Ana Quiroz

Visual artist born in Mexico City, Ana Quiroz works and lives in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato.

Her work is a reflection of her deep concern for the social and political problems of Mexico. Quiroz explores the hardships of humanity and speaks out against the established social order, addressing the repercussions of these issues.

Ana Quiroz is a Ph.D. candidate in Arts and Design at U.N.A.M. and her research examines the resurgence of socio-political engagement in Mexican contemporary art. She has taught for over 15 years at a number of universities and art institutions and she has received recognitions for her sculptures and installations, including 1 st Prize at the Tijuana International Banner Biennial in 2010. She has taken part in art residency programs in France, Argentina and the United States and has participated in numerous collective expositions in various countries across Europe and the Americas.

From 1997 to 2012, she was the co-director of the contemporary art center Kunsthaus Santa Fe in San Miguel de Allende and the Kunsthaus center in Miami, during which time she produced and curated over 90 expositions in Mexico and abroad. As of 2012, she has been organizing independent expositions and projects whose main goal is the diffusion of contemporary art.