MAXIMO GONZALEZ


MÁXIMO GONZÁLEZ
Career review

Born in Paraná City, Entre Ríos, Argentina (1971). He studied at the Institute of Art Josefina Contte in
Corrientes City, Argentina, where he obtained a Teaching Degree in Visual Arts.
In 1996 Máximo had his first solo show in Corrientes, Argentina. In 1998 he moved to Córdoba where
created Apeyron (a plastic and scenic experimentation research center). From 1999 to 2003 lived in
Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Since 16 years Máximo lives and works in Mexico City.
He has completed 43 solo shows: ‘POGO’, Hospicio Cabañas Museum, Guadalajara (MX); Magnificent
Warning at Stanlee & Rubin Center, El Paso TX (USA); Playful, CAFAM, Los Angeles (USA); ‘Walk
among Worlds’ at Casa de América, Madrid (ES) y Fowler Museum, Los Angeles CA (USA),
‘Something like an answer to something’, Artane gallery, Istanbul (TUR); ‘Project for the reutilization
of obsolete vehicles after the extinction of petrol’ at Travesía Cuatro Gallery, Madrid (ES) and Project
B, Milano (IT); ‘PISAR’ at Ruth Benzacar, Buenos Aires (ARG); ‘Greenhouse effect’ at Art&Idea,
Mexico City (MX).
He has participated in 153 group exhibitions: ‘The possibility of everything’, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche,
Toronto, (CA) ‘Where have all the flowers gone?’, Poetics of the handmade exhibition at MOCA LA
(USA); ‘The tree: from the sublime to the social’ at the Vancouver Art Gallery, (CA); ‘Fine Line’ at
Museo de Las Americas, Denver (USA); The lines of the hand at MUAC, Mexico City (MX); ‘2nd
Polygraphic Triennial of San Juan’, Latina America and the Caribbean, Puerto Rico; ‘Mexico:
Poetry/Politics’, San Francisco State University, San Francisco CA (USA) and at Nordic Watercolor
Museum, Gothenburg (SE); ‘Tiempo de Sospecha’, Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City (MX).
Founder of Changarrito Project: http://changarritoprojectwhat.blogspot.mx/
His work can be found at: www.maximogonzalez.info.

UPDATE: OCTOBER 2019
Upcoming 2020
• Exhibition “Le Supermarché des images”, Jeu de Paume Museum, Paris, FRA
• Bogliasco Foundation, Recidency. Genova, IT
• FILUX (Festival internacional de luces). CDMX. MX.

UPCOMING 2019
• Opening “Monumental Chair Tree”, Duncan’s Sculptural Garden, Lincoln, Nebraska. USA
• Residency “Hangar”, Lisbon. Portugal. Ongoing.

