Florencia Walfisch, photo by Ana Lafferranderie, detail

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Florencia Walfisch
Florencia Walfisch
Female
Argentina
1970

Florencia Walfisch is a textile artist and a poet from Argentina, born in Buenos Aires, in 1970. She is known for using textile techniques in order to make paintings and drawings.

Florencia studied drawing and composition with Mónica Marcovich from 1993 to 1996. Later on, she studied drawing with Victor Chab.

In The River From My Childhood

Florencia Walfisch - En El Rio De Mi Infancia (left) detail (right) 2010
Florencia Walfisch – En El Rio De Mi Infancia (left) detail (right) 2010

Walfisch received First Prize in Drawing from Giama Cultural Center in 1995, International Poetry Award Jaime Sabines for Sopa de Ajo y Mezcal from Coneculta in Chiapas in the year 2004, and Second Prize at Salón Nacional Arte Textil in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The artist, who started using textile techniques to produce visual art in 2004, exhibited her works in solo and group exhibitions, and interdisciplinary projects. Her work has been included in the annual Salon Nacional Textile Art shows. Florencia’s first solo show in the United States was The Importance of Minimal Gestures at Gallery Molly Krom in New York, in 2014. The artist presented textile paintings created with thread and wool on canvas and fabric.

Florencia also participated in readings and poetry gatherings, and her writings are featured in several publications and anthologies. Together with Ana Lafferranderie, Walfisch is responsible for curating the reading series at the book store and cultural center Fedro in San Telmo, the oldest neighborhood in Buenos Aires.

My Throat Told Me

Florencia Walfisch - Me Lo Dijo Mi Garganta (left) detail (right) 2009
Florencia Walfisch – Me Lo Dijo Mi Garganta (left) detail (right) 2009

Florencia Walsich works and lives in her hometown of Buenos Aires in Argentina.

Featured image: Florencia Walfisch, photo by Ana Lafferranderie
Other images copyright © the artist

YearExhibition TitleGallery/VenueSolo/Group
2015Lo que tarda el agua en darnos otro nombre - Was das Wasser braucht uns einen neuen Namen zu gebenSchultz contemporary, Berlin, GermanySolo
2015Salón NacionalPalais de Glace, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaGroup
2014La importancia de los Gestos MínimosGallery Molly Krom, New YorkSolo
2014Salón NacionalPalais de Glace, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaGroup
2014Museum NightEspacio Umbral, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaGroup
2014Puntadas y otras intencionesEspacio Umbral, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaGroup
2014Suite de Cuerpos Celestes, El ojo ErranteArtists' Club, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaGroup
2013Salón NacionalPalais de Glace, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaGroup
2012Salón NacionalPalais de Glace, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaGroup
2012Pending InstallationsLa Casona de los Olivera Exhibition and Contemporary Art Center, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaGroup
2012Ahora que hablen ellasMarcó del Pont Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaGroup
2011Rojo y verde en el paisaje (Red and Green in the Landscape)Espacio Cosecha, Buenos AiresSolo
2011Salón NacionalPalais de Glace, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaGroup
2011Family MatterMarcó del Pont Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, ArgentinanGroup
2010From floor to ceiling, an anthology of contemporary drawingChez Vautier Gallery, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaGroup
2008Showcase InterventionCultura Pasajera, Rosario, ArgentinaGroup
2008Salón NacionalPalais de Glace, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaGroup
2007Bordados y otras hebras (Embroidery and Other Threads)Espacio FedroSolo
2006Threaded PoemsCasa de la Ciudad, Oaxaca, MexicoGroup
2004Poemas Enhebrados (Threaded Poems)II Festival de la Belleza (2nd Beauty Festival), Surdespierto FoundationSolo
2004Threaded Poems, Installation + ReadingII Festival de la Belleza (2nd Beauty Festival), Surdespierto FoundationSolo
2001XLVI Salón de Artes Plásticas Manuel BelgranoSívori Museum, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaGroup
1999Excusas, Excusas: (Excuses, Excuses) Plastic Arts and Theatrical Investigation CrossoverJuana de Arco Gallery, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaGroup
1999Plastic Arts SalonMuseo de Bellas Artes Bonaerense, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaGroup
1998Drawings, Slides, InstallatioArt Space at Sánchez CulturaSolo
1997Shoes with Daffodils while it RainsFlores Magón Center, Oaxaca, MexicoSolo
1996DrawingsArt Gallery Volpe StessensSolo
1996Group Exhibition Engraving WorkshopUniversidad de Guanajuato, MexicoGroup
1995DrawingsCafé PernambucoSolo