Name: Mali Vargas
Birthplace: Madison, WI
Current City: Calgary, AB
Past Cities: Palo Alto, CA
About the artist
Mali Vargas, BFA, A.S.A.
Mali Vargas, also known as Mali Docktor, was born in Madison, WI and spent ten of her younger years in Mexico City. She is an artist currently residing in Calgary, AB.
Mali holds a BFA in Studio Art from the University of Texas at Austin. She is the Co-Founder for Betzalel Arts at the Calgary JCC and currently serves as President of the Provincial Council of the Alberta Society of Artists. As well, Vargas has served on the Board of Directors of the Women's Art Museum Society of Canada. Mali Vargas is an elected member of the Society of Canadian Artists, a juried member of the Alberta Society of Artists, and, of Artpoint Gallery and Studios Society in Calgary.
Mali's expression in art has been highly process oriented and relates to the material properties and interactions of layers. Vargas was selected to take part in the MoCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) Artist Home and Studio Tour in Calgary taking place in September 2012.
Mali Vargas' work resides in private collections in Mexico, Switzerland, USA, and Canada.