Federico Muelas

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Federico Muelas is a new media artist living and working in New York. He bore in Madrid, Spain where he obtained his undergraduate degree in fine arts. In 1998 He founded d2ec creative group developing artistic and commercial projects for companies and individuals, In 1999 he was granted with a scholarships to study a MFA in Computer arts at the School of visual arts, where he specialized in computer aided installations Having a formation both in academic fine arts and in new media technology his work ranges from audiovisual pieces to high complex installations incorporating sensors and microcontrollers. From 1997 to the present his awarded work has been exhibited throughout Europe, Unites States, Scandinavia, Asia and South America, having being recently awarded with a prestigious grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) in Computer Arts and with the Third Price at Life 7.0 International New Media Art competition. Federico Muelas is also a New Media Art teacher at School of Visual Arts and Eyebeam Atelier. Selected Recent exhibitions include, Japan Media Festival, Tokyo / ARCO 2005, Spain / Peekskill Project, New York / Benadiction 2005, Goliath Visual Space, New York / Human Orbital Observatory, Spain / In Movement, Cervantes institute, New York / Location One, A.I.R show, New York / Solo Show The Sound Of the Chocolate flavor, Barcelona, Spain / Detroit International Video Festival, The Museum of New Art (MONA), Detroit / Only Drawing, Museum of Art of Bogot·, Colombia / IV and V Cuban Digital salon and symposium, La Havana, CUBA / Electrohype Art show, Sweden / Juice Box, Westside SVA Gallery, New York / PikseliACHE Festival, Helsinki, Finland / New Jersey State Film Festival, New Jersey. His work has being recently issued in NYArts Magazine / WANDS, BRUCE, Art in the Digital Age / Spain In New York Art Magazine / NEO2 / Tentaciones / EL PAIS newspaper / RHIZOME DIGEST / Metro / AVUI. Recent awards, New York Foundation For the Arts / Spanish Cultural Council Grant / La Caixa Grant / Injuve Grant / Life 7.0 Award / SGAE award / UNESCO award / Finishing Funds 2005 from the Experimental Television Center. federicomuelas.com