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Antonio Romoleroux, (Quito, Ecuador, 1968).
He has held 32 individual exhibitions in Ecuador, Germany,England, United States, Chile and Canada, and participated in over 100 collective exhibitions in Ecuador, England, Mexico, Brazil, Switzerland, Italy, The Salvador, France and Spain.
In 2010 he was invited to present an individual exhibition of his work at Queens Museum of Art, New York, USA.
His work has been granted the following awards:Honourable Mention,1o Salon Pan-amazonico de Artes, Manaos, Brasil,(2016) Honourable Mention, V Bienal Internacional de Pintura, Cuenca (1996); Mariano Aguilera Single Prize for Painting, Quito (1995); First Prize, Salón Nacional de Pintura, Ministry of Education and Culture, Quito (1991); Honourable Mention in National Engraving Contests of Quito City Council, (1990, 1989, 1988, and 1987).
Antonio has furthermore been a guest exhibitor at the: Impress 13 International Printmaking Festival, Stroud, England 2013; V Bienal Internacional de Pintura 1996, Cuenca, Ecuador; 3rd Egyptian International Print Triennale 1999; Troisième Triennale Mondiale d’Estampes 1994, Chamalières, France.

STUDIES

1989 lithograph, Guayasamin Foundation , Quito.
1989-1988 silkscreen, Guayasamin Foundation , Quito .
1988-1987 engraving in metal, graphi-k Workshop , Quito .
1989-1985 Visual arts college, Central University of Ecuador , Quito .

AWARDS

2016 Honourable Mention, 1o Salón Pan-amazónico de Artes, Manaos, Brasil, 1996 Honorable Mention , V International Biennial of Painting, Cuenca.
1995 First Prize in Painting , Mariano Aguilera, Quito.
1991 First Prize in Painting , Ministry of Education and Culture, Quito.
1991 Mention of Honor Contest XVIII National Engraving , Municipio De Quito.
1990 Mention of Honor , National Engraving , Ecuadorian Culture House Contest.
1988 Second Prize Competition XV National Engraving , Municipio De Quito.
1987 Mention of Honor , National Competition XLV Engraving , Municipio De Quito.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 Das Bewusste Ich, Embassy of Ecuador in Germany, Berlin.
2015 The Conscious self, Humboldt asociation, Quito.
2014 I love myself, Kumstaum artescena Gallery, Leipzig, Germany.

2013 Antonio Romoleroux, Gloucester Royal Hospital, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, UK
2013 Daughter of Lilith , Sara Palacios Gallery , Nayon

2013 My spirit into your senses , Sara Palacios Gallery , Nayon

2012 Sacred Nature , Gallery Cienfuegos , Quito .

2010 Amazon and Spondylus , Queens Art Museum, New York , United States.

2010 Art in the spring, Gallery Codelco , Santiago de Chile.
2009 The I ‘s Spirit, Instituto Cultural De Providencia , Santiago De Chile.
2009 Antonio Romoleroux , Gallery Ecuador , Quito .
2009 Amazon and Spondylus , Ochre Design, Quito.
2008 Nature is Sacred And Humans also , Ministry Of Culture, Quito.
2007 What We return to Nature ? Centro Cultural Metropolitano , Quito .
2006 Recent Work , Ethnos Design, Quito.
2005 Diamond Water , Moving Gallery , Quito .
Mandalas from Yagé 2004 , Moving Gallery , Quito .
2003 Awakening Gallery González Guzmán , Quito .
Return from the 2002 Exhibition , Provincial Council , Pretoria .
2001 Romoleroux Antonio , Ocho y Medio, Quito.
Fear – Power 2000 , Posada De Las Artes Kingman , Quito .
1999 Paper & Metal, Gallery Artespacio , Cumbaya .
1998 View your Eye View , Museo Del Banco Central De Guayaquil.
1997 View your Eye View , the Central Bank Museums And Loja Basin .
1996 Winners Lounge Mariano Aguilera, Municipal Museum Mena Caamano .
1995 Recent Works , Gallery Art- Forvm , Quito .
Cultures from Amazonian Ecuador 1994 , Forvm Art- Gallery , Quito .
1993 N Small Format Painting , Project Ecuador -Canada Quebec- Canada.
1992 Paintings, Gallery Symbols, Quito.
1989 Prints, Gallery Tu Y Yo, Quito.

MAJOR GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2015 Ecuador ama la vida, Unasur, Quito.
2014 Arte Latinoamericano en la Comunidad Latinoamericana de Leipzig, Alemania

