Venezuelan, born in Puerto Rico, 1964.
Multimedia Visual Artist.
Lives and works in Miami, Florida.

EDUCATION

1991–1997 Self-taught Short films and Photography in the Amazonian rainforest, Venezuela.
1997–2000 Sculpture, Quarry in Carrara, Italy.
1990–1991 Self-taught sculpture, Cementerio del Sur, Caracas, Venezuela.
1985–1987 Drawing, Art Students League of New York, USA.
1985–1987 BA Fashion Institute of Technology, New York.
1982–1984 Drawing, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

1997–2000

Sculpture, Quarry in Carrara, Italy.

1991–1997

Self-taught Short films and Photography in the Amazonian rainforest, Venezuela.

1990–1991

Self-taught sculpture, Cementerio del Sur, Caracas, Venezuela.

1985–1987

Drawing, Art Students League of New York, USA.

 

BA Fashion Institute of Technology, New York.

1982–1984

Drawing, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019  The Space Beyond, Chapel of La Merced, Miami, FL.
2018  Mirror, Mirror On The Wall, TBBox Art Space, Miami, FL.
2017  Like Ether, TBBox Art Space, Miami, FL.
2010  An Idyllic World, Dot Fifty One Gallery, Miami, FL.
2007  Amazilias, Galería La Cuadra, Caracas, Venezuela.
2006  The Art of Dealing, Diva Container, New York City.
1989  Aqua que me muero de sé, Galería Via, Caracas, Venezuela.

2019 The Space Beyond, Chapel of La Merced, Miami, FL.
2018 Mirror, Mirror On The Wall, TBBox Art Space, Miami, FL.
2017 Like Ether, TBBox Art Space, Miami, FL.
2010 An Idyllic World, Dot Fifty One Gallery, Miami, FL.
2007 Amazilias, Galería La Cuadra, Caracas, Venezuela.
2006 The Art of Dealing, Diva Container, New York City.
1989 Aqua que me muero de sé, Galería Via, Caracas, Venezuela.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019  For Now, Contemporary Venezuelan Art of the Miami Diaspora, Coral Gables Museum, Miami
2019  Art Living for the Delano Hotel, Miami Beach, FL.
2017  Collective exhibition, TB Box Art Space, Miami, FL.
2015  Art on the Green, Winter Park, FL.
2013  Whisky & Rye, The Nightclub, one night venue, Miami, FL.
2012  Olivier Mestre and María Cristina Carbonell, Ricard Gallery, Miami,
2010  In Wolves Clothing: Re-imagining the Doll, SHOWstudio-Home of Fashion Film, London, England.
2010  Hip & Cool, II Picnic Festival, Santander, Fundación Marcelino Botín, Spain.
2009  Visionarios: Video y Cine Experimental Latinoamericano; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
2009  A time to Bloom, VideoArtWorld, Basilea Foundation, Hot Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland.
2008  Visionarios: Audiovisual Na América Latina, Instituto Itau Cultural, Sao Paulo, Brasil.
2006  63 Edición del Salón Bienal Arturo Michelena, Valencia, Venezuela.
2006  Perfect Timing, Douz & Mille Gallery, Art Taipei & Ela-Asia, Taipei
2006  Itinerantes, Museo Jacobo Borges, Caracas, Venezuela.
2004  Retomando el Volumen, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela
 2004  V Bienal Barro de América, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Lia Bermudez, Maracaibo,  Venezuela.
2003  Arte Venezolano Siglo XX. Década de los 90, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Venezuela.
2001  IV Bienal Barro de América, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela.
2000  X Edición Premio Eugenio Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela.
1998  III Biennial Barro de América, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Venezuela.
1998  El Norte del Sur: Venezuelan Art today, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
1998  V Bienal Nacional de Guayana, Museo Jesús Soto, Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela.
1998  Así Está la Cosa: Instalación y Arte Objeto en América Latina, Centro Cultural / Arte Contemporáneo A.C., México,D.F.
1998  III Biennial del Caribe y Latino America, Museo de Arte Moderno,Santo Domingo.
1996  249 Projets pour Uni Dufour, Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, Genève, Switzerland.
1996  I Biennial Nacional del Paisaje, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Mario Abreu, Maracay, Venezuela.
1995  Seis formas de Mirar, Sala Uno, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Venezuela.
 1995  II Biennial Barro de América, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Venezuela.
1994  IV Bienal Nacional de Guayana, Museo Jesús Soto, Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela.
1994  VII Edición Premio Eugenio Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela.
1993  II Edición Salón Pirelli, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Venezuela.
1992  Memorias de la Visión, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Venezuela
 1992  III Bienal Nacional de Arte de Guayana, Museo Jesús Soto, Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela.
1991  I Bienal de Artes Plásticas de Puerto La Cruz, Galería Municipal de Arte Moderno, Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela.
1990  Salón del Encuentro Americano, Galería Espacios Cálidos, Ateneo de Caracas. Traveling exhibition to: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes,  La Habana, Cuba; Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago de Chile; Galería Praxis, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Galería Carre D’or Paris, Francia Centro Cultural Jaques Prevert, Harnes (Lille), Francia Centro Cultural de la Visitación, Perigeaux; Casa de la América Latina, Bruselas, Bélgica.

