Luna Bengoechea
1984, Gran Canaria, Spain

She has a degree in Fine Arts from the University of La Laguna in Tenerife and has completed a Master’s Degree in Artistic Production at the Polytechnic University of Valencia. She has exhibited at the Atlantic Center of Modern Art (CAAM) and at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Castilla y León in 2017.

Her artistic residences are outstanding in No Lugar, Quito, Ecuador; Sorojchi Tambo, La Paz, Bolivia; The Vyner Studio Gallery in London, United Kingdom, as well as at the La Regenta Art Center, Gran Canaria, Spain. During the year 2018 she has participated in several artistic residencies, among which are the Artpace Museum (San Antonio, Texas, USA) and De Fabriek (Eindhoven), a space supported by the Mondriaan Foundation.

In 2020 she was awarded a grant from the Government of the Canary Islands with an Aid for Artistic Research, to continue her research based on the development of more sustainable artistic techniques.

On the other hand, she has also been involved in the Call for Research and Artistic Creation for the Centenary of Cesar Manrique, to develop a project in which she links her artistic practice with the work of Cesar Manrique and the conservation of the environment.