SOLO SHOWS
2017
• Un inmense Banyan, Aural Gallery, Alicante, ES
2016
• Lo Cíclico, Museo de la Cancillería (Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores), Mexico City, MX
2015
• Magnificent Warning Monument at San Idelfonso Museum, FILUX (The international Light
Festival), Mexico City, MX
• Estertor, GACX (Galería de Arte Contemporáneo de Xalapa), Xalapa (JAL), MX
2 of 11
• Temperance of the distant things, ETHRA Gallery, Mexico City, MX
2014
• POGO, Museo Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara, MX
• Walk among Worlds, Centro Cultural de España en El Salvador, SAL
• Take the verse by the flower, Art Careyes, Careyes, Jalisco, MX
2013
• Figuring Exchange: Art and Money, (IMTFI) Institute for Money, Technology and Financial
Inclusion, University of California, Irvine (CA), USA
• Walk among Worlds, Fowler Museum, Los Angeles (CA), USA
• Magnificent Warning, Stanlee & Rubin Center, El Paso (TX), USA
2012
• Playful, at CAFAM (Craft and Folk Art Museum), Los Angeles, (CA), USA
2011
• Tartar: my arm is a sling, Valle Ortí Gallery, Valencia, ES
• Installation “Walk among worlds” built in Casa America for Enredados: the week of the Cultural
Centers Network, organized by AECID, Madrid, ES
• Something like an answer to something, Artane gallery, Istanbul, TR
2010
• Material poems, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago (IL), USA
• Open Studio, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago (IL), USA
2008
• Heart of lead, Galería Valle Ortí, Valencia, Spain
• Recession, Queen’s Nails Annex, San Francisco (CA), USA
2007
• Project for the reutilization of vehicles after the extinction of petrol, Travesía
Cuatro gallery, Madrid, Spain
• Progetto di reutilizzazione dei veicoli obsoleti dopo l’estinzione del petrolio, Project B
Contemporary Art, Milano, Italy
• The Chignahuapan Project, Voges gallery, Frankfurt, Germany
2006
• Changarrito, MDF gallery, Mexico City, MX
• Bureau, Pyner Contreras, London, UK
• Wait, Haydeé Rovirosa gallery, New York (NY), USA
• Hotel Roesler #6, Nara Roesler gallery, Sao Paulo, BRA
• Chignahuapan, Skestos Gabriele gallery, ChicagO (IL), USA
2005
• Moral and civic instruction, Travesía Cuatro gallery, Madrid, Spain
• PISAR, Ruth Benzacar gallery, Buenos Aires, ARG
2004
• Greenhouse effect, Art&Idea gallery, Mexico City, MX
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2003
• Eagle and sun (heads or tails), Polyforum de Arte Siqueiros, Mexico City, MX
2002
• Photographs and light installations, Taller de las Artes, Salta, ARG
• Light installation, Boquitas Pintadas, Buenos Aires, ARG
2001
• Objects of light, Espacio 33 y 1/3, Buenos Aires, ARG
2000
• Evento Desentido, artist’s studio, Buenos Aires, ARG
• Boards, Rozenblum Foundation, Buenos Aires, ARG
1999
• Relicatógrafos, Apeyron, Córdoba, ARG
• Objects and installation, Goldman Foundation, Córdoba, ARG
• Rastro Muerto, multimedia installation, 10 presentations, Casona Municipal,
Córdoba, ARG
1998
• Boards, Cripta Jesuítica del Noviciado, Viejo Córdoba, ARG
• Tesis de lo inexplicable, Centro Cultural Camba Cuá, Corrientes, ARG
1997
• Paintings, objects, performance, Ecology and young art Cultural Center, Corrientes, ARG
1996
• Light and shadow, sculpture, Yapeyú Hall, City Hall, Bella Vista, Corrientes, ARG

