Artist living and working in Mexico City.
Bela Gold has a PhD in Design and Visual Arts from the Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM), an institution in which she has been a professor and researcher since 1979. She received the University Merit Medal in 2010 and was recently honored as honorary artist of the Digital Graphic Workshop of the Multimedia Center at the National Arts Center.
Bachellor of Fine Arts from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, in Jerusalem, Israel. MA Degree -UNAM-Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, México. Currently studying the Post-Doctorate at 17, Institute of Critical Studies.
Since 1979, professor (as a teacher and researcher) at the UAM in the BA Degree in Art and Design, and at the Postgraduate, in Technologies, Art and Design and At the program Visualization of the Information Studies at the postgraduate studies. Won the PROMEP-SEP performance award for the periods ranging from 2001-2004, 2004-2008 and 2012-2015 and 2016- 2019.
As an artistic creator, her production appears in museums and collections in Mexico, Israel, the United States, Brazil, the Vatican, Colombia and Ecuador. He has deserved awards and mentions in Mexico and abroad, as well as the scholarship awarded by the National Endowment for Culture and Arts for the exchange of Artistic Residences Mexico-Canada, at the Banff Center for the Arts and four times has been integrated to the National System of Creators of Art (periods 2001-2004 and 2004-2007-2016-2019), and is a permanent member at the National Endowment for Culture and Arts
Artistic work has been included in art collections and museums in different countries around the world, including Mexico, Israel, the United States of America, Brazil, the Vatican, Argentina, Germany, the Czech Republic, England, Colombia, Ecuador and mainly in the WEB.
Bela Gold is an assessor of the (General Direction of Cultural Affairs for the Foreign Affairs Secretariat), postgraduate scholarships from 2008 to this day.
Member of the MUMA (Mexican Women Artists Museum) (www.museodemujeres.com)
In 2014 received a grant by the DAAD scholarship, Deutscher Akademic Austausch Dienst.
Received a grant with a scholarship from the Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretariat (SRE)
Invited by the Deutscher Akademic Austausch Dienst as a fellow and lecturer in the Humbold Universität zu Berlin, at the Zentrum Judische Studien, and as a researcher at ITS, International Tracing Services, Bad Arolsen, Germany, as well, location of the recently declassified documents from Auschwitz.
Lecturer in the First Colloquium of the Holocaust in the World War 2, at the INAH-ENAH-CONACULTA, Mexico
2014- Invited lecturer/Post Doctorate student in the XVI Colloquium in 17, Critical Studies Institute, Mexico with ‘Poetics and the Perpetuation of Memory, Art and Radical Negativity’
2013, lecturer at the International Symposium of History and Art Studies at the (Universidad Iberoamericana) in Mexico City.
2013, lecturer in many Symposium: Itineraries of the Contemporary Culture in Mexico.
From 2014 til now she contributed to the Social Remuneration Programs of the FONCA with many activities, such as Experimental Drawing and Graphic Workshop at the CASA (Arts Center in San Agustín), Etla, Oaxaca and with the Graphic Workshop in Damián Flores, Oaxaca.
Participated as a Jury at the CNA(National Arts Center. PADID (Support for Teaching, Research and Diffusion of Arts), in the area of Visual Arts 2014, and in many Art Bienniels in México
Donated pieces of work through the FONCA to the MAM (Modern Art Museum) and to the Museo Nacional de la Estampa (National Museum of Imprint), and CARRILLO GIL, Art Museum in Mexico City
Being part of the Research Committee UAM-A, Mexico. Since 2014 Took part in many book presentations, as an author and lecturer
Lecturer Awards, scholarships and grants:
2014, she is granted the DAAD scholarship, Deutscher Akademic Austausch Dienst.
2003-2009 and 2013-2015, 2015- 2019 she was distinguished with the for her professional profile and trajectory by the PROMEP-SEP.
2000, the Omnilife Grand Prize, Illustration/Engraving category, Guadalajara, Mexico, 2000;
Honorable Mention in the Second Alfredo Zalce National Painting and Engraving Biennial, Michoacán, Mexico.
