Born 1957 in Caracas, Venezuela

Living and working in Venezuela and EEUU

Education

 

1983/87 Armando Reverón Art School, Barcelona, Venezuela

1985/87 Carving works, Pedro Barreto’s sculpture workshop, Lecherías, Anzoátegui, Venezuela 

1992/93 Cultural Management in Arts at Fundación Polar, Caracas, Venezuela

1993       Stage work at Teatro Teresa Carreno Caracas, Venezuela

2000       Cité Des Arts, Artist’s Studio, Paris, France                        

Individual Exhibitions

 

2017      Sydia Reyes Obras recientes Galeria Ascaso Caracas 

2013      “Fuga II” Artnouveau Gallery Miami FL. EEUU

2007      “Hostia Urbana” (Urban Host) Communion Wafer) Hardcore Art Contemporary, Miami FL EEUU

2007      “Recent Works” Moka Gallery, Chicago IL EEUU   

2006      “Recent Works” Moka Gallery, Chicago IL EEUU

2003      “Recent Works” Durban Segnini Gallery, Miami, Florida

2000       “Dos Mensajes” (Two Messages) International Site for the Arts, Paris, France

1999       “Fugas” (Fugues)  Fundación Provincial, Caracas, Venezuela

1999       “Dos Mensajes” (Two Messages) Melina Merkouri Cultural Center, Athens, Greece

1999       “Man & Man” Aldo Castillo’s Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, EEUU

1999       “Consecuencias” (Consequences) Sala Contraloría General de la Republica, Caracas, Venezuela

1998       “Series Urbanas” (Urban Series) FIAC, Caracas, Venezuela

1997       “Segmentos” (Segments) Jardines Universidad Simón Bolívar, Valle Sartenejas, Venezuela

1997       “Descarriados”DERAILED (Led Astray) Galeria Icono, Caracas, Venezuela

1996       “Refugios” (Refuges) Centro Cultural Lía Bermúdez, Maracaibo, Venezuela

1995       ”Refugios” (Refuges) Museo de Arte Moderno Juan Astorga Anta, Mérida, Venezuela

1995       “Refugios” (Refuges) Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Sofia Imber de Caracas, Venezuela

1995       “Reflexión Urbana” (Urban reflection) Sala de Arte de Sidor, Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela

1991       “Realidad Aparte” (Apart Reality) Galería Astrid Paredes. Caracas, Venezuela 

Collective Exhibitions

 

2019        “For Now” Colectiva  Coral Gables Museum  FL.

2019         Colectiva Galeria Ascaso Caracas Venezuela.

2019        “Herbario de las Miradas” Centro Cultural Universidad Catolica Andres Bello

2018         Colectiva, CG Art Ascanio y Adriana Meneses, Coral Gables

2018         “Pixeles” Imago Mundi Space Coral Gables FL.

2017         Colecctiva Beatriz Gil Gallery

2017         Colectiva Galeria Ascanio Caracas, Venezuela

2017         “City ReMix” Concrete Apace Gallery Doral FL.

2017         "El Pasado y el presente en el futuro" Centro Cultural BOD Caracas Venezuela

2016         “Maestros Contemporaneos” Galeria Freite Caracas, Venezuela

2014         Geometría en el Espacio (Geometry in Space), Centro de Artes Integradas.

2013         Southern Panama Biennial, Arte Público (Public Art), Panama

2012        “Narrativas Tridimensionales” (Tridimensional Narratives) Galería CAF, Caracas

2012        “Esculturas Escultores” (Sculptures Sculptors) Galeria Ascaso, Caracas

