1933

Born in Guatemala City

 

1945

Studies at the Faculty of Engineering, at San Carlos University, Guatemala City

 

1947

First Solo Exhibition at 14 years old at the National Office of Tourism, Guatemala City

 

1950

Studies at the Faculty of Engineering, at San Carlos University, Guatemala City

 

1953

Studies at “Pasadena City College”, Los Angeles, California

Viaja a México donde trabaja intensamente con obra.

 

1954

Studies at the Faculty of Architecture, at San Carlos University, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at Galería Arcadi, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at Galería Arcadi, Guatemala City

 

1955

Works at the Department of “Folklore” of Guatemala’s Government Department of Fine Arts, drawing masks and pre-Hispanic musical instruments at the National Museum of Archeology and Ethnology.

Solo show in studies on ink and paper Escuela de Artes Plásticas, Archaeology Museum of Guatemala

 

1956

Second Prize in Painting at “Certamen Centroamericano”, Guatemala

 

1957

First Prize in Painting at “Certamen Centroamericano”, Guatemala

Professor of drawing and painting at Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Guatemala

Professor of painting at IGA, Guatemala

 

1958

Gets a scholarship from the Guatemala’s Government Department of Fine Arts to study in New York

Begins studies at the "Art Student's League" in New York for two years

Prize at “Pittsburg Bicentennial International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture, Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute

Participates in the International Biennial of Mexico, Mexico

Group exhibition at Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

1959

Prize in Drawing, V Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brazil

First Prize in Painting, “National Culture Contest”, El Salvador, C.A

Honorable Mention Award, “Central American Contest”, Guatemala City

Receives a grant from the “Simon Guggenheim” Foundation, New York

Participates in the Biennale de Paris, Paris, France

Group exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

 

1960

Gets a second scholarship from the “Simon Guggenheim” Foundation, New York

Collective exhibition of the Permanent Collection of Contemporary Latin America Art; OAS, Washington, D.C.

Collective exhibition “100 Drawings from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art and New Talents,” USA.

Group exhibition at the Federation of American Art, New York

Participates in the VI Sao Paulo Biennial, Brazil

Award in Drawing, New York University, New York

Solo exhibition at David Herbert Gallery, New York, N.Y.

Collective exhibition “Contemporary Painting”, Yale University, Connecticut

Collective exhibition "Drawings of the Twentieth Century", Collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, N.Y.

 

1962

Gets a scholarship from the Pan American Union, Washington, D.C. to study printmaking for two years at the Prat Graphic Center, N.Y.

“Honorable Mention”, Central American Art Exhibition, Guatemala City

Collective exhibition “Contemporary Painting”, David Herbert and Pratt Graphic Talent Gallery, Lever House, New York

Group exhibition at the Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Vermont

 

1963

First Prize in Drawing, "Current Art of America and Spain", Madrid, Spain

Collective exhibition “Drawing, U.S.A.”, Art Center, St. Paul; Minnesota

Collective exhibition "Drawings of the Twentieth Century"; Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y.

Collective exhibition at the “Academy of Fine Arts”, Pennsylvania

 

1964

Collective exhibition “Latin-American Painters in the United States”, Institute of Modern Art, Washington, D.C.

Collective exhibition “Exhibition of Latin-American Art”, Palace of Congress, Berlin, Germany

Group exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, J. Paul Sachs Collection, New York, N.Y.

Collective exhibition “Painters and Sculptors as Engravers”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y.

 

1965

First Prize in Painting, “Esso Hall of Young Artists”, El Salvador, C.A.

Participates in the Santiago Biennial, Santiago, Chile

Collective exhibition “Exhibition of Drawings and Forty New Drawings”, Museum of Modern Art, New York

 

1966

Studies lithography at the “Tamarind Lithography Workshop”, Los Angeles, California

Solo exhibition in the L.A. Room Arango, Bank of the Republic, Bogota, Colombia

Participates in the Biennial of Graphic Arts, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York

 

1967

First Prize in Drawing, Central University, Caracas, Venezuela

Solo exhibition at Schaefer-Diaz Gallery, Guatemala City

Collective exhibition at La Tour Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland

Participates in the II International Drawing, Darmstadt, Germany

Collective exhibition "Exhibition of Drawings and Latin-American Graphic Art", U.C.V. Caracas Venezuela

 

1968

Participates in the Biennale of Graphic Arts, Bradford City Art Gallery, England

 

1969

Solo exhibition at Bucholz Gallery, Munich, Germany

First Prize in Drawing, IX Art Festival, Cali, Colombia

Prize in Graphic Arts, Potsdam College, New York

Prize in Graphic Arts, Zegri Gallery, New York

Award in Graphic Arts, Dulin Gallery, Tennessee

 

1970

First Prize in Drawing, National Drawing Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California

First Prize in Drawing, Pan-American Exhibition of Graphic Arts, Cali, Colombia

Award in Graphic Arts, Dulin Gallery, Knoxville, Tennessee

Award in Graphic Arts, Silvermine Guild of Artists, Connecticut

“Foreign Relations” Award, Biennial of American Graphic Arts, Santiago, Chile

Solo exhibition at the Colibri Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Solo exhibition at Vertebra Gallery, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at Graham Gallery, New York, N.Y.

Solo exhibition at the San Carlos de Guatemala University, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at Pyramid Gallery, Washington D.C.

Group exhibition at “The Inflated Image”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y.

