Hector Villarroel

 

Born in Santiago, Chile

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1990 MA in Fine Arts, University of Chile

 

CURRENT GALLERY REPRESENTATION

 

Lesbroussart Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

 

AWARDS

 

2001 DIRAC, Ministery of Foreign Affairs, Chile. ‘Crossing’ publication, UC Berkeley CA, USA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2014 LATITUDE, Benjamin Vicuna Mackenna Museum, Santiago, Chile

2012 LATITUDE, Lesbrouss Art Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

         LATITUDE, Chilean Embassy, Madrid, Spain

2010 PINTURA, Rina Bouwen Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2008 WORKS, Molí El Canysset, Valencia, Spain

2008 POETRY and PAINTING, Macias-Villarroel, Hispanic Fundation, Madrid, Spain

2007 RECENT WORKS, Chilean Embassy, Brussels, Belgium

2006 RECENT WORKS, Rina Bouwen Gallery, Madrid, Spain

         TRANSFER, Jewish Community, Santiago, Chile

2005 TRANSFER, Chilean Embassy, Washington D.C., USA

         TRANSFER, La Pequeña Galeria, Madrid, Spain

2004 PINTURA RECIENTE, Rina Bouwen Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2003 SEASON, Atrium Gallery, IMF, Washington D.C., USA

         RECENT WORKS, Rina Bouwen Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2002 RECENT WORKS, Praxis Gallery, Santiago, Chile

         CROSSING, Cultural Center, Major University, Santiago, Chile

2001 CROSSING, CLAS, UC Berkeley, USA

2000 TERRITORY, Viviana Grandi Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

1999 TERRITORY, Chilean Consulate, New York, USA

1998 THE HUMAN MAP, Magdalena Baxeras Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

         THE HUMAN MAP, Synchronicity Space Gallery, New York, USA

1996 LA ESTANCIA, Altra Forma Gallery, Santiago, Chile

1995 GALERIA SEUL, Maison de L’Amérique Latine, Brussels, Belgium

1995 FRAGMENTS,  Purgatori Gallery, Valencia, Spain

1994 LA GALERIA, Hyatt Regency, Santiago, Chile

         EL FRUIT DE L’ESTACIO PASSADA, Galileu Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

1993 LA GALERIA, Hyatt Regency, Santiago, Chile

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2013 BAZART UC, Art Fair, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

2011  ATLANTIC SPACE, International Art Fair, Rina Bouwen Gallery, Vigo, Spain

2009 CAUCE i AFECTO, Arredondo-Gulle-Villarroel, Las Condes Cultural Center, Santiago, Chile

2008 GALLERY COLLECTION, Rina Bouwen Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2007 ABSTRACT TENDENCIES, Praxis International Gallery, Santiago, Chile

2006 ART WIZO, Art Gallery, Women’s International Zionist Organization, Santiago, Chile

2004 FAIM, International Art Fair, Madrid, Spain.

2002 ARTEBA, International Art Fair, Praxis International Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2001 MIXED MEDIA EXHIBIT, Studio Gallery, Irving CA, USA

2000 ARTE SANTANDER, International Art Fair, Viviana Grandi Gallery, Santander, Spain

         NEW MILLENIUM, The Artist’s Museum Gallery, Washington D.C., USA

1998 ANNUAL GALA, Atrium Gallery, IMF, Washington D.C., USA

1997 HOW I DREAM NEW YORK, Hilton Towers, New York NY, USA

1996 SUR, The New Gallery, University of Miami, Miami FL, USA

1995 LA GALERIA, Hyatt Regency, Santiago, Chile

1993 SOLID ART, Caves de Cureghem, Brussels, Belgium

1992 500 YEARS OF GENOCIDE AND COLONIALIMS, Linden Gallery, St. Kilda, Australia

         TIEMPOS DE ARTE, Las Condes Cultural Center, Santiago, Chile

1991 ALUMNOS ARTISTAS III, Plastica Nueva Gallery, Santiago, Chile

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

Chilean Mission, UN, New York NY, USA

Chilean Mission, OAS, Washington D.C., USA

Chilean Embassy, Washington D.C., USA

Chilean Consulate, New York NY, USA

Maison de L’Amérique Latine, Brussels, Belgium

Hispanic Foundation, Madrid, Spain

FORASTIA’S FRIENDS, ANAITE Winery, Logroño, Spain

LOM Publishers, Santiago, Chile

MERCAZ, Jewish Community, Santiago, Chile

WIZO, Santiago Chile

COPEC, Santiago, Chile

Hyatt Regency Co., Santiago, Chile

 

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

 

Santiago, Buenos Aires, Lima, Caracas, Sao Paulo, Mexico DF, Bogota, Barranquilla, San Jose, New York NY, Washington DC, Boston MD, Rockville MD, Los Angeles CA, Encino CA, San Francisco CA, Berkeley CA, Oakland CA, Santa Cruz CA, Ottawa, Vancouver, Madrid, Barcelona, Castelldefels, Valencia, Santander, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife, Alicante, Paris, Ferney Voltaire, Padua, Cagliari, Brussels, London, The Hague, Luxembourg, Berlin, München, Freiburg, Bienne, Vilniu, Hong Kong, Singapur, Tokyo

 

SELECTED ARTICLES

 

2010  Library and Center of Information, Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago, Chile

2008  ‘Chilean Painters in Belgium’, Chilean Embassy, Brussels, Belgium

2009  ‘Universos de Paz’, Anfora Nova Publishers, p. 69, Cordoba, Spain

2008 ‘A dialogue between presence and absence’ by Heriberto Lopez, Panoramica Magazine, Brussels, Belgium

2006 ‘International Artist at MERCAZ’,The Jewish Word Newspaper, Santiago, Chile

         ‘Perpetual traveller’ by Gary Tischler, The Washington Diplomat Newspaper, Washington DC, USA

2005 ‘Transfer’ by Fernando Rincon, El Punto de las Artes, Art Newspaper, Madrid, Spain

2003 ‘Villarroel at Rina Bouwen Gallery’ by Joan LLuis Montane, Artes Plasticas Magazine, Barcelona, Spain

2001 ‘In Memory, September 11’ CA University Newsletter, Berkeley CA, USA

1999 ‘The philosophy of the Creation’ by Carol Cassis-Mcmillan, Ladeco Aboard Magazine, Miami FL, USA

1996 ‘Six Chilean Artist of Today’ by Juana Rosa Pita, Lan Chile Aboard Magazine, Miami FL, USA