2012         VII Salón Arte y Ciencia (7th Art and Science Salon) Universidad Metropolitana Caracas

2011         Arte America Miami FL; Galeria Kavachnina Miami FL

2010         Sculpt Miami Florida, Miami FL. Galeria Kavashnina

2010         Miami Beach Biennial of Sculpture. Downtown Miami FL

2009         Salón Arte y Ciencia, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Sartenejas, Venezuela

2009         I Salón Bienal de Arte “Miguel Otero Silva” Galería Arte Ascaso, Caracas

2009         FIA de Caracas (International Art Fair) 2009, Caracas, Venezuela

2009         Escultores (Sculptors), Galería Durban Segnini, Caracas, Venezuela

2009         ArteAhora, River East Art Center, Chicago IL USA

2008         Special guest, Cairo 11th International Biennial, 2008/09, Cairo, Egypt

2008         MoLAA Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach CA, USA

2008         “Arte-AHORA” River East Art Center Chicago IL USA

2008         Arteamerica, Miami FL USA

2008         The National Museum of Catholic Art and History, New York, NY 

2007         Pinta Art Fair New York, New York USA

2007         SOFA Chicago IL USA

2007         “Nature of Art” Lubeznik Center Of Arts, Michigan City USA

2007         “FIAC” Caracas Venezuela

2007         “MoLAA Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach CA USA

2007         ”Portraits of a Culture” Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City USA

2007         “Arteamerica” Convention Center, Miami FL, USA

2006         “Y fueron felices para siempre…” (And they lived happily ever after…) Hardcore Art Contemporary Space, Miami

2006         “SOFA Chicago 2006, Navy Pier, Chicago IL USA

2006         “MoLAA Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach CA USA

2006         “EPHEMERAL/TRENDS LATIN AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY ART” “Arteamerica”, Miami            

2006         “Eclectic” Moka Gallery Chicago IL USA

2005         “Samples & Dishes” Hardcore Art Contemporary Miami, FL. USA

2005         “Trends” Miami Dade, Florida USA

2005         “Looking Back…” Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL USA

2005         “Occurrences Artists Crossroads” 50 Artists in Artists Month, Chicago

2005         “five x five...+ one” Function + Art, Chicago IL USA

2005          Collective, Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago IL USA

2005          SEA Collective Show, Sarasota, Florida USA

2004         “Art Connect” Friends of the Chicago River, Down Town Chicago IL USA

2004         “Implicit Plasticity” Betty Rymer Gallery, The Art Institute of Chicago IL USA

2004         “War” Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago IL USA

2004          Video-Art Digital “Diaspora” Chicago Latino Film Festival, Chicago IL USA

2004          Artist’s Month Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago IL USA

2003          Special guest “9th Cairo International Biennial” Cairo, Egypt.

2003          Artists Month, Chicago Culture Center, Open Studios, Chicago IL USA

2003         “Volumina” Venezuelan Art Center, New York, USA

2003          Arteamerica Coconut Grove Convention Center, Miami, Florida USA  

2003          The Chicago Solution Show Gallery on Lake, Chicago IL USA   

2002          The Gardens at the Metropolitan University, sculptures, Caracas Venezuela.

2001         “Convergences” The Mexican Cultural and Educational Institute of Chicago, IL     

2001         “Pier Walk” Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

2001         ”11 looks toward the new millennium” Columbia University, New York NY USA

2000          Collective of Sculpture, Hannover, Germany

1999        ”Tres decadas de la Escultura en Venezuela” (Three decades of sculpture in Venezuela) Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Caracas

1999          International Art Fair of Caracas (FIAC), Caracas, Venezuela TC “1999 International  Art Fair  (IAF), Caracas, Venezuela”

1999         Culture Global Center, Museum of Modern Art, Toluca, México

1999         Meeting of International Artists, Quebec, Canada 1998

1999          “Aguacero” (Downpour) Grupo Ly Art Center, Caracas, Venezuela

1998          7th International Biennial of Cairo, Egypt

1998          Salón Aragua,Aragua´s Room Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela

1998         International Meeting of Wood Sculpture, Lyon, France

1998         “Bienal Barro de América” (America’s Mud Biennial) Centro de Arte Lía Bermúdez, Maracaibo, Venezuela

