Represented Artists

Javier Vivas

S/T #51

From the series 'Unstable Bars'
Acrylic on canvas
39.4 x 39.4 in
2017

Javier Vivas
Mérida, Venezuela, 1991.
Lives and works in Mérida, Venezuela.

Education
2017
He's currently undergoing a thesis for the Bachelor of Visual Arts at the Los Andes University (Universidad de Los Andes, ULA).

Collective exhibits
2011
X Armando Reverón Hall (X Salón Armando Reverón). Juan Astorga Anta Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno Juan Astorga Anta), Mérida, Venezuela.

2012
"Four Eyes" ("Cuatro Ojos"), Efímera Gallery (Galería Efímera), Mérida, Venezuela.

2013
"Memo" Video-Art Exhibit (Exhibición de Video Arte). Mérida, Venezuela.
"Drawing versus engraving" ("Dibujo versus grabado"), Huellas Gallery (Galería Huellas), Mérida, Venezuela.

2014
"Slideluck Caracas", La Trinidad Estate (Hacienda La Trinidad), Caracas, Venezuela.
"III Biennial of Contemporary Art at the Los Andes University, Virtual Cities / Real Cities" ("III Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de la Universidad de Los Andes, Ciudades Virtuales / Ciudades Reales"), Mérida, Venezuela.
"Young October" ("Octubre Joven"), Jesús Soto Museum (Museo Jesús Soto), Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela.
"IX Biennial of Visual Arts at the ULA" ("IX Bienal de Artes Visuales de la ULA") La Otra Banda Gallery (Galería la Otra Banda), Mérida, Venezuela.

2015
"Young October" ("Octubre Joven"), Former Valencia Athenaeum "MUVA" (Antiguo Ateneo de Valencia "MUVA"), Valencia, Venezuela.

2016
"Hall 3" ("Sala 3"), Viloria Blanco Gallery (Galería Viloria Blanco), Maracaibo, Venezuela. "Aruba Art Fair", San Nicolas, Aruba.
"Possible Dialogues" ("Diálogos Posibles"), Parenthesis Gallery (Galería Parenthesis), Los Galpones Art Center (Centro de Arte Los Galpones), Caracas, Venezuela.
"Abstraction-Creation" ("Abstracción-Creación"), Viloria Blanco Gallery (Galería Viloria Blanco), Maracaibo, Venezuela.

2017
"Entre Lecturas", Parenthesis Gallery (Galería Parenthesis), Los Galpones Art Center (Centro de Arte Los Galpones), Caracas, Venezuela.

Publications
2012
"Bibliomula" digital magazine, #6 "Dystopias" ("Distopias"), Mérida, Venezuela.

2015
A Part Publications, digital magazine, art section, France.

2016
For Example Art, web portal, London.
"VAEA" Venezuelan American Art Fund (Fondo Venezolano Americano para las Artes "VAEA"), Artists' Registry.
Saatchi Art Collection "Geometric Abstracts" curated by Katherine Henning.
Saatchi Art Collection "Mid-Century Modern: Black, Blue and Grey" curated by Jessica McQueen.

Acknowledgements & residences
2015
First prize, Bidimensional mention at the "IX Biennial of Visual Arts at the ULA" ("IX Bienal de Artes Visuales de la ULA"), La Otra Banda Gallery (Galería La Otra Banda), Mérida, Venezuela.
Acknowledgement for outstanding artist, granted by the principal of Los Andes University (Universidad de Los Andes), ULA, Mérida, Venezuela.
Resident artist, "This space is not mine" ("Este espacio no es mío"), granted by the 5th National Hall Young October (5to Salón Nacional Octubre Joven), Valencia, Venezuela.


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