Curriculum Vitae

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1958 - Born in Caracas (December 2nd) Venezuela.

1976 - Graduated from the School of Visual Arts Arturo Michelena, Valencia Venezuela.

1979-82 - Professor at the School of Visual Arts Arturo Michelena, Valencia Venezuela.

2002-04 - Coordinator for the Restructuring of the School of Visual Arts Arturo Michelena of Valencia, Venezuela.


Exhibitions

2008 - Al final …….El juicio. Freites Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela (June 08 - July 28)

2000 - Charon, Eladio Sucre German Cultural Center, Valencia, Venezuela.

2000 - Image and Likeness, Museum of Contemporary Art of Zulia, Maracaibo.

1999 - Image and Likeness, Museum of Contemporary Art Sofia Imber, Caracas, Venezuela.

1999 - Fragments and Details, Braulio Salazar University Gallery, University of Carabobo, Valencia, Venezuela.

1995 - Francisco Bugallo. The Venezuelan Center Gallery. New York. N. Y. U.S.

1993 - Francisco Bugallo, Recent Works, Museum of Contemporary Art Sofía Imber, Caracas, Venezuela.

1990 - From the Same Painting, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela.


Main Exhibitions

2005 - Paradox and Coexistence, 1981-2000 Art in Latin America, Central Bank, Bogota, Colombia.

2003 - Bordes, Galeria CAF (Corporación Andina de Fomento, Caracas).

2002 - Paradox & Coexistence, Latin American Artists, 1981-2000. I.D.B Cultural Center Art Gallery. Washington, D.C.

2001 - The twentieth century on paper, Figure, Arturo Michelena Museum, Caracas, Venezuela.

2000 - Confrontations, Ateneo de Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela.

2000 - New Images of Miranda, Persistence of a Face, National Academy of History, Caracas. Contemporary Art Museum Mario Abreu, Maracay.

2000 - San Sebastian in the Venezuelan Art Gallery Eugenio Mendoza, San Cristóbal, Edo. Tachira. Venezuela.

1999 - End of World, Museum of Fine Arts, Caracas.

1999 - Masterpieces of Latin America in the twentieth century, Festival of Biarritz, Biarritz, France.

1999 - San Sebastian, Patron of Maracaibo, Maracaibo Art Center Lia Bermudez, Maracaibo, Venezuela.

1998 - Art Venezuela, Works from the Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Sofía Imber, Caracas, Venezuela.

1998 - Arturo Michelena Hall (Guest Artist), University of Valencia, Venezuela.

1998 - Latin American Masters, 3 Generations, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas.

1997 - Harvest Ninety-seven, Li Group, Caracas, Venezuela.

1996 - A Look to the Contemporary Latin American Art, The Florida Museum of Hispanic an Latin American Art, Miami, USA.

1995 - Open House, Museum of Fine Arts, Caracas, Venezuela.

1994 - Realism in Contemporary Art in Venezuela, Museum of Contemporary Art Mario Abreu, Maracay, Venezuela.

1994 - Grand Prix Dimple 15 Years, Museum of Contemporary Art Sofía Imber, Caracas, Venezuela.

1994 - New proposals Venezuelan plastic, Ateneo de Caracas / Museum of Contemporary Art Mario Abreu, Maracay, Venezuela.

1993 - I Pirelli Hall, Museum of Contemporary Art Sofía Imber, Caracas, , Venezuela.

1993 - Founding Artists, Art Center Lia Bermudez, Maracaibo. Venezuela.

1993 - New Acquisitions, Museum of Fine Arts, Caracas.

1993 - Proceedings of the Vision, Museum of Contemporary Art Sofía Imber, Caracas, Venezuela.

1993 - Salon III Central Region, First Biennial Grand Prize Dimple 15 years, Ateneo de Valencia, Valencia, Venezuela.

1993 - Arturo Michelena Half Century Hall, Ateneo de Valencia, Valencia, Venezuela.

1992 - Arturo Michelena Hall, Half Century, National Art Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela.

1991 - III Bienal de Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador.

1990 - The Eighties: Panorama of the Visual Arts in Venezuela, National Art Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela.

1989 - First Biennial of Visual Arts Christian Dior. Museum of Contemporary Art Sofía Imber, Caracas, Venezuela.

1989 - Traditional Topics New Ways, Museum of Fine Arts, Caracas, Venezuela.

1988 - National Exhibition Section Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Fine Arts, Caracas, Venezuela.

1986 - III Bienal Nacional de Dibujo y Grabado, Museo de Arte La Rinconada, Caracas.

1986 - Biennial East, Ateneo de Cumaná, Cumaná, Venezuela.

1985 - Exhibition of Young Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art in Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela.

1985 - Arturo Michelena Hall, Ateneo de Valencia, Valencia. (invited)

1983 / 82 / 81 / 77 - Arturo Michelena Hall, Ateneo de Valencia, Valencia.


Awards

1983 - Arturo Michelena Prize, Salon of Visual Arts Arturo Michelena / Ateneo de Valencia, Valencia, Venezuela.

1988 - Acquisition Award Museum of Fine Arts, National Exhibition of Fine Arts, Painting and Sculpture Section. Museum of Fine Arts, Caracas, Venezuela.

1989 - First Biennial III Award Christian Dior Visual Arts, Museum of Contemporary Art Sofía Imber, Caracas, Venezuela.

1999 - Award: Order Arturo Michelena, (in his only class), Mayor of Valencia, State Carabobo, Venezuela.

2000 - Award: "SUN Carabobo" in the degree of GREAT OFFICER. Governor of Carabobo State, Venezuela.


Represented in

Museum of Fine Arts, Caracas, Venezuela.

Museum of Contemporary Art Sofía Imber, Caracas, Venezuela.

Museo Salón Arturo Michelena. Ateneo de Valencia, Venezuela

Arturo Michelena Hall Museum. Ateneo de Valencia, Venezuela.

Museum of Contemporary Art Mario Abreu, Maracay, Venezuela.

Arturo Michelena Museum, Caracas, Venezuela.

Jacobo Borges Museum, Caracas, Venezuela.

Carmelo Fernández Museum, San Felipe, Venezuela.

Art Center Maracaibo Lia Bermudez, Maracaibo, Venezuela.

Capitol Valencia, Venezuela.

Private collections in Venezuela and abroad.