1998          Snow Sculpture Exhibition, Quebec, Canada

1997         Special guest, Primera Bienal de Artes de Mercosur, (First Mercosur Art Biennial) Porto Alegre, Brazil

1997         IV Bienal Nacional de Arte de  Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela.

1997         “Daily Petroleum” International Arts Fair (IAF), Caracas, Venezuela

1997          XX Salon de Aragua, Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela

1997         ”Caballo de Troya” (Trojan Horse), Museo Jacobo Borges, Caracas, Venezuela

1996          Salón Aragua, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Maracay Mario Abreu, Aragua, Venezuela

1995         “Bienal de Barro de America”, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Sofía Imber, Caracas,Venezuela

1994          III Bienal de Arte Colombo Venezolano (3rd Colombian-Venezuelan Art Biennial), Mérida, Venezuela

1992          Trienal de Escultura Internacional (International Art Triennial), Osaka, Japan

1991          Salón Arte y Ciudad, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela

1989          I Bienal Nacional de Arte, Museo Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela                  

Awards

 

2018     AICA Capitulo Venezuela.

2015     Prize China Fuzhou International Sculpture Exhibition (Public Art), Fuzhou, China.

2013     Acknowledgment Sociedad Civil “Hijos del Parnaso” Sculpture prize, Caracas, Venezuela

2013     Major Roxana Mendez of Panama’s Acknowledgment, Panamá City

2008     Chicago City Acknowledgment by Chicago’s Major, Richard Daley, EEUU

1998     UNESCO and AICA Award, 7th International Art Biennial, Cairo, Egypt

1998     First Prize, Wood Sculpture Symposium, Saint Pierre D´Chartruese, France

1997     First Prize National Sculpture Biennial, Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela

1996     First Prize for Sculpture, Salón Aragua, Venezuela

1994     Grand Prix III Bienal de Arte Colombo-Venezolano, Mérida Venezuela

1993     First Prize, National Art Biennial, Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela 

1992     Special Prize International Sculpture Triennial, Osaka, Japan

1991     First Prize, Salón “Arte y Ciudad”, MAO, Ministerio de Cultura, Caracas,  Venezuela

1991     Universidad de Carabobo Prize, Salón Arturo Michelena, Valencia, Venezuela    

Institutional Collections

 

Cinta Costera III, Maracaná Stadium, Panama City

Centro Médico de Caracas

Banco Central de Venezuela

Fundación Polar, Venezuela

SIDOR, Venezuela

Rio de Janeiro Avenue, Las Mercedes, Caracas

Liga Venezolana de Beisbol Profesional

Patrimony Cinta Costera I, Panama

Historical Patrimony, Sabana Grande Boulevard, Caracas

Centro de Arte La Estancia PDVSA

Consejo Nacional de la Cultura (CONAC)

Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela

Liberty Mutual Seguros Caracas, Valencia

Fundación SIVENSA Caracas, Venezuela

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Venezuela

Sidetur, Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela

Osaka Museum of Modern Art, Japan

Sivensa, Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela

Universidad Simón Bolívar, Sartenejas, Venezuela

Banco Mercantil, Venezuela

Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF), Venezuela

Fundación Cultural Chacao, Venezuela

Banco Unión

Fundarte, Barrio Marín, Caracas, Venezuela

Green Bay, Sketch for The Forest III, Wisconsin USA

Ministerio de Cultura, Caracas, Venezuela

Ateneo de Valencia, Venezuela

Museo Juan Astorga Anta, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mérida, Venezuela                       

Galería de Arte Nacional (GAN), Caracas, Venezuela

Universidad de Carabobo, Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela

Universidad Simón Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela

Culture House, St. Pierre Chartreuse, France

Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela

HIDROCAPITAL, Caracas, Venezuela

River East Art Center, Chicago IL USA

Fundación Provincial, Caracas, Venezuela

Village of Lincolnwood, Skokie, Illinois, USA

 

Urban-Scale Works

 

