JULIAN CALLEROS

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Julian Calleros is the Director of ANIMA Casa Rural and your main point person during the residency. Julian will facilitate your time at Anima Casa Rural. His love for the arts and culinary creativity have led him to the creation of many different projects such as Naco Gallery, Knaves Kitchen and now ANIMA Casa Rural Artist Residency. Julian Calleros revisits his historical, social and political interests in all his projects to consider how we can look at food, art, community and collaboration.

MARCIN WISNIEWSKI
PROGRAMMING DIRECTOR

Marcin is a curator, writer, member of the Pinata Collective, as well as the Programming Director for ANIMA Casa Rural Artist Residency. In his curatorial work he aims to create collaborative projects, strengthen networks and create dialogues between different communities and mediums. By working with the Anima Casa Rural Artist in Residency he looks to set up artistic and collaborative networks between Toronto and Guadalajara based artists and institutions.

SARAH EARGLE

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Sarah Eargle is an artist, art educator and the Communications Director for ANIMA Casa Rural. She is available to answer any questions you might have about ANIMA and get you connected with the right people. Reach her by email at saraheargleart@gmail.com. A portfolio of her personal work can be viewed here (https://www.saraheargle.com/) along with her classroom blog, here (https://barnesvillebuzz.wordpress.com/). 

SEBASTIAN CALLEROS

WORKSHOPS & EDUCATION

 

Sebastian Calleros currently resides in the United States with his wife, and Anima’s Communications Director, Sarah Eargle. He previously served as Anima’s Operational Manager of Education & Ecotourism. From his home in Maryland, he continues to promote the artist residency program as well as the B&B. Sebastian’s background is in photography, which he has practiced in a number of different contexts. He has taught at the Instituto Cultural Cabañas and the Center of Audiovisual Arts, and done commercial freelance work for such companies as Honda, OxyClean, and Omnilife. Currently, he is using the medium to create a more personal body of work focused around the American experience.

ADVISORY BOARD

AIDAN COWLING

CULTURAL ADVISOR

Aidan Cowling is an artist, cultural animator and recently part of our advisory board at ANIMA Casa Rural.  He is who is helping us to go through the right path regarding culture and arts. Aidan’s own artistic practice looks at the intersection of materiality and the politics of representations.http://cargocollective.com/wwwaidancowling/BIO-C-V

LIANA BRESLER

CULTURAL ADVISOR

Liana Bresler practices architecture in Toronto, Canada. She received her M.Arch degree from the University of Waterloo in 2010. Her thesis work on architecture in contested territories has been exhibited in Canada as well as in London UK, Sarajevo and Croatia as part of a collaboration entitled ‘In-Between Cities’. She has been adjunct faculty teaching design studio with the University of Waterloo both at the School of Architecture and in the Rome studio. In 2012 she was part of the ‘Migrating Landscapes’ exhibit at the Canadian Pavilion to the Venice Biennale in Architecture. Liana has worked in New York and Barcelona and is currently an associate at SvN in Toronto, working on commercial and housing projects.