1992, the Painting Award in the First National Nestlé Biennial, Mexico
1985, the Painting Award in the Mount Sinai Biennial
1975, Honorable Mention in Graphic and Painting Techniques by the Sharet Foundation for Young Artists- Israel
1975, The Herman Sctruck Honorific Mention awarded in painting and drawing by the Helena Rubistein Foundation, Israel
1973, Scholarship and mention for graphics by the Beit Haomanin Foundation for Young Artists, Israel
1972-1975, Artists House Foundation Scholarship, Israel
Exhibitions / Conferences / Books and Publications
More than 100 individual exhibitions, and more than 100 collective exhibitions, among which are: The book of memory in the National Museum of the Estampa, Mexico (2000); The memory-evidence book in the Jewish Museum, Prague (2002); O Livro Da Memoria: Testemunhos, in the Lasar Segal Museum, in Sao Paulo (2004). He has exhibited collectively in more than one hundred exhibitions, among which the Wondering library project stands out at the Venice Biennial in 2003 and 2009. Currently, he is part of the collective Stroke Study, Museum of Modern Art-INBA, Mexico City . In 2016 he has participated in 2 exhibitions in Israel, one in New York, one in the Czech Republic, and the Turin Italy, collective exhibition, Tower of Babel. In the month of April of the present, individual exhibition, CARTAS DEL HOLOCAUSTO, in MUFI, Museum of Philately, Oaxaca, Oaxaca. Regarding their participation in collective exhibitions, it is worth mentioning their participation in an exhibition in Havana Cuba, in 2015 and in the gallery of IVEC, Veracruz, Ver. The most recent exhibition, which tells its curriculum is in October of this year, where a sample is being held at the Amserdam Whitney Gallery, Chelsea, New York, LA VIE MAGIQUE, having participated in another exhibition in 2013 in the same gallery. Additionally, he prepares an individual exhibition for the Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel, as well as other spaces for the remainder of this year and 2017 and 2018. He presented in March 2017 an individual exhibition at the Glaciar de la Univ Anahuac- Norte.Persistence of the memory, and continues participating in the collective muetsras organized by the Terezin Museum of Israel: 2017: Machon Hamaim Gallery, Guivataiim and Museum of TAU-Tel Aviv
The artistic work is thematically associated in favor of Human Rights, the Holocaust and the fight against intolerance, xenophobia and racism, emphasizing the visual discourse on the Memory, as a research topic. In addition to supporting part of his work visual, these approaches are part of his career as a lecturer in seminars and conferences in the United States, Argentina, Israel, Germany and Mexico. Just to mention those made between 2013 to date: International Seminar of the Holocaust Museum of Houston, Texas, EU; International Seminar of the Holocaust Museum of Buenos Aires, Argentina; Week of Art and Criminal Sciences, INACIPE and National Museum of the Estampa, Mexico City; International Colloquium on the History of Art, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City; First Colloquium of the Holocaust of World War II, ENAH, INAH, Mexico City; Magisterial Lecture at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, at the Zentrum Judische Studies, in Berlin, Germany.
As a visual artist, from the technical point of view has experimented through the use of elements of collage, drawing, digital drawing and experimental and intervened graphics, gravure, intaglio and mixed media; the neográfica, the autonomous and conceptual engraving, as well as electronic media among which are the drawing expand As an academic and researcher since 1979, she teaches at the Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Communication Design, and in the Postgraduate Program in Design at the UAM, directing master's, doctoral and research theses in research seminars for doctoral students and other subjects. He has been a jury to grant postgraduate scholarships and research stays by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) and artistic creation competitions of various states in our country. In 2008 he participated in the Arte en construcción series on Canal 22, a project of the Jumex Foundation / Collection. He has given lectures, participated in round tables, and taught courses and workshops through the FONCA (CASA, Oxaca)
Author of five books + two d: DRAWING AS A CONFIGURATION PROCESS FOR TEACHING AND DESIGN (UAM-A, 1999, co-authored with Francisco Gerardo Toledo), awarded as the most important Text Book published as an Electronic Book -In 2000, the title was also published in printed support-; PROFESSIONALIZATION OF ART AND ARTISTIC SYSTEMS (COLLECTIVE BOOK) (Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, 2011); A POSSIBLE ARTISTIC VISION (UAM-A, 2012, from his doctoral thesis in Design and Visual Arts of the UAM). I PRAISE THE SPACE. SCULPTURAL INTERVENTIONS. (UAM-A, 2012 IN CO-authorship with Luis I. Sáinz and Paloma Ibáñez ); WORD AND SILENCE (UAM, 2013). There are other publications of articles, visual work in books and various magazines. In the process publishing there are other 2 books to be published by the UAM
Recent publications - inclusions in THE BERLINER ART BOOK 2017 and 2018 Art Management, Berlin, Germany, 2017 and 2018
July 2017 Jury of the Biennial of Visual Arts of the Northwest, INSTITUTE OF CULTURE OF BAJA CALIFORNIA and FONCA- Secretariat of Culture, Program of Creators in the States.
Conference: ARTISTIC EDUCATION: NEW PARADIGMS.
Conferences in the cities of Ensenada, BCal, Rosarito, Baja Cal, Tijuana, Baja Cal, Mexicana, Baja California, Cancún as well, invited by the INSTITUTE OF CULTURE OF BAJA CALIFORNIA and FONCA- Secretariat of Culture, Creators Program in the States
In press, the publication of the book ARTE Y MEMORIA, by UAM, and the publication as a WEB book, of the bilingual version (English - Spanish), of Una Visión Artística Posible.
Participate as a lecturer and participant of ART AND THE SHOA, in Rome, Italy.
