About

My work is a visual confrontation with reality where reduction, accumulation and construction meet with poetry.
In every medium I use, fragments are given a new function to recreate a totality.

Statement

I am a Venezuelan mixed media artist based in Germany.
Two things have shaped my life since I can remember: images and words. I grew up under the influence of pop culture, science fiction books and TV commercials. As a child one of my favourite pastimes was to create imaginary worlds.

In every medium I use, fragments are given a new function to recreate a totality.
I want to reflect a contemporary sense of life with all its metaphysical complexities and contradictions where the impossible is not anymore.

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born in Venezuela, lives and works in Germany

Exhibitions  (selection) 



2019 Sep. “Elementarteilchen / Elementary Particles” International Collage Exhibition. Frauen Museum Wiesbaden, Germany
2019 Sep. Collagistas festival #6 Brüssel; Belgium 
2019 Jun “Leftovers” Kaos Festival #19. Škrlovec Tower Gallery, Kranj, Slovenia
2019 Mai “Fresh Cuts” The Electric Picture House Gallery, Congleton, Cheshire, UK
2019 Mai World Collage Atlas – Exhibition Verbeke Fundation, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
2019 Apr. Retroavangarda, International Collage Ausstellung  Warsaw Poland
2018 Nov. Exhibition 25th Anniversary Atelier Stellwagen, Idar-Oberstein, Germany 
2018 Nov. Kulture Kasino, Höhr-Grenzhausen. Germany
2018 Oct “Collage and more collage”  Luna13 Gallery / Techhub Office 20 Ropermarket Street, London UK
2018 Jul. “pop-up” collage exhibition at the Sziget Festival in Budapest, Hungary
2018 Jun. Kaos Collage Festival, – Exhibition Illustration, Design and Moving Collage Kranj, Slovenia
2018 Jun. “Vinylism”  Collage Exhibition of Edinburgh Collage Collective. Tent Gallery. City of Edinburgh, UK
2018 May “Femenine glance” Collage Exhibition Mula Fest 2018 Madrid, Spain
2018 May Elective Affinities, – Solo Exhibition Atelier Gröbl, Koblenz, Germany
2018/ May “Vinylism”  Collage Exhibition of Edinburgh Collage Collective.  11 – 30 May 2018 at Edinburgh Central Library. City of Edinburgh, UK
2017 Nov. Kulture Kasino, Höhr-Grenzhausen. Germany
2017 /Aug. Atelier Moshammer, Solo Exhibition,  Linz am Rhein. Germany
2017  “Ecocidio“ Exhibition, Madrid, Spain
2017 “G.L.U.E”  Collage Exhibition of Edinburgh Collage Collective.  Stirling, UK
2017     “College Noir”, Cartagena, Spain
2017    “G.L.U.E”  Collage Exhibition of Edinburgh Collage Collective.  City of Edinburgh, UK
2017    “Nudo” Collage Exhibition Visual Poetry, Barcelona, Spain.
2017    “Fiambre Fabuloso” Collage Exhibition, Terrasa Barcelona, Spain
2016 “Visions, Collage Exhibition” Atelier Stellwagen, Idar-Oberstein, Germany 
2016 “Maria Elisa Quiaro Collage,” Solo Exhibition. Atelier Baja, Linz am Rhein, Germany
2016 2016 Dada Exhibition.  International Collage Museum Santa Fe, USA
2016  Kunstdirekt ‘16 Mainz, Artists exhibition Rheinland Pfalz 
2015 Exhibition  Collection  Banco Mercantil. Caracas, Venezuela.
2009  ‚Westerwaldpreis – Ceramics of Europa, Keramikmuseum Westerwald. Germany
2009  ‚TatORT – KeramiK, Höhr-Grenzhausen. Germany
2008  6th International Ceramics Festival ’08 MINO, Japan.
2007 4th World Ceramic Biennale Korea CEBIKO International Competition.
2006 Autonomía y Desplazamiento, Colombian and Venezuela
2005  V Bienal de Barro de América,  Brazil
2005 El Azul, Gallery La Previsora, Caracas, Venezuela.
2005 XXXIII Exhibition of the National Competition of the Arts of Fire. Venezuela.
2005 Exhibition “Project bridging Art and technic. Germany 
2004 XXXI Exhibition of the National Competition of the Arts of Fire.  Venezuela
2003 International „Mixed-Media-Exhibition“ ‚Keep in Touch‘  Keramikmuseum Westerwald. Germany
2002 XXIX Exhibition of the  National Competition of the Arts of Fire. Valencia,  Venezuela. 
2000 The Ensemble Exhibition“. Trialog Gallery. Hohr–Grenzhausen Deutschland.
2000-08  regular participation at the open studios action of  BBK Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
1998  Contemporary Ceramics exhibition“. Embassy of Venezuela, London. UK.
1998  „Ceramics 98“. Howard Gardens Gallery. Cardiff.  Wales, UK. 
Seit 1994 Exhibitions in Sudamerica, Argentina, México, Dominican Republic  Chile, Korea, USA, UK, Spain.

