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Rafael Montilla, a Contemporary Artist 65, was born in Caracas, Venezuela. Oil painting with Lucio Rivas, Study at the Cristóbal Rojas Technical School of Visual Arts, School Taller Arte Fuego Cándido Millán Caracas.
HONORS AND AWARDS
He has been featured in the book “15 Flourishing Latin American Artists in Miami,” published by a curator and art critic, Katherine Chacon. The book also includes insightful texts by curators Megan Carnrite, Jared Christensen, and Kelly Zhong.
The artwork “True Colors” was selected to be exhibited at Miami Dade College – Hialeah Campus for one year.
The artwork “Floating Cube” was selected to be exhibited at FIU North Campus North Miami, FL 33181, for Happiness Fest 2023.
The artwork “Big Bang Mirror” was selected to be exhibited at the Tijuana Triennial: I. Pictoric International from October 2021 to February 2022 at CECUT, Tijuana Museum.
Artwork “Big Bang” Proposal on the street was selected to be published in the online thematic magazine of the National Institute of Fine Arts of Mexico, # 44, 2019., the edition dedicated to urban art. https://www.discursovisual.net/dvweb44/TT_44-04.html
Solo Show Kubes in Action, Coral Gables Museum July 6, 2018, Coral Gables Art Museum 285 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, Florida 33134.
Tomas Regalado, Mayor of the City of Miami, proclaimed August 19, 2016, as Rafael Montilla Visual Artist Day.
His work has been exhibited in fairs, museums, and galleries in Spain, Venezuela, Canada, Holland, France, Italy, and the United States. He has participated in individual and collective exhibitions, obtaining recognition. His work is represented in private collections in the United States.