William Galvez



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Biography
 
         Born Cali, Colombia, South America         Resides, Placentia, California, U.S.A.         Studios, Placentia, California, U.S.A.         Cali, Colombia South AmericaACADEMIC:
1961-1963   Instituto de Bellas Artes/Conservatorio, A.M.V., Cali, Colombia, S.A1969-1973   Cypress College, Associate of Fine Arts, Cypress, California1977-1980   Cal State University of Fullerton, Studied Fine Arts, Fullerton, California   1980-1986   Studies with Italian Maestro Roberto Lupetti, Carmel, California.
 
2016-           Associate Member, Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, Massachusetts.
 
2016-           Artist Member, California Art Club, Pasadena, California.
 
AWARDS:
 
2019  Bold Brush Tech, LLC. (San Antonio, TX)        "FAV15%  April, 2019 for Hummingbird Paradise.
2019  Bold Brush Tech, LLC. (San Antonio, TX)        "INFORMED COLLECTOR, April ISSUE # 2495 Silver Urn W/Fruits. 
2019  Bold Brush Tech, LLC. (San Antonio, TX)        "FAV15%" February, 2019 for Orchids & Persimmons.
2019  Bold Brush Tech, LLC. (San Antonio, TX)        "FAV15%" January, 2019 for  Silver Urn W/Fruits.
2018  Bold Brush Tech, LLC. (San Antonio, TX)        "FAV15%" October, 2018 for  Apples & Carnation.
2018  Bold Brush Tech, LLC. (San Antonio, TX)        "FAV15%" August,  2018  for  Morning Glory.
2o18  Bold Brush Tech, LLC. (San Antonio, TX)        "FAV15%" July,  2018 for  Waiting for You.
2018  Bold Brush Tech, LLC. (San Antonio, TX)        "FAV15%" June, 2018 for  Spanish Jarrón W/Antique Lute.
2018  BoldBrush  Tech, LLC. (San Antonio, TX)        "FAV15%" April, 2018 for The Agony of Christ.
2017  Chapman University Licensees, (Orange, CA) "STUDENT FILM, ART WORK" Fruits.
2017  SaddleBack Art League, (Mission Viejo, CA)   "18th ANNUAL JURIED ART SHOW JUROR"
2016  Anaheim Art Association, (Anaheim, CA)        "MASTERS ARTIST of THE YEAR AWARD"
2016  Orange Art League, Open Juried Show             "SECOND PLACE" July, 2016 for Spanish Jarrón W/Mandolin.
 
2016  Orange Art League, Orange, CA                         "FIRST PLACE" June,2016 for Olive Ewer W/Fruits.
2016  BoldBrush Tech, LLC. (San Antonio, TX)          "FAV15%" April, 2016 for Light & Harmony.
2015  BoldBrush Tech, LLC. (San Antonio, TX)          "FAV15%" August, 2015 for Ostrich Egg W/Fruits.
2015  BoldBrush Tech, LLC. (San Antonio, TX)          "FAV15%" July, 2015 for Lucia's Sonata.
 
2015 Anaheim Art Association, Open Juried Show.  "FIRST PLACE AWARD"
Muzeo's Carnegie Gallery, Anaheim, CA
2015 Anaheim Art Association, Open Juried Show.  "WHITE HOUSE SPECIAL AWARD"
Muzeo's Carnegie Gallery, Anaheim, CA
 
2015 Anaheim Art Association, Open Juried Show. "LLOYD & ELIZABETH KLLEN FAMILY FOUNDATION SPECIAL AWARD"
Muzeo's Carnegie Gallery, Anaheim, CA
2015 BoldBrush Tech, LLC. (San Antonio, TX)          "FAV15%" June 2015 for Violin W/Dutch Bowl.
 
2015 BoldBrush Tech, LLC. (San Antonio, TX)          "INFORMED COLLECTOR  ISSUE# 1717" Lucia's Sonata
2015 International Botanical Art Exhibition.              "SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD CERTIFICATE"
 
2014 Anaheim Art Association. (Anaheim, CA)          "FIRST PLACE & POPULAR CHOICE AWARD"
2013 53rd Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts.                     "HONORED PARTICIPANT AWARD"
 
2011-2012  The Stanford Who's Who Black Book.     "STANFORD WHO'S WHO"
(New York, NY 10022)
2007 Placentia Art Association. (Placentia, CA)        "FIRST PLACE & POPULAR CHOICE AWARD"
 
2005 Conservatorio Bellas Artes.                                  "PREMIO DORADO LUZ Y SOMBRAS"
(Cali, Colombia, Sur America)
 
