BORN 1984 in Maracaibo, Venezuela

EDUCATION
2006-2009 Florence Academy of Art, Florence, Italy
2002-2006 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. BFA, Painting
2005 Studio Art Centers International (SACI), Florence, Italy
1999-2003 Romero-Hidalgo Artists’ Studios, Miami, FL, studied under Abdon Romero.
1998-2002 South Miami School of the Arts-Magnet Program for Art

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012 Mirrors, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston, Maine

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 Wives, Daughters and Lovers, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2013 Singular Vision, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2012 Perception of Self, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2011 International Portrait Competition hosted by the Portrait Society of America,
Atlanta, Georgia
Annual Faculty Exhibition, Silvermine School of Art, New Canaan, CT
110th Annual Juried Exhibition, New Haven Paint & Clay Club,
New Haven, CT
Pathways to Landscape, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT
2010 Annual Faculty Exhibition, Silvermine School of Art, New Canaan, CT
Annual Juried Exhibition, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT
Objects of Art, Beardsley Gallery, Wilton, CT
Faces of Winter, hosted by the Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists,
University of Connecticut, Stamford Gallery, Stamford, CT
2009 10th Annual Affordable Art Fair, Gladwell & Company Gallery, Battersea Park,
London, UK
Classical Realism, W.H. Patterson Fine Art Dealers, London, UK
Exhibition of Classical Realism by Venezuelan Artists, Embassy of the
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Rome, Italy
Venezuelans in the World, General Consulate of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Milan, Italy
Annual Young Collectors’ Sale, Ann Long Fine Art, Charleston, SC
Florence Academy of Art Fourth Alumni Exhibition, Palazzo Corsini,
Florence, Italy
2008 The 9th Affordable Art Fair, Gladwell & Co. Gallery Battersea Park,
London, UK
Third Annual Florence Academy of Art Alumni Exhibition, W.H. Patterson
Fine Arts Dealer, London, UK
2006 Commencement Exhibition, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2005 2-D Honor Studio Show, (SACI) Florence, Italy
2004 MICA Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2003 Alumni Recent Work, Romero-Hidalgo Artists’ Studios, Miami, FL
2002 MICA Remembers 9/11, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, MD
MICA Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Decker Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Scholastics Art Awards Regional Exhibition, Miami Art Museum,
Miami, FL
Beaux Arts Festival, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL
2001 Scholastics Art Awards Regional Exhibition, Miami Art Museum,
Miami, FL

SELECTED AWARDS, GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
2011 William F. Draper Grand Prize for the International Portrait Competition,
Portrait Society of America
First Place, 110th Annual Juried Exhibition, New Haven Paint & Clay Club
2009 Third Place, Annual Juried Exhibition, hosted by the Ridgefield
Guild of Artists
Second Place, Faces of Winter, hosted by the Connecticut Society of
Portrait Artists
2008 Fourth Place, The Art Renewal Center Annual Scholarship Competition
Student Teacher Scholarship, The Florence Academy of Art
Best Composition of the Year, The Florence Academy of Art
Honorable Mention, Still-Life and Figure Painting, Florence Academy of Art
Studio Keeper Scholarship, Florence Academy of Art
2007 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
Best Drawing of the Year, Florence Academy of Art
Studio Keeper Scholarship, Florence Academy of Art
2005 Bill Woody/ Tom Miller ’67, ’87 Scholarship
2004 William Ferguson Scholarship
2003 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
William Ferguson Scholarship
2002 MICA Presidential Scholarship
Honorable Mention from the Florida First Lady’s Art Recognition Scholarship
Gold Key, National Scholastics Art Award
2001 Two Gold Keys from the Regional Scholastics Art Awards

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
New Britain Museum of American Art

TEACHING & PROJECTS
2010 -Present Drawing and Painting Instructor, Silvermine School of Art,
New Canaan, CT
2010 Guest Lecturer, Lyme Academy College of Art, Old Lyme, CT
2008-2009 Instructor, Intensive Drawing Program, Florence Academy of Art
2000-2001 Assisted Abdon Romero with mural project at St. John Bosco
Catholic Church