Nicolás Pontón was born in Buenos Aires in 1984, where he currently lives and works.

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Studies, fellowships and residencies

2016 Artists Program, Torcuato Di Tella University, Art Department, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2015 received a fellowship to attend the artist in residency program at the Vermont Studio Center, USA.
2014 received a fellowship for Visual Artists from the Fondo Nacional de las Artes (National Arts Fund) - Centro Cultural Conti, Buenos Aires.
2013 attended the Stichting Kaus Australis Artist in Residency, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
2011 Artwork analysis seminar with Gabriel Baggio
2009-2010 Artist workshop with Fabián Burgos
2002 - 2007 Licenciatura (degree equivalent to MFA) in Visual Arts from the UNA, National Arts University, in Buenos Aires., Argentina.

Solo shows

2017 Uncertainty principle, at EAC - Espacio de Arte Contemporáneo (Contemporary Art Space), Montevideo, Uruguay.
2015 The irredeemable distance of absolute proximity, at gallery Proyecto A Arte Contemporaneo, Buenos Aires.
2013 This is ok, at Stichting Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
2012 Melancolía, at gallery Proyecto A Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires.

Selection of group and award shows

2017 The most populated loneliness in the world, at Quadro Arte contemporáneo, Bs As, Argentina.
2017 XIII Salón de Arte Contemporáneo, at MUNT - Museo de la Unversidad Nacional de Tucumán, San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina.
2017 94th Visual Arts Prize, Fine Arts Museum Rosa Galisteo, Santa Fe, Argentina.
2016 La cosa soy yo, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires.
2015 Williams Foundation Young Art Award, at the Benito Quinquela Martín Museum, Buenos Aires.
2015 Andreani Foundation for the Visual Arts Award, at the Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires.
2015 10th UADE National Visual Arts Award, Buenos Aires.
2015 Final group show, National Arts Fund Fellowship – Centro Cultural Conti 2014, Centro Cultural de la Memoria Haroldo Conti, Buenos Aires.
2015 La llave del pozo del abismo, at El Eden, Buenos Aires.
2014 Banco de la Nación Argentina Foundation for the Visual Arts Award, Buenos Aires.
2010 Banco de la Provincia de Bueno Aires Foundation for the Visual Arts Award, Buenos Aires.
2010 Proyecto A Visual Arts Award, 9th edition, Proyecto A Arte Contemporáneo.
2009 Young Art Award, UADE Art Institute, Bs As.
2009 Proyecto A Visual Arts Award, 8th edition, Proyecto A Arte Contemporáneo.
2009 Banco de la Provincia de Bueno Aires Foundation for the Visual Arts Award, Buenos Aires.
2008 Proyecto A Visual Arts Award, 7th edition, Proyecto A Arte Contemporáneo.
2007 XI Award Federico Klemm Foundation for the Visual Arts, Buenos Aires.

Awards

2017 First prize, XIII Salón Nacional de Arte Contemporáneo MUNT - Museo de la Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Tucumán, Argentina.
2017 Second Prize, 94º edición del Salón Anual de Artes Visuales de Santa Fe, Santa Fe, Argentina.
2012 Honorable mention, Premio Fundación Banco de la Provincia de Bs As, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2010 First Prize, Premio Proyecto A 9na edición, Proyecto A Arte Contemporáneo.
2009 Honorable mention, Premio Proyecto A 8va edición, Proyecto A Arte Contemporáneo.