María Carolina Ceballos is a Colombian book artist with interdisciplinary focus. She has exhibited her work in various cities in Colombia, the United States and Japan, and some of her books can be found at the University of Iowa Special Collections and the Book Arts program at the University of Alabama.
She holds a BFA in Visual Arts from the Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano, and a Minor in Photography from the same university. On 2021, she graduated from the MFA in Book Arts at The University of Iowa, where she also worked as a book conservation technician and digital book design instructor. Currently, she works as a paper conservator at the Archivo General de la Nación in Bogotá, and as an independent book artist with the name of Canto Press. In her recent artistic practice, she has been exploring traditional book related crafts and applying them to a body of work with creative multilingual writing, and music notation and performance. She has been recipient of recognitions like the Caxton Club Grant Award 2020-2021, an MFA degree with distinction from the University of Iowa Center for the book, and the Holle Award 2022.
You can see her full CV here.
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