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Vitae

Born in San José, Costa Rica in 1959

UPCOMING SHOWS

2020 August    Carmen Borrasé, Museo de Arte Costarricense. San José, Costa Rica.

 

PUBLIC COMMISSIONED WORK

2018    Hotel Atticus, reception bar, 375 NE Ford Street, McMinnville, OR 97128, USA

 

AWARDS

2001    Costa Rica's Premio Nacional Aquileo J. Echeverría in Drawing and Painting 2000

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2005    Carmen Borrasé, Paintings. Galería Arte de Oaxaca. Oaxaca, Mexico. (oil paintings)

 

2003    Carmen Borrasé, Paintings. Linn- Benton  College, Salem, Oregon, USA. (oil paintings)

 

2001    Carmen Borrasé  Paintings.  President's Office. Art display. Linfield College. McMinnville, Oregon, USA. (oil paintings and drawing)

 

2000    De Los Paquetes Que Jalamos, Carmen Borrasé. Galería Valanti. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

 

2000    Carmen Borrasé, About the Baggage We Carry. Renshaw Gallery, Linfield College. McMinnville, Oregon. (oil paintings)

 

1994    Carmen Borrasé. Galería Kandinsky. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

 

1992    Carmen Borrasé. Galería Kandinsky. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

 

1991    Carmen Borrasé Povedano. Galería Kandinsky. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

 

1991    Recent Work. Renshaw Gallery, Linfield College. McMinnville, Oregon. (oil paintings)

 

1986    Realidades. Galería de Arte José Figueres, Banco Popular. San José, Costa Rica (oil paintings)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019    Lapsus Sinister: La angustia en la colección del Museo de Arte Costarricense. Museo de Arte Costarricense, San José, Costa Rica (photography)

2009    La Pulpería. Contest and exhibition. Organized by Suigeneris and Galería Valanti. Museo del Niño, San José, Costa Rica. (oil painting)

2007    Art Harvest Studio Tour of Yamhill County. Carmen Borrasé Studio and Gallery. McMinnville, Oregon, USA. (oil paintings and giclee)

2003    Ron Mills /Carmen Borrasé - Husband/Wife - Painter/Painter. Bush Barn Gallery, Salem Art Association. Salem, Oregon, USA (oil paintings)

2001    Past and Present Faculty. Renshaw Gallery, Linfield College. McMinnville, Oregon, USA. (oil paintings)

2001    Grupo CAUSA. Banco Centroamericano de Integración Económica (BCIE). Tegucigalpa, Honduras. (oil paintings)

2001    Premios Aquileo J. Echeverría en Artes Plásticas 2000. Galería Valanti. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

2000    Grupo CAUSA, Sin Fronteras. Various Central American art galleries in five different countries. (oil paintings)

1999    Gallery Artists, Broderick Gallery. Portland, Oregon, USA. (oil paintings)

1999    Oregon Artists, a Sextet. Taylor and Sons Fine Arts Gallery. Washington D.C. , USA. (oil paintings)

1999    Alianza '99. Taipei World Trade Center. Taipei, Republic of China. (oil painting)

1998    Taipei Art Fair. Taipei, Republic of China. (oil painting)

1998    Birds in Form and Image; Objects of Desire. Golden West College Fine Art Gallery. Huntington Beach, California, U.S.A. (oil paintings)

1997    El Espíritu del Arte Latinoamericano. Galería Valanti. San José, Costa Rica. (oil painting)

1997    100th Anniversary of the School of Arts. (Current and ex-professors show). University of Costa Rica, School of Fine Arts. San José, Costa Rica. (oil p)

1994    The Electronic River. Renshaw Gallery, Linfield College. McMinnville, Oregon, USA . (faxed images)

1991    Gallery Artists. Galería Itzcazú. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

1991    Gráfica en la Colección de La Nación. La Nación. San José, Costa Rica. (lithographs)

1990    El Retrato. Costa Rican Museum of Art. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

1990    Cuarta Bienal de Lachner y Sáenz. Museums of the Banco Central. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

1990    Ron Mills and Carmen Borrasé. The West Hills Unitarian Fellowship. Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. (oil paintings)

1988    VIII Exposición de la Nueva Pintura de Costa Rica. National Museum. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

1988    Litografías. School of Fine Art, University of Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica. (lithographs)

1988    Tercera Bienal de Lachner y Sáenz. Museums of the Banco Central. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

