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- DAVILA

Fernando Davila is a very accomplished artist born in Colombia, who has achieved recognition for his mastery of figurative paintings. His extensive work has been exhibited in South America, Europe  and the U.S.

He was chosen  and personally invited by Maestro  Fernando Botero to participate in the XXIX Prix International de L’Art Contemporain in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Davila was recognized by the Colombian Congress in 1999 with the “Orden de la Democracia” for his contribution to the Arts.

He has published two hard cover books and many catalogues about his paintings with written texts by well known Art Critics and Art Historians such as;  Eduard J. Sullivan, Pierre Restany, Ana Maria Escallon, Georges Gomez y Caceres, German Rubiano Caballero.

His paintings have been auctioned in Christie’s and Sotheby’s New York since 1988, and most recently in Los Angeles  at MOLAA auctions 2006-07.

 

Fernando Dávila lives and paints in Miami, Florida.
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BORN    Bogota, Colombia, 1953

EDUCATION

Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, – composition and basic design- (1970-1971)

Universidad de Bogota J. T. Lozano, Graphic Design, (1971-1973)

Universidad Nacional, Bogota, XX Century Art History, PG (1979)

Art Students League of New York, N. Y. Drawing and Painting , (1983-1987)

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016       Nader Art Museum Latin American benefit show ,Miami .

2012      Rosembaum Contemporary . Boca Raton fl, USA.

2011      Cristina Chacon gallery Miami USA

2011      Galeria Mundo, Bogota ,”Encuentros y Desencuentros”.

2010      MAMBO ,Museo de Arte moderno de Bogota, Artes visuales en Colombia desde 1810.video exposicion del BICENTENARIO.

2008      NOBE 67 ART , Miami, Usa.

2008      GARY NADER ,  Miami. USA ,Celebrate Hispanic Heritage, Latin American Modern Masters.

2007      MOLAA  Art Auction 07. Museum of latin American Art. Los Angeles Ca.

2006      MOLAA  Art Auction 06.Museum of latin American Art . Los Angeles,Ca.

2006      Art Miami , Convention center , MIami

2004      La Boheme Fine Art Coral  Gables Florida

2003      Gallery Center Boca Raton Florida

2002      Galeria La Cometa, “Sept 11 In memoriam New York“. Bogota, Col.

2001      Washington D. C. Salon IberoAmericano de Arte, . Cultural Mexican Inst.

2001       Galeria La Cometa “ En torno al cuerpo” Bogota, Colombia

2000       Sharjah Art Museum, United Arab Emirates.

1999       Palm Beach Art Fair. FLORIDA USA  -

1998-97 Elite Fine Art, Coral Gables, Miami, Fl.

1996      Galeria del Museo de arte Moderno Bogota, Colombia

1996      Autorretrato Colombiano del Siglo XX,Centro Colomboamericano,BOG.

1995      XXIX Prix International del’art Contemporain, Montecarlo, Monaco

1994      Salon Nacional de Artistas,Bogota.

1994      Art Miami , Fl.  Galeria Alfred Wild

1993      Art Miami , Fl.  Galeria Alfred Wild

1992      Art Miami , Fl.  Galeria Alfred Wild

1993      F IA – Feria Internacional de Arte, Caracas, Venezuela

1993      Feria Internacional de Arte, Bogota, Colombia

1993-92 -90   Latin American Art Auction, CHRISTIE’S, New York

1992      ARTFI 92 , BOGOTA

1992      Eco Art, Museo de Arte Moderno, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

1992      Cajas  Eroticas,Galeria Alonso Arte , Bogota

1991      Art Chicago,  Chicago Expocenter

1990      Galeria Alfred Wild , BOgota

1989      Galeria Fernando Quintana,Bogota

1988      Latin american Art Auction, SOTHEBY’S, New York

1985-87 Quintana Fine Art, New York

1984      F.I.A.C.,    Grand Palais,    Paris,      France,

1882      Arte Colombiano del siglo XX,Centro Colombo Americano,Bogota

1982      The Colombians Center For The Arts , Boca Raton, Fl.

 

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016       Hyde Midtown Miami,recent paintings by Fernando Dávila .Hosted by Related & Dezer group.

2013-2015      Fernando Davila Studio, Coconut Grove, Florida

2005     La Boheme Fine Art, Miami , USA.

2003     BRITISH PETROLEUM CO, BOGOTA , COLOMBIA

2001     Galeria La Cometa, Bogota, Col.

1998-9  Quinta Galeria, Bogota, Colombia

1997      Club Campestre Guaymaral, Colombia

1994      FES Centro cultural, Cali, Colombia

1992      Galeria Alfred Wild, Bogota, Colombia

1991      Galeria Alfred Wild, Bogota, Colombia

1990      Galeria Alfred Wild, Bogota, Colombia

1987      Galeria QUINTANA , NEW YORK . USA

1986      F.I.A.C. FOIRE INTERNATIONAL D ART CONTEMPORAIN, Paris. France.

1985      Galeria QUINTANA , NEW YORK . USA

1983      Galeria QUINTANA , NEW YORK . USA

1981      Galeria San Diego Bogota, Colombia

1980      Galeria Quintero, Barranquilla, Colombia

1975      La Galerie, Bogota, Colombia

 

1999      MERIT AWARD “ DEMOCRACY ORDER ” given by THE COLOMBIAN CONGRESS  .BOGOTA.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2001      Fernando Davila, HARD COVER BOOK,Text by  Louvre Museum Curator,Gomez  Caceres

2000      Florida design Magazine,Summer 2000

1993      Fernado Davila, HARD COVER BOOK, Lerner Ltd. EDWARD  SULLIVAN, PIERRE RESTANI and A.M. Escallon

1991      Christies Catalogs, May 15, and Nov19

1990      Christies Catalogs, May1 and Nov. 20

1988      Sotheby’s Catalog # 5783

1983-86 F.I.A.C. Grand Palais Paris, France, catalog book

1980      Mario Rivero’s book cover “ Los de ayer y los de hoy”