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Studies 


Graduated from the National School of Fine Arts – Workshop: Luis Ernesto Aroztegui, Montevideo, 1987 – 1993

 

Main Awards

 

1994  First Award, VI National Show of Young Plastic Artists, Uruguay.

1995  First Award, Contest «100 years of the Venice Art Biennale», organized by Newspaper «El País»

1996   Award, IV Salto Art Biennale (Uruguay)

1997   First Award, Ministry of External Affairs.

1998   First Award BHU / Award, B’Nai B’Rith Foundation / Award and Work Acquisition, VII Salto Art Biennale / Award.                                                                                                                and Work Acquisition, First Art Biennale, «Club Peñarol» / Mention, Seventh Chandon Biennale, Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires / Award «Fondo Capital», Experimentarte» Workshop.

2000   First Award «Uruguay», ArteBA, Argentina.

2001   Fourth Award «Something Special» / Second Award B.H.U.

2003   Third Award of «Professional Pension Fund»

 

Solo Shows

 

1995   Photo Exhibition and Wall Painting, Lust Gallery, Mitte, Berlín / “Alternativa” Show, organized by the  

             German Embassy in Montevideo.

1996   “Paralasbrisas”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Montevideo.

2000   Uruguayan Embassy, Santiago de Chile.

2003   Radisson Hotel, together with the Harlem Gospel Choir, Montevideo.

2004   “Espacio 304 Art Gallery”, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2005    La Fauna  “La Ciudadela Gallery”, Punta del Este, Uruguay.

2006   “121” José Ignacio, Maldonado, Uruguay.

2007  “Promo-arte Gallery”, Tokio, Japón.

 

Group Shows

 

1996   “Cuatro Signos”, Engelman Ost Collection.

1997   International Painting Award, Batuz Foundation, Montevideo, Torres García / Unicef, Latin Gallery.

1998   «Paseo de la Matriz» Gallery.

1999  Finalist, Paul Cézanne Award, Contemporary Art Museum, Montevideo

2000   «Alianza Uruguay – EE.UU.»

2002-04 Visual Arts National Museum / Permanent Exhibition, “Ciudadela» Gallery”

2006   “Opera Gallery” Miami., U.S.A.

 

 

Main International Events

 

1998   Urguayan Contemporary Art, Miami, EE.UU.

1999   Latin American and Caribbean Artists, B.I.D., Retz Passage, Paris, France / Seventh Chandon Biennale, 

             Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires, «Salón de los Pasos Perdidos», Montevideo / Spanish-American Art, Ottawa Chancellery Gallery, Canada.

2000  «Exploris» Museum, Releigh, North Carolina / Woman’s National Democratic Club, Washington D.C., USA / Ballajá Museum, San Juan, Puerto Rico / ArteBA, Mercosur Space, Buenos Aires / Cuixart Biennale, Córdoba, Argentina.

2001   Washington Convention Center, Art Collection.

2002   «Signos», «Uruguay» Cultural Foundation for the Arts, Washington D.C., USA / «Museo de las Américas», San Juan, Puerto Rico / Mexican Institute of Culture, Chicago, U.S.A.

2003  «del Paseo» Gallery and «Latinarte»: Art Miami, Art New York, USA / "Muestra 2", México D.F. /   MoLAA Museum of Latin American Art, “AUCTION 2003” Los Ángeles, CA. / Main Library, Miami, U.S.A.

2004   Mare & Monty, Lima, Perú / «Espacio 304» Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2005   «III Signos», U. C. F. for the Arts, Washington D.C., U.S.A.

2006  B.I.D. Art Collection, Washington, “Permanent exhibition”. / “Taxi Gallery ” San Juan, Puerto Rico./ “Opera Gallery” New York, Miami., Paris.         

 2007 “CIRCA” Galería “Espacio 304”, San Juan, Puerto Rico / “Promo-arte Gallery”, Tokio, Japón./ “Baiksong Gallery” Seúl, Corea./ Arkansas Arts Center BID Colection./

 

      “Embotellarte”Uruguay, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Perú y Costa Rica/ ”Made in Latinoamerica” Opera Gallery, Miami./ “Taksu Gallery” Kuala Lumpur, Malasia./ ARTSingapore 2007/ Shanghai Art Fair 2007,China. / Ochre Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

2008  “Trazos Gallery” Art Madrid. / “Opera Gallery”, Venice, Ginebra,   Monaco, London, Hong Kong, Dubai,New York, Paris.

2009 ”Latin American Flavour” Opera Gallery, Dubai.

      “Life” Opera Gallery, London.

          "Borderless Generation, Contemporary Art of Latin America" en "The Korean        Foundation   

           Cultural Center", Seoul, Korea.

 

                    

Main Urban Performances

 

1998  «Lunares en el Solís » adhesive vinyl on the columns of «Solís» theatre, Day of the Patrimony / «Historia de Caballos», adhesive vinyl on the horses of José Belloni’s sculpture, El Entrevero.

1999   «Lunares on Ice», carbonic compacted snow on the esplanade of «Solís» Theatre.

2004  Work on the facade of «Espacio 304» Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2005   Work on the facade of «La Ciudadela» Gallery, Punta del Este, Uruguay.

2006  “Taxi Gallery” San Juan Puerto Rico.

2008  “Lona” Cultural Center of Spain, Montevideo

 

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Biography

Born in 1965 in Montevideo

Diego Masi