Self-Portraits at home
Karla Leyva http://karlaleyva.tumblr.com/ Photographer born in Monterrey, Mexico. Dedicated to independent production, she’s currently engaged in the grant given by the State of Puebla to stimulate artistic creation the Programa de Estímulo a la Creación y Desarrollo Artístico (PECDA), and a member of the Padrón de la Fotografía de Nuevo Leon, the State Registry for active photographers. She has received honorable mention in both the Salón de la Fotografía de Nuevo León and Nuevo León a través de la Lente, and has been selected in diverse national calls. She currently has a solo exhibition at Fototeca Juan Crisóstomo Méndez in Puebla, Mexico. Besides she has participated in group exhibitions at Casa Lamm, 2012; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo of Tamaulipas, 2011; in Galería Alternativa Once, 2011; Casa de la Cultura of Nuevo León, 2011, and Centro de las Artes of Nuevo León, 2010, amongst others. Nowadays she lives and works between Monterrey, Puebla and Mexico City.