Linda Morales

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Plastic Artist. Venezuelan born in Maracaibo, Zulia State.

She studied painting at the School of Visual Arts Cristobal Rojas in Caracas. Lawyer, degree from the Universidad Central de Venezuela, a doctorate in Administrative and Management Sciences at the Universitá degli Studi di Napoli, Italy.

She has participated in individual and collective exhibitions, both nationally and internationally as well as art exhibits.Her creative activity has primarily shared between Venezuela and Italy, where her work has had critical acclaim and acceptance. Represented in public and private collections.

 

Distinctions:
2007 Selected by the INSTITUTO VENEZOLANO DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS (IVIC) to issue commemorative stamp of 2007, reproduced by the INSTITUTO POSTAL TELEGRÁFICO (IPOSTEL). View Philatelic Series.

 

Individual Exhibitions:
2015- "Be More", Club Aspria. Curated by Hernandez Art Gallery. Milano, Italia.
2013- "Ávilas, Infinite and Imagined", Foundation BEART, Eurosuites Hotel, Miami, Florida, United States.
2012- MRAF. Miami River Art Fair 2012. Lyrical Abstractionism. Convention Center. Miami, United States.
2011- "Ámbitos Cromáticos", Center for the Arts Arturo Michelena from the Foundation Banco Industrial of Venezuela. Caracas, Venezuela.
2010- "Ámbitos Infinitos", Museum of Visual Arts and Space, MAVET, San Cristóbal, Táchira State, Venezuela.
2010- "Ámbitos Infinitos", Modern Art Museum "Juan Astorga Anta", Mérida, Mérida State, Venezuela.
2009- “Mare Nostrum”, Foundation Koesis, Napoli, Italy.
2005- “Infinito Azul”, National Library Paul Harris, Caracas, Venezuela.
2004- “Como Sellos y Estampas”, Espacio Cinco, C.C. Tolón, Caracas, Venezuela.
2001- “Profundidad y Misterio”, Tribute to Pedro Ángel González, Museum Nueva Cádiz, La Asunción, Nueva Esparta State, Venezuela.
1998- “Profundidad del Alma”, Social and Cultural Center Henrique Eraso, El Hatillo, Caracas, Venezuela.
1997- “Un Cuadro Abierto”, Museum Nueva Cádiz, La Asunción, Nueva Esparta State, Venezuela.
1978- “Mostra di Pintura”, Art Gallery Mancusso, Parma, Italy.
1976- Centro Italovenezolano De Corato, Bari, Italy.
1976- Cultural Association Maravén, Caracas, Venezuela.
1972- Cultural Association Shell, Caracas, Venezuela.

 

Collective Exhibitions:
2016- Women Artists "Siempre Frida". Florida Art Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela.
2016- "Collective 12", Fiat Gallery Wilau Arts. Boca Ratón, Florida, USA.
2016- "Arte y Libertad", venezuelan artists celebrate their independence. Museum of the Americas in Heights Art Studios & Gallery. Houston, Texas, USA.
2016- "IX Salón Arte Ciencia" Metropolitana University, UNIMET, Caracas,Venezuela.
2016- Preamble 26 Artists, Houston; Florida Art Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela.
2016- "Día Mundial del Artista 2016". Pensión Ana. Caracas, Venezuela.
2015- "Mujer Pintura y Estética". Museum of Táchira. San Cristobal, Venezuela.

