Toña Vegas (Caracas, Venezuela) is a multidisciplinary artist, currently developing site-specific three-dimensional works for both urban and private spaces in the city of Caracas, often in collaboration with architects and engineers. She also works in the mediums of photography, collage, watercolor and painting.
Her solo shows include galleries in Caracas, ADD Gallery in Hudson, NY and Espace-Zafra in Paris, France. Her group exhibitions include the Museum of Contemporary Art in Caracas, Museum of Fine Arts, Caracas, Bienal at the University of Los Andes, Mérida Venezuela, among other galleries in Venezuela, as well as in Contemporary Latin American Art, Pocket Book Factory, Hudson, NY, and Strassbourg Art Fair, France.
Presently she is part of the multidisciplinary team for the creation of the Center for Cultural Action, as part of an urban development in one of the most notorious and violent slums in the city of Caracas, La Bombilla, Petare.
She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Museo Alejandro Otero (2001), as well as a founding member of an art, education and culture NGO, Guaraira-Repano Asociados (1996).
She taught Art in the School of Architecture at the Universidad Simón Bolívar (1998-99), and Color at the IUESAPAR (1980-2001). She designed the floors and the color scheme of the school buildings of Centro Los Caminos, in Acarigua, Venezuela (1999). As a young artist she mentored with renown artists Alejandro Otero and Mercedes Pardo.
Vegas‘ work has been published and reviewed in catalogues (Threads and Foundations, Water, Universe of Silence), art magazines (Hudson River Art, Hudson, NY, Contrabando, Caracas), digital magazines (Analítica.com) and newspapers (El Universal, El Mundo, El Nacional, Caracas, Register Star, Hudson, NY).