Awards and Honorable Mentions

 

  • 2012 Juror's Award of Excelence, Arlington Center for the Arts: Members Art Exhibit, Juried by Lauren O'Neal. December, 2012.
    2001 Bulletin Blue Ribbon Winner for The Great Cannoe Illustrations, Canada.
  • 2001 Parents Guide 2001 Children’s Media Award for Buzz, Buzz, Buzz illustrations, USA
  • 2000 Honor list, International Board on Books for Young People, Basel, Switzerland.
  • 2000 1st Prize, Children Book Illustration for El Soñador de Sueños, Centro Nacional del Librol (CENAL), Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 1999 1st Prize, Children Book Illustration of the Year for La Gran Canoa, Fundalibro, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 1998 Bologna International Children Book Fair, 32nd Annual Illustrators’ Exhibition, Bologna, Italy.
  • 1998 Selected for White Ravens Exhibit of the International Jugend Bibliothek, Munchen, Germany.
  • 1997 Encouragement Prize, Noma Concours for Picture Book Illustrations. Asia/Pacific Cultural Center for UNESCO, Tokyo, Japan.
  • 1996 1st Prize, Children Book Illustration for Mambru se Fue a la Guerra, Fundalibro, Caracas, Venezuela.

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2010 Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge MA.
  • 2008 Towne Gallery, Whellock College, Boston, MA
  • 2007 Flora Restaurant, Arlington MA
  • 2006 Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the US
  • 2001 Harvard Neighbors Gallery,
    Harvard University, Boston
  • 2000 Zeitgeist Gallery,
    Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • 1992 Mediathèque de Montrapon,
    Besançon, France.
  • 1990 College Montciel, Artothèque,
    Lons-le Saulnier, France.
  • 1989 Village Club Georges Moustaki,
    Les Moussiers, France.
  • 1987 Biblioteca del Centenario,
    Cali, Colombia.
  • 1984 Maison des Ateliers,
    Paris, France.
  • 1982 Instituto Italiano di Cultura,
    Bogota, Colombia.

Group Exhibitions

  • 2015 Lamont Gallery at Phillips Exeter Academy : "Lush Life" group exhibition, curated by Lauren O'Neal. Exeter, New Hampshire
  • 2000 Arlington Open studios,
    Arlington, Massachusetts.
  • 1998 Bologna Children’s Book Fair,
    Illustrations Exhibition, Bologna, Italy.
  • 1997 Premier Salon du Paysage Caribéen, Martinique, France.
  • 1997 Noma Concours for Children Book Illustrations, Tokio, Japan.
  • 1997 Biennale of Illustrations
    Bratislava, Slovakia.
  • 1997 Bienal de Miniaturas Gráficas Luisa Palacios, Centro Cultural CorpBanca, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 1996 Galería D’Museo, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 1991 Salon du Livre, Dole, France.
  • 1991 Biennal des Arts, Saint Claude, France.
  • 1989 Bibliothèque du Centre Culturel
    Aragon, Oyonnax, France.

Children Book Illustrations

  • 2003 El Zipitio, Grounwood Books,
    Toronto Canada.
  • 2001 Buzz Buzz Buzz, Groundwood Books,
    Toronto, Canada.
  • 2001 The Great Canoe, Groundwood Books, Toronto, Canada.
  • 1999 El Jardin del Pueblo,
    Scott Foresman-Adisson Wesley, USA.
  • 1999 El Soñador de Sueños, Ediciones
    Artemis, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 1999 El Mosquito Zumbador, Ediciones Ekare, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 1998 La Gran Canoa, Playco Editores,
    Caracas, Venezuela.
  • 1996 Mambru se Fue a la Guerra, Ediciones Ekaré, Caracas, Venezuela.

Education

  • 1983-1985 Atelier 17, studied under Stanley W. Hayter, Paris, France.
  • 1983-1985 Atelier Adac, studied under Zwy Milshtein, Paris France.
  • 1978-1982 Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.