1988    Homenaje a Hernán González. School of Fine Arts, University of Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

1987    Propuestas '87. Espacio Jorge Debravo, Costa Rican Museum of Art. San José, Costa Rica. (drawings)

1987    Exposición y Subasta Pro-Beneficencia, Damas Israelitas. Museums of the Banco Central. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

1987    VII Exposición de la Nueva Pintura de Costa Rica. National Museum. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

1987    XXI Prix International D´Art Contemporain de Monte Carlo. Le Roccabella. Monte Carlo, Principado de Monaco. (oil paintings)

1987    Latin-American Art Exibition. Renshaw Gallery, Linfield College. McMinnville, Oregon.(oil paintings)

1986    Exposición de Arte Costarricense por Docentes Universitarios. Valencia Community College. Orlando, Florida. (oil paintings)

1986    Latin American Art Exhibition. Renshaw Gallery, Linfield College. McMinnville, Oregon. (oil paintings)

1986    Exposición y Subasta Pro-Beneficencia, Damas Israelitas. Museums of the Banco Central. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

1986    VI Exposición de la Nueva Pintura de Costa Rica. National Museum. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

1986    XX Prix International D´Art Contemporain de Monte Carlo. Le Roccabella. Monte Carlo, Principado de Monaco. (oil paintings)

1986    La Mujer en el Arte Costarricense. Jade Museum. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

1985    Exposición Colectiva. National Gallery of Contemporary Art. San José, Costa Rica. (photographs)

1984    Fotografía y Cerámica de la Escuela de Artes Plásticas. Gallery of General Studies, University of Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica. (photographs)

1984    Fotografía y Cerámica. Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center. San José, Costa Rica. (photographs)

1982    Taller de Pintura Quinto Año. School of Fine Arts, University of Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica. (graduate exhibition). (oil paintings)

1982    La Mujer en la Plástica Costarricense. Jade Museum. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

1981    Salón Anual de Nuevos Valores Fausto Pacheco. Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center. San José, Costa Rica. (oil paintings)

 

EDUCATION: UNIVERSITY OF COSTA RICA

1978-1981

Bachelor of Fine Arts.

5th Year workshop completed with emphasis in Painting

 

1981-1988

Post-graduate studies in woodcut printmaking, illustration, painting, photography and lithography.

Original art history investigation, cataloging and photo documentation of the work of Spanish painter Tomás Povedano de Arcos, (Thesis for Licenciatura in Fine Arts)

 

COLLECTIONS

My work is represented in private and public collections in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Holland, United States, Panamá, Mexico and Spain.

 

TEACHING

1981-1982

Teacher of Fine Arts at Humbolt High School, San José, Costa Rica.

 

1981-1988

Professor of Studio Art at the School of Fine Arts of the University of Costa Rica, (escuela de Bellas Artes en San Pedro and in the Sede de Occidente in San Ramón) with curricular responsibilities in painting, drawing and design; also taught courses on woodcut, printmaking, photography, metal works, metal enamel, and human anathomy for artists.

Coordinator of University- Community Projects such as Workshops for Craftsmen Development and Art Workshops for Children.

 

1990

Adjunct Professor of Studio Art at the Art Department of Linfield College, Life Drawing. McMinnville, OR USA.

 

1994-1997

Spanish teacher at McMinnville Montessori School, McMinnville, Oregon USA, creating a Spanish Teaching- Learning Method that would fit in the Montessori Method and implementing and teaching a curriculum for children from the ages of 3 to 12 years old.

 

2009

Substitute Teacher in the IB Visual Arts 1 and 2 classrooms. Lincoln School. Costa Rica

 

 

OTHER OCCUPATIONS:

2004 - present

REAL ESTATE INVESTOR.

Real Estate Investor, managing remodels and sales of properties, and managing rental properties in Yamhill County, Oregon, USA 

 

2009 - 2016

INTERNET MARKETING CONSULTANT, WSI

Franchise Owner as Certified Internet Consultant with WSI. Internet Marketing Platforms. Implementation of Internet Marketing Techniques and Tools.

 

2013 -2015

PURA VIDA COCINA & ARTE RESTAURANT

Founder and Co-owner with Chef Ricardo Antunez. Restaurant and Arts and Crafts Space in McMinnville, Oregon, USA, specializing in Latin American inspired cuisine, and Costa Rican Arts and Fair Trade Crafts.