GROUP SHOWS
2019
• OZario, Museo de la Cancillería, CDMX
• Exposición colectiva “10 años EHTRA”, Galería EHTRA. CDMX
2018
• Nuit Blanche Toronto, Scarborough Town Center, Totonto, CA
• Después del orden natural, Página en blando, CDMX, MX
• Open Studio en La Verdi, Residencia de arte, Mexico City, MX
• Exposición en dúo, Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, USA
2017
• Procesos en el Arte, Museo de la Cancillería, Mexico City, MX.
• Anachronismes, Mairie du 2e arrondissement, Paris, FRA
• Inlight Richmond, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, USA
• Imbalance, Łaźnia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdańsk, PL
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• Stranger lands, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA
• Luck of the Draw, DiversWorks, Houston, TX, USA
• Tell me why (we can’t live together), Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, USA
2016
• Todo es innombrable salvo el tiempo, Galería Proyecto H, Madrid, ES
• Afinidades/Discordancias, Museo de la Cancillería (Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores), Mexico
City, MX
• Genius Loci, Casa Díaz Morales, Zapopan, JL, MX
• Arte para la Nación, Palacio Nacional, Mexico City, MX
• Simulacro, ETHRA Gallery, Mexico City, MX
• Verdad y No, Nina Menocal Gallery, Mexico City, MX
• Les Sentiers de la Création, Galerie de Collége Jacques Cartier, Issou, FRA
• Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, USA
2015
• Heritage, MACA (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Alicante), Alicante, Spain
• Dream of Freedom, ICON of Freedom Festival, London, UK
• Pique Nique Héritage, Lizières Centre de Culteres et de Ressources, Paris, FRA
• Walk among Worlds, Chalk The Block Festival, El Paso, TX, USA
• Opening Quinientos cincuenta Gallery, Mexico City, MX
• Ser o no Sur, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Tamaulipas, TAMPS, MX
• Vignettes, Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, USA
• 13 works you’ll be lucky to see this summer, Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, USA
• ES2014 Tijuana, 8th International Banner Biennal / 11th edition, Centro Cultural Santo Tomás,
Ensenada (BJC), MX
• PLAY-Semana de videoarte IV Edition, Centro Cultural Universitario de la UNNE, Corrientes,
ARG
• Pautas desiguales, ETHRA gallery, Mexico City, MX
• Maletas migrantes, Ambulante A.C., New Americans Museum de San Diego, CA., USA
• Enigma. Lo gestual y lo Cotidiano; Museo de la Cancillería (Secretaría de Relaciones
Exteriores), Mexico City, MX
• Ser o no Sur, Museum of Art of Ciudad Juarez, CHIH, MX
• 30 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, USA
• Tell Me What You Think of Me, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, USA
2014
• 10 años después: Post emergencias en la Colección MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de
Castilla y León, León, Spain
• ES2014 Tijuana, 8th International Banner Biennal / 11th edition, CECUT (Centro Cultural
• de Tijuana), Tijuana (BJC), MX
• The Possibility of everything, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto, CA
• Untitle, Galería Diéresis, Guadalajara (JAL), MX
• I Am: Money matters (ArtPrize 2014), Kendall College of Art and Design, Ferris State University
(KCAD), Grand Rapids (MI), USA
• Ser o no Sur, Museo de la Ciudad, Santiago de Querétaro (QRO) + Museo de Arte
Contemporáneo de Chihuahua (CHIH) + Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Zapopan (JAL), MX
• Equivocados de Cielo, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo N°8, Aguascalientes, AGS, MX
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• Herencia, Escuela Nacional de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado “La Esmeralda”, Mexico City
• Resonancias, Museo de la Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Púlbico, Mexico City, MX
• Memorias Flotantes, White Spider Project, Mexico City, MX
• A book between two stools, Boghossian Foundation – Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium
• Maletas migrantes, Ambulante A.C., Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzmán de
la República de El Salvador, San Salvador, SAL
• Maletas migrantes, Ambulante A.C., European Foundation Centre Philanthropy House,
Brussels, Belgium
• Maletas migrantes, Ambulante A.C., Centro Cultural Tijuana – CECUT, Tijuana, Baja California,
MX
• Omar Alonso Gallery, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MX
2013
• Transcendental evocations, Lakeeren Gallery, Mumbay, IN
• Biophilia 3.7, Mexico City, MX
• Arquetipos Imaginarios, Mexico City, MX
• Untitle, Omar Alonso Gallery, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MX
• Principios Activos, DA2 Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain
• Semana de la Cultura Argenmex, Museo José Luis Cuevas, Centro Cultural Bella Época y
Universidad del Claustro de Sor Juana, Mexico City, MX
• Not Just Another Pretty Face, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, USA
• Inaugural Group Show, The Mission Projects Gallery, Houston, TX, USA
• [Pai-sa-je.m], Museo de la Cancillería, SRE, Mexico City, MX
• La mejor persona del mundo, Centro Cultural Border, Mexico City, MX
• Biophilia, Galería Mycellium Ingenium, Piso 51, Torre Mayor, Mexico City, MX
• Materia Prima, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo (CAC), Quito, Ecuador
• Words of Art, EDS Gallery, Mexico City, MX
• KARMADOOM buscando el equilibrio, Centro Cultural de México Contemporáneo,
• Mexico City, MX
• Love me tender, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, USA
• Sex,Money and Power, Art Center Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium
• Transitios, Artpace, San Antonio, TX, USA
2012
• Con Pies y Cabeza, Mycellium Ingenium Gallery, Mexico City, MX
• Jornada migratorias, Claustro de Sor Juana University, Mexico City, MX
• Openining exhibition, Yet Projects Conteporain, Geneva, Switzerland
• Maletas migrantes, Ambulante A.C., Museo de la Memoria y Tolerancia, Mexico City, MX
• Codo a Codo, Iberoamericana University, Mexico City, MX
• Mexicanísimo Through artist’s eyes, San José Museum of Art, San José (CA) and William
Patterson University, New Jersey, USA
• En mi ser eterno, at El Patio 77 B&B, Mexico City, MX
• …Game on :), at PEVETO, Houston,TX, USA
• Moi je construis des marionnettes, at LAMM, Madrid, Spain
2011
• Nunca más. Nunca Menos, Museo de la Memoria y Tolerancia, Mexico City. MX
• Tiempo de Sospecha, Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City, MX
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• Mexico: Poetry/Politics, Nordic Watercolor Museum, Gothenburg, Sweden
• Conciencia Urbana, Andrés Siegel/Arte, Mexico City, MX
• Art Room Talent 2da Edición, special guest with an installation called Arrhythmia,
Mexico City, MX
• Cosmopolitan Routes: Houston Collects Latin American Art, Museum of Fine Arts,
Houston (TX), USA
• Summer 2011: Transition, The Mission Projects, Chicago (IL), USA
• Fragilidad: Naturaleza y Arte, Gallery at Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito
Público, Mexico City, MX
• Trans/action, Guadalupe Gallery, San Antonio (TX), USA
2010
• Mexico: Poetry/Politics, San Francisco State University, San Francisco (CA), USA
• MFAH Benefit Gala Exhibition and Auction, Museum of Fine Arts Houston (TX), USA
• Cosmopolitan Routes: Houston Collects Latin American Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston,
Houston (TX), USA
• Biennial of Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro (NC), USA
• Mano/Mundo/Corazón, Center for Book & Paper Art, Columbia College, Chicago (IL), USA
• Volver, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco (CA), USA
• Final Open Studio, URRA Art residences and exchanges, Buenos Aires, ARG
• Opening exhibition URRA, Del Infinito Arte gallery, Buenos Aires, ARG
• In Llieu of Unity, Ballroom Marfa (TX), USA
• Sinfonía de una decadencia, Centro Cultural Border, Mexico City, MX
• Conversations II, Travesía Cuatro Gallery, Madrid, Spain
2009
• PROGRESO! Centro Cultural España, Guatemala City, Guatemala
• Sing of the Times, Monique Meloche gallery, Chicago (IL), USA
• Cleve Carney’s Collection, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst (IL), USA
• Tarde o Temprano, Instituto de Cultura de Zacatecas, MX
• Partisan, ArtChicago, Chicago (IL), USA
• 2nd Polygraphic Triennial of San Juan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Puerto Rico
• Criteria, A+D Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago (IL), USA
• Heads or tails, Red Galería, Buenos Aires, ARG
• No rhyme or reason, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco (CA), USA
2008
• Viva México!, BWA Awangarda gallery, Wroclaw, Poland
• The tree: from the sublime to the social, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada
• The lines of the hand, MUAC University Museum of Contemporary Art, Mexico City, MX
• To the infinite and beyond, Centro de las Artes de Sevilla, Spain
• Boureau, Pyner Contreras gallery, London, UK
2007
• Poetics of the handmade, MOCA, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
• Eat the Food, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, MOCCA, Toronto, Canada
• Domestic mail, Galería NoD, Prague, Check Republic
• Viva México!, Zacheta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw, Poland
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• Microwave 5, Josee Bienvenu gallery, New York (NY), USA
• Media Asta, Haydeé Rovirosa gallery, New York (NY), USA
• Corrientes paints well, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires,
2006
• Present Perfect, Volitant Gallery, AustiN (TX), USA
• Paper cut, Galería Vogues gallery, Frankfurt, GER
• Theatrum Mundi, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, FRA
• Material abuse, Caren Golden Fine Art, New Yor (NY), USA
• Paper, Skestos Gabriele Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
• Banners, Tijuana, Baja California, MX
• SIVAM Artes Visuales 2da. Edición, CDMX, MX
2005
• Sensexperiment 05, International creation reunion, Lucena, Córdoba, Spain
• VII Convocatoria Jóvenes Artistas, Luis Adelantado, Valencia, Spain
• Serene obsession, Haim Chanin Fine Arts, New York (NY), USA
• Money, X-Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City, MX
• America Tropical, Institut du Mexique a Paris, FRA
• X Salon d’art Bancomer, Institut du Mexique a Paris, FRA
• Corrientes paints well, Museo de Bellas Artes de Corrientes, Juan Ramón Vidal, Corrientes,
ARG
2004
• Weapons and tools, Salón Bancomer, Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City, MX
• Invasion, ocupation, expansion, Centro Cultural España, Mexico City, MX
• Newspapers, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York (NY), USA
• Bordermates, Mexico City, MX
• Máximo participates with video H, in the show “Everything is going to be fine”, Museum of
Contemporary Art Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, MX
• Domestic mail, Harto Espacio, Montevideo, Uruguay
2003
• Light installation, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, ARG
• Art in progression, Teatro San Martín, Buenos Aires, ARG
2002
• Light installation, Boquitas Pintadas, Buenos Aires, ARG
• Estudio Abierto San Telmo, Buenos Aires, ARG
2001
• Three, Sonoridad Amarilla, Buenos Aires, ARG
1998
• Consulate of Argentina in Encarnación, Paraguay
• University Extention, Corrientes, ARG
1997
• Organiza y exhibe en el 2do ReciclArte – Macro Muestra de Micro formato, Corrientes, ARG
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1996
• Café Cultural El Mariscall, Corrientes, ARG
• 2nd Prize sculpture, Museum of Fine Arts Ramón Vidal, Corrientes, ARG
1994
• Cambá-Cuá Park Cultural Center, Corrientes, ARG
1993
• City Hall Fair, El Colorado, Formosa, ARG
• Museo Provincial Bellas Artes Dr. Juan Ramón Vidal, Corrientes, ARG