National Exhibition of Drawings, Museum of Art, San Francisco, California

Participates in the Art Biennial, Coltejer, Medellín, Colombia

International Drawing Exhibition, Rijeka, Yugoslavia

Participates in the IX Call for the Joan Miró International Drawing Prize, Barcelona

 

1971

Solo exhibition at San Diego Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia

Solo exhibition at Westbeth Gallery, New York, N.Y.

Award in Graphic Arts, Atlanta University, Georgia

Award in Graphic Arts, IV International Exhibition of Miniature Graphics, New York, N.Y.

Collective exhibition “Twelve Latin-American Artists”, Ringling Museum, Florida

 

1972

Solo exhibition at Westbeth Gallery, New York, N.Y.

Graphic Arts Award, II Latin-American Biennial of Graphic Arts, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Participates in the II Biennial of Graphic Arts, Krakow, Poland as well as in the International Biennial of Graphic Arts; Frenchen, Germany

Group exhibition at the Center for Inter-American Relations, New York

Collective exhibition “Joan Miró Drawing Exhibition”, Barcelona, ​​Spain

 

1973

Individual exhibition at the Museum of the University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Solo exhibition in the “Sala Estudio Actual” Caracas, Venezuela; Foundation Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela

Participates in the Biennial of Pan-American Graphic Arts, Museum of Modern Art, La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia

Collective exhibition “Latin-American Surrealist Painting”, Aele Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

 

1974

Solo exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, Bogotá, Colombia

Solo exhibition at the Macondo Gallery and at the National School of Plastic Arts, Cultural Center, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at the Pacanis Gallery, Mexico D.F.

Solo exhibition at the Forma Gallery, San Salvador, El Salvador.

Honorable Mention, III Latin-American Biennial of Graphic Arts, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Participates in the Biennale of Graphic Arts, Krakow, Poland; at the II Biennial of Graphic Arts, Fredrikstad, Norway; at the Biennial of Graphic Arts, Florence, Italy and at  Ibizagrafic '74, Ibiza, Spain

Collective exhibition “Latin-American Graphic Arts”, Museum of Modern Art, Center for Inter-American Relations, New York

Group exhibition “Modern Engravers”, Bevier Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York

 

1975

Award in Graphic Arts, Siskiyous College, California

Individual exhibition Siglo Veintiuno (“Twentieth Century”) Gallery, Quito, Ecuador

Individual exhibition Briseno Gallery, Lima, Peru

Solo exhibition at the Center of Current Art, Pereira, Colombia

Collective exhibition “Panorama of the Contemporary Latin-American Artist”, Trenton Museum, New Jersey, N.Y.

Empieza a pintar “Paisajes Oníricos” que culminaron el 1990s con sus series de “Volcanes y otros fuegos” tales como “Inferno” y “Ángels Caídos”.

 

1976

Inaugurated the first print workshop at the Regional Center for Graphic Arts, Rodrigo Facio University, San José, Costa Rica

Solo exhibition Echandi Gallery, Ministry of Culture, San José, Costa Rica

Solo exhibition Forma Gallery, San Salvador, El Salvador

Solo exhibition Tague Gallery, Managua, Nicaragua

Solo exhibition Quintero Gallery, Barranquilla, Colombia

Solo exhibition Structure Gallery, Panama City; Alternative Center of the Arts, New York, NY

Collective exhibition "Four Latin Americans", Biennale Menton, France

Collective exhibition “The Big Drawing”, Graham Gallery, New York

“Drawing New Figure Drawing” Collective Exhibition, Works on Paper, Frances Wolfson Gallery, Dade Community College, Miami, Florida

Group exhibition “Grafic aus Amerika”, Volkshochule Leverkusen Ausstellunge in Studienjahr, Germany

 

1977

Prize in Graphic Arts, I Biennial of American Art, Venezuela

Solo exhibition “Current Art of Ibero-America, Madrid, Spain;

Solo exhibition at the Arts Gallery, Quito Ecuador

Participated in the International Engraving Biennale, Fredrikstad, Norway

Collective exhibition “Ancestral Roots-New Visions”, Tucson, Arizona

Collective exhibition "Great Latin-American Masters of Today", Museum of Modern Art, Mexico

Collective exhibition “Recent Latin-American Drawings”, Center for Inter-American Relations, New York

 

1978

Collaborates in the organization of an engraving workshop in Asilah, Morocco

Solo exhibition “San Diego Gallery”, Bogotá, Colombia

Solo exhibition “El Túnel Gallery”, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at the University of Medellín, Medellín, Colombia

Solo exhibition at the Quintero Gallery, Barranquilla, Colombia

Collective exhibition “Latin-American Art Today”, Museum of Art, Caracas, Venezuela

Participates in the I Ibero-American Art Biennial, Domecq Cultural Center, Mexico, D.F.

