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Artist Statement.

As an Artist, I enjoy working with installations. I find the concept, subject matter, and analysis of the process intriguing, the movement from the traditional method of presenting art to a new perception in which the aesthetic of visual art is not just focused on direct viewing but is enhanced by stimulating different senses. Producing a change of mood and tapping into feelings that influence the ambiance and dynamics of the exhibition and bring sensory perception to the foreground.

In my own practice, I observe societies’ cultural interactions. I study ways to represent those interactions and controversies and how to apply the results in my art practice, by using different types of media in which each separate component plays an artistic role. 

The reaction and interaction established between the art piece and the viewer's perception, exploration, and understanding are captivating. In my opinion, this process creates a critical analysis from which I can learn and grow as an artist.                                                                                           

            M. Victoria Casillas.

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Victoria Casillas, born in Madrid, Spain lives and works in Kent, UK, Although currently reallocating to Dubai UAE

Instagram: @artwithvictoria / Twitter: @CasillasMVic

Website:https://casillas.co.uk

Education:

 

2020 BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Kent, UK

2019 Foundation Degree in Fine Art, University of Kent, UK

2015 Diploma in Event Planning at level 4 by NCFE, UK

2006 NVQ Teaching

Languages:  Spanish – native, English – fluent, Italian – intermediate

Exhibitions

SOLO exhibitions;

MIA CULPA, The Hub Gallery, Kent (Nov 2019)

​VOICES no format Gallery, London (May- June 2019)

THE HEIGHT OF COMMUNICATION, The Hub Gallery, Kent (Nov 2018)

GROUP exhibitions;

The FORGOTOSPHERE, Dubai Art Nights, The Gate Village, UAE (23rd & 24th Nov 2023)​

Pausas & Pautas, Avila, Spain (Aug 2020)​

​​VOICES, Love is Magic, the Tabernacle, London, (Feb 2020)

Beaches. 1.5 Degree, The Kaleidoscope Gallery, Sevenoaks, Kent (Jan  2020)

VOICES Diary Entry, Past, Present, Future at Mister Gallery, Kent (Sept 2019)  ​

VOICES, Stour Space, London (May 2019) a day exhibition organised by Cooltsalon synchronised with Galleries in Sofia and Belgrade.

Unaccounted, Substance 12 Exhibition at Trinity Theatre Art Gallery, Tunbridge Wells, Kent (May-June 2018)  

​El Seny, Cabinet of Curiosity at Maidstone Museum, Maidstone, Kent (Feb –April  2018)

CURATOR of exhibitions

The Language of Art (Feb 2020), Kent

Terra Nostra; nomadic exhibition three different locations, ​

A journey, Tonbridge Creates pop up shop, Kent (Dec 2018)

A journey, The Kaleidoscope Gallery, Sevenoaks, Kent (Feb 2018)

A journey, Tonbridge Angel Centre, Fairtrade group, Kent (Feb –March2019)

Awards, commissions, residencies

Social Art Award Book (2019) Voices

Bibliography and Press features

Art Habens Art Review, Special biennial Edition XXII- 15 Sept, 2020

https://issuu.com/arthabens/docs/biennial.ed.xxii

Blog: https://indd.adobe.com/view/33fac796-4b47-4e67-838a-cf74b0efa6d3

​SOLO Magazine for Artists, (September 2019) Voices

Dossier in Visual Representation of Multilingualism, The British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL), (Aug 2019) Voices

https://www.darkyellowdot.com  as July 2019 artist of the month, Voices

Selected Private Collection

Personal collections in Luxembourg, UK, Spain and UAE

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