pablos in Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 1995 - Oil Painting and Sculpture at the Instituto Allende in San Miguel De Allende, Mexico.
  • 1995 - Oil Painting at La Casa Blanca of San Angel in Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 1994 - Children’s Book Illustration and Figurative oil painting at the Parsons School of Design in New York City.  
  • 1994 - Sculpture and Painting at the Arts Student League in New York City.  
  • 1992 - Anatomy and Gesture Drawing at the San Carlos Academy in Mexico City.
  • 1992 - Bachelor Degree in Graphic Communication at the FAD UNAM in Mexico City.
  • 1991 - Photography and Cinematography at the Carrillo Gil Museum in Mexico City.


PROFESSIONAL ARTISTIC AND VISUAL WORK

  • 2014 - Día Mundial del Arte, Project: “Ecos de Tabasco Bajo los Brazos de una Ceiba” in Tabasco, Mexico.
  • 1988-1994 - Producer Assistant for, TV broadcasts, Seul 88, TV shows and Sesame Street Mexico, and special programs for CTW and Sesame Street for NY.  
  • 1992-1994 Producer Coordinator for several Soap Operas.
  • 1992 - “V Centennial Celebration for the Americas” Project at the Central Library of the National Museum of Anthropology and History in Mexico City.
  • 1992 - Curator Assistant for “Pre-Hispanic Pieces” exhibition at the San Diego Museum in Acapulco, Mexico.
  • 1992 - 1994 - Design Project “Serpiente Emplumada” at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2015 - 2017 - Art Teacher at ElsaZarduz Studio developing artistic skills and creative process in children using the “Instructional Art program for children by ElsaZarduz”.
  • 2012 - 2015 - Art Teacher at Inna´s Hall of Fame creating the Art Department and Designing a Special Art syllabus for the institution. 
  • 2007 - 2009 - Owner, Artistic Director and Art teacher at L’Atelier Fine Arts Studio LLC. Founder and developer of the “Instructional Art program for children by ElsaZarduz”. 
  • 2008 - Volunteer work conducting Art Program for patients at the Miami Children’s Hospital in Miami Fl. 
  • 2005 - 2008 - Volunteer Art Decoration for the PTA of the Sagemont School in Weston, Fl.
  • 2003 - 2004 -Volunteer work conducting “MeetTheMasters”program in Manatee Bay Elementary School in Weston, Fl.
  • 2001 - 2002 - Painting classes for adults,teens and children at Elsa Zarduz’s Workshop in Queretaro, Mexico.
  • 2001 - Mexican History, Art History Middle and High School atFontanar School in Queretaro, Mexico.
  • 2000 - Drawingclassesforelementary, middle and high school ofFontanar School in Queretaro, Mexico.
  • 1999 - Illustration for children at Centro Cultural de Arte in Queretaro, Mexico.


MUSEOGRAPHY AND CURATORSHIP 

  • 2013-2015 -“Inna’s Hall of Fame Anual Art Exhibition” for Inna’s Hall of Fame in Cooper City, Fl.
  • 2008 -“Annual Exhibition” for L’Atelier Fine Arts Studio in Weston, Fl.
  • 1999 -Creation of an Anthropology History Museum at ColegioFontanar, Queretaro Mexico. 
  • 1993 -Orientation Hall Design at the National Museum of Anthropology and History in Mexico City.
  • 1993 -Museography “Pre-hispanic Pieces” for Fort San Diego in Acapulco, Mexico.


ART WORK EXHIBITION

  • 2016 - 12th Annual Art Competition at Studio 18 in Pembroke Pines, Fl.
  • 2015 - “Black & White Show 2015”  piece “Sights of Soul” Oil on canvas, Color of Humanity Gallery, Fl.
  • 2014 - Art Tree Intervention, ”Ecos de Tabascoenlos Brazosdeuna Ceiba” at La Hacienda in Jalpa de Mendez, Tabasco, Mexico.
  • 2013 - Oil on canvas “Elsy” at the Plantation Art Guild 40th Anniversary with Honorary Mention in Plantation Florida.
  • 2013 - “Path of Youth” oil and mixed media on canvas at the Plantation Art Guild Exhibition in Plantation, Fl.
  • 2009 - “Mother of Charity” pastel on paper at the “Serenity” Exhibition in the Sunrise Civic Center, Sunrise, Fl.
  • 2008 -Solo exhibition with 10 oil and mixed media on canvas at “Tertulia” Universidad Latina in Davie, Fl.
  • 2008 - “First Annual Exhibition” at L’Atelier Fine Arts Studio in Weston Fl.
  • 2007 - “Golden Dreams” mixed media on canvas with Honorary Mention at the Latin American Art Museum in Doral, FL.
  • 2005 - Four pieces oil and mixed media at “Encounters” exhibition in Miami, Fl.
  • 2004 - Tree pieces mixed media and oil on canvas at Art Miami exhibition in Miami Fl.
  • 2003 - 2007 - Mixed media and oil on canvas with theMLIML (Mujeres Latinas Impulsando Mujeres Latinas) of the Broward Annual Art Exhibition Public Library in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. 
  • 2002 - Four pieces oil on canvas at the “Latin American Artist” of Agora Gallery in New York City.
  • 2001 - Four pieces oil on canvas at the “Latin American Artist” of Agora Gallery in New York City.
  • 2002 - 2004 - Designs and Banner for the “Orientation Hall” of the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City.
  • 1998 - “Painting for Democracy" Exhibition at The Federal Electoral Institute in Mexico City.
  • 1997 - “Siqueiro’s Bienal Drawing” in Guanajuato, Mexico.
  • 1996 - Santa Fe Shopping Mall exhibition in Mexico City
  • 1996 - “Semana de España” in Queretaro, Mexico.
  • 1994 - “The Biennial of Alfredo Zalce” “Siqueiros interpretation” pastel on paper. In  Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico.Type your paragraph here.