 

1979

Participates in the Biennale of Print, Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan; at the Print Triennial, Critical Arts Association, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and at the Biennial of Latin-American Printing, Rome, Italy

Solo exhibition at “La Galería”, Quito, Ecuador

Solo exhibition at “El Túnel Gallery”, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at “Panarte Gallery”, Panama City

Special Edition Award and Award of Merit, III International Biennial, World Print Council, San Francisco, California

Participates in the International Exhibition of Graphic Arts, World Engraving Council, San Francisco, California and in the III World Biennial of Graphic Arts, Iraqi Cultural Center, London, England

Solo exhibition at Partes Gallery, Medellin, Colombia

 

1981

Participates in the Pan-American Biennial of Graphic Arts, Museum of Modern Art, Cali, Colombia and in the Seventh International Print Biennial, Bradford, England

Solo exhibition at the Rayo Museum, Roldanillo, Colombia

Solo exhibition at Moss Gallery, San Francisco, California

Solo exhibition at Miami Dade Public Library System, Miami, Florida

Solo exhibition at the EMUSA Gallery, La Paz, Bolivia

Solo exhibition at the Arte 80 Gallery, Panama City

 

1982

Participates in the II Biennial of Latin-American Graphic Arts, Cayman Gallery, New York; at the II Biennial of Graphic Arts, Maracaibo, Venezuela.

Road work "La Paloma" in the Bogarin Road Museum, El Tigre, State of Anzoategui, Venezuela

Professor of printing at the “Novo Arte” Workshop, Bogotá, Colombia

Solo exhibition at the Center of Current Art, Pereira, Colombia

Solo exhibition at Borjeson Gallery, Malmo, Sweden

Solo exhibition at Workshop Gallery, Museum of Modern Art La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia

Solo exhibition at Atenea Gallery, Barranquilla, Colombia

Solo exhibition at Siete Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela

 

1983

Individual exhibition at Diners Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia

Solo exhibition at Etcétera Gallery, Panama City

Collective exhibition “Latin-American Artists in the USA” 1950-1970, Goldwin – Terubach Museum, Queens College, Queens, New York

Collective exhibition "International Mini Engraving", Cadaqués, Gerona, Spain

 

1984

Participates in the International Mezotint Exhibition, The Print Club, Philadelphia, and in Liao Show, Print Exhibition, Taiwan

Group exhibition “New Figure Drawing New Figure”, F. Wolfsonart Gallery, Miami Dade  Country College, Miami, Florida

 

1985

Solo exhibition at Gallery 1-2-3, San Salvador, El Salvador

Solo exhibition at Ixchel Museum Guatemala City

Participates in the Tenth International Miniature Printing Competition, Pratt Graphic Center, New York

 

1986

Honorable Mention, VII Biennial of Graphic Arts of Latin America and the Caribbean, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Participates in the I Ibero-American Biennial of Art in Series (Serial Art), Seville, Spain; at the II Art Biennial, Havana, Cuba; at the Latin-American Biennial of Graphic Arts, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, New York; and in the Latin-American Biennial of Works on Paper (Works on Paper), Buenos Aires, Argentina

Solo exhibition at Casa de la Cultura Gallery, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Solo exhibition at the National Museum of Art, La Paz, Bolivia

Solo exhibition at Portales Cultural Center, Cochabamba, Bolivia

Solo exhibition at  Época Gallery, Santiago de Chile

Collective exhibition "Testimony of Centuries, Latin-American Art", National Museum of Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Expone una colección de su serie “Máscaras” en la Ciudad de Guatemala.

 

1987

Silver Medal, Latin-American Biennial, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Participates in the I International Biennial of Painting, Cuenca, Ecuador; and at the International Biennial of Miniatures, Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Empieza a pintar su serie de “Volcanes y otros fuegos”

 

1988

First Prize in Graphic Arts, 55th. International Miniature Art Exhibition, The Miniature Society of Georgia

Third First in Painting, 16th International Miniature Art Exhibition, The Miniature Society of Florida

Solo exhibition at Gallery of the Government’s Department of Fine Arts, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at El Túnel Gallery, Guatemala City

Group exhibition in International Drawing, Cork Gallery, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York

 

1989

Solo exhibition at the Gallery of the Board of Fine Arts, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at El Túnel Gallery, Guatemala City

Group exhibition Mira, Canadian Club Hispanic Art Tour, Traveling Show, Los Angeles, Texas, Miami and New York

Group exhibition “The Latin-American Spirit, Art and Artists in the United States”, 1920-1970, Bronx Museum, Bronx, New York

Collective exhibition Museo del Barrio, New York

Participates in the 56th International Miniature Art Exhibition, The Miniature Society of Washington, D.C.

 

1990

Takes part of the Intervention for the re-structuring of the National School of Arts of Guatemala.

Collective exhibition “Masters of Guatemalan Painting”, El Túnel Gallery, Guatemala City

Collective exhibition of Latin-American Art, Espacio Gallery, San Salvador, El Salvador

International Small Printing Exhibition, Camleyben Gallery, Fredrkstad, Norway

Art Works for the Collection, 1950-1990, Museo del Barrio, New York

The Awakening, Exhibition of Latin-American Art from 1900 to 1990, The Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, Connecticut

Latinart 90, Contemporary Art from Latin America and the Caribbean, La Galerie D'Art, Lavalin, Montreal, Canada

 

1991

“Best of Show, National Miniatures Show, Laramie Art Guild Inc., Wyoming

Solo exhibition at El Túnel Gallery, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at the Plástica Contemporánea Gallery, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at Art Miami 91, International Exhibition, Miami, Florida

Participates in the X International Art Biennial, Valparaíso, Chile; Coutourier Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Collective exhibition "The Painting of Today in Latin America", Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan

Collective exhibition at Cucalon Galley, New York

Group exhibition “Latin-American Drawing Today”, San Diego Museum of Art, California

Collective exhibition “Contemporary Artist from the South of the World”, Palazzo Spano Burgio, Marsala, Italy

Collective exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at the Rayo Museum, Roldanillo, Colombia

Solo exhibition at the Brattleboro Museum, Art Center, Vermont

Group exhibition at the Brattleboro Museum, Vermont

Collective exhibition at Espacio Gallery, San Salvador, El Salvador

Collective exhibition at Patronato de Bellas Artes, Guatemala City

 

1993

Collective exhibition at the Contemporary Plastic Gallery, Guatemala City

Collective exhibition at Cucalon Gallery, New York

Collective exhibition at Art Consult, Guatemala City

Group exhibition at Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York

 

1994

Solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Panama

Inicia la talla directa en mármol, que se expondrá en 1996.

