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“...art is a blessing of consciousness in which imagination and conceptualizations create a bonding of humanity between a painter and a viewer...”

–Magda Audifred,
Wynwood, The Art Magazine
Art Basel Miami Beach Special Edition

As a body of work, Audifred’s paintings and etchings re-insert a notion of the fantastic and surreal into a viewer’s visual vocabulary — the elements that make life bearable. They present themselves as invitations to feel, remember, and imagine. The passageways in her paintings speak to the infinite transitional stages in our waking and unconscious lives. The theatre stages in her etchings remind us not only that we are always performing, but that she show always carries on.
Virginia T. Arce.
Los Angeles Curator.

Education

National Fine Arts University, UNAM, Mexico City
Graphic Communications and Visual Arts 1980-1987

Honors and awards

  • 2012 "First Place Printmaking Award"
    Beverly Hills Arts, CA
  • 2007 "Second Place Printmaking Award"
    Beverly Hills Arts, CA
  • 2005 "Second Place Printmaking Award"
    Miami, FL
  • 2005 "Second Place Printmaking Award"
    Beverly Hills Arts, CA
  • 2004 "First Place Award"
    Venice Art Center, FL
  • 2003 "Honorable Mention"
    Key Biscayne Arts Center, FL
  • 2003 "Painting Award, Second Place "
    Cape Coral, FL
  • 2002 "Honorable Mention"
    Fox River Arts Council, ILL
  • 1999 "Artist in Residence Award/Arts in Corrections"
    Made possible by California Arts Council,CA
  • 1998 "Purchase Award: National Print Exhibition"
    Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Kenosha, WI
  • 1997 "Honorable Mention: Ink & Clay XXIII"
    Kellog Art Gallery, California Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
  • 1996 "UK/LA: Collaboration and Exchange"
    Self Help Graphics, Los Angeles, CA and Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1993 "Multisite Program/Exchange: Chicago, Los Angeles, Austin"
    Austin University Printmaking Studio, Austin, TX. Instructor: Lee Chesney III
  • 1992 "3rd Place Award: Members Exhibition"
    Long Beach Arts Gallery, Long Beach, CA
  • 1991 "2nd Place Award: The Center Gallery"
    Long Beach, CA