2015- "New Expressions of Latin American Art in South ". University System Ana G. Mendez. Miami . USA.
2015- "Orquesta Barroca con el Círculo de Dibujo de Caracas". National Museums Foundation, Caracas, Venezuela.
2015- "Día Mundial del Arte". Time Art. Pension Ana Spaces. Caracas, Venezuela.
2015- "Día Mundial del Arte 2015". Cultural Spaces IESA. Caracas, Venezuela.
2015- "Danse des Femmes". BEART and NPTI Gallery. Miami, . USA.
2014- "SANTO DE BARI OBISPO DE MYRA". IX Exhibition IV Biennial. Creation of León Castro Gallery. Caracas, Venezuela.
2014- "10TH ANNUAL, Hispanic Heritage Celebration". Miami International Mall. Miami, USA.
2014- Series BEART “The Vessel”.  Eurosuites Hotel, Miami, USA.
2014- "La Piedad, Una Oración por la Paz". Creation of León Castro Gallery. León Carrillo Foundation and AMOJ Foundation. Caracas, Venezuela.
2014- "Nosotros". Juan Astorga Anta Modern Art Museum, MAMJA. Mérida, Venezuela.
2014- "UN HOMBRE DE PAZ, tribute to Nelson Mandela". Creation of León Castro Gallery. Caracas, Venezuela.
2013- International Art Fair BRERARTE, Matalon Foundation, Milan, Italia.
2013- "Reveries to Moonlight & Starlight", Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, New York, United States.
2012- VIII Subasta 2012 FUNDANA; Ciudad Banesco, Caracas, Venezuela.
2012- "El Mundo Posible", Hacienda La Trinidad Cultural Center, Caracas, Venezuela.
2012- "ComArte 2012", Alcaldía de Baruta, Caracas, Venezuela.
2012- "Una Semblanza Mágica", Santa María University, Caracas, Venezuela.
2012- "Día Internacional del Arte", Arturo Michelena Museum, Caracas, Venezuela.
2012- "VIII Salón Arte Ciencia",Metropolitana University, UNIMET, Caracas, Venezuela.
2011- "Santo de Bari, Obispo de Myra", AVAP Spaces, Caracas, Venezuela.
2011- "Arte Sagrado y Divino", Santa María University, Caracas, Venezuela.
2011- "Hatillarte", participation with Círculo de Dibujo, interacting with the public. El Hatillo, Caracas, Venezuela.
2011- "Arte con Aroma de Café", Frida Kahlo Gallery, Autonomous University of Sinaloa, Mexico.
2011- "Heartbeat", Il Ramo D’Oro Gallery, Nápoles, Italy.
2011- "Rumore di Fondo", Il Ramo D’Oro Gallery, Nápoles, Italy.
2011- "Cuerpos Penetrables", Círculo de Dibujo, Contemporary Art Museum of Cumaná, Venezuela.
2011- "Cuerpos Penetrables", Círculo de Dibujo, Ecomuseo Salto la Llovizna, San Felix, Bolívar, Venezuela.
2010- "Colores e Identidad", Il Figurativo e l´astratto in Venezuela, Palazzo Santa Maria Gualtieri, Pavia, Italy.
2010- "Cuerpos Penetrables", Círculo de Dibujo de Caracas,  Museum of Visual Arts and Space, MAVET, San Cristóbal, Táchira, Venezuela.
2010- "Cuerpos Penetrables", Círculo de Dibujo de Caracas, Juan Astorga Anta Modern Art Museum, MAMJAA, Mérida, Venezuela.
2010- "Novena Velada de Santa Lucía, Rimas Visuales", International meeting of Actual Art, presentation with Círculo de Dibujo of Caracas, Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela.
2010- "Novena Velada de Santa Lucía", International meeting of Actual Art, Círculo de Dibujo, Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela.
2010- "50 Aniversario de los Bomberos Ucevistas", Círculo de Dibujo, Hall of Central Library UCV, Caracas, Venezuela.
2009- "II Bienal, Santo de Bari, Obispo de Mira", Seventh Shows, Florida Art Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela.
2009- "Pianeta Sacro", Mostra Intenazionale di Arte Contemporanea, Castello Medioevale di Monteverde, Italy.
2009- Third National Visual Arts Collective. Ipostel Room, Nacional Abierta University. Caracas, Venezuela.
2009- “L’Arte  E’Preghiera”. VI Rassegna. San Paolo, Mostra Itinerante, Italy:
  • Abbazia Di S. Paolo Fouri Le Mura, Roma.
  • Convento Pp. Cappuccini, Salerno.
  • Comune Di Salerno, Salerno.
  • Sala San Mateo, Duomo Di Salerno.
  • Cattedrale S.S. Annunziata, Vico Equense.
  • Monastero S. Antonio Benedettine, Norcia.
  • Castello Giusso Di Vico Equense.
  • Arciconfraternita S.S. Inmaculata, Meta Di Sorrento.
  • Spazi Arte Napoli, Piazza Plesbiscito.
  • Santuario Di Pompei, Pompei (Na).
  • Ics Istituto Antonio Gramsci, Bacoli.
  • Palazzo Petrucci, Carinola (Ce).
  • Basílica San Paolo Mggiore, Napoli.
  • Chiostro Sisto Iv Sacro Convento, Assisi.
  • Duomo Di Caserta.
  • Salone Della Chiesa San Lorenzo Da Brindisi, Taranto.
2009- “Venezuelani nel Mondo”, Padiglione delle Nazioni, Assago, Milano, Italy.
2009- “Octava Velada de Santa Lucía”, International meeting of Actual Art, presentation with Círculo de Dibujo of Caracas, Maracaibo, Zulia State, Venezuela.
2008- “Sentieri del Pensiero”, Sala delle Terrazze, Castel dell´Ovo, Napoli, Italy.
