Antonio Romoleroux (Quito, 1968)
Visual artist

Bachelor of Visual Arts, University of the Arts, Guayaquil, Ecuador; College of Plastic Arts of the Central University of Ecuador; Serigraphy and lithography, Guayasamín Foundation; Metal engraving, Grafi-K workshop.

Has received 22 awards and recognitions in Ecuador, the United States, Germany and Brazil, Italy such as: Lifetime Achievement Recognitions awarded by: Kingman Galería, 2023; Institute of Higher National Studies, the postgraduate University of Ecuador 2022; Consulate of Ecuador in Los Angeles, United States 2021; Ministry of Culture and Heritage of Ecuador 2019; Kunstraum Artescena, Leipzig-Germany 2018; Doctor Vicente Rocafuerte Decoration for Cultural Merit, National Assembly of the Republic of Ecuador 2020; Honorable Mention, Pan-Amazonian Hall, Manaus, Brazil 2016; Honorable Mention, V Cuenca International Painting Biennial 1996; Mariano Aguilera Award, Quito 1995.

He was invited to the First and Second International Virtual Art Biennial, Panama, Panama 2021, 2023; National Art Salon VII Biennial of Cuenca, 2001; V International Painting Biennial of Cuenca 1996; Third World Engraving Triennial, Chamalieres-France 1994.

He has held 38 individual exhibitions such as: The models’ message to humanity, Kunstraum Artescena, Leipzig, Germany 2021; Anthological Exhibition 1987-2018, PUCE Cultural Center, Quito; Dass Bewusste Ich, Embassy of Ecuador in Germany, Berlin, Germany 2015; Amazonia and Spondylus, Queens Art Museum, New York, United States 2010; The self is spirit, Instituto Cultural de Providencia, Santiago de Chile 2009, Ver a tus Ojos Ver, Museums of the Central Bank of Guayaquil, Cuenca and Loja 1997. He has participated in 120 group exhibitions in New York, New Jersey, South Korea, Panama, Calagary, Libya, Syria, Manaus, Veracruz, Leipzig, Stroud, Gloucestershire, Santiago de Chile, Venice, Milan, Zurich, El Salvador, Meriland, Philadelphia, La Paz, Madrid, Chamalieres, Québec.

His work is part of collections in Museums, Galleries, Cultural Centers and Foundations such as: Fantapia M Museum. Republic of Korea; Sarmiento-Archer Foundation, New York, United States; Gallery 1913 .io, Calagary, Canada; Gloucestershire printmaking co-operative, Stroud, UK; Providencia Cultural Institute, Santiago, Chile; Troisième Triennale mondiale d’estampes, Chamalières, France; Luciano Benetton Foundation, Milan, Italy; National Museum, MuNA, Quito, Ecuador; Central Bank Museum, Manta, Ecuador; Contemporary Art Center, Quito, Ecuador; House of Ecuadorian Culture Museum, Quito.