 

1996

Solo exhibition “Sculptures of Rodolfo Abularach”, “El Ático” Gallery, Guatemala City

 

1997

Solo exhibition at Valanti Gallery, San José, Costa Rica

Retrospective Museum of Contemporary Art Paiz, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, N.Y.

 

1998

Solo exhibition at Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

 

1999

Solo exhibition “Volcanoes and other fires”, CDS Gallery, New York, N.Y.

 

2000

Director of the National School of Plastic Arts of Guatemala

Solo exhibition "Religious Art" at the Ixchel Museum, Guatemala City

 

2001

Solo exhibition “Apocalyptic Landscapes” at Upper Foyer Gallery - Duke University Gallery of Art

Solo exhibition  at Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago.

 

2003

Homage of Students of the National School of Plastic Arts of Guatemala

Recognition of the Municipality of Guatemala; Tribute “Artist of the Year”, Guatemala

 

2005

Solo exhibition at the Cultural Center of Spain and Training Centers of the Spanish Cooperation, Guatemala City

 

2006

Solo exhibition at Proyecto Cultural El Sitio (Spanish Cooperation Agency), Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

 

2007

Solo exhibition at the Cultural Center of Spain, Guatemala City

 

2008

Retrospective at Santo Domingo Museum, Antigua Guatemala

Group exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art MoMA, New York

 

2010

Solo Exhibition at El Túnel Gallery, Guatemala

Group exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art MoMA, New York

 

2011

Solo exhibition at Rayo Museum, Colombia

Medal of Merit, Carlos III Foundation, Spain

Solo exhibition at Rayo Museum, Colombia

Collective exhibition on the occasion of the Bicentennial of the Supreme Court of Spain, Sala Magna, Madrid

Collective exhibition "Artists of the Bicentennial", Cervantes Institute of New York

 

2016

Solo exhibition at Sol Del Río Gallery, Guatemala City

 

2017

Solo exhibition at the Municipal Art Center - Post Office, Guatemala

 

2019

Solo exhibition in the Municipality of Guatemala

 

2020

Homage and Retrospective “Everything is Palpitating” at Museum of the Americas - AMA (Organization of American States), Washington, D.C.

 

1933

Born in Guatemala City

 

1945

Studies at the Faculty of Engineering, at San Carlos University, Guatemala City

1947

First Solo Exhibition at 14 years old at the National Office of Tourism, Guatemala City

1950

Studies at the Faculty of Engineering, at San Carlos University, Guatemala City

 

1953

Studies at “Pasadena City College”, Los Angeles, California

Viaja a México donde trabaja intensamente con obra.

 

1954

Studies at the Faculty of Architecture, at San Carlos University, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at Galería Arcadi, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at Galería Arcadi, Guatemala City

 

1955

Works at the Department of “Folklore” of Guatemala’s Government Department of Fine Arts, drawing masks and pre-Hispanic musical instruments at the National Museum of Archeology and Ethnology.

Solo show in studies on ink and paper Escuela de Artes Plásticas, Archaeology Museum of Guatemala

 

1956

Second Prize in Painting at “Certamen Centroamericano”, Guatemala

 

1957

First Prize in Painting at “Certamen Centroamericano”, Guatemala

Professor of drawing and painting at Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Guatemala

Professor of painting at IGA, Guatemala

 

1958

Gets a scholarship from the Guatemala’s Government Department of Fine Arts to study in New York

Begins studies at the "Art Student's League" in New York for two years

Prize at “Pittsburg Bicentennial International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture, Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute

Participates in the International Biennial of Mexico, Mexico

Group exhibition at Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

1959

Prize in Drawing, V Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brazil

First Prize in Painting, “National Culture Contest”, El Salvador, C.A

Honorable Mention Award, “Central American Contest”, Guatemala City

Receives a grant from the “Simon Guggenheim” Foundation, New York

Participates in the Biennale de Paris, Paris, France

Group exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

 

 

1960

Gets a second scholarship from the “Simon Guggenheim” Foundation, New York

Collective exhibition of the Permanent Collection of Contemporary Latin America Art; OAS, Washington, D.C.

Collective exhibition “100 Drawings from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art and New Talents,” USA.

Group exhibition at the Federation of American Art, New York

Participates in the VI Sao Paulo Biennial, Brazil

Award in Drawing, New York University, New York

Solo exhibition at David Herbert Gallery, New York, N.Y.

Collective exhibition “Contemporary Painting”, Yale University, Connecticut

Collective exhibition "Drawings of the Twentieth Century", Collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, N.Y. 

 

1962

Gets a scholarship from the Pan American Union, Washington, D.C. to study printmaking for two years at the Prat Graphic Center, N.Y.

