About the artist
He lives and works in Berlin
1967: Born in Chile
She started her carrier in the art sector in Viña del Mar studying
Visual Communication at the University of Design. Thereafter she moved
to Germany where she studied at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf with
professor Jannis Kounellis and Rosemarie Trocke, further she studied for
her Post-graduate diploma at the Kunsthochschule für Medien, Cologne,
Sandra creates art with the technique of drawing and
watercolor on dipped wax paper. The melancholic dreams and phantoms,
which constantly appear in her oeuvre, recall to the political past
experienced during her adolescence.
In 2009 she won the Prize
for Contemporary Drawing, awarded by the Daniel and Florence Guerlain
Foundation in Paris, and later that year her work was exhibited in the
Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Sandra Vásquez de
la Horra’s art has been exhibited in several institutions in Europe,
USA, South America and Asia, and she recently participated in the Sao
Paulo Biennale 2012 with great success.