Collective Exhibition: GENEROSITY AND COMMITMENT.Acervo of the Museum of Art of the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit- Museum of the old Archbishop's Palace
NEW YORK ART PRODUCTION: POETIC PERSPECTIVE-547 West 27th Street-2nd Floor-10001 New York // https://artproductionsnyc.com/featured-artist // Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery
Metropolitan Diversity UAM –May 2018, presentation of 3 laser engraved stones
Keynote Conference, ARTISTIC EDUCATION AND THE PARADIGMS OF THE XXI CENTURY. POSTHUMANISM AND CHANGES IN HUMAN IDENTITY. 6th CONTEMPORARY ENCOUNTER OF PLASTIC ARTS, SECRETARIAT OF CULTURE, VILLAHERMOSA, TABASCO
ART AND SHOA- Event held in Rome Participation in the cycle of conferences with a presentation: VISUALIZATION AS AN EXPRESSION OF MEMORY-ART AND NEGATIVE DIALECTICS Bela Gold / Jorge Ortiz Leroux
SAATCHI Gallery London- GB- 2017 and 2018.VISIT WEBSITE
Books and Publications
Bilingual Electronic Book- A POSSIBLE ARTISTIC VISION- Published by UAM-EPUB BOOK-ELECTRONIC BOOK-RESERVORY UAM RECTORÍA GENERAL. IT IS A BILINGUAL BOOK PUBLISHED AS AN ELECTRONIC BOOK.SEE ARTICLE
COLLECTIVE BOOK: METROPOLITAN DIVERSITY- UAM- EVALUATION DEPT- 2018- CYAD- UAM
LA RAZÓN PERIODIC INTERVIEW- October 2018
2018- THE FIRST BERLINER ART BOOK- Number 2
PARTICIPATION AS A JURY- FONCA- PECDA - selection and awards for artists from Tlaxcala
Selected artist and finalist in Global Art Awards- Dubai- UNITED ARAB EMIRATES SEE BOOK
CARAVAGGIO ART AWARD- Milan Italy- Nov 2018
BIENAL DE BOSTON_ VERSIÓN 5 -2018
3ER ENCUENTRO DE ARTE PÚBLICO Artistas de la Universidad de Costa Rica y UAM: Vestíbulo del edi cio L
MUSEUM OF ISRAEL- MUSEUM ISRAEL -JERUSALEM- ARTISTS CATALOG LINK TO SITE
GALLERY OF THE SCHOOL OF PLASTIC ARTS COSTA RICA UNIVERSITY_SCHOOL OF PLASTIC ARTSSAN JOSÉ DE COSTA RICA
GALLERY OF UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA METROPOLITANA TRANSDIVERSIDAD- DIVERSIDAD METROPOLITANA UAM- AZC
EXP. COLLECTIVE: GRAPHIC - Selected as artist of honor INTERNATIONAL GRAPHIC COLLOQUIUM-TALLER DIVERTIMENTO.CANCÚN Q.R.- MEXICO OLYMPUS FOUNDATION GALLERY FONCA
Diversidad Metrolitana UAM –Mayo 2018 (piedras laser)
PERSISTENCE OF MEMORY Universidad Anahuac Gallery- Mexico City
HOMENAJE A FELIX BLOCH-TEREZIN MUSEO DE SITIO_ Campo de Concentración TERENZIESTDAT- REP CHECA
MUFI- PHILATELY MUSEUM –OAXACA-OAX CARTAS Y CORRESPONDENCIA (CON CENSURA ) DEL HOLOCAUSTO
PERSISTENCE OF MEMORY Universidad Anahuac Gallery- Mexico City
DIVERSIDAD METROPOLITANA GALERÍA DE LA ESCUELA DE ARTES PLÁSTICAS UNIVERSIDAD DE COSTA RICA ESCUELA DE ARTES PLÁSTICAS SAN JOSÉ DE COSTA RICA
LA VIE MAGIQUE Amsterdam Whitney Gallery-Chelsea-NEW YORK- USA
Tower of Babel –TORRE DE BABEL Schema Project Gallery Brooklyn-New York-USA
Tower of Babel –TORRE DE BABEL Turin -Italia
EXHIBITION AND AUCTION-DAR EN EL CLAVO Artists intervention on bricklayer's spoons HOTEL MARRIOT MEXICO
DIVERSIDAD METROPOLITANA RETRATOS SIN NOMBRE Instituto Veracruzano de Cultura VERACRUZ- VERACRUZ México
Letters From The Holocaust Persistence Of Memory Mufi- Philatelic Museum In Oaxaca-Mexico
Venice Biennial – Art Venice Biennale 3- Accepted artist – The Biennial Project
Colective Show HOMENAJE A FELIX BLOCH-TEREZIN Galeria Ironit Machon Hamaim Guivataiim Israel
TRIBUTE TO FELIX BLOCH-TEREZIN SITE MUSEUM Concentration Camp TERENZIESTDAT- CZECH REP
Auction exhibition: 1 y 2 Jumex Aids for Aids
DIVERSIDAD METROPOLITANA -CASA DE AFRICA- LA HABANA CUBA
AIDS FOR AIDS- Fundación Jumex
Front Cover-Sleeve CD- Design and Drawing Master Sergio Cárdenas-LA SIESTA DEL FAUNO- Debussy
Exhibition and presentation of the collective book: LOS ARTISTAS, RESPONSABLES EN DEFENSA DE LA FAUNA (The Artists: Responsible in Defense of the Fauna), a Project of the Biology Department of the UNAM, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (Contemporary Art Museum) Rufino Tamayo, in Mexico City, December, 2014. (pp.30-35)
Exhibition, ART IN THE SHADOW OF WAR –Fusion Arts Museum- Space Womb Gallery, New York, United States.