“Honorable Mention”, Central American Art Exhibition, Guatemala City

Collective exhibition “Contemporary Painting”, David Herbert and Pratt Graphic Talent Gallery, Lever House, New York

Group exhibition at the Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Vermont

 

1963

First Prize in Drawing, "Current Art of America and Spain", Madrid, Spain

Collective exhibition “Drawing, U.S.A.”, Art Center, St. Paul; Minnesota

Collective exhibition "Drawings of the Twentieth Century"; Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y.

Collective exhibition at the “Academy of Fine Arts”, Pennsylvania

 

1964

Collective exhibition “Latin-American Painters in the United States”, Institute of Modern Art, Washington, D.C.

Collective exhibition “Exhibition of Latin-American Art”, Palace of Congress, Berlin, Germany

Group exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, J. Paul Sachs Collection, New York, N.Y.

Collective exhibition “Painters and Sculptors as Engravers”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y.

 

1965

First Prize in Painting, “Esso Hall of Young Artists”, El Salvador, C.A.

Participates in the Santiago Biennial, Santiago, Chile

Collective exhibition “Exhibition of Drawings and Forty New Drawings”, Museum of Modern Art, New York

 

1966

Studies lithography at the “Tamarind Lithography Workshop”, Los Angeles, California

Solo exhibition in the L.A. Room Arango, Bank of the Republic, Bogota, Colombia

Participates in the Biennial of Graphic Arts, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York

 

1967

First Prize in Drawing, Central University, Caracas, Venezuela

Solo exhibition at Schaefer-Diaz Gallery, Guatemala City

Collective exhibition at La Tour Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland

Participates in the II International Drawing, Darmstadt, Germany

Collective exhibition "Exhibition of Drawings and Latin-American Graphic Art", U.C.V. Caracas Venezuela

 

1968

Participates in the Biennale of Graphic Arts, Bradford City Art Gallery, England

 

1969

Solo exhibition at Bucholz Gallery, Munich, Germany

First Prize in Drawing, IX Art Festival, Cali, Colombia

Prize in Graphic Arts, Potsdam College, New York

Prize in Graphic Arts, Zegri Gallery, New York

Award in Graphic Arts, Dulin Gallery, Tennessee

 

1970

First Prize in Drawing, National Drawing Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California

First Prize in Drawing, Pan-American Exhibition of Graphic Arts, Cali, Colombia

Award in Graphic Arts, Dulin Gallery, Knoxville, Tennessee

Award in Graphic Arts, Silvermine Guild of Artists, Connecticut

“Foreign Relations” Award, Biennial of American Graphic Arts, Santiago, Chile

Solo exhibition at the Colibri Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Solo exhibition at Vertebra Gallery, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at Graham Gallery, New York, N.Y.

Solo exhibition at the San Carlos de Guatemala University, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at Pyramid Gallery, Washington D.C.

Group exhibition at “The Inflated Image”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y.

National Exhibition of Drawings, Museum of Art, San Francisco, California

Participates in the Art Biennial, Coltejer, Medellín, Colombia

International Drawing Exhibition, Rijeka, Yugoslavia

Participates in the IX Call for the Joan Miró International Drawing Prize, Barcelona

 

1971

Solo exhibition at San Diego Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia

Solo exhibition at Westbeth Gallery, New York, N.Y.

Award in Graphic Arts, Atlanta University, Georgia

Award in Graphic Arts, IV International Exhibition of Miniature Graphics, New York, N.Y.

Collective exhibition “Twelve Latin-American Artists”, Ringling Museum, Florida

 

1972

Solo exhibition at Westbeth Gallery, New York, N.Y.

Graphic Arts Award, II Latin-American Biennial of Graphic Arts, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Participates in the II Biennial of Graphic Arts, Krakow, Poland as well as in the International Biennial of Graphic Arts; Frenchen, Germany

Group exhibition at the Center for Inter-American Relations, New York

Collective exhibition “Joan Miró Drawing Exhibition”, Barcelona, ​​Spain

 

1973

Individual exhibition at the Museum of the University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Solo exhibition in the “Sala Estudio Actual” Caracas, Venezuela; Foundation Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela

Participates in the Biennial of Pan-American Graphic Arts, Museum of Modern Art, La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia

Collective exhibition “Latin-American Surrealist Painting”, Aele Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

 

1974

Solo exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, Bogotá, Colombia

Solo exhibition at the Macondo Gallery and at the National School of Plastic Arts, Cultural Center, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at the Pacanis Gallery, Mexico D.F.

Solo exhibition at the Forma Gallery, San Salvador, El Salvador.

Honorable Mention, III Latin-American Biennial of Graphic Arts, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Participates in the Biennale of Graphic Arts, Krakow, Poland; at the II Biennial of Graphic Arts, Fredrikstad, Norway; at the Biennial of Graphic Arts, Florence, Italy and at  Ibizagrafic '74, Ibiza, Spain

Collective exhibition “Latin-American Graphic Arts”, Museum of Modern Art, Center for Inter-American Relations, New York

Group exhibition “Modern Engravers”, Bevier Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York

 

1975

Award in Graphic Arts, Siskiyous College, California

Individual exhibition Siglo Veintiuno (“Twentieth Century”) Gallery, Quito, Ecuador

Individual exhibition Briseno Gallery, Lima, Peru

Solo exhibition at the Center of Current Art, Pereira, Colombia

Collective exhibition “Panorama of the Contemporary Latin-American Artist”, Trenton Museum, New Jersey, N.Y.

