Miguel Peraza

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Miguel Peraza
Miguel Peraza.jpg
Miguel Peraza 2007
Born Miguel Peraza Menendez
(1959-09-29)September 29, 1959
Mexico city, Mexico
Nationality Mexican
Education Andrés Peraza (father)
Known for Sculpture, Drawing, Printmaking
Awards Ariel, Race for the Universe

Miguel Peraza is a Mexican self-taught sculptor, born in Mexico City September 29, 1959. His production consists of about 300 works of small format and 34 monumental works, with many monuments along Mexico and Colombia, mainly in universities. Throughout his career he has demonstrated mastery of materials, regardless of the size of his sculptures, and covering many topics.

Life and work[edit]

Peraza's first sculpture was made back in 1975. Since then, he has carved in different sizes and materials, such as bronze, marble, wood, stainless steel, and others.

He has participated in 28 individual and 12 group exhibitions, displaying his sculptural proposal in several countries such as Colombia, Chile, Costa Rica, United States, France, Belgium, Netherlands, and Mexico.

Throughout his life he has gathered his artistic expression, teachings and publishing.

He has lectured more than 50 conferences in the United States, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, and Mexico.

He is a specialist in the following subjects: The Art of Art Marketing, Problems of Space, Theory of Color, as well as the Treatment and History of Sculpture.

His career has developed intimately with universities. One of his main concerns is to show the importance of art in higher education by proposing to include it as part of the occupational skills and technique


Publications[edit]

He is co-author of "The Art of Art Marketing" (Editorial Plus, 1990) which has already introduced and a second edition co-edited by Miguel Angel Porrua and Universidad Iberoamericana, an institution in which he taught the subject Art Marketing, Masters of Arts in Museum Studies Degree Program.

In late 1998 the completion of the editorial publishing commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico City Campus.

The edition of the book "Cosmic Destiny, Life and Work of Andres Peraza."

The publication "Of what Memory is Made" edited by Tecnologico de Monterrey, Campus Edo. Mexico.

Currently, the books of the 30th anniversary of the Campus Irapuato of Tecnologico de Monterrey, and "The Universe of Private Universities in Mexico, XXV anniversary of the FIMPES.

Red Man Monument ITESM (Edo Mex)
Monument of a Lion (2005, UTL, León, Mexico

Public Sculptures[edit]

Most important public works

2010 The Miracle of the wind Trasatlsntic Holland America Line, Europe

2009 Inside the Mirror (Sculpture development in 250 meters.) ITESM Campus Querétaro

2007 Cimarrón guía (Alt. 1.90 m) ITESM, Campus Tampico; Canto maitines (Alt 3.00 m) Universidad Simón Bolivar, México, Símbolo de identidad (Alt 1.90 m) ITESM Campus Guadalajara; Música matemática (Alt. 7.40m) ITESM Campus Toluca

2006 La espiritualidad del conocimiento (Alt: 3.00 m) Universidad Simón Bolivar, México; El aprendizaje de la ciencia, (Alt 1.20 m) Merck Sharp & Dhome, Tizapán, Ciudad de México.

2005 Paul Harris, (Alt: 2.80 m) Polanco, México; Águila de la victoria (Alt. 2.58 m) Unidad Académica Victoria de la UTNG, Victoria Gto; León cósmico (Alt 7.8 m) UTL, León Gto.

2004 La sierra de las lomas, (Alt: 2.40 m ) Avenida de las Palmas y Montañas Calizas, Ciudad de México, México, El águila de la renovación, (Alt: 2.60 m) UTNG Dolores Hidalgo, Gto., México.