2019 For Now, Contemporary Venezuelan Art of the Miami Diaspora, Coral Gables Museum, Miami.
Art Living for the Delano Hotel, Miami Beach, FL.
2017 Collective exhibition, TB Box Art Space, Miami, FL.
2015 Art on the Green, Winter Park, FL.
2013 Whisky & Rye, The Nightclub, one night venue, Miami, FL.
2012 Olivier Mestre and María Cristina Carbonell, Ricard Gallery, Miami.
2010 In Wolves Clothing: Re-imagining the Doll, SHOWstudio-Home of Fashion Film, London, England.
Hip & Cool, II Picnic Festival, Santander, Fundación Marcelino Botín, Spain.
2009 Visionarios: Video y Cine Experimental Latinoamericano; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain.
A time to Bloom, VideoArtWorld, Basilea Foundation, Hot Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland.
2008 Visionarios: Audiovisual Na America Latina, Instituto Itau Cultural, Sao Paolo, Brasil.
2006 63 Edición del Salón Bienal Arturo Michelena, Valencia, Venezuela.
Perfect Timing, Douz & Mille Gallery, Art Taipei & Ela-Asia, Taipei.
Itinerantes, Museo Jacobo Borges, Caracas, Venezuela.
2004 Retomando el Volumen, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela
V Bienal Barro de América, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Lia Bermudez, Maracaibo,  Venezuela.
2003 Arte Venezolano Siglo XX. Década de los 90, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Venezuela.
2001 IV Bienal Barro de América, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela.
2000 X Edición Premio Eugenio Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela.
1998 III Biennial Barro de América, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Venezuela.
El Norte del Sur: Venezuelan Art today, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
V Bienal Nacional de Guayana, Museo Jesús Soto, Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela.
Así Está la Cosa: Instalación y Arte Objeto en América Latina, Centro Cultural / Arte Contemporáneo A.C., México,D.F.
III Biennial del Caribe y Latino America, Museo de Arte Moderno,Santo Domingo.
1996 249 Projets pour Uni Dufour, Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, Genève, Switzerland.
1995 Seis formas de Mirar, Sala Uno, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Venezuela.
II Biennial Barro de América, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Venezuela.
1994 IV Bienal Nacional de Guayana, Museo Jesús Soto, Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela.
VII Edición Premio Eugenio Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela.
1993 II Edición Salón Pirelli, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Venezuela.
1992 Memorias de la Visión, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Venezuela.
III Bienal Nacional de Arte de Guayana, Museo Jesús Soto, Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela.
1991 I Bienal de Artes Plásticas de Puerto La Cruz, Galería Municipal de Arte Moderno, Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela.
1990 Salón del Encuentro Americano, Galería Espacios Cálidos, Ateneo de Caracas. Traveling exhibition to: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes,  La Habana, Cuba; Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago de Chile; Galería Praxis, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Galería Carre D’or Paris, Francia Centro Cultural Jaques Prevert, Harnes (Lille), Francia Centro Cultural de la Visitación, Perigeaux; Casa de la América Latina, Bruselas, Bélgica.

VIDEO SCREENING & FILM FESTIVALS

2021  Official Selection for Berlin Lift-Off Film Festival
2020  Official selection Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival
2019  Official Selection May 2019 Indie Short Fest, International Film Festival, Los Angeles
2019  Official Selection Georgia Documentary Film Festival, Atlanta
2019  Official Selection BEST SHORT FEST, Ontario, Canada.
2011  Close Up, International Video Festival 1a Edición, Puerto Vallarta, México.
2011  The New Media Festival, Miami, FL.
2010  Hip & Cool, II Picnic Festival, Marcelino Botin Foundation, Santander, Spain
2010  International Film Festival Cine a Contracorriente: Latinoamérica y España, Xcèntric, Barcelona, Spain.
2009  Visionarios: Video y Cine Experimental Latinoamericano, Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain.
2008  Visionarios: Audiovisual Na America Latina, Instituto Itau Cultural, Sao Paolo, Brasil
2006  Close Up, 2a Edición, Centro de Arte Casa Vecina, México D.F.
2006  The Art of Dealing, Diva Video and Art Festival, New York.

