BENJAMIN OSSA (1984. Santiago, Chile)

Education
2009 – Design degree, Pontificia Universidad Católica, Santiago de Chile.
2007 – Experimental photography workshop Eugenio Dittborn, Santiago de Chile.
2003 – 2007 – Degree in Visual Arts painting, School of Visual Arts University Finis Terrae, Santiago de Chile.

Solo Exhibitions
2016 – « Bordes Distantes » Aldo de Sousa Gallery, Individual Exhibition, curator: Rodolfo Andaur, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2016 – « No hay forma de perder el tiempo » Artespacio Gallery, Individual Exhibition, Santiago, Chile.
2015 – « Algo suspendido / Algo  » MAVI Visual Arts Museum Individual Exhibition, Santiago Chile.
2013 – « Dibujo de paso » Temporary Gallery / Temporary Circuit Individual Exhibition, Santiago, Chile.
2013 – « Lóbrego » Artespacio Gallery Individual Exhibition, curator Constanza Güell Santiago, Chile.
2011 – « Bordes / Formas » Individual Exhibition, Tajamar Gallery, Santiago Chile

Collective exhibitions
2016 – « CHACO International Fair » Artespacio Gallery, Santiago, Chile.
2016 / January … 2017 – « El fondo del lago » LOCAL Contemporary Art, Collective exhibition, curatorship: Javier Gonzalez Pesce and Ignacio Murua, Santiago, Chile.
2016 – « Y la desobediencia dormía » Museum of Contemporary Art MAC headquarters Quinta Normal. Collective exhibition, curator: Angela and Felipe Cura, Santiago, Chile.
2016 – « Caleidoscópio » National Music Center Exhibition Bi Personal Augusto Zanela and Benjamín Ossa, curator: Marcelo de la Fuente and production of Ágata Bucú. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2016 – « Against a conspiracy of invisibilities » Sobering Gallery Collective exhibition, curator: Rodrigo Arteaga, Paris, France.
2015 – « CHACO International Fair » Artespacio Gallery, Santiago, Chile.
2015 – Biennial of Medieval Arts « Hablar en lenguas » National Museum of Fine Arts, curator: Enrique Rivera, Santiago, Chile.
2015 – « #DepresionesIntermedias » PCdV Cultural Park of Valparaiso, Collective exhibition, curator: Rodolfo Andaur, Valparaiso, Chile.
2015 –  “La tierra caerá con su sol en la noche eterna” Artespacio Gallery, Collective exhibition, curator: Rodrigo Vergara, Santiago, Chile.
2015 – « arteBA » Aldo de Sousa Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2015 – « Parc Lima Fair » Aldo de Sousa Gallery (Argentina), Lime, Peru.
2014 « Feria Pinta ART Modern and Contemporary Art Latin America », Artespacio Gallery. Miami. USA.
2014 – “Ocupaciones raras” Collective exhibition, Gabriela Mistral Gallery, curator Teresa Riccardi, Santiago, Chile.
2014 – “La timidez de las cosas” Collective exhibition, Espacio Arte Contemporáneo EAC, curator Javier González Pesce Montevideo, Uruguay.
2014 – « CHACO International Fair » Artespacio Gallery, Santiago, Chile.
2014 – “Colosos” Contemporary Sculpture in Chile. Collective exhibition, Matucana, Cultural Center 100, curator Gonzalo Pedraza, Santiago, Chile.
2014 – Mavi / Escondida Award: Contemporary Young Art. Collective exhibition,, Museum of Visual Arts, Santiago, Chile.
2013 – « Luz Sur » Museum of Contemporary Art of Valdivia Collective exhibition, Room Juan Downey Valdivia Chile.
2013 – Launch « Early Book » edited by Jorge Losse Ediciones Daga. International Fair CHACO, Santiago, Chile.
2013 – « CHACO International Fair » Artespacio Gallery. Santiago Chile.
2013 – « ART Lima Fair » Artespacio Gallery, Lime, Peru.
2012 – « ART PAINT ART FAIR Modern and Contemporary Latin America », Artespacio Gallery, NY, USA.
September 2012 – « CHACO International Fair » Artespacio Gallery, Santiago, Chile.
July 2012 – « Art of Beyond Latin America » curator Gina Jaramillo, Chapultepec DF Park, Mexico.
November 2011 – « 12 x 12, nuevas voces » curated by AICA International Association of Art, Critics, UFT room, Santiago, Chile.
2011 – « Feria Pinta ART Modern and Contemporary Art Latin America, Artespacio Gallery, NY, USA.
September 2011 – « CHACO International Fair » Artespacio Gallery, Santiago, Chile.
June 2011 – « Fisura » Salvador Allende Solidarity Museum, Santiago, Chile.
March 2011 – « Exhibition Bi-Personal Tudor Hall, Santiago, Chile.
December 2010 – « Planos individuales » Stuart Gallery, curator of Carlos Navarrete, Santiago, Chile.
2010 – « CHACO International Fair » Artespacio Santiago, Chile, Gallery.
2010 – « Plan de obra » Artespacio Gallery, Santiago, Chile, Curator of Carlos Navarrete.

Prizes

2016 – Winner Contest Urban intervention in a lowpass « Puente Gran Venera » commune of Renca, organized by the CorpArtes Foundation, Autopista Central, Ministry of Public Works, Illustrious. Municipality of Renca and University of Development.
2014 – Third place, Mavi / Escondida Award: Contemporary Young Art. Museum of Visual Arts. Santiago, Chile.
2011 – Artist Selected in the call FISURA (space intervention), Museum of the Salvador Allende Solidarity.
2010 – Honorable Mention, Contest Artists 21st century, Bicentennial Center Award, Extension Catholic University. Santiago, Chile.
2007 – Honorable Mention, XXI Century Artists Contest, Centro Universitario Catholic. Santiago, Chile.
2006 – First Place Exit Rank School of Visual Arts University Finis Terrae, Santiago, Chile.
2005 – Honorable mention of the student’s room Finis Terrae University. Santiago Chile.
2005 – Honorary Scholarship, academic excellence Finis Terrae University. Santiago, Chile.

Collections

2016 Collection Museum of Contemporary Art of Chile MAC, Santiago de Chile.
2016 Collection Guillermo Hevia García, Santiago de Chile.
2016 Carlos Cruz Collection, Santiago de Chile.
2016 – 2015 – 2014 – 2012 Sauma-Carvajal Collection, Santiago de Chile.
2015 Collection Museum of Visual Arts MAVI, Santiago de Chile.
2013 CCU Collection, Santiago de Chile.
2011 Salvador Allende Museum of Solidarity Collection, Santiago de Chile.