Carlos Medina Barquisimeto, Venezuela, b. 1953.
He studied Pure Art and Art History at the Cristóbal Rojas School of Visual Arts in Caracas.
He has developed his trajectory between Europe and America. He lived and worked in Carrara, Italy, for 7 years. He attended painting classes dictated by Getulio Alviani at the Academy of Fine Arts, held exhibitions in Europe and frequented the studios of important artists, including Gio Pomodoro, Alicia Penalba, Carlo Sergio Signori and Gonzalo Fonseca, as well as Jesus Soto and Carlos Cruz Diez, the two mayor representatives of Venezuelan Kinetic art, among other renowned Latin American artists.
In Venezuela, he has been recognized with all the prizes awarded to Venezuelan sculpture, highlighting the great prize of the Michelena Salon in its 50th edition.
He has had exhibitions in almost all the national museums of Venezuela, including the Caracas Museum of Fine Arts, and three exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art, also in Caracas. He has an important career in Symposia, Biennials, and International Sculpture Workshops, as well as in the development of monumental artworks and urban projects.
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BLACK & WHITECOLLECTIVE 8 Nov - 31 Dec 2020The presence and absence of light determine the field of the visible, what we can and cannot see. That is why light has always been an instrument and a fundamental...
MARIÓN ART GALLERY: 10 YEARSCOLLECTIVE 1 - 30 Apr 2020In April 2010, guided by the will and vision of my father, and accompanied by my sister and my mother, we opened a gallery in a space and a country...
THE ART BEHIND ARTCOLLECTIVE 28 Apr - 2 Jun 2019“The art behind art”, an exhibition to celebrate the 10 years of the Articruz studio in Panama. Articruz is an artists studio dedicated to the production of contemporary art, which...
ESSENTIALCarlos Medina 25 Feb - 25 Apr 2015Carlos Medina is an artist with extensive experience in the field of plastic and sculptural research. In the development of his work, he has dedicated himself to exploring the various...