Publications  (selection)

2019 A5 Magazine,, London UK
2018 CVAzine #9, Glitch,  Contemporary Visual Magazine,
2018 LABzine #2, “Dada’s dream”, World Collage  Day. Publicaron of Laboratorio de collage
2018 1340Art Magazine, Netherlands
2018 CVAzine #6, Body,  Contemporary Visual Magazine
2017 Rapsodia Magazine Cover page. Issue 16 Milan, Italy
2017 Making The Cut Vol.1, Australia
2017 First issue of Oneiric Magazine ,Portugal
2017 Revista Canibalismos Literatura  #26 Spain
2016    Catalogue; ”Dada Centennial /  Day of the Dead” USA

Education

2010-12 German Teacher training Program
since 2008
High school teacher of Fine Arts
1996-98 MA of Arts, University of Wales   Institute Cardiff, UK
1990-93 Art College „Armando Reverón“. Caracas, Venezuela. Painting and Photographie
1988-94 Central University of Venezuela, UCV,  Venezuela, Social Communication Journalism
1985-88    Instituto Nuevas Profesiones, IUNP,  Venezuela. Design und Marketing 

in Internet 

My work have been featured in variety of publications. Visit their website for more information.

My work have been featured in variety of publications. Visit their website for more information.
Edinburgh Collage Collective, https://www.Instagram.com/EdinburghCollageCollective
Collage club https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/collageclubchallenge/
LABzine #2, “Dada’s dream”,
https://goo.gl/qmqEnv
www.godArtlab.com  My Place my Art
Mujeres que cortan y pegan / Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BcC3OnrjZxE/?taken-by=mujeresquecortanypegan
Strong is better / Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BSG2C6eBWOJ/?taken-by=strange_is_better
Ballpitmag:  https://Ballpitmag.com/portfolio/quiaro_studio
“KunstDirect” Exhibition Catalogue: http://katalog.kunst-direkt.mainzplus.com/katalog/detail/maria-elisa-quiaro/?no_cache=1&cHash=83d7eb446a23742700edc7e1529fe50b
Rapsodia Magazin Cover page. Issue #16 https://gallery.mailchimp.com/ d05528b982561401551cd248c/files/ d83e0630-2da8-4350-819b-38a9031649f4/ rapso16_low.pdf
Making The Cut Vol.1 Australia http://www.crookspress.com/mara-elisa-quiaro-collage-artist
Oneiric Magazin Issue #1 of Portugal http://www.blurb.com/books/7962804-oneiric-magazine-1
Canibalismos Magazin Literatur #26 Spain https://issuu.com/canibalismosletras/docs/tomo_26__final_
2016 Catalogue; ”Dada Centennial / USA http://om-2016-acquisitions.blogspot.de/p/blog-page.html

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