Empieza a pintar “Paisajes Oníricos” que culminaron el 1990s con sus series de “Volcanes y otros fuegos” tales como “Inferno” y “Ángels Caídos”.

 

1976

Inaugurated the first print workshop at the Regional Center for Graphic Arts, Rodrigo Facio University, San José, Costa Rica

Solo exhibition Echandi Gallery, Ministry of Culture, San José, Costa Rica

Solo exhibition Forma Gallery, San Salvador, El Salvador

Solo exhibition Tague Gallery, Managua, Nicaragua

Solo exhibition Quintero Gallery, Barranquilla, Colombia

Solo exhibition Structure Gallery, Panama City; Alternative Center of the Arts, New York, NY

Collective exhibition "Four Latin Americans", Biennale Menton, France

Collective exhibition “The Big Drawing”, Graham Gallery, New York

“Drawing New Figure Drawing” Collective Exhibition, Works on Paper, Frances Wolfson Gallery, Dade Community College, Miami, Florida

Group exhibition “Grafic aus Amerika”, Volkshochule Leverkusen Ausstellunge in Studienjahr, Germany

 

1977

Prize in Graphic Arts, I Biennial of American Art, Venezuela

Solo exhibition “Current Art of Ibero-America, Madrid, Spain;

Solo exhibition at the Arts Gallery, Quito Ecuador

Participated in the International Engraving Biennale, Fredrikstad, Norway

Collective exhibition “Ancestral Roots-New Visions”, Tucson, Arizona

Collective exhibition "Great Latin-American Masters of Today", Museum of Modern Art, Mexico

Collective exhibition “Recent Latin-American Drawings”, Center for Inter-American Relations, New York

 

1978

Collaborates in the organization of an engraving workshop in Asilah, Morocco

Solo exhibition “San Diego Gallery”, Bogotá, Colombia

Solo exhibition “El Túnel Gallery”, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at the University of Medellín, Medellín, Colombia

Solo exhibition at the Quintero Gallery, Barranquilla, Colombia

Collective exhibition “Latin-American Art Today”, Museum of Art, Caracas, Venezuela

Participates in the I Ibero-American Art Biennial, Domecq Cultural Center, Mexico, D.F.

 

1979

Participates in the Biennale of Print, Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan; at the Print Triennial, Critical Arts Association, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and at the Biennial of Latin-American Printing, Rome, Italy

Solo exhibition at “La Galería”, Quito, Ecuador

Solo exhibition at “El Túnel Gallery”, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at “Panarte Gallery”, Panama City

Special Edition Award and Award of Merit, III International Biennial, World Print Council, San Francisco, California

Participates in the International Exhibition of Graphic Arts, World Engraving Council, San Francisco, California and in the III World Biennial of Graphic Arts, Iraqi Cultural Center, London, England

Solo exhibition at Partes Gallery, Medellin, Colombia

 

1981

Participates in the Pan-American Biennial of Graphic Arts, Museum of Modern Art, Cali, Colombia and in the Seventh International Print Biennial, Bradford, England

Solo exhibition at the Rayo Museum, Roldanillo, Colombia

Solo exhibition at Moss Gallery, San Francisco, California

Solo exhibition at Miami Dade Public Library System, Miami, Florida

Solo exhibition at the EMUSA Gallery, La Paz, Bolivia

Solo exhibition at the Arte 80 Gallery, Panama City

 

1982

Participates in the II Biennial of Latin-American Graphic Arts, Cayman Gallery, New York; at the II Biennial of Graphic Arts, Maracaibo, Venezuela.

Road work "La Paloma" in the Bogarin Road Museum, El Tigre, State of Anzoategui, Venezuela

Professor of printing at the “Novo Arte” Workshop, Bogotá, Colombia

Solo exhibition at the Center of Current Art, Pereira, Colombia

Solo exhibition at Borjeson Gallery, Malmo, Sweden

Solo exhibition at Workshop Gallery, Museum of Modern Art La Tertulia, Cali, Colombia

Solo exhibition at Atenea Gallery, Barranquilla, Colombia

Solo exhibition at Siete Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela

 

1983

Individual exhibition at Diners Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia

Solo exhibition at Etcétera Gallery, Panama City

Collective exhibition “Latin-American Artists in the USA” 1950-1970, Goldwin – Terubach Museum, Queens College, Queens, New York

Collective exhibition "International Mini Engraving", Cadaqués, Gerona, Spain

 

1984

Participates in the International Mezotint Exhibition, The Print Club, Philadelphia, and in Liao Show, Print Exhibition, Taiwan

Group exhibition “New Figure Drawing New Figure”, F. Wolfsonart Gallery, Miami Dade  Country College, Miami, Florida

 

1985

Solo exhibition at Gallery 1-2-3, San Salvador, El Salvador

Solo exhibition at Ixchel Museum Guatemala City

Participates in the Tenth International Miniature Printing Competition, Pratt Graphic Center, New York

 

1986

Honorable Mention, VII Biennial of Graphic Arts of Latin America and the Caribbean, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Participates in the I Ibero-American Biennial of Art in Series (Serial Art), Seville, Spain; at the II Art Biennial, Havana, Cuba; at the Latin-American Biennial of Graphic Arts, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, New York; and in the Latin-American Biennial of Works on Paper (Works on Paper), Buenos Aires, Argentina

Solo exhibition at Casa de la Cultura Gallery, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Solo exhibition at the National Museum of Art, La Paz, Bolivia

Solo exhibition at Portales Cultural Center, Cochabamba, Bolivia

Solo exhibition at  Época Gallery, Santiago de Chile

Collective exhibition "Testimony of Centuries, Latin-American Art", National Museum of Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Expone una colección de su serie “Máscaras” en la Ciudad de Guatemala.

