Karin Weber Gallery

Luca Cruzat

Antipodal Me

Luca Cruzat

Birthday

Luca Cruzat

Crickets, Grasshoppers And Salamanders

Luca Cruzat

Don’t Say That, Don’t Do That, And Don’t Touch That

Luca Cruzat

Dressed To Comply

Luca Cruzat

Pigeon Vole

Luca Cruzat

Portrayal Of A Woman

Luca Cruzat

School Bound

Luca Cruzat

The Dance

Luca Cruzat

Cuando Miro El Agua (When I Look At the Water)

Luca Cruzat

Nostalgia

Luca Cruzat

Constrain

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Luca Cruzat Chile

Born in Chile
Lives and Works in Illinois, USA

Karin Weber Gallery printmaking artist Luca Cruzat is well-known for assembling unusual materials, especially those with interesting textures, to create the plates from which her images are made. She explores the interplay between absence and presence, and how this relates to identity in the context of the human condition.

Born in Chile
Lives and Works in Illinois, USA

Karin Weber Gallery printmaking artist Luca Cruzat is well-known for assembling unusual materials, especially those with interesting textures, to create the plates from which her images are made. She explores the interplay between absence and presence, and how this relates to identity in the context of the human condition.

Education
2006
Master of Fine Arts, Printmaking.  Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. USA

1993
Master of Foreign Language and Literature, French.  Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. USA

1982
Bachelors in French Language and Literature.  Catholic University of Valparaiso, Chile

Solo Exhibitions
2015
Exhibition at Harrisburg Library, Harrisburg Illinois

2013
Exhibition at Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA

2012
Instituto Chileno Norteamericano de Cultura de Valparaiso, Chile
Castillo Wulff, Unidad de Patrimonio. Vina del Mar, Chile

2011
‘Works on Paper’, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong

2009
Intuitions, Ethical Society of St. Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

2008
‘Displace’. Auburn University, Montgomery, Alabama (invitational)
Through the Artist’s Eyes.  Behavioral Services of Tennessee. Cordova, Tennessee (commission)

2006
‘Artificios/Artifices’. Studio 1001. Murphysboro, Illinois, USA
‘Given A and B’. Southern Illinois University Museum. Carbondale, Illinois (MFA thesis exhibition)
‘Blurry Vision’. Vergette Gallery. Carbondale, Illinois, USA
‘Blurry Vision’. Seminar Dictatorship, Media and Memory in the Southern Cone States, Global Media Research Center.  Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

2005
Meditation on Clothes.  Vergette Gallery.  Carbondale, Illinois, USA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
‘Innervisions: New Prints/Summer 2016’,The International Print Center, New York
‘Her/Hair’, Huff Gallery, Spalding University, Louisville
‘Mid America Print Council Members’ Juried Exhibition’, in conjunction with the MAPC conference “Print Matters, Printing Matters,” New Albany
‘Sixty Square Inches 18th North American Small Print Exhibition’, Purdue University

2015
‘Black + White’, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong
‘Late Summer’, Sager Braudis Gallery, Columbia, Missouri
‘Mid America Print Council Member Exhibition’, Elmhurst College Gallery, Elmhurst, Illinois

2011
3rd Street Gallery 2011 Invitational, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Mee Shim Art Gallery, Little Italy, San Diego, California, USA

2010
‘Real Fake: Truth in the Making’. Exchange portfolio and exhibition at Adirondack Community College’s Visual Arts Gallery. Queensbury, New York
‘Communinkate’. Mid America Print Council. Spring Juried Show. Elzay Gallery at Ohio Northern University. Ada, Ohio. (Juror: John Lysak)
‘Disguise’, national juried exchange portfolio and exhibition. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. Jurors: Kathlynn ‘Reeves’, Alexa Unser and David Wischer
New World/Old World. Mid America Print Council Conference. The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St Catherine University. St. Paul, Minneapolis. Minnesota (Juror: Thomas Rassieur)