PERFORMANCE, ACTIONS AND OTHER PROJECTS
2011
• Intervention in the exhibition Nunca más. Nunca Menos, Museo de la Memoria y Tolerancia,
Mexico City, MX
2010
• Group action “A white sky-blue and flight” with participation of elementary schools of Bella
Vista city, Corrientes, ARG
• Project Room in Zona MACO SUR, Mexico City, MX
2006
• Dream, piece comissioned by DFMC, Pritzker, Chicago (IL), USA
2005
• First presentation “Changarrito Project”, Madrid, Spain
2002
• Action “Mil gracias”, Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires, ARG
2000
• Installation at Centro Cultural Recoleta, Liliana Vitale concert, Buenos Aires, ARG
1999
• Window installation “Pantalones de la Mona”, Apeyron Córdoba, ARG
• Window installation “Ropa tendida del Bosco”, Apeyron Córdoba, ARG
• Window installation “Bollo de papel”, Apeyron Córdoba, ARG
• Performance “Choreo Verde”, Museum of Modern Art Emilio Caraffa, Córdoba, ARG
• Images Concert, Apeyron, Córdoba, ARG
1998
• Installation “Lluvia azul” Centro Cultural Universitario de la UNNE, Corrientes, ARG
• Body painting, Espacio Los Chanchos, Resistencia, Chaco, ARG
• Body painting, Café Cultural El Mariscal, Corrientes, ARG
• Body painting, Pub cultural Místico, Corrientes, ARG