 

1987

Silver Medal, Latin-American Biennial, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Participates in the I International Biennial of Painting, Cuenca, Ecuador; and at the International Biennial of Miniatures, Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Empieza a pintar su serie de “Volcanes y otros fuegos”

 

1988

First Prize in Graphic Arts, 55th. International Miniature Art Exhibition, The Miniature Society of Georgia

Third First in Painting, 16th International Miniature Art Exhibition, The Miniature Society of Florida

Solo exhibition at Gallery of the Government’s Department of Fine Arts, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at El Túnel Gallery, Guatemala City

Group exhibition in International Drawing, Cork Gallery, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York

 

1989

Solo exhibition at the Gallery of the Board of Fine Arts, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at El Túnel Gallery, Guatemala City

Group exhibition Mira, Canadian Club Hispanic Art Tour, Traveling Show, Los Angeles, Texas, Miami and New York

Group exhibition “The Latin-American Spirit, Art and Artists in the United States”, 1920-1970, Bronx Museum, Bronx, New York

Collective exhibition Museo del Barrio, New York

Participates in the 56th International Miniature Art Exhibition, The Miniature Society of Washington, D.C.

 

1990

Takes part of the Intervention for the re-structuring of the National School of Arts of Guatemala.

Collective exhibition “Masters of Guatemalan Painting”, El Túnel Gallery, Guatemala City

Collective exhibition of Latin-American Art, Espacio Gallery, San Salvador, El Salvador

International Small Printing Exhibition, Camleyben Gallery, Fredrkstad, Norway

Art Works for the Collection, 1950-1990, Museo del Barrio, New York

The Awakening, Exhibition of Latin-American Art from 1900 to 1990, The Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, Connecticut

Latinart 90, Contemporary Art from Latin America and the Caribbean, La Galerie D'Art, Lavalin, Montreal, Canada

1991

“Best of Show, National Miniatures Show, Laramie Art Guild Inc., Wyoming

Solo exhibition at El Túnel Gallery, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at the Plástica Contemporánea Gallery, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at Art Miami 91, International Exhibition, Miami, Florida

Participates in the X International Art Biennial, Valparaíso, Chile; Coutourier Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Collective exhibition "The Painting of Today in Latin America", Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan

Collective exhibition at Cucalon Galley, New York

Group exhibition “Latin-American Drawing Today”, San Diego Museum of Art, California

Collective exhibition “Contemporary Artist from the South of the World”, Palazzo Spano Burgio, Marsala, Italy

Collective exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at the Rayo Museum, Roldanillo, Colombia

Solo exhibition at the Brattleboro Museum, Art Center, Vermont

Group exhibition at the Brattleboro Museum, Vermont

Collective exhibition at Espacio Gallery, San Salvador, El Salvador

Collective exhibition at Patronato de Bellas Artes, Guatemala City

 

1993

Collective exhibition at the Contemporary Plastic Gallery, Guatemala City

Collective exhibition at Cucalon Gallery, New York

Collective exhibition at Art Consult, Guatemala City

Group exhibition at Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York

 

1994

Solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Panama

Inicia la talla directa en mármol, que se expondrá en 1996.

 

1996

Solo exhibition “Sculptures of Rodolfo Abularach”, “El Ático” Gallery, Guatemala City

 

1997

Solo exhibition at Valanti Gallery, San José, Costa Rica

Retrospective Museum of Contemporary Art Paiz, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, N.Y.

 

1998

Solo exhibition at Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

 

1999

Solo exhibition “Volcanoes and other fires”, CDS Gallery, New York, N.Y.

 

2000

Director of the National School of Plastic Arts of Guatemala

Solo exhibition "Religious Art" at the Ixchel Museum, Guatemala City

 

2001

Solo exhibition “Apocalyptic Landscapes” at Upper Foyer Gallery - Duke University Gallery of Art

Solo exhibition  at Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago.

 

2003

Homage of Students of the National School of Plastic Arts of Guatemala

Recognition of the Municipality of Guatemala; Tribute “Artist of the Year”, Guatemala

 

2005

Solo exhibition at the Cultural Center of Spain and Training Centers of the Spanish Cooperation, Guatemala City

 

2006

Solo exhibition at Proyecto Cultural El Sitio (Spanish Cooperation Agency), Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

 

2007

Solo exhibition at the Cultural Center of Spain, Guatemala City

 

2008

Retrospective at Santo Domingo Museum, Antigua Guatemala

Group exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art MoMA, New York

 

2010

Solo Exhibition at El Túnel Gallery, Guatemala

Group exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art MoMA, New York

 

2011

Solo exhibition at Rayo Museum, Colombia

Medal of Merit, Carlos III Foundation, Spain

Solo exhibition at Rayo Museum, Colombia

Collective exhibition on the occasion of the Bicentennial of the Supreme Court of Spain, Sala Magna, Madrid

Collective exhibition "Artists of the Bicentennial", Cervantes Institute of New York

 

2016

Solo exhibition at Sol Del Río Gallery, Guatemala City

 

2017

Solo exhibition at the Municipal Art Center - Post Office, Guatemala

 

2019

Solo exhibition in the Municipality of Guatemala

 

2020

Homage and Retrospective “Everything is Palpitating” at Museum of the Americas - AMA (Organization of American States), Washington, D.C.