2003 El oscuro encanto del cine, (Alt: 1.80 m) Centro Cultural el Semáforo, San José de Costa Rica.

2002 La balanza; móvil, (Alt: 7.50 m.), UNAB, Bucaramanga, Colombia; Plaza de la ruta cósmica, Reloj solar (Alt: 8.00 m) UNAB, Bucaramanga, Colombia; Caballo, (Alt: 4.60 m.), Plaza del Esfuerzo, ITESM, Campus Ciudad de México [1]; Nezahualcoyotl arquitecto universal (Alt: 2.40 m), San Salvador Atenco, Estado de México. 2001 Estructura animal (Alt: 3.40 m) ITESM, Campus Querétaro, Alfil (Alt: 5.00 m), Plaza del Académico, ITESM, Campus Ciudad de México..

1998 Borrego cósmico (Alt: 9.00 m) ITESM, Campus Querétaro, Dama (Alt: 5.50 m) ITESM Campus Ciudad de México; América unida (Alt: 0.90 m) Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga, Colombia; Símbolo siglo XXI (Alt: 0.60 m) Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, México.

1996 Borrego salvaje (Alt: 2.10 m) ITESM, Campus Irapuato y Torre de la excelencia (Alt: 3.80 m) Claustro de aulas I, ITESM, Campus Ciudad de México.

1994 Reloj solar (Alt: 1.50 m) UNAM National Autonomous University of Mexico, Campus Iztacala.

1993 Ajedrez cervantino (1.7 x 8.00 x 8.00 m) ITESM, Campus Ciudad de México, Rey (Alt: 6.60 m) ITESM, Campus Ciudad de México.

1991 Reloj solar (Alt: 5.50 m) Plaza del Sol, ITESM, Campus Estado de México.

1989 Manos (Relieve de 0.40 x 0.60 m) Chimneys Corner Camp, Massachusetts, USA.; Encuentro de borregos (Alt: 1.80 m) Plaza de la Competitividad, ITESM, Campus Estado de México; Espíritu probursa (Alt: 2.60 m) BBVA Bancomer, Paseo de la Reforma, Ciudad de México, Gigantes dormidos (Alt: 0.80 m) Colección del Museo de Arte de Querétaro.

1980 Incógnita del mundo (Alt: 2.10 m) ITAM, Ciudad de México.

"Scales" Hanging Mobile Monument(Balanza)UNAB, Bucaramanga, Colombia, 2002

References[edit]

– Peraza Menéndez Jesús. Crisol de sueños. Esculturas de Miguel Peraza. Gpo Editorial Miguel Ángel Porrúa (2009) Biography of Miguel Peraza M

– El Arte del mercado del Arte (The Art of Art Marketing) First Edition 1990, Second Edition 1988, Miguel Peraza and Josu Iturbe Edited by Universidad Iberoamericana and Miguel Ángel Porrua [2]

– Casa Grande magazine 6th. year Number 20 2001-2002

– From the Forms Cathalogue 2002 University of Southern Indiana

– Miguel Peraza: Escultor cósmico Revista Observer New York Times Magazine Mexico Number 10 junio 2005 Kassner, Lily. Diccionario de escultores mexicanos del siglo XX. Tomo II. Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes.

– Becerra, Adolfo Gustavo. Pactos. Editorial Costa Rica. (Ella estaba leyendo sobre un monón de máquinas inútiles, página 71- 77)

– García Canclini, Néstor. La ciudad de los viajeros. Universidad autónoma Metropolitana. (escultura página 101)

– Iturbe, Josu. Arte para ser visto. La colección artística del Tecnológico de monterrey en el Campus Estado de México, páginas, 81, 86, 93, 94, 101, 103, 115, 203. portada y contraportada.

– Leal Audirac, Fernando. La monumentalidad de lo íntimo. Pértiga. La temporalidad escultórica, páginas 55 – 56 )

– Barele, Griselda. Ponencia. Presentada en la Universidad Nacional de Tucumán. 4to Espacio de Investigación y reflexión sobre asuntos de arte. (Texto sobre la obra de Miguel Peraza)

– Mihailovic, Dejan. Desarrollo e integración. Miguel Ángel Porrúa.página 8

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