Collective Exhibition ART IN THE SHADOW OF WAR –Kipat Barzel Vedimah Kenion Ofer Gallery- Ramat Aviv, Israel
Collective Exhibition ESTUDIO DE TRAZO (Stroke Study), Museo de Arte Moderno (Modern Art Museum), Mexico City (Portrait Drawing Participation)
Collective Exhibition at the Re-launching of the Pedro Gerson Gallery, CDI, Mexico City
Participation in the MUMA- Museo de Mujeres Artistas Mexicanas (Mexican Women Artist Museum) www.museodemujeres.com (online)
The Story of the Creative Exhibition, July 25th – August 15th, New York City Gallery; NYC, USA
Individual Exhibition, November 2013; Amsterdam Whitney Gallery’s Contemporary Art, Chelsea, NY, USA
Exhibition, MAP, Museo de Arte Popular (Popular Art Museum), “Arte/sano ÷ Artistas 3.0” (Healthy Art among Artists 3.0)
Participation in the online Exhibition in SAATCHI GALLERY.html (London, U.K.), updated work in 2013
MNEMOGRAPHIES-Between the surface and the Memory- Museo Nacional de la Estampa- México
El Sujeto Aprehendido, part 2, Shoah Museum- Holocaust Museum- Buenos Aires, Argentina
“SIN PALABRAS”: Invited artist—solo exhibit. Commemorative act: Yom Hashoá. Centro Deportivo Israelita (Israelite Sports Center), Mexico City, Mexico.
Art and Life in Process-Contemporary Art and Environment; Museo del Parque del Bicentenario- SEMARNAT- México D.F
“ONE HUNDRED WORKS…ONE HUNDRED YEARS” – Israelite Center, Mexico City, Mexico.
Participation in the Grand Exhibition: Museum Night in Buenos Aire
“El Sujeto Aprehendido”. “The aprehended Subjet”-Tel Aviv University- Lobby of Central Library-
Books and Publication
UNA VISIÓN ARTÍSTICA POSIBLE-Holocaust Museum-Buenos Aires, Argentina. Presenters: DARÍO SZTAJENSZRAJBER AND LUIS CARLOS HERRERA G. DE VELASCO- CYAD Division Director of the UAM-Azcapotzalco, Mexico and GRACIELA NABEL DE JINICH, Director of the Holocaust Museum, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Book Presentation: “UNA VISION ARTISTICA POSIBLE”, at the Memory and Tolerance Museum, México City and Holocaust Museum- Shoa Museum, Buenos Aires, Argentina
FERIA DEL LIBRO DE LA UNAM - The National Autonomous University of Mexico’s Book Fair, held in Palacio de Minería, Mexico City. Gold presented her book, “UNA VISION ARTISTICA POSIBLE”.
INACIPE, SEMANA DE ARTE Y CIENCIAS PENALES: ENTRE INFIERNOS Y BARTOLINAS (WEEK OF ART AND CRIMINAL LAW SCIENCE: BETWEEN HELL AND THE DUNGEON), organized by the Mexican Institute of Penal Science and the Museo Nacional de la Estampa. Installation of two works, multimedia presentation and a conference.
“LINEAS CONTINUAS” – Museo del Palacio del Arzobispado, Mexico City. Ministry of Finance and Public Credit. Bela Gold’s work was selected for the Boston Biennial Project.
Books and Publications
FIL – FERIA INTERNACIONAL DEL LIBRO (INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR), Guadalajara, Mexico. Presentation of Bela Gold’s book, UNA VISION ARTISTICA POSIBLE, her PhD thesis.
“TWO VIEWS OF MEXICO, BELA GOLD AND NAOMI SIEGMANN”. Exhibition held at the Mexican Culture Institute in San Antonio, Texas, Mexican Consulate, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
“THE BOOK OF MEMORY II”, Holocaust Museum, Houston, Texas, USA, and the Mexican Consulate in Houston, Texas, USA.
“TWO VIEWS OF ART FROM MEXICO: BELA GOLD AND NAOMI SIEGMANN”, Canal Street Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA; Mexican Consulate in Houston, Texas, USA, held within the framework of the Bicentennial Celebrations of Mexico’s Independence.
SELECTION AND PARTICIPATION IN: “IDENTIDAD GRÁFICA Y TAMARIND INSTITUTE – 50 AÑOS”, held in the Museo Nacional de la Estampa in Mexico City, Mexico.
“LINEAS CONTINUAS”, held in the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Ministry of Finance and Public Credit.
“MABAT AL ISRAEL”, held at the Mexico-Israel Cultural Institute during the 26th Festival of Mexico City’s Historical Center.
“FUNDACION MEXICO VIVO” Exhibition and auction sale Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City, Mexico.