 

1990

Takes part of the Intervention for the re-structuring of the National School of Arts of Guatemala.

Collective exhibition “Masters of Guatemalan Painting”, El Túnel Gallery, Guatemala City

Collective exhibition of Latin-American Art, Espacio Gallery, San Salvador, El Salvador

International Small Printing Exhibition, Camleyben Gallery, Fredrkstad, Norway

Art Works for the Collection, 1950-1990, Museo del Barrio, New York

The Awakening, Exhibition of Latin-American Art from 1900 to 1990, The Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, Connecticut

Latinart 90, Contemporary Art from Latin America and the Caribbean, La Galerie D'Art, Lavalin, Montreal, Canada

 

1991

“Best of Show, National Miniatures Show, Laramie Art Guild Inc., Wyoming

Solo exhibition at El Túnel Gallery, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at the Plástica Contemporánea Gallery, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at Art Miami 91, International Exhibition, Miami, Florida

Participates in the X International Art Biennial, Valparaíso, Chile; Coutourier Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Collective exhibition "The Painting of Today in Latin America", Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan

Collective exhibition at Cucalon Galley, New York

Group exhibition “Latin-American Drawing Today”, San Diego Museum of Art, California

Collective exhibition “Contemporary Artist from the South of the World”, Palazzo Spano Burgio, Marsala, Italy

Collective exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at the Rayo Museum, Roldanillo, Colombia

Solo exhibition at the Brattleboro Museum, Art Center, Vermont

Group exhibition at the Brattleboro Museum, Vermont

Collective exhibition at Espacio Gallery, San Salvador, El Salvador

Collective exhibition at Patronato de Bellas Artes, Guatemala City

 

1993

Collective exhibition at the Contemporary Plastic Gallery, Guatemala City

Collective exhibition at Cucalon Gallery, New York

Collective exhibition at Art Consult, Guatemala City

Group exhibition at Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York

 

1994

Solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Panama

Inicia la talla directa en mármol, que se expondrá en 1996.

 

1996

Solo exhibition “Sculptures of Rodolfo Abularach”, “El Ático” Gallery, Guatemala City

 

1997

Solo exhibition at Valanti Gallery, San José, Costa Rica

Retrospective Museum of Contemporary Art Paiz, Guatemala City

Solo exhibition at Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, N.Y.

 

1998

Solo exhibition at Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

 

1999

Solo exhibition “Volcanoes and other fires”, CDS Gallery, New York, N.Y.

 

 

2000

Director of the National School of Plastic Arts of Guatemala

Solo exhibition "Religious Art" at the Ixchel Museum, Guatemala City

2001

Solo exhibition “Apocalyptic Landscapes” at Upper Foyer Gallery - Duke University Gallery of Art

Solo exhibition  at Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago.

 

2003

Homage of Students of the National School of Plastic Arts of Guatemala

Recognition of the Municipality of Guatemala; Tribute “Artist of the Year”, Guatemala

 

2005

Solo exhibition at the Cultural Center of Spain and Training Centers of the Spanish Cooperation, Guatemala City

 

2006

Solo exhibition at Proyecto Cultural El Sitio (Spanish Cooperation Agency), Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

 

2007

Solo exhibition at the Cultural Center of Spain, Guatemala City

 

2008

Retrospective at Santo Domingo Museum, Antigua Guatemala

Group exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art MoMA, New York

 

2010

Solo Exhibition at El Túnel Gallery, Guatemala

Group exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art MoMA, New York

 

2011

Solo exhibition at Rayo Museum, Colombia

Medal of Merit, Carlos III Foundation, Spain

Solo exhibition at Rayo Museum, Colombia

Collective exhibition on the occasion of the Bicentennial of the Supreme Court of Spain, Sala Magna, Madrid

Collective exhibition "Artists of the Bicentennial", Cervantes Institute of New York

 

2016

Solo exhibition at Sol Del Río Gallery, Guatemala City

 

2017

Solo exhibition at the Municipal Art Center - Post Office, Guatemala

 

2019

Solo exhibition in the Municipality of Guatemala

 

2020

Homage and Retrospective “Everything is Palpitating” at Museum of the Americas - AMA (Organization of American States), Washington, D.C.

 

2010

Solo Exhibition at El Túnel Gallery, Guatemala

Group exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art MoMA, New York

2011

Solo exhibition at Rayo Museum, Colombia

Medal of Merit, Carlos III Foundation, Spain

Solo exhibition at Rayo Museum, Colombia

Collective exhibition on the occasion of the Bicentennial of the Supreme Court of Spain, Sala Magna, Madrid

Collective exhibition "Artists of the Bicentennial", Cervantes Institute of New York

2016

Solo exhibition at Sol Del Río Gallery, Guatemala City

2017

Solo exhibition at the Municipal Art Center - Post Office, Guatemala

Recibe la Orden del Arrayán de la Fundación G&T, Guatemala

2019

Solo exhibition in the Municipality of Guatemala

Premio Nacional Carlos Mérida, Guatemala.

 

 

2020

Homage and Retrospective “Everything is Palpitating” at Museum of the Americas - AMA (Organization of American States), Washington, D.C.

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