2009
Mid America Print Council Members Juried Exhibition. The University of Southern Indiana Evansville, Indiana (Juror: Janet Ballweg)
‘Prints’. Red Ear Gallery.  Alto Pass, Illinois
Pennsylvania Sizzler Exhibition.  3rd Street Gallery.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
‘Human Nature: His/Hers’. Art Saint Louis.  Saint Louis, Missouri (Jurors:  Bruno David and Lindsey Stouffer)2008
‘October Fest’. Red Ear Gallery. Alto Pass, Illinois, USA
‘Sixty Square Inches’. 16th Biennial North American Small Print Competition. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana (Juror:  Janet Ballweg)

2007
‘Lucky 13’. Cedarhurst Museum. Mount Vernon, Illinois (invitational, curator:  Kevin Sharp)
Honor Awards Exhibition.  Art Saint Louis.  Saint Louis, Missouri (curator: Ron Leax)

2006
‘Art Saint Louis XXII: The Exhibition’. Art Saint Louis. Saint Louis, Missouri (curator:  Elizabeth Thomas)
‘Exploring Civil Rights Issues’. Biggin Gallery.  Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama (curator:  Barb Bondy)
‘Go Multiples’. Surplus Gallery. Carbondale, Illinois, USA

2005
‘Art Saint Louis XXI: The Exhibition’. Art Saint Louis. Saint Louis, Missouri (curator: Christian Rattemeyer)
Sampler of Women in the Arts.  Southern Illinois University Museum. Carbondale, Illinois
Portfolio Exchange and Exhibition. Power in Print: Make your Mark. Southern Graphic Council Conference. Washington D.C.
‘Why Are We Here?’, Surplus Gallery. Carbondale, Illinois, USA
MFA Preview.  Southern Illinois University Museum. Carbondale, Illinois, USA

Joint Exhibitions
2010
‘Insight’. Studio 1001. Murphysboro, Illinois (with Benjamin Mendez), USA

2009
‘Staged’. Vergette Gallery. Carbondale, Illinois (with Fraënze Reichard), USA

2007
‘Beans and Bubbles’. Studio 1001. Murphysboro, Illinois (with Edie Overturf), USA

Awards
2016
Best in the Show, ‘The 10th Critical Art Forum’ organized by Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Juror Purchase Award, ‘Sixty Square Inches 18th North American Small Print Exhibition’, Purdue University

2012
Top winner, 6th Juried Exhibition organized by the School of Art and Design at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA

2010
Honorable Mention, Mid America Print Council juried exhibition. St. Catherine University, St. Paul, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Juror: Thomas Rassieur

2008
Juror Award. 16th Biennial North American Small Print Competition. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. Juror:  Janet Ballweg

2007
Honors Award. Art Saint Louis XXIII: The Exhibition. Saint Louis, Missouri. Juror: Ron Leax

2006
Award of Excellence. Art Saint Louis XXII: The Exhibition. Saint Louis, Missouri. Juror:  Elizabeth Thomas

Publications
2010
Bernard, Adrien. “Luca Cruzat – Interview.” Shuaisile.COM. 29 Dec. 2010. Web.
Catalog ComunINKque. Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio, USA

2009
‘Gallery Walk’ by Kathleen Kageff, Nightlife.  Issue 2009.twenty-four.
‘Notes on ‘Intuitions’ by Kathleen Kageff. Brochure for the exhibition “Intuitions”
Ethical Society. Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

2008
‘Mixed Perceptions’ by Stephanie Callins, Aumnibus.  October 9.
Catalog, 16th Biennial North American Small Print Competition.  Purdue  University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Lecture, Biggin Hall.  Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA
Gallery Talk, Goodwyn Hall Gallery.  Auburn University, Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Gallery talk (commission work) Behavioral Services of Tennessee. Memphis,TN, USA

2007-2008
Juror, Supermax Security Prison Art Contest, Tamms, Illinois, USA

Exhibitions

'Black + White'