THE 53rd VENICE BIENNIAL, 2009, held in the ARTIST’S MUSEUM.
GROUP PARTICIPATION in the CULTURE KIOSK SOUVENIR ART – MARKERS 7, Israel.
MOSTRA INTERNAZIONALE DI MAIL ART– La Spezia, Italia.
Itinerant exhibition: “MABAT AL ISRAEL”, Instituto Cultural Mexico-Israel, México City, organized by the Embassy of Israel in Mexico. This exhibition was shown in Israel in JEVEL ESHKOL, of the Gvulot Kibutz, during the inauguration of BEIT MEXICO (The House of Mexico), July 2009.
Selected artist in the First Biennial of Mexican Contemporary Prints, 2009 – organized by the Mexican Institute of Fine Arts, Museo Nacional de la Estampa and by the Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca, and sponsored by the Rojo Urbiola Foundation.
Online Exhibition in the Saatchi Gallery.html (London, U.K.), showing her work up till 2009.
“MURALLA Y UNA NUBE” (“WALL AND A CLOUD”), held in the Museo Iconográfico de Guanajuato during the Festival Internacional Cervantino, in the city of Guanajuato, Mexico, and organized by the festival’s commissary, Carlos Ashida.
“VISIONES ALTERNATIVAS DE LA GRAFICA EN MEXICO”, an exhibition staged during the Symposium of Graphic Art and Prints, held in the Museo de la Estampa, Toluca, Mexico.
“PALABRA Y SILENCIO” (“WORD AND SILENCE”),Galería Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico.
“DIVINE IN TENT – ALTERNATE CIRCUIT”, Venice Biennial, MARKERS 6, The Artist’s Museum, Venice, Italy.
“MOSTRE IMPROBABILI” – 7th Internacional Mail Project. “SCHEGGE D’ARTE PER UNA REALTÁ NON ORDINARIA”,Venice, Italy.
“DE LA RUINA AL ESPLENDOR”, Galería L’Art 23-TRES, together with the MACO FAIR, Mexico City, Mexico.
“INCISIONES”, La Siempre Habana Gallery, Havana, Cuba, organized by the Louis C. Morton Gallery in Mexico City, Mexico.
COLLOQUIUM “WORD AND SILENCE”, ALONGWITH: MA LUIS RIUS CASO, DR. GEORGES ROQUE, DRA ELIA ESPINOSA, MA ESTHER CHARBATI, MA TERESA ARQ.
“ALTERNATIVAS DE LA GRAFICA EN MEXICO”,a show held during the Symposium of Graphic Work and Prints in the Museo de la Estampa, Toluca, Mexico.
“SILENCE”,held in the General Consulate of Mexico, San Francisco, California, USA.
“DE LA MEMORIA AL SILENCIO”, Galería L’ART 23 TRES, Mexico City, Mexico.
“LIBROS DE ARTISTA”,held in the Gallery of the Maguen David School, Mexico City, Mexico.
COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION: ARCHIPIÉLAGOS GRÁFICOS. Participated in the Engraving Work from 40 artists commemorating the 30th anniversary of the UAM; Manuel Felguérez Gallery, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana.
Illustration for the Horizontes magazine, Mexico City
ART PROJECT 1973-1990 INTERNATIONAL SHOW, “LA MUERTE DEL DICTADOR”. Website in Chile:www.munozcoloma.com.ar
ARTE CORREO – “REPUBLICA DE ARTISTAS” INTERNATIONAL EXHIBIT, held in the Wilfredo Lamm Art Gallery, Havana, Cuba
“CICATRIZADA DE ARTE LA HOJA”, a traveling exhibit shown in different Mexican states: Tamaulipas, Zacatecas, Aguascalientes, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Guanajuato, Michoacán, Jalisco and Colima. It was held from September 2005 to October 2006 and was organized by CONACULTA, the Mexican Council for Culture and the Arts
“ARCHIPIELAGOS GRAFICOS”, held in the Galería Metropolitana at the UAM, Mexico City, Mexico.
OTHER EXHIBITIONS (SUMMARY)
EL LIBRO DE LA MEMORIA, Museo Nacional de la Estampa, Mexico; EL LIBRO DE LA MEMORIA – EVIDENCIAS, The Jewish Museum, Prague, and also in the Site Museum of Terezin, Czech Republic. She has participated collectively in The Wandering Library Project, at the 2003 Venice Biennial; TESTIMUNHOS- Lasar Segall Museum,2004, Sao Paulo, Brazil; SILENCE, in the gallery of the Mexican Consulate, San Francisco, California, USA; The Souvenir Art Exhibition, at the Venice Biennial, Italy, 2006 and 2009. Culture Kiosk Souvenir Art, Markers 7, Israel; Détournement, a collateral event held at the 53rd Biennale of Arts, Venice, Italy, among others.