1997-1998  Reeds Publication, 52nd Edition.             "MARQUIS WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA"
(New Providence, New Jersey)
1994-1995   Reeds Publication, 24th Edition.            "MARQUIS WHO'S WHO IN THE WEST"
(New Providence, New Jersey) 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
 
2019   Monte Luna Hostal,  Bogotá, Colombia. South America.
2018   Norman P. Murray Center. Exhibit & Demonstration. Mission Viejo, CA.
2017   Mission Viejo Library, Mission Viejo, California
2015   Center Gallery, Anaheim, California (Walt Disney Foundation)
2013   Richard Danskin Gallery, Palm Desert, California2011   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America2010   Richard Danskin Gallery (Art-walk), Palm Desert, California 2010   Yorba Linda District Library, Yorba Linda, California2008   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America2007   Placentia/Yorba Linda Art Association, CA2006   District Library, Placentia, California       2006   Physician’s Medicine Group, Long Beach, California2005   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America2004   El Centro Regional Medical Center, Mural unveiling, El Centro, CA2004   Palomas Art Gallery, El Centro, California2004   Private Exhibit, Newport Beach, CA2003   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America2003   Palomas Art Gallery, El Centro, California2001   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America2001   Physician's Medicine Group, Long Beach, California1999   Galeria Figuras, Cali Colombia, South Americ1997   Physician's Medicine Group, Long Beach, California1996   District Library, Placentia, California                             1995   DeLuca, Galeria, Palm Desert, California1995   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America 1994   Physician's Medicine Group, Long Beach, California1993   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America1992   California Colombia Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles, California1991   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America1991   Physician's Medicine Group, Long Beach, California1990   District Library, Placentia, California1989   Galeria Figuras, Colombia, South America1986   San Gabriel Civic Auditorium, San Gabriel, California1985   Fisher Galleries, Palm Springs, California1984   Galeria Maria Luisa, Pasadena, California1983   Klein Art Gallery, Beverly Hills, California1983   Galeria Elegante, Palm Desert, California1982   Rainbow Promenade Galleries, Waikiki, Hawaii1981   Klein Art Gallery, Beverly Hills, California1980   Galeria Elegante, Palm Desert, California1979   Fisher Galleries,  Palm Springs,  California1977   Pomeroy Art Gallery, Cypress, CaliforniaSELECTED COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS:
 
2019  Gallery Elite, Carmel, California
2019  Former Pasadena Art Museum, California (California Art Club's 108th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition)
2018  Studio 2817 Newport, California (California Art Club Small on The Wall for Fall)
2018  The OLd Mill, San Marino, California (California Art Club Gallery Monumental Miniatures 2018)
2018  Gallery Elite, Carmel, California
2018  Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (California Art Club's  107th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition)
2017  Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, Massachusetts
2017  Gallerie Armsterdam, Carmel, California
2017 California Art Club, Pasadena, California
2016 Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, Massachusetts 
2016  Muzeo Museum Carnegie Gallery, Anaheim, California
2016  Orange County Art Fair, Costa Mesa, CA
2016 Innovation Gallery, New York, Puerto Rico
2016 Resur Project, Lima, Perú. SA.
2016 Gallerie  Armsterdam, Carmel California
 
2015 Muzeo Museum Carnegie Gallery, Anaheim, California
2015 Gallerie  Armsterdam, Carmel, California
2015 Silvana Gallery, Glendale, California
 
