From the Collection of Mary Portis
Juan Ortiz-Apuy was born in Costa Rica in 1980 and has lived and worked in Montreal since 2003. Ortiz-Apuy has a BFA from Concordia University (2008), a Post-Graduate Diploma from The Glasgow School of Art (2009), and an MFA from NSCAD University (2011). 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), Carleton University Art Gallery (Ottawa), Truck Contemporary Art (Calgary), Museum London (London), Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography (Toronto), The MacLaren Arts Centre (Barrie), and the Quebec City Biennial: Manif d’art 7 (Québec).
This work was part of the late Ben Portis’ extensive art collection.