As a painter I use some traditional tools of the trade as brushes, knives, acrylics, and oils, with my faithful companion, a Nikon D800, and my dear Mac. The final result is a fine art print.

My challenge is simple and yet difficult, to go beyond the anecdotal and the technical reproduction of the physical appearance, i.e. to elude "the pure reproducibility of a pure event" (Roland Barthes).

My current work is involved with "painting-based-on-photographs". There is a special choice for this, I like the essence of painting: the amazement and fear of the "blank canvas" when starting a creation vs. the cold an instantaneous click of the camera. In other words the "contingency" of the creative act which you may see in the paintings of Francis Bacon, Anselm Kieffer or Matisse.

See Notes on Technique
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Curriculum Vitae

Digital fine Artist: Painter an dPhotographer

Other professional information:
Mathematician. Universidad Simón Bolivar, Caracas. University of California at San Diego.
Professor pf Mathematics. Universidad Simon Bolivar. Universidad Metropolitana
Professor of Photography and Digital Development

Individual Exhibitions
"La Musique, La Mort et Le Néant" , 2003
Galería Trasnocho,
Caracas , Venezuela
Collective exhibitions
"Regards Croises", 2006
Gallerie Fontaine Obscure,
Aix-en-Provence, France

"Conversations Photographiques", 2006
Homage to Pual Cezanne
Gallerie Fontaine Obscure,
Aix -en-Provence, France

Art Exhibitions on WW.W.

"Remember, Repress and Forget" , 2003
Interactiva. Biennial Cancun, Mexico
Saatchi Gallery
CISVG MUSEUM
MOCA
Pixiport
Museo do Essential e do Alem Disso
PhotoBox

Art Photo Magazines on WWW.

Zone Zero International Digital Art
Moon Cruise Photophiles
Ovi Magazine Focus Galeery
Gomma Artist Directory Art Moco
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Photo Originale

Conscientious
Digital Art Guild
Art: Painting Individual Exhibitions

Espacio Arte, Caracas 2003
A7 Gallery , Caracas 1992
A7 Gallery. Caracas 1995
A7 Gallery , Caracas 1990

Collective Exhibitions

Sotavento Gallery, Caracas
National Art Gallery of Venezuela, Caracas


Bass Gallery, Caracas
Banco Consolidado Cultural Center