2014  Muzeo Museum Carnegie Gallery, Anaheim, California
 
2014  Silvana Gallery, Glendale, California
 
2014  Gallerie Armsterdam, Carmel, California
 
2014  Richard Danskin Gallery, Palm desert, California
2013   Gallerie Armsterdam, Carmel, California2013   Gallery On Glasell, Orange, California2013   Richard Danskin Gallery, Palm Desert, California2012   Silvana Gallery, Gleandale, California2012   Gallery on Glassell, Orange, California2012   Richard Danskin Gallery, Palm Desert, California2011   Gallery On Glassell, Orange, California2011   Richard Danskin Gallery, Palm Desert, California2011   Silvana Gallery, Glendale, California2010   Richard Danskin Gallery, Palm Desert, California2010   Galeria Figuras. Cali, Columbia, South America2009   GalleryRoCa,  Havre de Grace, Maryland2009   Richard Danskin Gallery, Palm Desert, California2009   South Coast Gallery, New Port, California2008   GalleryRoCa,  Havre de Grace, Maryland2008   Richard Danskin Gallery, Palm Desert, California2008   South Coast Gallery, Newport Beach, California2007   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America2007   South Coast Art Gallery, Newport Beach, California2007   richard danskin galleries, Palm desert, California2006   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America2006   South Coast Art Gallery, Newport Beach, California2006   richard danskin Galleries, Palm Desert, California2005   South Coast Art Gallery, Newport Beach, California2005   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America2004   South Coast Art Gallery, Newport Beach, California2004   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America2004   Palomas Art Gallery, El Centro, California2003   South Coast Art Gallery, Newport Beach, California2003   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America2003   Palomas Art Gallery, El Centro, California2002   South Coast Art Gallery, Newport Beach, California2002   Palomas Art Gallery, El Centro, California2001   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America2001   Palomas Art Gallery, El Centro, California2000   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America2000   Toronto Art Exhibition, Toronto, Canada1999   Poulsen Galleries, Inc, Pasadena, California1999   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America1998   GALERIE GABRIE, Pasadena, California1998   Galeria Figuras, Cali Colombia, South America1997   GALERIE GABRIE, Pasadena, California1997   Wailiku Galleries, Maui, Hawaii / Kochi, Japan1996   GALERIE GABRIE, Pasadena, California1996   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America1995   Wailuku Galleries, Maui, Hawaii / Kochi, Japan1995   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America1995   GALERIE GABRIE, Pasadena, California1994   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America1994   Poulsen Galleries, Inc., Pasadena, California1993   International Art Gallery, Los Angeles - Paris1993   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America1993   Poulsen Galleries, Inc., Pasadena, California1993   New England Fine Arts Institute, Boston, Massachusetts1992   Wayne Newton Gala, Marriott Hotel, Anaheim, California1992   International Colombian Fair, Chicago, Illinois1992   Toronto Art Exhibition, Toronto, Canada1992   Phyllis Diller National Parkinson Foundation, Los Angeles, California1992   Art Buyers Caravan (Convention Center), Long Beach, California1992   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America1991   Bob Hope Gala, Marriott Hotel, Corona, California1991   Los Angeles Art Expo (Convention Center), Los Angeles, California1991   Galeria Figuras, Cali, Colombia, South America1991   Simic Galleries, Beverly Hills and La Jolla, California1990   Simic Galleries, Beverly Hills and La Jolla, California1990   International Art Gallery, New York, New York1990   Galeria Figuras, Colombia, South America1989   Poulsen Galleries, Inc., Pasadena, California1988   Poulsen Galleries, Inc., Pasadena, California1988   Los Angeles Art Expo (Convention Center), Los Angeles, California1988   UCLA Hibe-Ro Americana Exibición de Arte, Los Angeles, California1988   Simic Galleries, Inc., Carmel, Beverly Hills, and La Jolla, California1987   American Artist Magazine (Still Life - Exhibit), Cincinnati, Ohio1987   Brea Cultural Center (The Traditional), Brea, California1987   Simic Galleries, Inc., (Still Life Exhibit), La Jolla, California1986   Fine Art Institute, San Bernardino County Museum, San Bernardino, California1985   Galeria Elegante, Palm Desert, California1984   Laguna Art Center, Laguna Beach, California1983   Laguna Art Center, Laguna Beach, California1982   Klein Art Gallery, Beverly Hills, California1981   International Art Exchange, Anaheim Hills, California1980   Center Art Galleries, Honolulu, Hawaii1980   Rainbow Promenade Galleries, Waikiki, Hawaii1979   Haggenmaker Galleries, Laguna Beach, California1979   Fisher Galleries, Palm Springs, California1978   Copenhagen Galleri, Solvang, California1978   Pomeroy Art Gallery, Cypress, California1977   Haggenmaker Galleries, Laguna Beach, California1977   Pomeroy Art Gallery, Cypress, California1976   Pomeroy Art Gallery, Cypress, CaliforniaEXHIBITION REVIEWS/ARTICLES/PUBLICATIONS:
 
Nancye Tuttle.  Whistler's "Member Exhibition" A Stunning Art Showcase.
Lowell's Sun.  (Lowell, Massachusetts), November 16, 2016.
 
 Fernando Escobar Giraldo.  "Maestro del Pincel"
 AquiColombiaUSA. Magazine Ed #32. (Miami, Florida), July 2015. Page 47.
 
Maria Melgoza/Francisco Mayorga. "Cultural, Talent & Arte" TV Program
(Pasadena, California), May 22, 2015.
 