INTERNATIONAL ART FAIRS AND FESTIVALS
5 HOUR SCULPTURE: A POP-UP ART FESTIVAL 2016, Montalvo Art Center, Saratoga, CA, USA
ART MIAMI 2015, 2016, 2017 Lisa Sette Gallery
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SMART 2015, Festival en San Miguel de Allende, GTO, MX
CHALK THE BLOCK 2015, El Paso, TX, USA
SMART, Festival at San Miguel de Allende, 2015
FILUX, Colegio San Idelfonso, Mexico City, 2015; MUSEVI (Museo Elevado de Villahermosa),
Villahermosa, Tabasco, MX, 2019
DUMBO ARTS FESTIVAL, 2013, New York, USA
SWAB BARCELONA, 2010, with Valle Ortí gallery, Valencia, Spain
ART CHICAGO, 2010, 2016 with Skestos Gabriele gallery, Chicago and Lisa Sette Gallery,
Phoenix, AZ, USA
VOLTA NY, 2010 with Valle Ortí, Valencia, Spain
PULSE Miami, 2009, 2010 with Valle Ortí, Valencia, Spain
ARCO Madrid, 2005-2013, 2017, 2018, 2019 with galleries: Travesía Cuatro, Madrid; Art&Idea,
Mexico City, Valle Ortí, Valencia, Spain, Galería Aural (Alicante, ES)
MACO Mexico City, 2004-2012,2015, with Travesía Cuatro, Madrid; Art&Idea, Mexico City;
Haydeé Rovirosa, NYC; Skestos Gabriele, Chicago; and Valle Ortí, Valencia, Spain; ETHRA,
Mexico City;
NEXT Chicago, 2009, with Valle Ortí, Valencia, Spain
BALELATINA Basel, 2006-2008, with Travesía Cuatro, Madrid and Valle Ortí, Valencia
NADA Miami, 2008, with Travesía Cuatro, Madrid
ZOO London, 2008-2009 with Travesía Cuatro, Madrid
VALENCIA.ART, 2007-2009 with Travesía Cuatro, Madrid and Valle Ortí, Valencia
AQUA Miami, 2007, with Haydeé Rovirosa, NYC
FEIRA INTERNACIONAL DE ARTE SAO PAULO, 2007, with Nara Roesler, Sao Paulo
ARTE-BA Buenos Aires, 2007 y 2011, with Terreno Baldío, Mexico City and Del Paseo Gallery,
Montevideo.
SCOPE Miami, 2005-2006, with Art&Idea, Mexico City
SCOPE London, 2006, with Art&Idea, Mexico City
SCOPE NY, 2005, with Art&Idea, Mexico City
ARTASIA, Miami 2011, with Hat Art Fruit, Istambul

