Bio

Art Studies

Education. Caracas, Venezuela

Drawing and oil painting with Professor Lucio Rivas 1974
Drawing, School of Visual Arts Cristóbal Rojas de Caracas 1990
Tapiz, School of Visual Arts Cristóbal Rojas de Caracas 1991
Sculpture and modeling in clay at the Art and Fire Workshop by Candido Millán 1991
Sculpture in the Museum of Contemporary Art of Caracas Sofía Ímber (MACC) 1992

honors and awards:

Special recognition for contribution to the Art in the community, delivered by the Mayor of the City of Doral (Miami Dade), Juan Carlos Bermudez, April 27, 2017

Tomas Regalado, City of Miami Mayor proclaimed August 19, 2016 as Rafael Montilla’s  Day.

First prize “Fair Category” Art + Communication Photography. International Network of Social Journalism (INSJ)Award December 2015 (Art Basel week). INSJ president Horacio Hnaeber presented the award.

Second prize “Abstract Category” Art Communication Photography. INSJ  Award December 2015 (Art Basel week). INSJ president Horacio Hnaeber presented the award.

Recognition for contribution to the Art in the community. Acknowledgment was delivered by Fabio A. Andrade of The Americas Community Center July 2013

art gallery coordinator:

 Barrio Gallery, Doral Conservatory  2900 NW 109th Ave, Doral, FL 33172  

Hernán Gamboa Gallery, Humboldt International University & New Professions Technical Institute 4000 W Flagler St, Miami, FL 33134