2013 First International Pan Amazonia , Manaus , Brazil
*Museum in the Park, Stroud, UK
2012 From the mirror mask , Centro Cultural Metropolitano , Quito
2011 First Meeting Of Creators ” Urban Visions 2011 ” , Quito
*Mariano Retro 2010 , Cultural Center , Eugenio Espejo, Quito.
*The Chamber Gallery , Santiago de Chile.
2007 Landscapes , Cultural Arts Center , Quito .
2005 Green Wind Green Branches , Itchimbia Cultural Center , Quito .
2003 Painters for Peace , Mirarte Gallery , Quito .
2002 Memory And News , From Cultural Cenro Universidad Catolica, Quito.
The 2001 Building Peace through Sustainable Development , UTP, Quito.
Coirrupcion 2000 , National Theatre De La Casa De La Cultura Ecuador , Quito .
1999 Festival of Arts , Gathesburg , Meriland , Usa.
• Art 100, C.C.E. , Quito
1998 One of a Kind , To Day Foundation For Arts Nexus , Philadelphia , Usa.
1997 Art Paper, Art- Forvm , Quito .
1996 AIDS Awareness , Posada De Las Artes Kingman , Quito .
• Paper and Paper, Latin American Art, Central Bank of Quito , Guayaquil, Cuenca and Manta.
• The Dematerialization of Art at the end of the millennium , Casa De La Cultura , Quito .
Gallery 1995 Art- Forvm , Quito .
1994 Panoramic View of Engraving , Casa De La Cultura Ecuador , Quito .
• Cdx Gallery , Quito.
• Folder Serigraphs , British Council, Quito.
1992 Living Contemporary Art, Quito.
• Gallery Sosa Larrea, Quito.
1991 Week of Ecuador , La Paz , Bolivia .
• Spanish Cooperation Agency , Madrid Spain .
1987 prints , Centro Cultural San Sebastian , Quito .

ROOMS AND BIENNIAL
2013 International Biennial Print Impress 13 , Stroud , UK.
 National Painting Luis A. Martinez, Ambato.
2007 National Salon Mariano Aguilera ( Des ) Figuraciones , Metropolitan Cultural Center .
2003 National Salon Mariano Aguilera, The Artist Abroad , Metropolitan Cultural Center .
2002 Second National Exhibition Drawing, Watercolor Graphics And , Centro Cultural Metropolitano , Quito .
2001 I National Exhibition Drawing, Watercolor Graphics And , Centro Cultural Metropolitano , Quito .
• National Art Lounge , globalization, nomadism , Identity , Cuenca.
1999 3rd Egyptian International Print Triennale. 1998 First National Painting Hall , Azogues .
1997 Hall Luis A. Martinez, Ambato.
1996 V International Painting Biennial Basin .
1995 XXII National Drawing, Engraving and Watercolor , Mena Caamano Museum , Quito Competition .
• National Salon Mariano Aguilera, Quito.
1994 . Third Triennial World In Print, France Chamalieres –
• Lounge Luis A. Martinez, Ambato.
• Salon De Julio, Guayaquil.
• National Competition XXL Drawing, Engraving and Watercolor , Municipio De Quito.
• National Salon Mariano Aguilera, Quito.
1993 National Salon Mariano Aguilera, Quito.
1992 National Salon Mariano Aguilera, Quito.
1991 First Youth Art Shows , Quito .
• National Competition seventeenth Engraving , Quito .
• National Salon Mariano Aguilera, Quito.
1990 Engraving , Casa De La Cultura Ecuador , Quito . National Competition
1989 Salon De Octubre, Guayaquil.
1988 XV Drawing, Tempera And Engraving , Quito . National Competition
XLV 1987 Drawing, Tempera And Engraving , Quito . National Competition

MAJOR COLLECTIONS
Museum of the Central Bank of Ecuador
Centro Cultural Metropolitano , Quito, Ecuador
Art Nexus , Philadelphia , USA
Troisième Triennale Mondiale d’ estampes 1994 Chamalières , France
Ecuador Project Canada, Quebec , Canada
Co -operative printmaking Gloucestershire , Stroud , UK
Latino Eye , Milan , Italy
Cultural Institute of Providencia , Santiago , Chile
Banco Pichincha, Quito, Ecuador
Diners Club, Quito, Ecuador
Atlantic Bank, Quito, Ecuador

REFERENCES

BOOKS: “The conscius self”, Antonio Romoleroux.
” Antonio Romoleroux ” Dr. Ines Flores, Rodrigo Villacis, Hernan Rodriguez Castelo.
“Mariano Retro ” Lenin Ona, Center for Contemporary Art .
” Centro Cultural Metropolitano “, Editions Librimundi .
” Latino Eye Collection “, Luciano Benetton, Skira .
“New Critical Dictionary Plastic Artists from Ecuador from the Twentieth Century “,
Hernán Rodriguez Castelo.
” Plastic Artists from Ecuador,” Dr. Ines Flores, Ministry Of Foreign Affairs.
” New 100 Artists ” Paul Cuvi and Lenin Ona Dinediciones.
“Critical Dictionary Plastic Artists from Ecuador ” Hernán Rodriguez Castelo .

CATALOGS :
The I is Spirit , Juan Antonio Bolumburu .
Nature is Sacred And Humans are also Nature , Julio Pazos .
Disfigurements , Carlos Rojas.
Awakening , Lenin Ona
Globalization, Nomadism , Identity.
National Art Lounge , Liberty Of The Artist , Lenin Ona .
Art 100, Roque Sevilla , Dr. Ines Flores.
One of a Kind , Books Artists from Ecuador .
See In Your Eyes See , Issues Central Bank of Ecuador .
V International Painting Biennial Basin .
Paper and Paper, Latin American Art.
Winners Lounge Mariano Aguilera, Hernan Rodriguez Castelo, Dr.
Inés Flores, Raul Pérez , Manuel Esteban Mejia.
Recent Work , Trinidad Pérez , Xavier Izco .
Third Triennial World Of Prints From Chamalieres .

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