Gráfica Mexicana Contemporánea, Museo Nacional de la Estampa, Mexico; Nuevas Adquisiciones (New Acquisitions), Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Ilustradores de la Revista Letras Libres, (Illustrators of Letras Libres Literary magazine) Galería de la Casa del Poeta, Mexico; Fusion or Friction? The Latin American Jewish Experience: I Carry my Roots with Me, The Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery, Jewish Community Center, Washington, D.C., USA; “VI-VII Miedzynzrodowe Triennale Sztuki”, Majdanek, Lublin, Poland; OBJETO APREHENDIDO (Apprehended Object), at the Lobby of the Central Library in Tel Aviv, Israel; INACIPE, SEMANA DE ARTE Y CIENCIAS PENALES: ENTRE INFIERNOS Y BARTOLINAS (WEEK OF ART AND CRIMINAL LAW SCIENCE: BETWEEN HELL AND THE DUNGEON), organized by the Mexican Institute of Penal Science and the Museo Nacional de la Estampa. Installation of two works, multimedia presentation and a conference, 2010; TWO- VIEWS OF MEXICO-TWO/BELA GOLD-NAOMI SIEHMANN/ Mexican Culture Institute in San Antonio, Mexican Consulate in San Antonio, Texas, USA; “THE BOOK OF MEMORY II”, Holocaust Museum, Houston, Texas, USA, and the Mexican Consulate in Houston, Texas, USA; TWO VIEWS OF ART FROM MEXICOBELA GOLD AND NAOMI SIEGMANN/ Canal Street Gallery / Houston, Texas, USA- Mexican Consulate in Houston, in the Bicentenary of Mexican Independence, 53 Venice Biennale 2009/ARTIST’S MUSEUM
Selected artist in the First Biennial of Mexican Contemporary Prints, 2009 – organized by the Mexican Institute of Fine Arts, Museo Nacional de la Estampa and by the Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca, and sponsored by the Rojo Urbiola Foundation; Individual Exhibition MURALLA Y UNA NUBE (Wall and a Cloud)/ Festival Internacional Cervantino/ Commissioner: Carlos Ashida / Museo Iconográfico de Guanajuato (Guanajuato Iconographical Museum); PALABRA Y SILENCIO (Word and Silence), Metropolitan Gallery, Mexico City; DIVINE IN TENT Alternative Circuit, Venice Biennale, 2007-MARKERS VI, THE ARTIST’S MUSEUM, Venice, Italy.
Collaborates with several selection committees for granting postgraduate and residence scholarships in the Foreign Affairs Secretariat and as a jury in several artistic creation contests within all the states of Mexico
Selected by the Jumex Foundation in order to participate in one of its pet projects: “Art in Construction” TV series made by Channel 22 in Mexico. Recently appointed Honorary Artist during the Digital Graphic Workshop held at the Multimedia Center of the National Center for the Arts in Mexico City. 2010: Academic Merit Medal, awarded by the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana of Mexico.
She is the author of the book UNA VISIÓN ARTÍSTICA POSIBLE (A Possible Artistic Vision) , which has been presented in several venues: Feria Internacional del Libro (International Book Fair), Guadalajara, Mexico, Feria Internacional del Libro (International Book Fair), Palacio de Minería, Mexico City and the Memory and Tolerance Museum.
She has contributed with both artistic work and articles to several magazines such as: “Casa del Tiempo” and “Tiempo de Diseño”, both published by the UAM-A in Mexico City, “Ciencias”, published by the Mexican Academy of Science, “Letras Libres”, a fine Mexican literary magazine, among others.
She has given lectures, seminars, round tables and discussion forums. Both inside and outside Mexico. She is the author of El Dibujo Como Proceso de Configuración para la Enseñanza del Diseño (Drawing as a Configuration Process for Teaching Design) which received the award for the best book edited as an electronic book.
Jury Member in the Bienal Nacional de Dibujo y Pintura ALFREDO ZALCE, 2011
Coordinator and curator of the ELOGIO AL ESPACIO-JARDÍN DE ESCULTURAS (A Praise to Space-Sculpture Garden) created in the UAM, along with Dr. Luis Ignacio Chávez, 2012
Co-author of the book ELOGIO AL ESPACIO, along with Master Degree Gabriela Paloma Ibáñez Villalobos, Headmaster of the Azcapotzalco Unit, 2012. The book was presented at the Guadalajara International Book Fair, Jalisco and Palacio de Minería-UNAM International Book Fair, 2013
Participant in the exhibition THE STORY OF THE CREATIVE EXHIBITION, New York City Gallery; July 25th to August 15th, 2013
PUBLICATIONS AND LECTURES
2011- RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM, UAM-AZCAPOTZALCO; EPISTEMOLOGY: THE ARTISTIC DISCOURSE
2011-Lecture: Drawing Colloquium-The Value of Drawing, UAM AZCAPOTZALCO.
2011- Masbirim Course Conference-Yad Vashem-Mexico-Israel: The Art and the Holocaust.
BOOK. She participated with an article in the volume: PROFESSIONALIZATION OF ART AND ARTISTIC SYSTEMS: State of Mexico University, UAEM, Mexico.
