Exhibitions - Elena Ospina (Colombia)
From 27 june till 12 september 2021
Elena Ospina is a Colombian painter, illustrator and cartoonist. She was born in 1963.
She began working as an illustrator of the newspaper El Espectador.
She has worked on creating and illustrating innumerable editorial and publicity projects in Europe and Latin America, and received more than 50 awards for her work in graphic humour. Her cartoons are published in books, newspapers and magazines. In 2017 her cartoon was on the cover of the catalog of the 21th Euro-kartoenale 'The Soul', and this year she was member of the jury of our contest ‘Chances and Opportunities’.
Elena was the only woman-cartoonist integrated in 80's in the famous group of artists, cultural managers and cartoon researchers called "El Cartel de Humor". She also initiated and has participated in the exhibition "Creative Women and the Art of Caricature" including 43 women from 22 countries, which is still travelling around the museums and galleries around the world.
She participated in various projects in Colombia, Spain, USA, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Panama, and England. The magazine "Artefacto" in Peru designated Elena Ospina as the most versatile artist of Latin America. She is a member of Cartooning for Peace, Cartoon Movement, the Federation of Cartoonists FECO and of the Professional Association of Illustrators of Madrid APIM.
“Humour is a good way to see the other side of things. sharing the good humour in these times of crisis."
You can visit the exhibition in the ECC from 27 June till 12 September 2021, every Sunday from 10 till 12am and from 2 till 5pm, only on reservation. More info...