Carmen Mariscal Mexican, b. 1968

Carmen Mariscal is a Mexican visual artist. Born in the US, in California, she lives and works in London. She holds a master’s degree in Visual Arts from the Winchester School of Art in England, a graduate degree in Painting from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London and a BA in Art History from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. Mariscal works in different disciplines such as installation, sculpture, video, photography and theatre set design. The recurrent themes in her work are fragility, confinement and memory. She is the author of the installation El pueblo creador for the Mexican Pavilion at the Universal Exposition in Hannover 2000. Carmen was awarded first place in the 4th National Installation Competition in Mexico and has been selected for the Monterrey Biennial and other competitions. She has had individual and collective exhibitions in both public and private venues in Mexico, the US, Spain, France, England, Germany, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Malaysia and Russia.