Always in flux
On the edge of Chaos
Resonance and presence
Ever Vigilant and Hopeful
Enchanted by nature, time, and space
The works are made by combining watercolor, photography, oil paint, and digital media. Photographs capture moments of discovery in lyrical expressive painting. By way of photographic transcription, the camera chronicles a work in progress incorporating chance encounters with medium and the spontaneous energetic brushwork. In capturing momentary sumptuous nuances, the veils of watercolor acts as a catalyst for the oil and acrylic paintings. Photography has enabled me to examine abstraction through light, color, and painting in a new way.
b.1968, Bogota, Colombia
Lives and works in New York City, N.Y.
firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.fernandorangel.com 646-808-5075
1996-2001 Art Students League, NYC
1988-1992 BFA, School of Visual Arts, NYC
1989 Chautauqua Institution School of Art, Summer, NY
1983-1986 High School of Art and Design, Painting, NYC
2018 No Sanctuary, Friday Studio Gallery, Bushwick N.Y.
2017 The Dissimulation, A transformation in Abstract, E-Modern Gallerie, PA
Undefined Abstraction, William Whipple Gallery, SMSU, MN
High Line Open Studios Exhibit, Chelsea NYC
2016 High Line Open Studios Exhibit, Chelsea NYC
2012 Paintings and Photographs, SBM Gallery, NYC
2010 Team Work, Allan Nederpelt Fine Arts, NY
Latin Art Experience, Franklin 54 Gallery and Projects, NYC
Spontaneous, Space Womb Gallery, NY
1992-2017 Works held in private collections in The United States, Colombia, and Australia
1993 Neuberger Berman
2002- Present Senior Associate, Jeff Koons LLC., NYC
Production of oil paintings for Jeff Koons
1996-2001 Painting Manager, Jeff Koons LLC., NYC
Responsible for the production of many large scale oil paintings.
Jeff Koons : Series: Celebration, Easy Fun, and Easy-Fun Ethereal.
1992- 2018 Private sales, Paintings and Limited Edition Prints
Freelance Illustration: DH Blair and Co., Neuberger and
Berman, State Mutual Life Assurance, N.Y. Life Insurance,
Miramax, Bon Appetite, Charter Medical Corp., School of Visual Arts,
Dartmouth College, Plum Graphics, Mikaya Press
“We learned from Oriental thought that those divine influences are, in fact, the environment in which we are. A sober and quiet mind is one in which the ego does not obstruct the fluency of things that come in through the senses and up through one's dreams. Our business in living is to become fluent with the life we are living, and art can help this. “
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