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FIDEL REGUEROS

 

Fidel Regueros Garcia Herreros, b.1951, Bogota Colombia, Graduated in Plastic Arts in 1979, from the Bulgarian National Academy of Fine Arts with MA in Sculpture. Following several years at the Boyana Studios as an animator (1979 - 1987), Fidel engaged in illustrations for children’s books in Bogota, Colombia (1987 - 1989), he then went on to work as an Art Director/Animator for various commercial campaigns in Harare, Zimbabwe (1989 - 2000). He taught Academic Drawing, Figure in Context & Drawing at the Fundacion Escuela National de Caricatura, Bogota, Colombia, 2004 - 2010 and more recently 2012-2015, Fidel lectured in Principles of Animation at NEMISA, Johannesburg.

 

Throughout this period the artist has created various graphic, sculptural and animation based works. His work can be described as allegorical visual narration of existential topics.

 

The artist's work is found in various private collections in Canada, United States, Spain, Denmark, Sweden, Bulgaria, Colombia, Japan, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

 

Selected Exhibitions:

 

2011 Corridors & Passages – Exhibition of recent works, ROOM Gallery & Projects (under the banner of the TO LET/FOR SALE series of independent exhibitions);

Bag Factory Residency exhibition KA:DA:FI, along side Kabelo Kim Modise & Dathini Mzayiya;

2008 Group Exhibition, Casa Comic, Bogota Colombia;

2004 Exhibition of works at the Museum of Natural Sciences, National University of Bogotá;

2001 Group Exhibition, Arte Latino Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus

1999 Exhibition of selected works 1989 – 1999. Sandro’s Gallery, Harare, Zimbabwe

1988 Exhibition of Works, Nicosia, Cyprus - The salon of the English School of Cyprus.

1973 Group exhibition, Sculptural works at the Academy of Art Nicolás Pavlovich, Sofia, Bulgaria.

 

ROOM is pleased to present at the 11th Editiopn of the FNB JoburgArtFair the works by early and mid career artiusts MaqhaweMkhwanazi, Mzwandile Buthelezi and Fidel Regueros., whose work focuses on exploring

 

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