2014         Cinta Costera III, Panama: “Multiversos III”

2014         Caracas-La Guaira Highway: “Testigos” (Witnesses) 2014

2014         Rio de Janiero Avenue, Las Mercedes, Caracas: “Multiversos” 2013

2013         Cinta Costera, Panama: “Boceto para un bosque” (Sketch for a Forest) 2013

2011         Sabana Grande Boulevard, Caracas, Venezuela

2009         Centro Cultural la Estancia PDVSA, Caracas

2009         Los Palos Grandes, Caracas: “En doblez” (Folding), Caracas

2005        “Looking Back…” Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL USA

2005        “Sketch for a Forest III,” Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA

2004        “Art Connect” Friends of the Chicago River, Downtown Chicago, IL USA

2001        Sculptures in the gardens, Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas Venezuela.

2001        “Sketch for a Forest I,” Lincolnwood City, Skokie, IL USA

2001        “Pier Walk,” Navy Pier Chicago IL USA                                                                  

1999        XXVII Snow Sculpture Exhibition, Quebec, Canada            

1998        Sculpture, Los Caobos Park, Alcaldía de Caracas,  Caracas, Venezuela

1998        Sculpture, HIDROCAPITAL, Caracas, Venezuela

1998        International Wood Sculpture Symposium, Lyon, France

1998        XXVI Snow Sculpture Exhibition, Quebec, Canada

1997        V Guiana National Art Biennial, Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela

1997        I International Biennial, Objectual Imagery of the City, Mercosur, Porto Alegre, Brazil 

1997/98  Sculptures, Project, Universidad Simón Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela                                             

1995        Sculpture, Paseo Rio Manzanares, Cumaná, Venezuela

1995        International Wood Sculpture Symposium, Rosario, Argentina

1995        SIDOR, Estética del Hierro (Iron Aesthetics), Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela

1994        Sculpture/Sanctuary/Cross, Barrio Marín Community, Caracas, Venezuela

1994        SIVENSA, Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela

1994        SIVENSA, Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela

 

Videos

 

2006      “Happily Ever After…” Hardcore Art Contemporary, Miami FL USA

2004      “Diaspora” Chicago Latino Film Festival, Chicago, IL USA

2001      “Prosthesis” Chicago Latino Film Festival, Chicago, Illinois USA

1998       Film and Video Festival, Trieste, Italia

1998       Video-sculpture, 7th International Biennial, Cairo, Egypt

1997       Special guest, Film and Video, Havana, Cuba

1997       Video, Urban Intervention, Porto Alegre, Brazil

1997       Video-sculpture, Salón Arte Aragua, Maracay, Venezuela

1995       Video-Installation, Sofia Imber Museum of Contemporary Art, Venezuela

1993       Video-Installation, Salón Nacional, Caracas, Venezuela

1991       Video-Installation, Astrid Paredes Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela

1991       Video-sculpture Baghdad, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas,Venezuela

Instructional Experience

 

1990       Sculpture classes, Armando Reveron School of Plastic Arts, Barcelona

1990       Sculpture workshops  (CONAC), Caracas, Venezuela                       

1991/92 Sculpture workshops (CONAC) Centro Cultural Sanare, Lara, Venezuela                

1993       Recreative Art Workshop for Children, Banco Orinoco, Puerto Ordaz Venezuela      

1994       Creativity Workshops for workers of Sivensa, Barquisimeto, Lara Venezuela

1994       Community Art Workshops and realization of Sanctuary Sculpture, Barrio Marin, Caracas, Venezuela

1994       Large-scale Sculpture Workshop, SIDETUR, Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela

1995       Art Workshop for Street Children, City Hall’s Cultural House, Caracas, Venezuela

1995       Art and Creativity Workshops for Children, Porto Alegre, Brazil  

1994/96 Art Workshops, Juan Astorga Anta Museum of Modern Art, Mérida, Venezuela    

1996       Readings and workshops, Universidad Simon Bolivar, School of Architecture, Caracas, Venezuela

2005/06 Art Workshops for Children, Bollingbrook, IL  

2010 - present

2010 - present