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Estrella Carmona
Veracruz, Mexico.


Estrella Carmona Ronzón was born on May 10, 1962 in the city of Veracruz, Ver, Mexico. At the age of 10, he entered the INBA School of Visual Arts in Veracruz, Ver., Where he remained until 1977. From 1978 to 1984 he studied at the National School of Painting, Sculpture and Engraving "La Esmeralda", INBA, Mexico , DF In 1989, he received the Edward Albee Foundation Scholarship in New York, a city he would visit again on the occasion of the Exchange of Artistic Residencies, MexAm, ISCP (2001). Between 1995 and 1998, he moved to Monclova, Coahuila, to produce Wall Paints for the Altos Hornos de México Steelworks (AHMSA). From 2004 he began teaching at the ENPEG, "La Esmeralda", where he remained until October. 2010. In 2006, she joined the CONACULTA National System of Art Creators. From 2009 until the date of her death, May 9, 2011, she participated as a tutor of FONCA.

A very productive artist, he had important prizes and scholarships (21), solo exhibitions (16) and participation in hundreds of collectives (300 aprox.) Throughout Mexico. At the International level, he exhibited in the United States, Cuba; Ecuador, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Argentina, Santiago Chile, Germany France, Spain, Italy, Yugoslavia and South Africa.

The work of Estrella Carmona is related to the Transvanguardia because during the 80's, along with other generation partners, recovers paint-painting, already out of practice at the time. Among its most notorious influences are the Mexican muralism and more precisely Orozco and Siqueiros; The German neo expressionism; His philosophical readings of Nietzsche, Schoppenhauer and Spinoza, on the one hand, and Karel Capek and Isaac Asimov, on the other; Dark, industrial and electronic music; As well as the early Expressionist cinema of the SXX, futuristic films like Blade Runner.

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