Carmelo Niño

(1951 - present)

Venezuelan painter. At the age of 15 he studies at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas Neptalí Rincón in Maracaibo, Venezuela, receiving a state scholarship 3 years later. He accomplished his first individual exhibit in the year of 1970, receiving regional awards in 1971 and 1973, culminating in a total of 3 awards received during the year of 1975. He's participated in several collective exhibits & biennials in several cities around the world, including Paris, Venice, Mexico City and Miami.

Selection of Individual Exhibits
1970 - Centro de Bellas Artes, Maracaibo.
1972 – Gaudí Gallery, Maracaibo.
1973 – Zeta Gallery, Maracaibo / Sala de Exposiciones, Plaza Bolívar, Caracas.
1976 – Toulouse-Lautrec Gallery, Maracaibo / Gaudí Gallery, Maracaibo.
1977 - GAN.
1979 – Toulouse-Lautrec Gallery, Maracaibo.
1980 – L'Indicatore Gallery, Rome / Centro de Arte Euroamericano, Caracas.
1981 - Centro Venezolano de Cultura, Embassy of Venezuela, Bogota / Centro de Bellas Artes, Maracaibo / Centro de Arte Euroamericano, Caracas.
1982 - Centro de Arte Euroamericano, Caracas.
1985 - Centro de Arte Euroamericano, Caracas.
1987 - Centro de Arte Euroamericano, Caracas.
1989 - El Taller Gallery, Lima.
1990 - Francisco Narváez Museum / Barquisimeto Museum.
1991 - Centro de Arte Euroamericano, Caracas.
1992 – Ambrosino Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida, USA.
1998 – Freites Gallery, Caracas.
2000 - "Atmósferas", Ascaso Art Gallery, Valencia, Carabobo.
2004 - "Allegories", Espace Meyer Zafra, Paris.

Selection of Awards Received
1971 - Bolsa de trabajo, I Salón Nacional de Jóvenes Artistas, Maracay.
1972 – Second Place, I Salón Regional del Zulia, Maracaibo.
1975 – First Place, IV Salón Nacional de Jóvenes Artistas Zulianos, Maracaibo / Marco Aurelio Rodríguez Award, III Salón Ernesto Avellán, Caracas / First Place, Salón de Jóvenes Artistas Zulianos, Maracaibo.

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