Rosana Fuertes, b. Mar del Plata,1962.
Rosana Fuertes graduated from the Escuela de Artes Visuales “Martín Malharro.” She has lived and worked in Buenos Aires since 1990. Her pictogram-like paintings combine issue of gender, current events, and politics, on the one hand, and elements from everyday domestic life, on the other. She was awarded the painting prize and the grand prize by the Mundo Nuevo Foundation, Buenos Aires in 1993 and 1994 respectively.
In 1996, she was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial grant, and in 1998 a fellowship from Fundación Antorchas. Her work has been exhibited at galleries and museums in the United States, Japan, Brazil, Germany, and France. In 1994, she participated in the V Havana Biennial.
Further info: http://www.boladenieve.org.ar/artista/6203/fuertes-rosana