2008- “Abstracción en Primavera”, ASOPAR Spaces, El Hatillo, Venezuela.
2007- "I Bienal, Santo de Bari, Obispo de Mira", Sixth Sample, Architects Association of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.
2007- “Mi País, Tu País”, D’ Arte Gallery. Caracas, Venezuela.
2007- “Visión Artística Ecológica”, IVIC. Caracas, Venezuela.
2007- “Ritmo Intenso”, Banco Industrial of Venezuela Foundation, Caracas, Venezuela.
2007- “Los Santos Patronos de Caracas”, Banco Industrial of Venezuela Foundation, Caracas, Venezuela.
2006- “EROS”. National Public Library Raúl Leoni, Caracas, Venezuela.
2006- “XL Salón Nacional Anual de Artes Plásticas”, Naval Base CA Agustín Armario, Puerto Cabello, Venezuela.
2006- “Las Esquinas de Caracas”, Caracas Museum, Venezuela.
2006- “Sexta Velada de Santa Lucía”, International meeting of Actual Art, Maracaibo, Venezuela.
2006- “Cristo, Salvador del Mundo”, Museo Sacro of Caracas, Venezuela.
2006- “Los Colores de América”, Paseo El Hatillo, La Lagunita. El Hatillo, Venezuela.
2006- “XXII Exposición, Espacios Cubiertos”, Novartis Laboratories, Caracas, Venezuela.
2006- “Obras de Maestros”, Asunción Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela.
2005-   Atheneum Turgua, Miranda, Venezuela.
2005- “Il  Segno e il Sogno”, Il Ramo d'oro Gallery, Nápoles, Italy.
2005- “Santo de Bari, Obispo de Myra”, Museo Sacro of Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela.
2005- “El Camino de los Sueños”, Asunción Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela.
2005- “Pintores, Escultores y Orfebres”, Art Spaces IVIC (Instituto Venezolano de Investigación Científica), Caracas, Venezuela.
2005- “V Salón Arte Ciencia”, C.C.M. Leopoldo Aguerrevere, Caracas, Venezuela.
2005- “Amerindias”, Venezuelan Embassy, Italy.
2005- “Presencia de Venezuela en Italia”, Center of Art and Culture “Il Ramo D’Oro”, Nápoles, Italy.
2005- “Expo Subasta de Arte”, University Gallery Braulio Salazar, Valencia, Venezuela.
2005- “Certamen Mayor de las Artes y las Letras 2005”, Banco Industrial of Venezuela Foundation, Caracas, Venezuela.
2004- Fortique Gallery, El Hatillo, Caracas, Venezuela.
2004- Exhibition Hall and Art Spaces, Santa María University, Caracas, Venezuela.
2004- “XXXIII Premio Municipal de Artes Visuales”, Center for Arts Arturo Michelena, Hall Juan Lovera, Caracas, Venezuela.
2004- Center of Art Ca’D’Oro, Caracas, Venezuela.
2004- “Arte Sacro Metropolitano”, Policlínica Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela.
2004- Network of Scientific Medical Societies, Meliá Hotel, Caracas, Venezuela.
2003- “Exhibición de Arte Sacro”, San Nicolás de Bari, ISKIA Las Mercedes, Caracas, Venezuela.
2003- “Arte Sacro Universal”, multiple uses hall, Policlínica Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela.
2003- Art Science Salon, Hotel Caracas Hilton, Venezuela.
2002- “Entre Formas y Colores”, Interactive Space, Nueva Esparta University, Caracas, Venezuela.
2002- “El Mes de la Cultura Venezolana”, Ara Gallery Cultural Center, Miami, Florida, USA.
2002- “Nació el Señor…”, Exhibition Hall and Art Spaces, Santa María University, Caracas, Venezuela.
2001- “Reinas de los Cielos”, Exhibition Hall and Art Spaces, Santa María University, Caracas, Venezuela.
2001- “Santo de Bari Obispo de Mira”, Blasini Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela.
2001- “Colectiva de Pintura y Escultura XLVIII Aniversario”, Exhibition Hall and Art Spaces, Santa María University, Caracas, Venezuela.
2001- “Cultura Popular del Gran Caribe”, III Summit AEC Margarita Island Venezuela, Museo Nueva Cádiz, Venezuela.
2001- Thisbe Art Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela.
2001- III Art Salon, City of Juan Griego, Teatro Simón Bolívar Foundation, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela.
2001- Gallery of Art Quebracho, Internet.
2000- Center of Art Ca’D’Oro, Caracas, Venezuela.
2000- “Exposición Mariana Año Jubileo 2000”, Exhibition Hall and Art Spaces, Santa María University, Caracas, Venezuela.
2000- “Gran Colectiva de Pintura y Escultura, XLVII Aniversario”, Sala de Exposiciones y Espacios de Arte, Universidad Santa María, Caracas, Venezuela.
1999- Galería de Arte Quebracho, Internet.
1997- “Artistas Plásticos Neoespartanos Rinden Homenaje al Maestro Omar Carreño”, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Francisco Narváez, Porlamar, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela.
1977- Centro Cultural la Prora, Sorrento, Italy.
1976- Hotel Las Américas, Marina Di Camerote, Italy.
1970- Oficina Española de Turismo. Caracas, Venezuela.

