Biography

(1975) Mexican born, Canadian self-taught artist.
Painter, Drawer,Printmaker,Character Designer,Cartoonist and illustrator.
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With more than 160 exhibitions and 23 years of experience, Irma studied Graphic Design at Universidad Iberoamericana Leon (1998). Her artwork has been shown in diverse Art Museums and Cultural Centres across Canada, Mexico, Egypt, Germany, France, England, Poland, Russia, Spain, Bulgaria, Italy, USA, Austria, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Argentina,China among others.
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She lived in Barcelona and attended the Llojta Advance School of Art and Design (LLOJTA), and others printmaking workshops in 2000. That same year she became a member of the Printmaking Workshop “La Torre de los Grillos” in Guadalajara. She had her first individual exhibition in Galeria Alejandro Gallo in Guadalajara, Mexico. Once she moved to Canada by her own, she toke part of different courses in iconic Art Institutions in Toronto, Haliburton and Trois Rivers, Quebec. Was after moved to Ottawa is when her bond with Nature and animals become stronger and the fantastic hybrid-monster-creatures inspired in Nature, Folktales, Myths, Memories, History, Antiques, Whispers, Shadows started taken a stronger definition and once likely human shapes fainted away. In her recent work Series, is notable the influence of illustration, character design and Graphic Design background.
Gallery representation: Galerie Jean-Claude Bergeron

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