Juan Ortiz-Apuy


Autorésidences is a remote residency program created by the AXENÉO7 artist-run centre in the exceptional context of the COVID-19 pandemic to continue to support research and development of current art practices.

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Juan Ortiz-Apuy is a Canadian-Costa Rican artist who has been living and working in Montreal since 2003. His work has been exhibited across Canada and internationally in venues such as Les Abattoirs Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (France), IKEA Museum (Sweden), DHC/ART (Montreal), Owens Art Gallery (Sackville), Carleton University Art Gallery (Ottawa), MOMENTA Biennale de l’image (Montreal), Manif d’art 7 (Quebec), Truck Contemporary Art (Calgary), Museum London (London), Gallery 44 (Toronto), and The MacLaren Arts Centre (Barrie). His work has been reviewed in various publications such as Canadian Art, esse arts + opinions, MOMUS, The Gazette and Le Devoir. Ortiz-Apuy has completed several artist-in-residence programs, most recently at The Frans Masereel Centre (Belgium) and the Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center (Denmark).