 

Awards and Recognition:
  Diploma of Merith and Archdiocese of Caracas Award, Sacra Artistic Excellence, Competition-Exhibition “Christ, Savior of the world”, Museo Sacro of Caracas and Museo Abierto para el Mundo, Venezuela.
2006-
  • Abbazia Di S. Paolo Fouri Le Mura, Roma, Italy.
  • Diploma of Honor, Exhibition “Eros”, Biblioteca Pública “Raúl Leoni”, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • Diploma of Honor, “Las Esquinas de Caracas”, Museo Caracas, Venezuela.
  • Diploma I Liberating Exhibition, XL Annual National Exhibition of Fine Arts Painting Mention, “Bicentenario del Desembarco del Almirante Francisco de Miranda en la Vela de Coro”, Puerto Cabello, Venezuela.
  • Diploma of Merit and Award Archdiocese of Caracas, Artistic Excellence Sacra, Competition Exhibition “Cristo, Salvador del mundo”, Museo Sacro of Caracas and Museo Abierto para el Mundo, Venezuela
  • 2005- Recognition, collective “Pintores, Escultores y Orfebres”, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas IVIC, Pipe, Venezuela.
    1977- First Prize of Honor (Diploma and Cup), National Exhibition of Painting, Cultural Center La Prora, Sorrento, Italy.

     

    Represented in:
    Museo de  las Artes Visuales y del Espacio, MAVET, San Cristóbal, Edo. Táchira, Venezuela.
    Museum of Modern Art “Juan Astorga Anta”, Mérida State, Venezuela.
    Private collection of the Consulate of Venezuela in Milan, Italy.
    Universidad Nacional Abierta, Caracas, Venezuela.
    Galería di Arte Il Ramo D´Oro, Nápoles, Italy.
    Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científica (IVIC), Pipe, Venezuela.
    Colletion “Amerindias”, Consulate of Venezuela in Napoles, Italy.
    National Library Paul Harris, Caracas, Venezuela.
    Universidad Nueva Esparta, Caracas, Venezuela.
    Consolidado de Ferrys C.A. (Conferry), Venezuela.
    Ministry of Environment, National Mapping, Caracas, Venezuela.
    Siderúrgica del Orinoco (SIDOR), Caracas, Venezuela.
    Museo de Nueva Cádiz, La Asunción, Nueva Esparta State, Venezuela.

     

    Associations:
    Venezuelan Association of Plastic Artists (Asociación Venezolana de Artistas Plásticos (AVAP)), Caracas, Venezuela.
    Drawing Circle of Caracas (Círculo de Dibujo de Caracas), Venezuela.

     

    Event Coordination and Curatorship:
    2012- VIII Salón ARTE CIENCIA. Metropolitana University (UNIMET) Caracas. Member of Organizing Committee.
    2011- III Bienal, Santo de Bari, Obispo de Mira. AVAP Spaces, Caracas.
    2011-  Illustrators with complete artist. Drawing Circle Tribute to the master Perán Erminy. AVAP Spaces. Caracas.
    2011- Hatillarte, with the Utopía Gallery. Presentation of the Circle Drawing, Caracas, Venezuela.
    2011- Entre Tertulias y Tangos, tribute to the master Alirio Oramas, plastic artist, and Eduardo Galeán, musician, Bellas Artes Museum. Caracas, Venezuela.
    2009- Part of the Organizing Committee of the Hall ART SCIENCE. Simón Bolívar University, Caracas, Venezuela.
    2009- II Biennial, Santo Bari, Bishop of Myra, Florida Art Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela.
    2007- I Biennial, Santo Bari, Bishop of Myra, Architects Association of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.
    2005- Santo Bari, Bishop of Myra, Museo Sacro of Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela.
    2002- Between Shapes and Colors, Interactive Space, Nueva Esparta University, Caracas, Venezuela.