Tiempo de Diseño Magazine no. 02. Article and illustrations in “Drawing as a Process of Configuration to Design Teaching”; Annual publication, UAM-Azcapotzalco, Mexico.
Illustrations for the CASA DEL TIEMPO Magazine, UAM, Mexico
CONFERENCE: “EL USO DE LA TECNOLOGIA COMO HERRAMIENTA PARA LA SINTAXIS”
Production of 25 drawings and book cover for King’s Night or As You Like It, by William Shakespeare, published by the CONACULTA.
Participation in the GROUP DEBATE: “EDUCACION ARTISTICA”, held within the framework of the festivities commemorating the late Juan Acha, distinguished art critic and scholar, held in the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (National School of Visual Arts), Mexico City, Mexico.
ILLUSTRATIONS for the book “TIERRA PARA ECHAR RAICES: Cementerios judíos en México” (“A LAND TO BECOME ROOTED IN: Jewish Cemeteries in Mexico”), by Paloma Cung Sulkin, published by the CNCA, the Mexican Institute of Fine Arts and the Yad Vashem Association, Mexico City, Mexico, 2009
AAVV. PROFESSIONALIZATION OF ART AND ARTISTIC SYSTEMS: State of Mexico University, UAEM, Mexico.TIEMPO DE DISEÑO MAGAZINE, NO. 02. Article and illustrations “El dibujo como proceso de configuración para la enseñanza del diseño”. TIEMPO DE DISEÑO MAGAZINE, number 02, printed by the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana – Unidad Azcapotzalco, Mexico City, Mexico, 2006
GOLD, Bela / TOLEDO Ramírez, Francisco Gerardo: “EL DIBUJO COMO PROCESO DE CONFIGURACION PARA LA ENSEÑANZA DEL DISEÑO”, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico, 2003. An e-book, Casa del Tiempo, UAM; presented by: Luis Ignacio Sáinz, Eduardo Bernal and Miguél Ángel Echegaray, 2003.
1 ARTICLE IN THE BOOK: “PROFESIONALIZACION DEL ARTE Y LOS SISTEMAS ARTISTICOS”, Universidad del Estado de Mexico, UAEM, Mexico, 2007.
1 ARTICLE and numerous ILLUSTRATIONS: “El dibujo como proceso de configuración para la enseñanza del diseño”. TIEMPO DE DISEÑO MAGAZINE, number 02, printed by the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana – Unidad Azcapotzalco, Mexico City, Mexico, 2006.
ILLUSTRATIONS in CASA DEL TIEMPO, magazine edited by the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico.
25 DRAWINGS AND COVER ILLUSTRATION for the book: “Noche de Reyes o Como Gustéis” (“Night of Kings or As You Like It”), edited by CONACULTA, the Mexican Council for Culture and the Arts.
AN ILLUSTRATION for “HORIZONTES” MAGAZINE, Mexico City, Mexico.
UNA VISIÓN ARTÍSTICA POSIBLE (A Possible Artistic Vision) Published and presented at several International Book Fairs, both inside and outside Mexico.
EDICIÓN TRIBUNA ISRAELITA DE MÉXICO
UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA METROPOLITANA-MÉXICO
MUSEO NACIONAL DE LA ESTAMPA-MÉXICO
ELOGIO AL ESPACIO – INTERVENCIONES ESCULTÓRICAS UAM-AZCAPOTZALCO-UAM, Mexico Publishings.
PALABRA Y SILENCIO - ET-AL Approved by the Academic Editorial Committees and currently in publishing process.
CDI Magazine, Mexico; April 2012, no. 237
Illustrations and text by Bela Gold; Fragment: HOLOCAUSTO Y DUELO.
Additional text by Luis Ignacio Sáinz Chávez: “LA ADVERTENCIA DEL PASADO, A PROPÓSITO DE LOS GRABADOS DE BELA GOLD.”
RADIO AND TELEVISION
2010. Lecturer at the “2010 Conference for Latinamerican Teachers of the Holocaust”. HOLOCAUST MUSEUM, Houston, Texas, USA
2008: Invitation by Fundación Jumex, a Mexican foundation promoting Mexican artists, to participate in a TV program of a series called “Arte en Construcción”, produced by Channel 22 of Mexico. The theme of her program: “Material: Conquista y Seducción”. Participants in the program: Bela Gold, Alfredo Gavaldón and Laurie Litowitz.
2007: Interview by Dr. Andrés Roemer in his program: “Entre lo Público y lo Privado”. Channel 40, Project 40, Mexico City, Mexico.
2006: Participation in a TV program, “Préstame tus Ojos” (“Lend Me Your Eyes”), conducted by Angélica Abelleyra, Channel 22, Mexico City. The theme of this program was the work of Mexican artist José Luis Cuevas.
2002: Interview by Nora Patricia Jara on the Grupo IMER radio network, on the program: MUJERES DEL SIGLO XX1 (WOMEN OF THE 21st CENTURY), Mexico City, Mexico.
PARTICIPATION IN JURIES AND SELECTION COMMITTES
Symposium: Itineraries of the Contemporary Culture in Mexico.
