Vargas received her MFA from The École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts in Paris where she studied for six years. She has been actively involved in international residencies and completed a one month residency in Tibet at the studio of Master Tsering Wangchok and a two month residency at The Cholamandal Artists’ Colony in India. Claudia Vargas’ work has been written about in Cambio 16 , New York Magazine, and The American Journal of Germany. An interview with Louise Bourgeois discussing Claudia’s work was included in “La Rivière Gentille,” a film by Brigitte Cornand. Her works are included in the collections of The W. Pincus, J. Peabody, and Fondation Salomon pour l’art contemporain. Solo exhibition venues include La Maison de l`Amerique Latine, Galerie A.S in Knokke le Zoute, De Fabriek in Eindhoven and the Durst Organization in New York. Group exhibition highlights include “Polarities” curated by the late Willoughby Sharp at the Durst Organization in New York, Musee des Beaux Arts de Caen and ART/MA in Budapest.