María Rosa Astorga
(1963 Santiago, Chile)
Oaxaca has been her home since 1984. She studied painting with well-known artists. For over twenty years she has been employing different techniques such as encaustic, oils, and mixed media. She prefers large-scale and midsize formats, which she works with earths from the region and oil paint.
Her work has been shown in more than thirty exhibitions in Mexico, Chile, the United States, Europe, and Asia. Some of her works are in important collections worldwide.
She is represented by galleries in Mexico and the United States. She has published the following books of poetry: Entre árboles (Del Hado al Hado, 1998) and Cien variaciones (Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, 2004). She has collaborated with other artists in performances and documentaries.