Jury member of the Engraving and Painting Alfredo Zalce Biennial, Mexico.
Member of a commitee evaluating the grade of consolidation of the academic bodies of the PROMEP, Ministry of Public Education, Mexico.
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 – Member of the selection commitee which awards post-graduate scholarships and research residence abroad, offered by the governments of Canada, Japan and France, through the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Member of the selection committee awarding scholarships given by the Canadian government for the 2008-2009 academic cycle, Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico.
Member of the jury for the Stimulus Program for Artistic Creation and Development in the state of Puebla. Ministry of Culture of the State of Puebla, Mexico.
Member of the jury which awards Mexico-New York artistic residence. FONCA, Mexico.
Member of the jury for the San Luis Potosí State Prizes for Drawing, Painting and Graphic Work. San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público Art Collection; Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM), Mexico; Museo Nacional de la Estampa, Mexico City, Mexico; Acervo de la ENAP, Academia de San Carlos, Mexico; Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca (IAGO), Mexico; Museo de Arte Alvar y Carmen Carrillo Gil, Mexico; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo “Alfredo Zalce”, Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico; Art Collection of the Central Academy of Art, Malasia; Yeshiva University Museum, Israel; “The Museum at the Top of the City”, NYC, USA; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington; Ex Libris Gliwice Museum, Poland; Museo del Grabado Internacional y del Caribe, Barranquilla, Colombia; New National Library, Alexandria, Egypt; Macabi Museum, Ramat Gan, Israel; Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; Mexican Embassy in Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel; Vatican Museum, Vatican; Museo Nacional de la Estampa, Mexico City, Mexico; Antiguo Museo del Arzobispado, Mexico; Museo de la Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público, Mexico; Antiguo Museo del Arzobispado, Foreign Affairs Secretariat (Chancellery Collection)
AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIS AND GRANTS
2012. Participated in the Third International Congress of Women of Science, Humanism and Arts.
Publication of: UNA VISIÓN ARTÍSTICA POSIBLE, which has been presented at several venues: FIL Guadalajara; FIL, Palacio de Minería and the Museum of Memory and Tolerance
2011. Recognition to her academic profile and trajectory by the PROMEP-SEP.
Recognition to her lecture: Tres generaciones en la enseñanza del dibujo.” First Teaching Colloquium; UAM-CYAD
Selected in the Boston Biennale Project – Selection presented at The Venice Biennale 2011 – The Biennale Project – biennaleproject.com
Jury Member in the National Drawing and Painting Biennale ALFREDO ZALCE
2011-2007. Jury Member in the Selection Committee for the Foreign Affairs Secretariat to grant scholarships in Canada, Japan, China, France and others.
2010. Doctoral Thesis Defense: “Una visión artística posible: análisis de un proceso interdisciplinario, entre la vanguardia tecnológica digital, el humanismo y las artes visuales.” PhD in Design and Visual Arts, UAM, Mexico City Academic Merit Medal granted by the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana.
2009. Selection in the 1st Contemporary Mexican Imprint Biennale. INBA, MUNAE, IAGO, Fundación Rojo Urbiola
2008. Honorary Artist in the Digital Graphics Workshop, Multimedia Center, CNA.
Selected by the Jumex Foundation to participate in the series Arte en Construcción (Art in Progress), from Channel 22, Jumex Foundation program.
2004. Selection of two of her works, participation and exhibition in MAJDANEK STATE MUSEUM in Lublin, Poland.
Scholarship from the Art Creators National System, 2004-2007, Visual Arts
2003. Selection of two of her works, participation and exhibition in MAJDANEK STATE MUSEUM in Lublin, Poland.
2001. Scholarship from the Art Creators National System, 2001-2004, Visual Arts
2000. Big Prize Omnilife 2000, 1st place in graphics, Guadalajara Jalisco.
Selection of two of her works, VI Triennale of the Holocaust
Participation and Exhibition in the MAJDANEK STATE MUSEUM in Lublin, Poland.
1999. Honorable Mention. II Engraving and Painting Biennale ALFREDO ZALCE, Instituto Michoacano de Cultura, Morelia, Michoacán
Scholarship granted by the FONCA: Artistic Residence at The Banff, 1998, Centre for the Arts, Alberta, Canada.UAM AWARD- Best Textbook, edited in CD-ROM: “El dibujo como proceso de configuración para la enseñanza del diseño.”
1992. Acquisition Award. Painting; Bienal Nacional de Pintura NESTLE, INBA, Mexico
1985. First Place. Painting Biennale; Monte Sinaí, Centro de Cultura, Mexico
1977. Award and Honorable Mention. Experimental Graphics; Fundación Herman Shtruck, Israel.
1976. Honorable Mention in painting and drawing; Helena Rubinstein Foundation, Israel
1975. Honorable Mention. Painting and Graphics Techniques; Sharet Foundation for Young Artists, Israel.
1973. Scholarship and Mention for graphics at the Beit Haomanin Foundation for Young Artists, Israel.
1972-1975. Scholarship. Sojnut Haihehudit and Artists House Foundation, Israel.