About The Artist

RESUME LUIS G. ARDILA

Born: Bogota, Colombia. American Citizen

E-mail: luisgermanardila@aol.com

Website: www.ardilaart.com

STUDIES

Graduated as: Master in Fine Arts, Specializing in Painting, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia.

Others:

Architecture (4 years) Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia. Universidad Pontificia Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia.

AWARDS, PRIZES AND HONOR MENTIONS

1985 First Prize: Contest for Mural at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia.
1985 First Prize: Contest for Mural at the Universidad Caja Agraria, Bogota, Colombia.
1985 First Honor Mention: 1st Painting Contest sponsored by Junior Chamber at Gilberto Alzate Avendaño
Foundation, Bogota, Colombia.
1991 Parchment of Honor: 2nd World Triennial Contest of Engraving at Museum of Modern Art, Chamaliers, France.
1993 First Honor Mention: 1st National Painting Contest sponsored by Ganadero Bank, Bogota, Colombia.
1994 Honor Mention: 2nd National Painting Contest sponsored by Ganadero Bank, Bogota, Colombia.
1994 First Honor Mention: 22nd August International Contest at Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation, Bogota,
Colombia.
1994 Award: Pollock-Krassner, Pollock-Krassner Foundation, New York, NY, USA.
2000 Honor Mention: 1st Competition of fast painting at Express Art Corporation, Bogota, Colombia.
2009 First Prize Painting: 2nd Juried and Judged Art Exhibit, Mint Hill Arts, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
2010 Honor Mention Drawing: 2nd Juried and Judged Art Exhibit, Mint Hill Arts, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
2010 Third Prize Drawing: 3rd Juried and Judged Art Exhibit, Mint Hill Arts, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
2010 Honor Mention Painting: 3rd Juried and Judged Art Exhibit, Mint Hill Arts, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
2010 Honor Mention Engraving: 3rd Juried and Judged Art Exhibit, Mint Hill Arts, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
2010 Merit Award Painting: Doug Helms Memorial Art Show, Monroe, NC, USA.
2011 Honor Mention Painting: 5th Juried and Judged Art Exhibit, Mint Hill Arts, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
2011 Honor Award Painting: 2011 Juried Painting Show, Fine Arts League of Cary, Cary, NC, USA.
2013 Honor Mention Painting: The Annual Ann and Bill Litaker Exhibit, Mint Hill Arts, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
2014 First Prize: 3rd. Annual Binders Mint Hill Arts Competition, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
2014 Honor Mention: 3rd. Annual Binders Mint Hill Arts Competition, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
2014 Certificate of Excellence: 10th Online Contest, Artavita, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
2014 Awarded with a Billboard 2015 form Pop-Art Project: Art and Science Council, Charlotte, NC, USA.
2015 Honor Mention: Annual Art Competition, Matthews Art Guild, Matthews, NC, USA.
2015 Honor Mention: 4th. Annual Binders Mint Hill Arts Competition, Mint Hill Arts, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
2015 Honor Mention: Annual Litaker Show, Mint Hill Arts, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
2016 First Prize: SPRING INTO ART Juried Show, Charlotte Art League, Charlotte, NC, USA.
2016 Best in Show: 5th Annual Binders-Mint Hill Arts Juried Competition, Mint Hill Arts, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
2016 First Matthews Official Ribbon Award: Matthews Alive Art Competition Juried Show, Matthews, NC, USA.
2016 Second Matthews Official Ribbon Award: Matthews Alive Art Competition Juried Show, Matthews, NC, USA.
2016 Honor Mention: Matthews Alive Art Competition Juried Show, Matthews, NC, USA.
2016 Honor Mention: FALL INTO ART, Juried Show, Charlotte Art League, Charlotte, NC, USA.
2016 First Prize: Annual Anne and Bill Litaker Show, Mint Hill Arts, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
2017 First Prize: Mooresville Arts 4th Annual Winter Juried Art Exhibition, Mooresville, NC, USA.
2017 Regional Artist Project Grant Award: Arts and Science Council, Charlotte, NC, USA.
2017 Regional Artist Project Grant Award: Arts and Science Council, Charlotte, NC, USA.
2017 Best in Show: 9th Annual North Ridge Country Club Art Gala, Raleigh, NC, USA.
 

ONE MAN SHOWS

Between 1984 and 2017 more than 35 One Man Shows in USA, Europe and Latin America.

 

GROUP SHOWS

Between 1975 and 2917 more than 140 Group Shows in USA, Europe and Latin America.

2017

Back to the garden, Juried Art Exhibition, Ciel Gallery, Charlotte, NC, USA.
9th Annual North Ridge Country Club Art Gala, Raleigh, NC, USA.
100 Love Notes Art Show, Ciel Gallery, Charlotte, NC, USA.
Arte Latino Now, Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA.
Mooresville Arts 4th Annual Winter Juried Art Exhibition, Depot Fine Arts Gallery, Mooresville, NC, USA.
MACONDO – A Journey through Magical Realism” at the Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC, USA

2016

Annual Anne and Bill Litaker Show, Mint Hill Arts, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
ArtSi's First Annual Art Show, The Gallery South End, Charlotte, NC, USA.
FALL INTO ART Juried Show, Charlotte Art League, Charlotte, NC, USA.
Carolina on My Mind Juried Show, Village Art Circle Gallery, Cary, NC, USA.
Matthews Alive Art Competition Juried Show, Matthews, NC, USA.
Artists Gallery Guild of Greensville, Juried Small Works Exhibition Show, Greensville, SC, USA.
Members Juried Show, Mint Hill Arts, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
5th Annual Binders-Mint Hill Arts Juried Competition, Mint Hill Arts, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
SPRING INTO ART Juried Show, Charlotte Art League, Charlotte, NC, USA.
Collective II, Latin American Contemporary Art Projects, Charlotte, NC, USA.
Abstracts Group Show, Mint Hill Arts, Mint Hill, NC, USA.
Arte Latino Now, Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA.