1974 Pamplona (Navarra), Spain

Educational History

2006 - 2008   Grand Central Academy of Art, New York

1999 - 2004    National Academy of Design, Three Year Certificate Program, New York

1999 - 2004    Art Students League, Nueva York

1998 - 1999     Mikel Esparza's Studio, Pamplona (Spain)                        

1997 - 1998     Escuela de Anticuariado y Restauración (pintura y escultura), Pamplona (Spain)

1990 - 1994     Superior Technician Degree in Arts and Design, Pamplona (Spain)

Solo Exhibitions

2010    "Cultur 2010", Navarra's Government. Palacio Señorío de Bertiz, Navarra

2009    "Rhapsody". Galeria Ormolu, Pamplona, Spain

2007    "Visceral", Galeria Ormolu, Pamplona, Spain 

1998     “Rural Architecture of the North of Spain", sepia washes Galería Lacava, Pamplona, Spain

Group shows and Selected exhibitions

2016       LA  Art Show. Arcadia Contemporary Gallery

2015       "Works on Paper", Arcadia Contemporary, NYC

2015       "Nude", Eleventh Street Arts Gallery, Long Island City

2015       "The Still Life show", Eleventh Street Arts Gallery, Long Island City

2014       Ann Long Gallery, SC

2013       Museum MEAM. Figurativas VI. Selected paintings, Barcelona (Spain)

2012       "Converge", CPW gallery, NY

2012       Permanent Collection MEAM Museum, Barcelona

2012       Russian Academy of Arts and Zurab Tsereteli Art Gallery, Moscow

2010       Art Auction 2010Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Alabama

2010       “The Human Figure”, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco. CA

2009      Hudson River Revival: Contemporary Landscape Painting. Springville Museum. Utah

2009      Young Collector’s Sale. Ann Long Gallery, Charleston, SA

2008      Jacob Collins and The Hudson River School of Landscape, Hunter, NY

2008      Art Renewal Center Scholarship Exhibition

2005      New York Times, Two painters one city with Jennifer Fairbanks. Galeria Ormolu, Pamplona

2005      "Brush with Greatness". Neo Studios. Graduated Students from Art Academies, New York

2004      Iberian Festival, Roger Smith Hotel, NY

2004     Three Year Certificate Exhibition, Museum of the National Academy of Design, NY

2004     “What’s Around Us” Shepherd Art Gallery. Ellicott City, MD

2004     Selected works of the National Academy of Design, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, NY

2003     National Academy Students, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, NY

2002     National Arts Club, 26th Annual Student Exhibition, NY

2001     2000 Merit Awards of Art Student’s League, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York

2001     59th Audubon Annual Exhibition, Salmagundi Club

Scholarships

2007-8  Hudson River school for Landscape Painting Scholarship, Hunter, NY

2007     One Year Studio Space Scholarship, Navarra's Government, Spain

2003     Inga Denton Scholarship, National Academy of Design, NY

2002     Newington Cropsey Scholarship to study in Italy, National Academy of Design, NY

2001      National Serge Hollerbach Scholarship, National Academy of Design, NY

2001      Lorraine Grace Scholarship, National Academy of Design, NY

2000     Valerie Delacorte Scholarship, National Academy of Design, NY

2000     Merit scholarship, Art Students League, NY

1999      Evelyn Chard Kelley Memorial Scholarship for woman painters under 30 years old, Pen and Brush, NY

Awards

2015     Honorable Mention, Art Renewal Center, International 2014-2015 Salon

2013     Finalist at Fundación de las Artes y los Aristas. Barcelona

2012     Selected for the Russian Government and Kraft-Partlova Fundation for the project “Image of Rusia, Moscow"

2004    Three Years Certificate Travel Scholarship, National Academy of Design, NY

2003    Second prize in portrait, National Academy of Design, NY

2002    Distinction in figure, National Academy of Design, NY

2002    Richild Von Holtzbrink Award, National Arts Club, NY

2002    Honorable Mention, painting exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY

2002     Anonymous Award, Salmagundi Club, NY

2001     Ralph Weiler, Mid Year Student prize, National Academy of Design, NY

2001     Honorable Mention, Watercolor Exhibition. Pen & Brush, NY

2001     Thomas E.Picard Award, oil painting, Salmagundi Club, NY

2001     Honorable Mention, Figure Composition, End Year Student Exhibition, NAD, NY

2001     Honorable Mention, sculpture exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY

2001     Steven Leitner Award, National Arts Club, NY

2001     Allied Artists Award, Audubon Artists, Salmagundi Club, NY

2000    Merit Award, oil exhibition, Pen and Brush, NY

1999     Pauline Law Memorial Award, Pen and Brush, NY

Teaching experience

2016                Adjunct Professor of Anatomy and Drawing at The New York Academy of Art, NY

2015-Present   Principal Instructor at The Florence Academy of Art US branch, NJ

2009 -14          Anatomy and drawing instructor at Escuela Superior de Dibujo Profesional (ESDIP),Madrid

2009-14           Drawing and painting classes private atelier, Madrid.

Workshops

2015 - 2016     The Da Vinci Initiative workshop hosted by The Florence Academy of Art US branch.

2012 - 2014     Painting and drawing workshops at The Art Students League of NY.

2012                Painting workshop, Janus Collaborative NY

2010 - 2014     Painting and Drawing Workshop, Museum of Navarra, Spain

2011                 Portrait Painting Workshop, Círculo de Bellas Artes Madrid, Spain

2009 - 2012    Figure Drawing and Portratit ESDIP, Madrid. Spain

2009               Figure Painting Workshop, Civican Pamplona. Spain

Working experience

2008     Mural Painting Restoration at Hotel Atlantis The Palm, Dubai

2008     Albino Gonzalez’s Mural painting for Atlantis The Palm, Dubai

2000     Illustration for the Catalog of Archaeology, Museum of Navarra, Spain

Publications

2016     "Lessons in Classical Painting" Watson-Guptill Publications, NY, page, 63 

2012     25 Artist of Tomorrow. American Artist's 75th Anniversary Special Issue

2012     "Lessons in Classical Drawing", Juliette Aristedes. Watson-Guptill Publications, NY, page, 56 and back cover

2011      American Painting Video Magazine, Featured Artist. Fall Issue