2021 Official Selection for Berlin Lift-Off Film Festival.
2020 Official selection Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival.
2019 Official Selection May 2019 Indie Short Fest, International Film Festival, Los Angeles.
Official Selection Georgia Documentary Film Festival, Atlanta.
Official Selection BEST SHORT FEST, Ontario, Canada.
2011 Close Up, International Video Festival 1a Edición, Puerto Vallarta, México.
The New Media Festival, Miami, FL.
2010 Hip & Cool, II Picnic Festival, Marcelino Botin Foundation, Santander, Spain.
International Film Festival Cine a Contracorriente: Latinoamérica y España, Xcèntric, Barcelona, Spain.
2009 Visionarios: Video y Cine Experimental Latinoamericano, Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain.
2008 Visionarios: Audiovisual Na America Latina, Instituto Itau Cultural, Sao Paolo, Brasil.
2006 The Art of Dealing, Diva Video and Art Festival, New York.Venezuela.

 

PUBLIC ART & PRIVATE ART INSTALLATIONS

2019  Art Living for The Delano Hotel, Miami Beach , FL
2015  Art on the Green, Winter Park, FL.
2014  Spiral, Nadder’s Private Home, Caracas, Venezuela.
2007  La Dama y EL Unicornio, Private Home, Caracas, Venezuela.
2000  Fountain, Private Home, Caracas, Venezuela.
1999  Flight (En Vuelo), mobile sculpture, Centro Ciudad Comercial Tamanaco, Caracas, Venezuela.

2019 Art Living for The Delano Hotel, Miami Beach , FL
2015 Art on the Green, Winter Park, FL.
2014 Spiral, Nadder’s Private Home, Caracas, Venezuela.
2007 La Dama y EL Unicornio, Private Home, Caracas, Venezuela.
2000 Fountain, Private Home, Caracas, Venezuela.
1999 Flight (En Vuelo), mobile sculpture, Centro Ciudad Comercial Tamanaco, Caracas, Venezuela.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

2020  Always On My Mind, 34’50”  Semi-Finalist Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival
2019  Heaven Can Wait, 2019, Orig. HD, 20’25″  Award Winner May 2019, Best Short Documentary, Indie Short Fest, Los Angeles International Film Festival
2019  Selected Documentary, Georgia Documentary Film Festival, Atlanta, Georgia.
2019  Semi-Finalist Best Short Fest, Ontario, Canada.
2013  The International Gallery 39th Annual’s Gold Award. Issued by IAPHC, Superb Craftsmanship in the Production of María Cristina Carbonell Art Book
2013  The Toronto Club of Printing House Craftsman’s Gold Award. Issued by Gallery of Superb Printing in the Production of María Cristina Carbonell Art Book
2006  First Prize, 63 Salón Biennial Arturo Michelena, Valencia, Venezuela.
2006  Selected Artist for Diva Container New York 2006 with the video The Art of Dealing
1996  First Prize, I Biennial del Paisaje, Maracay, Venezuela.
1996  V Edition Biennial Nacional de Guayana Award, Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela.
1994  IV Edition Biennial Nacional de Guayana Award, Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela.
1994  Honorable Mention VII Edition Premio Eugenio Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela.
1991  Honorable Mention I Biennial de Artes Plásticas de Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela.
2020 Always On My Mind, 34’50” Semi-Finalist Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival
2019 Heaven Can Wait, 2019, Orig. HD, 20’25″ Award Winner May 2019, Best Short Documentary, Indie Short Fest, Los Angeles International Film Festival
Selected Documentary, Georgia Documentary Film Festival, Atlanta, Georgia.
Semi-Finalist Best Short Fest, Ontario, Canada.
2013  The International Gallery 39th Annual’s Gold Award.
2013 Issued by IAPHC, Superb Craftsmanship in the Production of María Cristina Carbonell Art Book
The Toronto Club of Printing House Craftsman’s Gold Award.
Issued by Gallery of Superb Printing in the Production of María Cristina Carbonell Art BookCarbonell Art Book
2006 First Prize, 63 Salón Biennial Arturo Michelena, Valencia, Venezuela.
Selected Artist for Diva Container New York 2006 with the video The Art of Dealing
1996 First Prize, I Biennial del Paisaje, Maracay, Venezuela
V Edition Biennial Nacional de Guayana Award, Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela.
1994 IV Edition Biennial Nacional de Guayana Award, Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela.
Honorable Mention VII Edition Premio Eugenio Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela.
1991 Honorable Mention I Biennial de Artes Plásticas de Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela.

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