Paz de la Calzada, a native of Spain, is an artist working in drawing, installation and public art. She received a BFA at the University of Salamanca, Spain, and her MFA at UNAM, Mexico City.
Her work has been shown nationally and internationally, including the De Young and YBCA in San Francisco, San Jose Museum of Art, the Union Fenosa Museum and the Fundacion Caixa Galicia in Spain and the Leon Trotsky Museum in Mexico City.
Paz came to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2003 as an Artist in Residence at Djerassi Resident Artist Program. Since then she has been in several residency programs like Millay Colony for the Arts in New York, Valparaiso Foundation in Spain, ArtAmari in Crete and more recently Tvak Studio in India. Her public art project The Nomadic Labyrinth is recipient of the Cultural Equity Grant by the San Francisco Arts Commission.
Her current work reflects the artist’s vision of creating art that is playfully in dialogue with the urban space, exploring the relationship between urban environment, daily life and ritual.