Born in Caracas, Venezuela.
I have exhibited my artwork in various cities in the United States such as Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Weston, Las Vegas, Coral Gables, New York, and the world as Canada, Spain and Venezuela
Drawing and oil painting with Professor Lucio Rivas 1974
Drawing, School of Visual Arts Cristóbal Rojas de Caracas 1990
Tapiz (Weaving), 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
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
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