Maria Melgoza/Francisco Mayorga. "In Search of Light & Harmony" TV. Coverage (Pasadena, California), May 7, 2015.
Sushma, Subramanian. “ Local Artist Finding Success ” The Orange County Register.  (Placentia News-Times), June 22, 2006, Page 14.Williams, Derby.   “ Fresh Paint “ Newport Beach Daily Pilot.  (August 14, 2004), Page A5.Montenegro, Richard.  "An Artisian & a Gentleman"  LifeStyleEl Centro, Imperial Valley Press.  (April 28, 2002), Page B14.Miller, Sharlyn.  " Along Road Fame and Fortune " The Orange County Register.(Placentia News-Times, March 2,  1995 ),  Page A3. Barnes, S .Sandra.  "MARQUIS WHO'S WHO IN THE WEST " Reeds Publication(1994 - 1995 ).Gonzalez De Cecilia.  " Galeria Figuras " Art Nexus International.  ( January - March 1994 ),  Page 73.Breedlove, J. Pat/Cindy.  "William Gálvez " Artists of Southern California III.  (June 1993). Pages 81-82.Hinestrosa, Dukardo.  "Exposición, Cámara de Comercio,"   El Colombiano. (August 22, 1992), page 2.May, Ingrid. "GALVEZ":  The Realism of Art."  The Hispanic Reporter.(August 17, 1992),page 18.Hinestrosa, Dukardo.  "La Voz Colombiana." 'Radio Exito' 1480 AM, (June 21, 1992).Ottavian, April.  "Placentia People," The Highlander News-Times, (November 15, 1990). Page I.Aceves, Cristina.  "Los Angeles al dia," Los Angeles, CA. TV. Interview, Channel 34  (April 12, 1990).Editorial Artistico. "WILLIAM GALVEZ " Forma y Color Colombia, Edicion  (1990). Pages 124-125.De Castillo, G. Sylvia, "Pintura," Telescopio Universal, (May 1989), page 13.Irahola René, Dr., "El Naturalismo en la Pintura Colombiana del Maestro Pintor William Gálvez," Olivia Video Productions, (January 1989), Video.Estupiñan, Luz Maria. "Gentes y eventos."  Del Realismo Clasico al Subjetivismo, El Pais, (June 19, 1989), page B2.Paez, Dalberto.  "Gentes y Eventos," Inaguracion de Exposición,
El Pais, (June 17, 1989), page B5.Bejarano, Alvaro.  "Una Exposición de Pintura, William Gálvez,"
El Occidente, (June 14, 1989), page 5A.Estupiñan, Luz Maria.  "Culturales, William Galvez Art"
El Pais, (June 12, 1989), page B2.Valencia, Vilma. "Momentos," Telepacifico, TV. Interview (June 14, 1989).Calderón, Paco. "Y ud que ha hecho por Cali"  Radio Todelar, (June 10, 1989).Gomez, Rodolfo.  "Perfiles," Radio Todelar, (June 13, 1989).Franco, Fernando. "La voz del Arte, William Galvez" Radio Caracol, (June 13, 1989).Irahola René, Dr., "UCLA Hibero Americana Exibicion de Arte," Olivia Video Productions,  (July 1988), Video.Hinestrosa, Dukardo, "Semana Cultural Colombiana," Colombia Desde L.A., (July 1988) Page 7.Yoakam, Bernard, "Magic Touch of Galvez," The Windmill, (September 17, 1987), page 43.Russell, A. Elaine, "Skylights & Art," Orange County Illustrated, (May 15, 1985), page 30.Solomon, Susan, "A Renaissance Man in Modern Times," Newport Beach Scope, (March 1984), page 6.Miller, Kathleen, "Art Review," This Week in Laguna, (February 11, 1983), page 34.Haggenmaker, Glenda, "Art Review Magazine," Newport Beach, CA(July 23, 1980), page 39.Miller, Maggi, "Gracious Living in Laguna Hills," The Register, (April 13, 1980), page 33.Galiffa, Dee, "USA.  Art World, William Gálvez "Television Series, Channel 18,San Bernardino, California, (1980),Vasquez, Sergio, "Arte Latino," Miniondas, (September 17, 1979), page 3.Broeske, Pat, "Artist World of William Galvez," The Register, (April 15, 1979), page 9.Fisher, Buddy, "Art Scene," The Desert Sun, (April 13, 1979), page C-8.Schach, Russ, "The Greening of William Gálvez," News Tribune, (November 7, 1978),page A-4.Solomon, Susan, "William Gálvez Paints as the Old Masters," The Orange County Register. (Placentia News-Times, September 6, 1978), page 1.Prestige Graphics,  Los Angeles,  California.  (Published my art works since 1995).Gálvez Publishing, Placentia, California.  (Published my own art works since 1991).Haddad's Fine Arts, Inc., Anaheim, California.  (Published my art works since 1981).Wild Art Group,  Homeland, California.     (Published my art works since 2006)

Representation


Gallery Elite
Carmel, CA -

GALLERY on GLASSELL
Orange, CA - 714-744-9844

richard danskin GALLERIES
Palm Desert, CA - 760-568-5557

SILVANA GALLERY
Glendale, CA - 818-662-7075


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