Bio

Geometrical abstract visual artist Rafael Montilla was born in Caracas, Venezuela, 1957.

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, Holanda, Italia, France, Spain and Venezuela.
Paul Klee, Josef Albers, Wassily Kandinsky, Ellsworth Kelly

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 (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

Honors and Awards:

Honorable Mention August 17, 2019, Broward Art Gulid, Judge: Brooke Trace, Gerard Delaney: Executive Director, Broward Art Gulid. Artwork “Big Bang” .

His proposal on the street was selected to be published in the online thematic magazine of the National Institute of Fine Arts of Mexico, # 44, edition dedicated to urban art. Essay written by curator Johanna Pérez Daza. July 2019

http://www.discursovisual.net/dvweb44/TT_44-04.html

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