Carlos Colín 

Birthdate: 1980

Birthplace: N/A 

Based location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 

Social profiles 

Carlos Colín artist website 

Carlos Colín faculty profile at University of British Columbia 

Carlos Colín Instagram 

Carlos Colín profile at arte Infromado

Carlos Colín profile at Sur Gallery 


Carlos Antonio Colín Moreno (born 1980) 

Carlos Colín is a visual artist based between Mexico and Vancouver. Carlos completed a bachelor of arts in graphic design and communication from Universidad Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM) in 2004, in Mexico City, Mexico. In 2011 Carlos finished a master's in fine arts from the same University. After immigrating to Canada, Carlos continued to complete a master’s degree in fine arts from the Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory at the University of British Columbia. Carlos is a PhD candidate in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Carlos’s interdisciplinary career has led to participating in scholarly panels like Questioning Mestizaje (2022) as part of the Positionality Symposium on Latin American and Latinx Art in Canada, organized by Sur Gallery, Toronto. Carlos research and essays have been published in several academic platforms including the publication Reading the Migration Library (2020), created and curated by Lois Klassen in Vancouver, and the journal articles “The Dangerous Gravity of the Canonical ‘X’ (2021) in Othering the North: Latinx-Canadian Film, New Media, and Visual Arts by McGill-Queen’s University Press. Carlos’s works are part of museum and gallery collections including MUNTREF, Tres de Febrero National Museum University in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the Francis Naranjo Foundation, Canary Islands, Spain, The Reach Gallery in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, and the Monterrey Glass Museum in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He is represented by the Fazakas Gallery in Vancouver. 

Carlos Colín's studio work is based on Latin American and Indigenous research of archival repositories, museological and on-site research to create installations, printmaking, and photographs. Carlos’s work has been showcased in the solo exhibition Recorridos no evidentes (2022), at the AWA Cultura in Caracas, Venezuela, and the collective exhibitions The People United (2022), curated by Tamara Toledo, at Sur Gallery in Toronto, and at the Bienal Sur 2021 project incubator, Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, Argentina.

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Image courtesy of the artist

Solo exhibitions

Carlos Colín press release solo exhibition Recorridos no evidentes, AWA Cultura, Caracas, Venezuela, 2022

Collective exhibitions

Carlos Colín collective exhibition The People United, curated by Tamara Toledo, Sur Gallery, Toronto, 2022 

Carlos Colín catalogue Bienal Sur 2021, project incubator Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, Argentina, 2021

Carlos Colín collective exhibition As Seen Here: UBC Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition 2013, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2013


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Carlos Colin Positionality: Symposium, panel Questioning Notions on Mestizaje, Sur Gallery, Toronto, 2022

Published work by Carlos Colín

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Published work about Carlos Colín

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Press release

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List of Grants, Awards and Projects

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Documents courtesy of the artist 

Portfolio (2023)

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