ARTISTS RESIDENCIES
2019
• Hangar (Lisbon, Portugal)
2018
• Aguacate Residency, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, MX.
2017
• Montalvo Art Center, Saratoga, CA, USA
2016
• Montalvo Art Center, Saratoga, CA, USA
2015
• LIZIERES, Centre de Culteres et de Ressources, Paris, FRA
• CentralTrak UT, Dallas, Texas, USA
2014
• Siena Art Institute, Siena, IT
2013
• What about Art?, Bombay, IN
2010
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• Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago (IL), USA
• URRA, Buenos Aires, ARG
2007
• Artist to artist, Artist residency in Glasgow, Scotland

CONFERENCES AND TALKS
2018
• Taller “Investigación de Abandonos”, UNESCO, Zapopan, Guadalajara, MX
2017
• Into de Woods, Commissioning Artists in a Forest, Lucas Artists Program, Montalvo Art Center, CA, USA
• Maximo Gonzalez projects presentation, La Esmeralda University, CDMX, MX
• Talk about the exhibition “Changarrito en Acción, 12 years”, Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico,
CDMX, MX
2015
• Miércoles de SOMA, Talk about Maximo Gonzalez’s work, CDMX, MX
• Talk about “Changarrito Project” at Universidad de Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco MX
2014
• Encounter at Fundación Marín, CDMX, MX
• Talk at Ogden Junior Public School about the installation Walk among World at Scotiabank Nuit
Blanch, Toronto, Canada
2013
• Talk ‘Representations of Power’, Jnanapravaha, Bombay, India
• Talk ‘Figuring Exchange: Art and Money’, (IMTFI) Institute for Money, Technology and
Financial Inclusion, University of California, Irvine (CA), USA
• Talk about the installation “Walk among Worlds”, Fowler Museum, Los Angeles (CA), USA
• Talk “Bastard Pop y reciclaje cultural”, Museo del Chopo. Participants: Viviana Martinez,
Mariana Aguirre, Javier López Pulido, Misael Marín. Mexico City, Mx
2012
• Talk “Being Playful: Máximo González on the social significance of art making” at
University of Southern California; Los Angeles (CA), USA
2011
• Talk at Museo Nacional de San Carlos on a exhibition named “Realidad y utopía” 200
years of Argentine Art. A vision from the Present. Mexico City. MX
2010
• Talk on the exhibition Volver: Mexican Folk Art into Play, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San
Francisco (CA), USA
• Artist presentation for URRA Art residences and exchanges, Centro Cultural España, Buenos
Aires, ARG
• Art work in video: 2004-2010, Centro Cultural España, Córdoba, ARG
2009
• Talk at DePaul University, Chicago (IL), USA
• Talk at Museum of Fine Arts Ramón Vidal, Corrientes, ARG
• Conversation on The lines of the hand exhibition at MUAC, Mexico City, MX
2008
• Contact 1, conversation at Museo de las Américas, Denver (CO), USA
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Talk at Monica Giron’s workshop, Buenos Aires
2007
• Talk on Poetics of the handmade exhibition at MOCA LA, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2004
• Máximo taught Special Projects at the National School of Painting and Engraving,
La Esmeralda, Mexico City, MX
Awards
2014
• ArtPrize 2014, Grand Rapids (MI), USA
2010
• Premio Tequila Centenario 2010, Zona MACO, Mexico International Art Fair
1996
• 2do premio en escultura, Museo de Bellas Artes Dr Juan Ramón Vidal, Corrientes, ARG
1992
• 1er premio en escultura y 3er premio en instalación, Salón SAAP, Corrientes, ARG.

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