Saturday, March 12, 2016 @ 9:00am, Summerlin A
Lourdes Baez received her BA in History at the University of Guanajuato and a Masters in Criticism and History of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Autonomous University of Queretaro. She has a degree in Politics and Management of Museums from the Museum of America in Cartagena, Colombia. Baez is the Director of the Center for the Arts of San Agustin in Oaxaca, project sponsored by the painter Francisco Toledo, Conaculta and Oaxaca State Government, which has been highlighted by the creation of a new platform for artistic creation in Mexico. Baez previously worked in planning and management at Conaculta, The International Cervantino Festival, the National Institute of Fine Arts, The Institute of Culture of Guanajuato, among others. In the field of photography since 2000, in coordination with Alejandro Castellanos, Ana Casas and Gerardo Montiel Klint, she has participated in a continuous process for the design of high-quality programs that strengthen training and artistic production in the field of photography such as the Encuentro FotoGuanajuato, and the Seminar of Contemporary Photography.