Exposition

HECTOR VILLARROEL

Born in Santiago, Chile
www.hectorvillarroel.com

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

2017 RECENT WORKS, LesbroussArt Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2014 LATITUDE, Benjamin Vicuna Mackenna Museum, Santiago, Chile
2012 LATITUDE, LesbroussArt 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
2012 TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY, Rina Bouwen Gallery, Madrid, Spain
GALLERY COLLECTION, Pieter Pauwel Gallery, Aalst, Belgium
GALLERY COLLECTION, Pieter Pauwel Gallery, Kasteel Van Huizengen, Belgium
2011 ATLANTIC SPACE, International Art Fair, Rina Bouwen Gallery, Vigo, Spain GALLERY COLLECTION, Projection Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
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 2006, 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

Permanent Mission of Chile, United Nations, New York NY, USA
Permanent Mission of Chile, OAS, Washington D.C., USA
Embassy of Chile, Washington D.C., USA
Consulate of Chile, New York NY, USA
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

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

SELECTED ARTICLES

2014 “LATITUDE at the Benjamin Vicuña Mackenna Museum” by María José Lira G. Director of Benjamín Vicuña Mackenna Museum, Santiago, Chile
2010 Library and Center of Information, Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago, Chile.
2008 ‘Chilean Painters in Belgium’, ‘Villarroel, traveling and thinking’ chapter, p. 85 – 89, 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