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  • NAME: Luis Melf Esparragoza
    • Contact information:
    • Atelier: Novaragasse 26
    • 1020 Vienna, Austria
    • Mobile: +43 6991 0599965
    • E-mail: melfstudio@gmail.com
    • (together with artist Elizabeth v Samsonow and Sebastian Weissenbacher)
  • EDUCATION
    • September 1994- *June 1997 Artistic Studies at Art School Cristóbal Rojas, Venezuela EXHIBITIONS
  • Solo Exhibitions
    • Future: Steiner Gallery, Vienna, Austria
    • 2016 Participation at the VAE (Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts) Benefit Gala
    • 2015 Exhibition at the Blumentopf Gallery, Vienna, Austria
    • Participation at the VAE Annual Benefit Gala, honoring Annie Leibovitz 2014 Exhibition at the "Instituto Cervantes“ Vienna, Austria
    • 2013 Exhibition at the Museum of Visual Arts Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela
    • 2011 Exhibition at the Gallery 118, London, England,
    • 2009 Exhibition at the Dimaca Gallery "Fundaiguini" Caracas, Venezuela 2008 Exhibition at the Museum of Young Art "Moya" Vienna, Austria
    • 2007 Exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art "Juan Astorga Anta" Mérida, Venezuela
    • 2006 Participation in the Q202-AtelierRundgang 2006, Vienna, Austria
    • 2005 Exhibition in the frame of the VII International Guitar Festival Rust, Rust, Austria.
    • 2003 Exhibition "Infantia", Latin American Institute, Vienna, Austria.
    • 2002 Exhibition "Kongress Haus" (Congress House) from Salzburg (in the frame of the concert of the Young Philarmonic Orchestra from Venezuela), Austria.
      • 2000 Exclusive artist of Venezuela at the Expo Hannover 2000
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
    • 2004 11th International Biennal Festival of Portrait-Drawing and Graphic´04, Tuzla, B&H
    • 2003 Exhibition "The Venezuelan Art Salon in Budapest". Budapest, Hungary.
    • 2002 -Exhibition "The Venezuelan Art Salon". Galerie Mouratti, Vienna, Austria.
    • 2000 Participation at the "Expo Hannover 2000" as exclusive artist of the Venezuelan Pavillion, -Exhibition "Eierversum". Expo Hannover 2000, Hannover, Germany.
    • 1997 Exhibition of paintings and sculptures "National Day of the artist" AVAP, Venezuela.
    • 1994 IX Annual Exhibition "Luis Alfredo López Méndez". Caracas, Venezuela. *-I Exhibition "Juan Lovera" (Municipal Prize of Visual Arts). Caracas, Venezuela. -VII National Biennal of Drawings from Caracas, Venezuela.
    • 1993 XXI Exhibition of Paintings Fernando Valero. Caracas, Venezuela.
    • -II Exhibition of Paintings "Cristóbal Rojas". Los Teques, Miranda State, Venezuela. -VIII Annual Exhibition "Luis Alfredo López Méndez". Caracas, Venezuela.
    • -Annual Exhibition "Bijoux Wizo". Caracas, Venezuela.
    • 1992 I Exhibition "CAPMI Aragua" in the Oper Theater. Maracay, Aragua State, Venezuela.
    • -I Collective Exhibition at the "Santa María" University, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • Bibliography www.mel-f.com/bio-press/

  • Catalogs

    • -Comprensión Fragmentada, 2013, Solo exhibition at the Museum of Visual Arts Alejandro Otero
    • -Fragmentos, 2007, Solo Exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art "Juan Astorga Anta Collections
    • Museum of Modern Art "Juan Astorga Anta" Mérida, Venezuela
    • Private collection Boulton Family, Venezuela
    • Dimaca Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela
    • Art 8 Gallery Studio, Caracas, Venezuela
    • Gallery 118, London, Great Britain
    • Awards and Grants Luis Melf Esparragoza won the 1. Prize at the XXI Art Exhibition “Fernando Valero” on March 12nd, 1993 in Caracas, Venezuela.